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03-10-2012, 01:11 PM
just curious, wanted to see how people did in the M11 and A30 hunts last year. I did not draw A30 last year, but did the year before. Just wanted to see if anyone got anything good.
03-11-2012, 07:40 PM
I did not draw the tag, but know some people who did. Seemed to be fairly louzy last year due to the warm weather.
03-11-2012, 08:26 PM
just curious, wanted to see how people did in the M11 and A30 hunts last year. I did not draw A30 last year, but did the year before. Just wanted to see if anyone got anything good.How did you do the year before?
03-11-2012, 09:24 PM
I've bowhunted A31 the last 40 years........
03-11-2012, 11:11 PM
I drew A30 last year! we hunted a Gram ranch just outside of covelo. We had every type of weather you could ask for (warm, sunny, rain, snow, cold, fog you name it we had it). The small bucks at the begining of the season started to rut during the morning and late evening. Then by the last week all the small bucks were rutting pretty much all day. Never seen any mature bucks rutted up. Did see a couple good bucks but nothing that really gave me the wow factor. Seemed like the mature bucks were rutting at night. I know a guy who hunted public land out of eel river and he seen the same thing small bucks rutting and the big boys where coming out at night. We drew with 3 or 4 points. Would i put in for it again YES, i would hold out for the M11. I could have taken a real nice 4x4 if i would of had a muzzle loader. shotting a 100 yards with a bow is to far. Good luck
03-12-2012, 07:14 PM
the first part of the in 2010 hunt felt like summer than weather came in cooled things down started to find some really good bucks 20 plus inches up high then it snowed alot could not get to hunting area came home had tag soup great hunt camped in a tent was fun cant wait to draw again
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