Last night I had the opportunity to go out hunting with my crossbow, before the weather turned cold. I can't believe how warm it has been, it is November after all.
At about 4 PM the farmer next door to my ground blind decided it was time to cut his field with his John Deer backhoe. He was approximately 150 yards from my blind and I thought I would not see a single deer. He finally finished at about 4:40 PM , prime time for the deer to start moving.
10 minutes later I seen the first buck, he was directly in front of me at about 90 yards. He had his head down and was definitely following a trail of a hot doe. He never looked up or paid any attention to me . Unfortunately, he came in to 65 yards then went to my left and up the hill, something I have not seen this year .
At 5:15 PM the second buck came in identical to the first . He did the exact same thing. So much for pattering behavior, the rut is on in Pa and all bets are off.
Darkness fell and those were the only two deer I seen. The three Doe who usually make their trek through were no where to be found