momay4000

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About momay4000

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  • Birthday 11/23/1973

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    Male
  • Location
    ontario, NY; port - Irondequoit Bay
  • Interests
    Hunting, fishing, married with two daughters
  • Home Port
    I-Bay, NY
  • Boat Name
    Liv 'n Ellie
  1. Good post!!!
  2. Good points on the hunter density issue. The key is to hunt to your own objectives the best you can. I hunt very similarly to you - I have high standards to harvest a mature buck early on, but my standards do decline as the season winds down as my family values venison in the freezer. Will I harvest a spike, a young doe or a button buck - absolutely not, but a 1.5 year old six point on the last weekend of the season may be in my crosshairs. I am 100% against more DEC regs with antler restrictions simply because we are over regulated as it is. Do whatever you can to make your property the haven for deer by increasing cover, food, and as I mentioned low impact hunting and it can really make an incredible difference Good luck this year
  3. I disagree - I think you can do a lot to manage your land even if you have a small chunk. Is it easier to manage a 200 acre piece vs a 40 acre piece? Absolutely. However, with proper techniques at creating cover, food sources, and strategies of low impact hunting, you can still create a gold mine on even a small piece of land
  4. OK - yes I agree with that (full moon and they're out at 2 AM feeding or avoiding daytime predation) but I feel that it has zero effect on the rut.
  5. Not by me....I think moon phases and their effect on deer movement is a garbage man-made myth. Just my opinion Chris
  6. Great job Tomy - great buck and beautiful boat! I cannot believe how great the hunting has been so far this year Be safe, Chris
  7. Interestingly I broke off a small hemlock branch four feet above the ground about 20 yards from my stand in one of my shooting lanes. EVERY single deer walking by smelled my scent on the ground and where I touched the branch. Crazy how they can scent everything Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  8. Guys/Gals - get into the woods if you can....rain, wind, sun or shine. Lots and lots of action the past few days. Every day multiple bucks from 1.5 to stud 3.5’s. Does galore. Had one at full draw but no shot. Play the wind, cover you scent and have a blast as it is game on right now Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  9. Have you ever thought that one of these cityots worked his/her ass off, got an education And then decided to buy a piece of country paradise to build their dream home to be CLOSER to nature? Perhaps they too were disgusted with losing hunting opportunities so they put their money where their mouth was and bought their own land. This way their kids can play outside, the cityot can hunt, and maybe they can even be friends with the neighbors and let them enjoy their land too Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  10. Care to clarify? What exactly is a cityot and why can't someone purchase roadside property? I must be missing something
  11. Kudos to your discipline and fortitude to continue searching resulting in a successful recovery of your harvest. You should be commended as I imagine many folks may not have given it that effort. Thanks for sharing, Chris
  12. You weren’t the only one! Makes me feel better that I wasn’t the only one skunked thus morning.....Monday/Tuesday following this front should be spectacular Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United mobile app
  13. Great job - awesome story! You are doing it right if he was a buck you were targeting. Thx for sharing
  14. Superb video! Thx for sharing. Best part is him throwing the pin bones over the fence into his neighbor’s yard!! Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United
  15. The winch is awesome given you do not always have someone with you to help hoist up a stand. You hoist up the stand, have it leaning against the tree, lift it up and the pegs on the pivots fall out of the bottom of the ladder. You do not leave them in the ground