Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
Fishdeer

any suggestions

Recommended Posts

Fishdeer

I had a situation where a buck was following a doe and fawn ,he was not hot on her tail just laid back following her. I tried some grunting both buck and doe , just enough to get his attention, he looked but he just stayed with the doe, any suggestions on what to try next time to maybe convince him to come my way. And how about the doe what can i do maybe to coax her in if i could get her in the buck would follow im sure, maybe a fawn bleat ? i dont have the can call should i try one of them. I could have tried rattling i guess but i didnt want to scare the doe off , because id a taken her given the opportunity.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
bigbucks

At least twice that I can think of I've pulled in a doe that was towing a buck with the can call. Shot both the first time. The doe either saw or smelled me & hung up in the brush the other time. If they're that far apart & there's any wind & he's still in the cover, with the bow you can shoot the doe & the buck will still come in. He just thinks she took off again to stay in front of him. It's a sweet deal.

I've had more deer run in for the can than anything. I've had just as many deer basically ignore it, but they don't seem to get spooked by it for me.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fishermn

I have had great success in pulling bucks away with a doe bleat. I can do it pretty well myself, but if I have time I will try using "the can". Pulled in a BIG buck off a hot doe last year, and made a crappy shot missing him just low frown.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
eagle_3464

I spotted a buck nearly 100 yds off Tuesday evening. Using "the can" I turned him in my direction but could not get him to fully commit from the thicket.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
fishermn

try it several times in fairly quick succession... It has worked for me...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Stinkin'Sheephead

Lately i've been grunting and bleating at every deer that comes by just to see how they react. It seems like does and fawns ignore everything incuding rattling. On the other hand I've had a few bucks charge right in. I guess it all depends on thier mood. Most deer though dont react to the calls at all.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
harvey lee

If a buck is on a hot doe,you will have a very hard time trying to pull him from here.If he is following her and she is not receptive then a little doe in heat and a call might do the trick.I have never had any luck with the can call.As far as rattling goes,its good before the rut,but during not a great help.Sometimes things just dont work.With the fawn tagging along with the doe,you will know that she is not ready as the doe will kick her away when its time to mate.

You could try to put some doe in heat in the general area and use a doe in heat call and see if you get better results.

It is so close to full rut that it will be very hard to get a buck to leave a doe.Before the major rut,you will have a chase phase where the bucks will run the does almost to death trying to mate with them.

I would just get in a high doe area,put out scent and call a small amount and wait.Sooner or later they will come by.Also,dont be afraid to hunt during the daylight hours as these bucksif cool,will run all day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
96trigger

Went out this morning for a couple of hours, nothing responded to my calling. 3 days ago I grunted in 3 different bucks. The rut is definately changing in the area. I did see one new rub by my stand this morning, the deer thats making it is a monster. Probably the one that got away from me last weekend. One doe came in this morning and my calling had no effect on her. I guess maybe its time to stop rattling and start using the can and estrus. Good luck.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • BRULEDRIFTER
      As far as I know, never been there.  I know it's great for splake, browns and lakers. 
    • JTeeth
      A return client for a couple years brought fish grips with him... After watching him mangle a couple fish I asked him not to bring them anymore. Big fish need more care when landing in my experience. I hand land most muskies. This helps with not bringing a green (not ready) fish into the boat to hurt itself and the boat. With musky fishing growing in popularity I'm noticing a lot more fish with net scars from green fish. For a young musky angler learn correct technique early. The scars after a 4 fish day are a badge of honor. One of the best gifts I've received for my musky gear is a good pair of wire cutters. I use them to cut hooks in an emergency or out of a poorly hooked fish. Or if you can find it...a jar of musky slime cologne, my wife loves it. Ha! Good luck
    • monstermoose78
      There was 7-10 inches last weekend 
    • ANYFISH2
      I have Hockey travels Saturday, good luck guys.
    • Horseshoe_Don
      Drove out the wheeler on the thickest ice.  Fishing for the first time. Had a solid 7" here.  But 50 yards away only 3".   Don
    • tview
      Thanks Moose . how much ice looking to bring wheeler?
    • Dirtyfisheyes
      Doesn’t get any better than the kdrill and the Milwaukee fuel 
    • OhioVike
      He will be fishing primarily from a boat in 2018!
    • crappie king 42
      I fished shakopee lake in onamia on monday it had ten inches of good ice. Lots of air bubbles but seemed solid. I would guess most lakes in the area have enough to at least walk on but u can never trust ice so be carfull bring spud bar and ice picks and a friend just in case
    • Wanderer
      Thanks for the shout out Moose.  I have plans to go out this weekend but to another lake.  I’ll ask if the other party wants to stick to those plans or head east instead.