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This weekends weather forecast absolutely sucks!! I'm picked for the Tensas lottery hunt and the forecast calls for temps in upper 70's with lows around 68 with a south wind of 15-20 with gust to 35 and chance of thunderstorms. I'm now debating wether or not to just stay home this weekend. Y'all thoughts? Just go anyway or not waste my time?
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If I was you, I would pass on the Tensas trip. I was selected for the first gun hunt this year and it was terrible. From Sharkey road check station to the check station by the bridge going to the visitors center, there were only 24 deer checked in all weekend. This is the worst year that I have seen. If you do decide to go, make sure you have your thermacell with you. Mosquitoes are terrible. We usually kill 10-12 deer per year between 15 hunters and this year we only killed 1. The gun hunts and the black bears are really hurting the deer herd population.
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I'll probably skip this year. Some buddies of mine were there this past weekend for primative hunt and their group of 4 each killed one. But it was good weather up there over the weekend. This weekend will suck for hunting. Oh well, I'll just wait till the Christmas holidays to go back up and bowhunt. I agree with u on the deer population. I believe they need to do away with some of the gun hunts. I'd love to see it go to strickly bow only but I know that will never happen. As for as bears go, I'm not sure what effect if any they have. I've only been hunting Tensas for about 8 years so I really don't know what it used to be like back in the day. It still holds good numbers in my opinion. Weather has a lot to do with it though. I'm actually happy the weather sucked for both lottery hunts. Lol. Means more deer will survive
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Yeah, it sucks.
But no one has ever killed a deer while sitting in their living room in front of the TV.
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10-4 Huck.....
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Its not all about the weather, Have a good time no matter what Mother nature throws at you. enjoy the experience of just being in the wild. You never know when a buck will show himself. I killed a 155 in buck at boeuf wma and it was 79 degrees hot mosquitoes bad, u name it.
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