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Rut Report

Follow along as the Tecomate Pro-Staffers give you rut reports, deer movement and notes from the field in Tecomate's Rut Report.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Tecomate Rut Report – MS – Oct 23, 2014







Meat! Backstraps and bacon is whats for dinner tonight… Lots of acorns here in North MS. This old girl was gobbling them up before the Hoyt pushed a Rage Hypodermic through her. 

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Posted by Mark Newell on 10/23 at 09:51 AM
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
Tecomate Rut Report – KS – Oct 16, 2014

It’s mid-October and not much is happening here in Kansas, or probably anywhere else in the whitetail world for that matter. I know there are exceptions, but generally speaking, the rut is still several weeks away. However, the telltale signs are beginning to show. Small scrapes near field edges, pencil thin saplings shined up or broken in half, all suggest that the long awaited annual event is about to begin. For the hunter it is a difficult time. The once visible summer, see them whenever you want to bucks, have vanished. I don’t mean they have gone nocturnal, I mean they have all but disappeared. Trail cameras that daily showed multiple mature bucks are now lucky to produce a couple of 1-1/2 old wannabe’s. My only success has been to find the few remaining standing Milo fields and hunt the trails leading to this important food source. Patience and persistence is the name of the game during the dreaded October lull. Keep the faith, better times are just around the Halloween corner.

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Posted by Ted Jaycox on 10/16 at 10:13 AM
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Tecomate Hunt Update – TX – Oct 14, 2014

“Bowhunting this morning on some TX finest open range whitetail turf. 77 degrees, humid, wind steady out of the south. Exciting!
First cold front of the year to pass thru midday. Temps should be down in the 50’s tonight, wind shift to north. Deer should move”

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Posted by David Shashy on 10/14 at 11:20 AM
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Thursday, October 09, 2014
Tecomate Hunt Update – WY – Oct 6, 2014






After 5 days of rough hunting in Wyoming. David Morris was finally had some luck!

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Posted by Tecomate Wildlife Systems on 10/09 at 10:50 AM
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Friday, September 26, 2014
Tecomate Rut Report - South FL - Sept 26, 2014

I spoke with Justin Field, veteran wildlife biologist and land manager for a very large South Florida landowner this past Monday. Justin reports that bucks in Brevard County Florida are getting with the program. And they have been doing so for two weeks now on the many thousands of acres of prime South Florida whitetail range that Justin manages. The rut is on, full tilt!!! To date there has been a 112” Gross B&C and a 115” Gross B&C taken by hunters on land managed by Justin this season. Those are great Florida bucks!!!

Additionally Justin reports finding two bucks dead in the last week apparently from fighting. Both dead bucks found individually had what appeared to be puncture wounds from antlers that proved to be fatal. This is likely an indication that Justin has attained a tight buck/doe ratio on the properties that he manages. There is evidently some serious competition for hot does going on down in South Fl right now.

Good luck hunting!!!

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Posted by David Shashy on 09/26 at 10:45 AM
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Tecomate Rut Report – IA – Sept 24, 2014


Usually I would say mid-September is a bit early to discuss Rut in Iowa, but it has been a very unusual Fall. This last summer never really got hot like we usually see in August and we’ve actually seen cooler temps then expected in September. So what does this all mean? Oddly enough it has caused a change in pattern for the bucks. Although they remain tolerant of their bachelor group buddies, they are starting to get testy. As you can tell by the pictures the mature bucks are starting to declare territory. These pictures were from the week of September 8th in a field of Monster Mix that is not unlikely to have 5-7 bucks in it at one time. It may be early, but don’t be afraid to rock some rattling from the stand if you want get things rolling. I’d keep it light until we get a bit farther in the season, but it wouldn’t be the worst idea either.

Youth season opened up this past weekend on September 20th. I had my kids in the woods enjoying the outdoors. I highly recommend you all do the same this year. It’s never too early to start working on tomorrow’s conservationist.

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Posted by Terry Sedivec on 09/24 at 01:19 PM
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Tecomate Rut Report – MT – Sept 23, 2014

After tagging out early in Kansas and backtracking because of Bubba’s Ginormous 232 gross whitetail, we’re in Montana - this is day 3 of our archery hunt. We’ve seen probably 75 mule deer, 60 antelope and 100 whitetail so far but very few that we’d consider shooting.  We do know where a good mule deer buck is bedded but he’s not in ideal position. May try to make a move on him in a bit. Hunting a waterhole now for antelope. Will post round 2 tomorrow.

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Posted by Gaines Slade on 09/23 at 03:17 PM
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tecomate Rut Report – SW GA – September 17, 2014

My big whitetail contact Wendell Crews of Ocala, Fl has sent new trail cam pics from his well managed SW Ga farm. Wendell will be bowhunting this coming weekend.

Bucks still seem to be keeping to themselves at this time as are groups of does. However more single bucks are showing up individually at the supplemental feed stations. Some rubs have been observed. Looks like a good number of bucks in SW Ga are preparing for pre-rut. Some activity is occurring very early and late in the day but most movement is during the dark hours.

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Posted by David Shashy on 09/17 at 12:01 PM
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