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Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:32 pm

Hey guys I have an app on my phone that says the peak rut for Brevard county this year is Oct 29th - Nov 7th any insight on this?

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby Hambone79 » Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:39 pm

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seems to be pretty accurate

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby mojoe » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:25 am

Just keep in mind how they make that map. They estimate the conception date for numerous fawns, then average those dates to get the numbers you see on the map.

The problem: If half the fawns were conceived October 1st and the other half were conceived November 1st, the map would say the rut peaks October 15. Problem is, there was actually no data to support any rutting behavior October 15. That is just the average when in fact all rutting behavior was actually 2 weeks earlier, then again 2 weeks later.

That is just my example to help explain. Not actual numbers or dates. But that IS how they calculate those dates and it is known that there are multiple ruts throughout most of the state. The does keep going into heat until they are all bred. From my observation, it starts in August and continues until January in Central Florida. Sometimes It appears to be lunar driven, sometimes it appears to be weather driver.

So there you go, clear as mud!
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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:02 am

Yeah I was wondering because I started seeing rubs & scrapes on my place in late August til midnight September and it's slowed down a lot..& deer don't seem to be moving much or eating much last couple weeks

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby Hambone79 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:33 am

they are already chasing in citrus county

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:36 am

10-4

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby kwanjangnihm » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:14 pm

diamondback0320 wrote: Yeah I was wondering because I started seeing rubs & scrapes on my place in late August til midnight September

midnight September hunts are the best! :cheers:
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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:28 pm

Haha

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby kwanjangnihm » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:32 pm

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:25 pm

There's so many charts & predictions to look at who's to say what's right.. I've always heard that Florida rut is hard to predict because of the weather being up & down & unpredictable yr to yr

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:30 pm

Probably a lot of different scenarios on when the doe decide to breed

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby kwanjangnihm » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:41 am

does this skew the conception rate numbers?? :toothy7:

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:20 am

Lol.. yeah I reckon

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby Hambone79 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:09 pm

I don't believe the rut map factored that in the count.

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby mojoe » Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:40 pm

kwanjangnihm wrote:does this skew the conception rate numbers?? :toothy7:

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1) Those aren’t Florida bucks, so that won’t affect Florida conception dates....more likely California!

2) Try as they may, I don’t think what them boys are doing will ever lead to conception.

Just, WHY Kwan? Why?
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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby kwanjangnihm » Sat Nov 04, 2017 6:39 am

Mojoe what happens in the deer woods, stays in the deer woods!! :stirpot:

“Overall, the deer herd seems to be stable,” said Cory Morea, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Deer Management Program coordinator. “In the harvest data, we’re seeing that larger-antlered bucks are being harvested, which we expected since we implemented greater antler regulations.” As the new antler regulations were developed a couple of years ago, biologists suggested that there be might a temporary “dip” in the numbers of bucks taken statewide. According to Morea, harvest numbers did reflect a small dip, but not as significant a decline as biologists expected.

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby Capt steve » Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:33 am

I don’t hunt, but if you ever have an extra backstrap :)
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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby Krahammer » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:24 pm

In hunting and being around deer hunters for a lot of decades, I have never headed of anyone having an "extra" backstrap.

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby mojoe » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:00 pm

I know of one person with “extra back straps” every year.


He loves to deer hunt as much as anyone I have ever met. He hunts Ga with the old school “brown it’s down” mentality and DOSENT LIKE TO EAT DEER!!! :scratch: He gives away A LOT of deer meet. Capt Steve, your problem is that he has a lot of friends and a large extended family. There is a line for those “extra back straps”!
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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:18 pm

Doesn't like to eat deer meat.. WTH..must be veegan lol

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby kwanjangnihm » Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:04 am

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby Coastslider » Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:27 pm

That looks great man.

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby diamondback0320 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:21 pm

Yes it does..too bad my freezer is empty lol

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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby kwanjangnihm » Wed Nov 08, 2017 7:47 pm

diamondback0320 wrote: too bad my freezer is empty

maybe ducknutt will feel sorry for us and send us half a that 355 lb corn silo he thumped!!
that's 177 lbs!! that thing has to have a 20# backstraps :cheers: :salute: :thumbleft: :lol:
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Re: Central Florida rut

Postby Gary S » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:44 am

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The one in the front identifies himself as a doe.


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