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Anyone getting antsy?

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Unread 12-31-2011, 11:25 PM
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Anyone getting antsy?

I was out with my daughter the other day looking at prospect farms and asking farmers for groundhog hunting rights. It sure is nice when you ask and you have a 3year old next to you . Psy ops at its best. Anyone else getting the bug this time of year?
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    Unread 01-01-2012, 04:28 PM
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    I found 20 new ground hog holes on my family farm and first walk around at the inlaws yielded 40+ should be fun as I can set up out to 440-880 yards on the holes....1140 if I'm feelin lucky...
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    Unread 01-01-2012, 07:08 PM
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    Re: Anyone getting antsy?

    Oh Yeah!!! My wife and I hunt groundhogs together and I told her on the way to church this morning that I have a plan for when they start coming out this spring. Hunt the soybean stubble fields before the corn is planted. Then hit the soybean fields when the soybeans are coming up and the hogs are eating them.

    Jason
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    Unread 01-01-2012, 07:36 PM
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    Oh Yeah!!! My wife and I hunt groundhogs together and I told her on the way to church this morning that I have a plan for when they start coming out this spring. Hunt the soybean stubble fields before the corn is planted. Then hit the soybean fields when the soybeans are coming up and the hogs are eating them.

    Jason
    X2 on the bean fields, on my family farm most are around the alfalfa pastures but on the wifes dads place they tend to stick to the bean fields....I was hoping the 45-60*temps this last week would get em outs their holes but nope....
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    Unread 02-20-2012, 09:57 PM
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    Re: Anyone getting antsy?

    Saw my first one on Friday Feb 17 at work. Also some fresh digging here and there as well.
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    Unread 02-21-2012, 01:04 AM
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    I seen my first one Feb 2nd...on tv, so bad wanted to shoot the tv.....
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    Unread 02-21-2012, 06:46 AM
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    Re: Anyone getting antsy?

    Saw my first hog yesterday afternoon. It was even on some of the ground I can hunt them on.

    Jason
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