Sproul deer hunting - The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community
 8Likes
  • 8 Post By Bigbrownie
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-07-2019, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
Part of the Community
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Chester County, PA
Posts: 156
Back To Top
Sproul deer hunting

I hunt Sproul S.F. just outside of Snow Shoe. The past 5 years have been tough for our camp. We hunt the first 4 days of buck. Deer sightings are way down. Habitat has changed along with hunter participation. Is the first Saturday thru Tuesday something I should consider vs the first Monday and Tuesday. I am only hunt buck in 2g.

WMU 5C & 2G
Chesco is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-07-2019, 10:25 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Butler / Moshannon Pa
Posts: 4,138
Back To Top
I hunted the Sproul in DMAP 1505 from Saturday through Thursday. I saw 5 bucks on Saturday. ( I was hunting doe) Two were shooters. I saw another 2 bucks on Tuesday, they were wall hangers. I did kill 2 doe , but it was work to find them. Tracks told me the deer were there, but hunters weren’t. You’ll have to put the hunt back in the hunting....they’re not gonna come easy. Sproul SF has some really good bucks these days. A fair amount of deer...not many hunters to move them.

A side note...I hunted with my Grandfather’s 99 Savage .250...the same gun he hunted the same woods nearly 100 years ago ( he bought the rifle in 1929). Something like that doesn’t happen every day.
Bigbrownie is online now  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome