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Pennsylvania Reader Stories: Bowhunter wonders if there’s a watered down rut

The writer says he continues to notice a decline in the classic whitetail behavior during the traditional early November rutting period. (Stock photo)

It was about 10 years ago when my daughter Natalie got tired of my assertions (whining) that the only time I saw bucks was when I was fall turkey hunting.
So, she surprised me with a bow as a gift and convinced me to give archery a try. Well, being in my late 50s and a confirmed “gun guy,” I was a bit hesitant but figured that what matters is being in the fall woods and not what I had in my hands.

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