Well ... Cant believe how little time I've had to do anything the past few months! Been super busy with family and work, so I haven't had time to update this or even go hunting!
Tuesday, I said to my wife " Darn, I forgot to winterize the treehouse. I think I'll shoot up there today and come back in the morning"
So I loaded my camo and bow into the trunk when she wasn't looking and headed north for 3.5 hrs. If I was lucky, I'd get the pump winterized and get in the tree stand for a two hour sit.
Beautiful drive up.
Got all my chores done and headed up to the sawtooth oaks.
Around half of the acorns had fallen and there were quite a few still on the ground. Its been a great mast year, and I expected the sawtooths to be overlooked...Nevertheless, I knocked an arrow and slowly crept through the trees to my stand. About half way in, I stopped dead in my tracks. On the other side of one of the sawtooths was a very large black form. Before I had a chance to think, It was up and out of its bed, seemingly headed for the next county...I think the bear was asleep as I walked up on it. It's bed: