What a wet, warm, and weird 2nd/3rd split here in NC. We generally found that we were constantly anticipating that things were going to shift for the better any minute....really to no avail.
Hat's off to all the other public land hunters that put in the work....scouting, prepping, cutting pines, spending $ they don't have, not sleeping, driving through the night, freezing in the rain (or sunshine), just to get skunked.
Adventure > Limits. (sometimes....at least you're not spoiled, right?)
While you're stacking decoys and thinking about what to do different for next year, here are some highlights from JE to enjoy.