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From now until next August, when the bachelor bands break up prior to the rut, mature males are most often found in one another's company, passing the winter in groups as small as three or four or as large as a couple dozen animals.
Usually there's a solid nine or 10 days from the beginning of the season when the bachelor bands still clad in firm velvet adhere to their summertime haunts.
Area bucks, a few still hanging together in summertime bachelor bands, are feeling the first stirrings of another fall breeding season.