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Throughout the deer season i didnt see a single rabbit. Today i went for a walk in the woods (snowed yesterday) and seen quite a few tracks. Just wondering what everyone else is seeing.
 

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I have been seeing lots of Rabbits in my area. I had up to 4 at a time on my trail camera, and was seeing more rabbits then deer while in my stand.
 

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I haven't seen much for tracks up here around marysville in the way of rabbits but lots of coyote tracks so that explains the lack of rabbit......
 

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Very very low numbers. Walked 3 km yesterday after the snow and not a track. I drive a lot of forestry roads and I have seen less than 10 rabbits all year.
3 years ago they would be dipping and diving all over the road in the morning and evening.
 

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seems like the numbers are low for sure, I've been out a couple times and seen lots of tracks but nothing like past years
 

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Ive seen lots of tracks in the bouts of snow we've had, have only seen one rabbit tho, which was off like a flash so quick i only got a glimps, i followed him hoping that like 99% of them he would stop and try to hide not far from where he was but he was long gone, I think the coyotes have them either cleaned up and the survivors really wary, i have never seen so many yote tracks as i have this year
 

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Numbers seem to be low around the areas that I usually hunt as well. I could count on one hand the number of rabbits I saw during moose/bird/deer season.

Even once the snow was down, I didn't see a whole lot for tracks...
 

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Same here, very few tracks spotted where I've been seeing the odd bird, little better near my father's in Irishtown.
 

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First one in the freezer, 3 to go before Christmas. Next to no tracks in the fresh snow where I was hunting, not a promising outlook.
 

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went out twice and seen 4 rabbits and shot 2, not too bad but nothing like past years? Its weird when your walking through prime rabbit country and there's not even one under a pine tree somewhere
 

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Should be easy to see them now, you'll be able to hear the motor from their boats...gonna put on the chest waders and look for some tmrw and thursday hahah
 

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Lots here and they're kind of stupid too. I saw one today that I nearly stepped on. It just hopped a few feet in the open and sat there looking at me. I think the more there are around the more dumb they act.

I got one the other day and put it in the slow cooker with some seasoning. Not bad.
 

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Where I hunt, I have been seeing LOTS of rabbits for years. The numbers were very high, so I did some snaring for one year. Last year it would be nothing to see 2 rabbits every trip out, but this year there seems to be no rabbits at all. I then came across a lynx, then later on a coyote. Thus ending the mystery! The only rabbit tracks I have found this year where stepped on by a coyote which was following it. Besides areas like this, rabbit numbers in NB are very high! They are a fun hunt!
 
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