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#5458086 - 12/04/14 03:33 PM Played cat and mouse but I got him!!
slimpickens Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/04/06
Posts: 438
Loc: San Angelo Tx
I took vacation this week to hunt up in Childress at my lease up there and shot a nice buck but couldn't find it so I decided to come home frustrated and miserable. I was going to go back to work Monday and not take my vacation. I got up Sunday morning and went and got in my bow stand and had this beast show up but wouldn't give me a shot so needles to say I had a task ahead of me and took my vacation and played cat and mouse with him all week trying to get a shot. I would see him everyday but no shot I even had some really nice bucks come in that I would have shot if I never laid eyes on this guy.
He was always with a group of does and followed them where ever they would go. The little bucks kept them off the feeders so I started hand throwing corn and as u can see it worked. It took me almost all week but I got him and couldn't be happier. Wasn't able to get him into bow range so I took him with rifle.
He was 165lbs
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#5458090 - 12/04/14 03:35 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
Hunter Lee Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/28/10
Posts: 273
Loc: Justin, TX
WOW! Congrats!

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#5458096 - 12/04/14 03:40 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
rytheguy84 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/04/14
Posts: 232
Loc: Lockhart, tx
Wow congrats!!

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#5458105 - 12/04/14 03:44 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
TonyinVA Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 1973
Loc: Virginia, USA
nice buck..congrats

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#5458107 - 12/04/14 03:48 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 25249
Loc: Wise County Texas
I would have understood if you quit your job for that buck!! Nice up
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#5458110 - 12/04/14 03:49 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
txshntr Online   content
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 34806
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Wow!!! Great buck and always nice when the persistence pays off up
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#5458116 - 12/04/14 03:51 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8009
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Great buck! Congratulations! Man, I'd hate to see you unhappy if he made you the happiest you could be wink
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#5458142 - 12/04/14 04:03 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: Western]
slimpickens Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 07/04/06
Posts: 438
Loc: San Angelo Tx
Originally Posted By: Western
I would have understood if you quit your job for that buck!! Nice up

I wouldn't have have quite my job over him but luckily I wouldn't have to I'm the the boss. Lmao
I also cleared my vacation with the VP. The same VP I hunt with sometimes and we never go back to work when we are suppose. Lmao
I truly have the best bosses in the world they are all hunters. Hell the senior VP has been chasing a giant of his own. I have never been chewed on for Bering late or not being at work but have heard a few words for working to much and not hunting enough.

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#5458152 - 12/04/14 04:07 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 25249
Loc: Wise County Texas
I understand!! I work for me, so I usually fire myself if needed. Always get rehired though bang
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#5458160 - 12/04/14 04:10 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
JRJ6 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 4003
Loc: Dallas, TX
congrats!

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#5458174 - 12/04/14 04:16 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
wtr Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/25/12
Posts: 558
Loc: WestCOMMATexas hunt Comanche
Great buck. Congrats

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#5458290 - 12/04/14 05:33 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
Texasrebel649 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/08/14
Posts: 322
Loc: Azle,TX
Nice buck! cheers
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#5458328 - 12/04/14 05:56 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
TxYoteHunter Offline


Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 1815
Loc: Dallas, Tx.
Very nice. Congratulations.

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#5458339 - 12/04/14 06:02 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
passthru Offline
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Registered: 12/05/06
Posts: 11145
Loc: Saginaw, Tx
Nice buck.
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#5458343 - 12/04/14 06:07 PM Re: Played cat and mouse but I got him!! [Re: slimpickens]
George - w/ Map My Ranch Offline
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Registered: 10/09/12
Posts: 2065
Loc: Houston, Texas
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