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#5492367 - 12/22/14 07:56 AM Junction area Black Buck
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Registered: 09/26/09
Posts: 4840
Loc: Denton,Tx
I shot this really nice buck last week and wanted to say thanks to Heathe( THF outfitter) and Sam and Mike (Ranch owners of Chalk Creek Exotics). I had a great time hunting this ranch. I've never hunted Black Buck before and found that these guys are constantly herding their doe or chasing other bucks off. Sam said that I would probably have to get close enough to take a shot while he was moving. We hunted him hard and I had shots at other bucks, but this was the best one I had seen. His group of doe came to a feeder about 5:15 and I could see him in the brush...but he wouldn't come out. Finally another buck showed up and he had to defend his territory. He ran the other buck off and started moving his doe out of the area. I know without a doubt that if that other buck hadn't showed up....I would have never got a shot. I shot him with my Sako 85 Hunter 260 Rem (Thanks Wiley Coyote) and 120 Gr Nosler BT. Slightly quartering away, right behind right shoulder and nice exit out the center of his opposite shoulder. Made it about 15-20 feet before he fell and kicked a couple times. The day before I had shot a cull whitetail buck outside Rocksprings and experienced the same performance. Really liking this 260.



He was starting to broom out on the tips and measured just under 21" straight tape. Taylor with TNT Taxidermy is mounting him for me and I'm going with a table pedestal. I finally got to meet Taylor and see some of his work in person.....very talented!!!
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#5492370 - 12/22/14 07:58 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 08/04/10
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cheers
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#5492398 - 12/22/14 08:09 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 12/23/07
Posts: 18501
Loc: small island
Nice!
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#5492421 - 12/22/14 08:18 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 10/05/09
Posts: 1172
Loc: Shreveport LA
cheers
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#5492544 - 12/22/14 09:17 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 77468
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
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#5492547 - 12/22/14 09:19 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 12/23/07
Posts: 18501
Loc: small island
I own land and hunt in Junction.....I see black buck roaming everywhere......except my place.
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#5492559 - 12/22/14 09:23 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/08/09
Posts: 8203
Loc: Texas
How do black buck taste?

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#5492565 - 12/22/14 09:25 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 10/30/14
Posts: 110
Blackbuck is delicious!! Nice one......

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#5492617 - 12/22/14 09:41 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 1856
Loc: Virginia, USA
great BB

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#5492622 - 12/22/14 09:42 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 8383
Loc: odessa tx
Congrats!
Beautiful black buck!

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#5492624 - 12/22/14 09:43 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 7199
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Congratulations, beautiful buck. Should be an awesome mount.
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#5492638 - 12/22/14 09:47 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: dogcatcher]
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Minor in training

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 11396
Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
cheers
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#5492841 - 12/22/14 11:29 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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GRAMPS!!!

Registered: 03/26/12
Posts: 21136
Loc: Nurturing Biosphere Mothership
That's a Dandy Sir!!!
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#5492871 - 12/22/14 11:42 AM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 05/02/06
Posts: 4308
Loc: St Hedwig
Beautiful Black Buck!
Congrats
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#5493334 - 12/22/14 03:14 PM Re: Junction area Black Buck [Re: Drop Tine]
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Registered: 09/26/09
Posts: 4840
Loc: Denton,Tx
Thanks guys!
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