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#5514004 - 01/01/15 07:21 PM 2014 Buck
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Nothing to write home about, but he was the only buck that showed up during legal shooting light. I hunted hard this year, so I'm happy to come home with something.





After we found him I noticed a pretty significant injury to his belly. I didn't get a picture, but he also has a medium sized puncture wound under his front leg. I'm wondering if these are wounds from fighting during the rut, or injury from jumping a fence.

This buck and a doe feel to my Ruger American chambered in .243 with Hornady Whitetail Revolution ammo.

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#5514032 - 01/01/15 07:28 PM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Nice buck Joe! that looks like a pretty clean cut he definately got hung up on something
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#5514046 - 01/01/15 07:32 PM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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That's a wild cut on the belly....almost looks like a knife made it, but I know that's not the case from your story. have no idea how he got it except that whatever caused it was something that was sharp and made a "clean" cut.

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#5514084 - 01/01/15 07:44 PM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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I forgot to say in my original post that this wound has occurred since the second week in November.

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#5514252 - 01/01/15 08:47 PM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Congrats.
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#5514312 - 01/01/15 09:11 PM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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cheers
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#5514396 - 01/01/15 09:34 PM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Congratulations clap

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#5514753 - 01/02/15 05:42 AM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Probably happened when jumping a Barb wired fence.
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#5514807 - 01/02/15 07:23 AM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Could it be a low arrow shot injury, where the deer jumped after hearing the bow twang when being shot at?
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#5514822 - 01/02/15 07:36 AM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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This is what a wound would look like if it was from fighting another buck.
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#5514830 - 01/02/15 07:42 AM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: cm250]
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Originally Posted By: cm250
Could it be a low arrow shot injury, where the deer jumped after hearing the bow twang when being shot at?


That's what I was thinking, nice buck too up
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#5515167 - 01/02/15 10:23 AM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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congrats

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#5515208 - 01/02/15 10:44 AM Re: 2014 Buck [Re: bigjoe8565]
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Congratulations Sir..
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