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#5536472 - 01/11/15 08:48 PM Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2
HLo Offline
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Registered: 10/28/09
Posts: 784
Loc: Texas, Hays County
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKBkl1Xz8v0

We think the buck is 8.5 years old and we only get a glimpse of him around December. I have only seen him at about 2 years old I think, 6 years old really far and last Saturday. Going to shoulder mount him. Cannot wait to get him on the wall. Went for the high shoulder shot and he dropped in his tracks. When we took him in to get caped they found another bullet in him from a couple of years ago encapsulated in scar tissue. We are high fenced so someone poached on our property and hit him in the shoulder but for some reason bullet didn't penetrate very far. Maybe a really far shot but made us nervous about pouchers.



Edited by HLo (01/11/15 09:04 PM)
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#5536482 - 01/11/15 08:50 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
dlrz71 Offline
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Registered: 10/16/07
Posts: 9388
Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
That is a great buck!!

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#5536489 - 01/11/15 08:52 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
Texasrebel649 Offline
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Registered: 09/08/14
Posts: 322
Loc: Azle,TX
Man he's nice! up
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#5536503 - 01/11/15 08:57 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
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Registered: 01/10/14
Posts: 73
South Texas?
Love those dark horns

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#5536513 - 01/11/15 09:00 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: dlrz71]
tdecker22 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 5151
Loc: Emory,TX
Originally Posted By: dlrz71
That is a great buck!!
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#5536523 - 01/11/15 09:02 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
HLo Offline
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Registered: 10/28/09
Posts: 784
Loc: Texas, Hays County
Duval County, South Texas!...thanks guys. Our 2nd biggest buck on our place and I am 45 years old so waited a while to get something like this.
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#5536533 - 01/11/15 09:05 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
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Registered: 09/24/10
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Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Outstanding buck!!! Love the way he carries the mass! Congrats up
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#5536540 - 01/11/15 09:08 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
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Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 4424
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Didn't even have to see where you said it was to know good ole STX. Have hunted down there 35+ years and very familiar with the tall tower blinds and long senderos. Awesome buck, congrats.

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#5536554 - 01/11/15 09:12 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
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Registered: 12/28/12
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Loc: East Texas
A Stud cheers

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#5536615 - 01/11/15 09:36 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
cheers
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#5536653 - 01/11/15 09:50 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 1973
Loc: Virginia, USA
Great buck...thanks for sharing the video....congratulations

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#5536692 - 01/11/15 10:00 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
burkie38 Offline
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Registered: 05/09/12
Posts: 122
Loc: Texoma
Donk!

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#5536737 - 01/11/15 10:16 PM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
DQ Kid Offline
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Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 4424
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: HLo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKBkl1Xz8v0

We think the buck is 8.5 years old and we only get a glimpse of him around December. I have only seen him at about 2 years old I think, 6 years old really far and last Saturday. Going to shoulder mount him. Cannot wait to get him on the wall. Went for the high shoulder shot and he dropped in his tracks. When we took him in to get caped they found another bullet in him from a couple of years ago encapsulated in scar tissue. We are high fenced so someone poached on our property and hit him in the shoulder but for some reason bullet didn't penetrate very far. Maybe a really far shot but made us nervous about pouchers.

I wouldn't discount that he was shot outside of the high fence and either hopped it or found his way under it somewhere..May have been previously shot inside your place, possible he was not though.

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#5537018 - 01/12/15 06:51 AM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: HLo]
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Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 15607
Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
Great buck. Congratulations. Duval county seems to have a long history of poaching problems.
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#5537030 - 01/12/15 07:01 AM Re: Walking up to my Biggest Buck to date! Score 162-1/2 [Re: Erathkid]
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Registered: 02/20/12
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: Erathkid
Great buck. Congratulations. Duval county seems to have a long history of poaching problems.


Yes sir, The Muy Grande Deer contest in Freer helped to put a lot of attention on South Texas quality deer and Duval county as well in addition to other surrounding counties. The poaching increased exponentially in the late 70s and onward.

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