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#5538736 - 01/12/15 07:52 PM Poacher Busted
Lima Offline

Registered: 11/10/08
Posts: 530
since we all have problems with poachers from time to time, figured I'd post about ours. last year we found blood on our property, on a gas pipeline that runs through the place. no big deal we never saw them. this year, my son was at our place the first day. sitting in his pop-up watching the feeder. he heard a shot, that was really close. he decided to investigate. he walked out to the pipeline, about 100 yards north. when he came into the clearing, he was behind a fallen tree. he knelt down and watched down the hill. galloping up the hill in the middle of the pipeline, was a 9 son fired. the buck stopped, snorted, turned left and went into the brush. my son went in pursuit. he came upon the fallen buck about 10 yards in. he finished it off with another shot.
just then a fellow walked up to him and said "hey, I shot that deer" to which my son replied, "too bad, I killed it. and your on my property, get off" the guy said it wasn't fair for my son to take his deer, since he shot it first. my son told him if he had killed it then it wouldn't have mattered cause he was trespassing. the guy moaned and groaned, but finally asked if he could take a picture of the deer . son said sure, then get off the property.
guy said he didn't want any problems, son said he didn't either, "now leave."

I love it! buck was shot in rear end, chest, and head. tough guy!

#5538748 - 01/12/15 07:55 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
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Registered: 11/28/07
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Loc: Houston, TX
I would of called the GW
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#5538751 - 01/12/15 07:56 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
daniel1381 Offline
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Registered: 03/07/12
Posts: 3786
Loc: longview texas
dang.. should have shot the poacher as well.. only if it was legaL
"From my cold dead hands"

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do."

Benjamin Franklin

#5538775 - 01/12/15 08:04 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
Daddybigbuck Offline

Registered: 01/18/07
Posts: 211
Loc: Haslet / Knox Co.
I agree, why wouldn't you call the GW if he was poaching? Whats to stop him from coming back?

#5538794 - 01/12/15 08:09 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
aggiehunter03 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/13/09
Posts: 2779
Loc: Mineral Wells, Texas
So did he shoot it on your property or shoot it on his and cross your fence to look for it. One is poaching and one is trespassing.

#5538801 - 01/12/15 08:12 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
Nogalus Prairie Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 23821
Loc: Corsicana
Why the he** y'all didn't call the GW is beyond me.
Originally Posted By: Russ79
I learned long ago you can't reason someone out of something they don't reason themselves into.

#5538806 - 01/12/15 08:13 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
bb1379 Offline

Registered: 10/08/07
Posts: 140
The poacher didn't get busted....he got away

#5538815 - 01/12/15 08:15 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
Lima Offline

Registered: 11/10/08
Posts: 530
he shot it on our side of the fence. his feeder is 5 feet from the property line. right beside a creek. the blood trail is on my side. not much of a trail though. wasn't a fatal shot. we have people hunting our property all year long, no one out there. have never seen a GW out there anywhere. have owned it since '68. kinda sucks but is what it is.

#5538993 - 01/12/15 09:12 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Nogalus Prairie]
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 24360
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
Why the he** y'all didn't call the GW is beyond me.
If you have IG or FB go give me a follow at TexasKillingFields

#5539004 - 01/12/15 09:15 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
T Bone Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/20/09
Posts: 7422
Loc: Up in the cheap seats..
I... don't really know what to say.. Glad no one got hurt....?
Originally Posted By: Jungleexplorer
I really hate to do what I am about to do, because it will be very painful for you.

#5539043 - 01/12/15 09:29 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
Lima Offline

Registered: 11/10/08
Posts: 530
we didn't call GW cause it was over so fast. didn't want to cause trouble, don't want to start problems with my land since im not out there a lot. we already had a house burn down there that no one knew anything about. plus, we have to cross others property to get to ours. simple enough.

#5539078 - 01/12/15 09:39 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
Navasot Offline

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 27654
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Your land y'all made the call and good on you cheers not everyone is gona resort to hurtin someone over a deer.. bet it was a site to see when he told him that's my deer now soooooo by roflmao

#5539109 - 01/12/15 09:46 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
Lima Offline

Registered: 11/10/08
Posts: 530
yeah it was funny as heck.

#5539124 - 01/12/15 09:48 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
txshntr Offline
T-Rex Arms

Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 35094
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Well...that's one way to handle it.

Damn shame when people are more afraid of the criminals than the laws that are supposed to protect them and their property. Glad it went well for your son cheers

#5539141 - 01/12/15 09:52 PM Re: Poacher Busted [Re: Lima]
chital_shikari Offline
Minor in training

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 12448

Nice deer and congrats on that but that poacher would get jiu-jitsu-ified by me. Make it look like the deer did it roflmao

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