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#5545203 - 01/15/15 03:51 PM First TX buck....Wichita County
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Registered: 07/24/09
Posts: 366
Loc: Portales, NM
First of all buck was killed on 12-27, just haven't had the time to get around to getting it up.

Anyways, I've been stationed in Abilene since 2004 and have hunted all over the North and West in that time frame but hadn't had the resources or inclination to get a lease here in TX. I got invited by a buddy to hunt his farm in Wichita county and jumped at the opportunity. When we woke up on the 27th we had snow on the ground and it was still falling heavily. We'd checked out several large wheat fields and saw a bunch of deer with one little buck, one borderline shooter and this dude 650+ yards away. We thought if they left the field we'd have an opportunity at a stalk. With the heavy falling snow and strong wind our movements would be mostly concealed. We let the deer feed out of the field and snuck up to where we had last saw him and found him bedded. I ended up shooting him in his bed at 40 yards. The 270WSM did it's job and I had my first TX buck in a winter storm. Now, between us two knuckleheads we had 0 cameras and 2 dead cell phones, so we didn't get any pics of him until we got back to the barn and hung up. The deer ended up being the second biggest WT I'd ever shot.



I also used it as a guinea pig to do my first European mount. I think it came out pretty decent and I learned how to do it easier and faster for the next one. Thanks for looking!

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#5545212 - 01/15/15 03:54 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 02/16/11
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Loc: Annetta TX
That's a great buck and good looking euro. Congrats
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#5545219 - 01/15/15 03:57 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 06/24/12
Posts: 676
Loc: Austin County
Good Job!

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#5545274 - 01/15/15 04:23 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 02/02/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
eeks333 Great buck up
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#5545323 - 01/15/15 04:48 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 01/06/10
Posts: 5769
Loc: Dallas / Hopkins Co.
Man that's a beauty! Congratulations!

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#5545381 - 01/15/15 05:05 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 08/09/05
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Loc: Grayson County
Awesome buck
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#5545416 - 01/15/15 05:14 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: MikeC]
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Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: MikeC
Awesome buck
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#5545417 - 01/15/15 05:14 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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#5545703 - 01/15/15 07:29 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Congrats.
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#5545733 - 01/15/15 07:44 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 5383
Loc: bastrop county
thanks for your service, great deer...
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#5545946 - 01/15/15 09:15 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
batman Offline
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Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 574
I hunt Wichita county, but haven't seen one like that. Great buck!

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#5545960 - 01/15/15 09:20 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 33682
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Great buck!!! Congrats up
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#5545975 - 01/15/15 09:29 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
WesTexHunter75 Offline
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Registered: 10/31/11
Posts: 381
Loc: Midland, tx
Love all those palmated tines! Great deer!

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#5545978 - 01/15/15 09:30 PM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
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Registered: 06/22/10
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Loc: Corsicana, TX
That's very nice! Congrats
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#5546692 - 01/16/15 10:12 AM Re: First TX buck....Wichita County [Re: Scooterb]
westtexaswatkins Offline
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Registered: 05/31/07
Posts: 6765
Loc: Anton, TX
Great character on that dude. Congrats
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