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#6019843 - 11/09/15 03:30 PM The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County
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Registered: 11/05/14
Posts: 1621
Loc: Fort Worth - Hunt in Eastland ...
This is a very long story, but I'm going to make it short. My wife and I have been hunting for the last 3 days south of Eastland. Only seen 1 doe and a 4 pt and 6 pt. We hunt together in the same stand. At 8:30 this morning she said, "I can't hold it any longer. I have to potty." She climbed down but said, give me those horns, I'm going to try to rattle." She has never done that before. She potted right under our stand, and I thought, "good grief, you have got to be kidding me, this hunt is over for sure." She started hitting the horns together. With-in 30 seconds, I saw a buck running at full speed across a field about 300 yards away. It headed straight for her and stopped about 10 yards away. But she was looking the other way and did not see the buck and because of the trees I could not get a shot. She stood up and started climbing back up the ladder to the stand when I leaned out and said, "sit back down and hit them again." The buck had circled to get down wind of her but when she hit the horns again, it stepped out at about 60 yards. The rest is history as they say. But I have to say, what a great memory we will have together for the rest of our lives. It was the biggest buck that we have seen on our place. As I have said on here many times before, I love my wife. A little more after today!!!!!!!!!
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#6019848 - 11/09/15 03:33 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 08/27/07
Posts: 126
Loc: Sugartree--Throckmorton
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#6019849 - 11/09/15 03:33 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
Indyoshi Offline
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Registered: 10/12/15
Posts: 185
Loc: Dickinson, TX
Priceless! Nice buck and funny story!
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#6019853 - 11/09/15 03:37 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 09/25/11
Posts: 2268
Loc: granger,tx
Way to go Mr. T. and Mrs.T. up Well she had to go and he went. LOL Awesome buck!!!

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#6019867 - 11/09/15 03:47 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 10/25/04
Posts: 23447
Loc: Texas
That's teamwork! cheers

Congrats
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#6019975 - 11/09/15 04:40 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 10/16/07
Posts: 8961
Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
Congrats cheers
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#6019979 - 11/09/15 04:41 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 1559
Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
Awesome teamwork! cheers

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#6020050 - 11/09/15 05:22 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Outstanding buck. Congrats to you and Mrs. T. What a great memory to share. cheers
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#6020100 - 11/09/15 05:56 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
wtr Offline
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Registered: 09/25/12
Posts: 486
Loc: West COMMA Texas
cheers

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#6020143 - 11/09/15 06:28 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
KennyLee Offline
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Registered: 11/12/09
Posts: 2401
Loc: Cowtown
Nice buck.

Now, how many of you are gonna try a new "scent" next hunt?......

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#6020168 - 11/09/15 06:39 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 02/22/14
Posts: 769
Loc: Richardson - Archer County
nice teamwork and a nice buck. way to go up
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#6020251 - 11/09/15 07:14 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 01/18/07
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Loc: Eastland county
Congrats! The bucks were in full rut at my place. Every doe I saw was being chased. I asked my daughter, who was sitting with me, we she has ever seen one grunted up? She said no. I said watch this. I hit the grunt call and had a 3.5 yo 8 run in from 150 yards right to the blind. She thought that was the coolest thing.
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#6020255 - 11/09/15 07:16 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
Congrats! That is a trophy buck hunt in more ways than one. It is a hunt you both will remember forever. cheers
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#6020292 - 11/09/15 07:39 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 01/13/13
Posts: 1197
Great deer, great story!

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#6020323 - 11/09/15 07:53 PM Re: The Rut and The Rattle in Eastland County [Re: Mr. T.]
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Registered: 09/17/10
Posts: 1763
Loc: Albany
Dang Tommy that's a great buck.

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