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#6020838 - 11/10/15 06:39 AM Best opening weekend ever!
gunnut81 Offline
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Registered: 10/28/12
Posts: 280
Loc: Lipan TX
First if anyone can help posting pics if really appreciate it every time I have tried it has gone wrong.

This weekend went as good as any could go in north central Texas, on Saturday evening I went and sat in a little (emphasis on little) spot we cleared out in some very thick woods between the double mountains in Palo Pinto County. This spot is only 40 yards from stand to feeder and I have had my doubts about it because we always get good bucks on camera but I have never seen anything but a hog in person so I figured the set up wasn't right it's a double tree stand only about 6 ft off the ground 40 yards from the feeder in an area barely big wide enough to drive a pickup through. I got there exhausted as usual on opening day from the first day of getting up at 4:45 am and downing 5 hour energy several times that day just to stay awake. About 40 minutes in I look up and see a nice 10pt walk in I recognize him from the camera I knew I had to act fast so I procedded to blow his lungs up with my faithful Browning 270. He was one of only two bucks on our hit list and I nailed him.
On Sunday morning I took my friends son to my spot just a couple miles away in Erath Co his dad is blind so I take him hunting since he can't. We saw a ton of deer mostly does we got to see two little bucks fight under the feeder and does toy with the young bucks, we don't shoot does and no legal bucks but it was a great morning. That evening I went back to the same stand for an evening hunt about an hour and a half in I saw a big body appear at the feeder then he raised his head he was a heavy horned 8 pt possibly one that got away from me last Thanksgiving that I never got a shot off at. I raised my rifle and dropped him. So now I'm done in Palo Pinto Co and Erath Co and on to my property in Hood Co. I am lucky I happen to live in an area where I have property in 3 counties to hunt.

I'd would like to post the pics if anyone can show me how.
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#6020845 - 11/10/15 06:52 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
8pointdrop Offline
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Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 4940
Loc: My favorite place TEXAS
I use photobucket and hit the share button, then copy\paste the [img] code.

You can also upload images from your device using this symbol....
In the top left of the main reply screen.

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#6020852 - 11/10/15 07:00 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
jsplinter Offline
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Registered: 05/11/10
Posts: 845
Loc: Copperas Cove
Pm sent
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#6020904 - 11/10/15 07:40 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
Revoman Offline
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Registered: 01/14/11
Posts: 1250
Loc: Abilene Texas
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#6020942 - 11/10/15 08:11 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8333
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Why don't you shoot does?
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#6021083 - 11/10/15 09:25 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Why don't you shoot does?
Not enough deer. We don't shoot doe either. Can someone post his pics? Great job taking your friends Son hunting, gunnut. up
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#6021104 - 11/10/15 09:36 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 25723
Loc: Wise County Texas
Cant wait to see the photos, but in the mean time, congrats, sounds like a textbook hunting weekend for you brudda up
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#6021109 - 11/10/15 09:38 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
jsplinter Offline
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Registered: 05/11/10
Posts: 845
Loc: Copperas Cove
I sent him a PM with my email but he hasnt read it yet
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#6021123 - 11/10/15 09:45 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
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Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 9339
Loc: The Island Cres
Congrats, can't wait for pics
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#6021128 - 11/10/15 09:48 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
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#6021158 - 11/10/15 10:00 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
Navasot Offline
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Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 27554
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
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#6021197 - 11/10/15 10:12 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
lsbrim Offline
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Registered: 08/16/10
Posts: 859
Waiting for pics!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#6021224 - 11/10/15 10:23 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 8333
Loc: Lubbock, TX
Where da pics??????
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#6021258 - 11/10/15 10:40 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
Randallc Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 08/27/07
Posts: 167
Loc: Sugartree--Throckmorton
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#6021353 - 11/10/15 11:37 AM Re: Best opening weekend ever! [Re: gunnut81]
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Registered: 08/27/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX
Guess I never realized ARs were per county and you could take multiple deer that were 13" or greater if they weren't the same county. Makes sense, it just didn't occur to me.


Edited by Tff caribou (11/10/15 11:37 AM)
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