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#6031010 - 11/15/15 05:04 PM NASTY YOTE DOWN!
JCB Offline
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Spent the last week out chasing Whitetails and this is all I came up with. hammer Saw lots of deer and even a few pretty good ones but not the one I was after.

About 5:30PM yesterday afternoon my deer started looking to the south west so I figured some cows were coming since I had seen them every single hunt for the last week. I was surprised when I saw this Yote come bouncing through the cactus and Cedars but didn't think I had a prayer of getting a shot off before he would be gone. I tried anyway and leveled the cross hairs in about a 1' square opening between a Cedar and Mesquite and told myself when I see a shoulder I am going to touch off a round from the 6.8. About the time I clicked off the safety I saw him and sent a Accubond his way. I just about busted out laughing when he folded in his tracks because all the odds were stacked against me ever getting a shot off much less hitting him. Total elapsed time from when I first saw him till when I was able to grab the rifle and find a shooting lane and touch off a round was maybe 6 seconds. After the shot the casing started bouncing around in the stand like a ping pong ball and to my surprise all of my deer were still standing around wondering what the heck just happened and then they went back to feeding so I had to wait till dark to go retrieve him.

Really didn't want to touch him but I knew I couldn't leave him there where I hunt so I snapped a few pics and got rid of him elsewhere.


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#6031024 - 11/15/15 05:13 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
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Registered: 10/26/07
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Loc: The Island Cres
Good yote is a dead yote. Congrats
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#6031025 - 11/15/15 05:13 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
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You better wash up good after touching him. Your hair might start falling out.
Good shot

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#6031032 - 11/15/15 05:18 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
Dude Lebowski Offline
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Loc: Spring, TX
Kill them all! up
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#6031034 - 11/15/15 05:18 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: huntwest]
JCB Offline
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Originally Posted By: huntwest
You better wash up good after touching him. Your hair might start falling out.


No worries there. That happened in my late 20's. grin

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#6031044 - 11/15/15 05:23 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Good job. Did you get any rain down there today?
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#6031052 - 11/15/15 05:27 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: dogcatcher]
JCB Offline
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher
Good job. Did you get any rain down there today?

We left early this morning around 7:30 and it was a light rain for about 30 minutes. Enough to keep the dust down but not enough to cause mud.

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#6031093 - 11/15/15 06:03 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
wtr Offline
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Registered: 09/25/12
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Loc: WestCOMMATexas hunt Comanche
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#6031116 - 11/15/15 06:12 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: Dude Lebowski]
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Originally Posted By: Dude Lebowski
Kill them all! up
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#6031189 - 11/15/15 06:44 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
Michael W. Offline
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Good shot.
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#6031198 - 11/15/15 06:46 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
ntxaviator Offline
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Registered: 10/29/15
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Loc: N Texas
a job well done, you made a lot of fawns happy I imagine
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#6031239 - 11/15/15 07:07 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
stxranchman Offline
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cheers One less fawn eater
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#6031373 - 11/15/15 07:52 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
dlrz71 Offline
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Registered: 10/16/07
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Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
cheers Glad you were able to end the trip with a bang rifle

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#6031625 - 11/15/15 09:23 PM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
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Loc: Corinth, TX
Chupa Yote' Dead Yote'....Good Yote' banana
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#6031890 - 11/16/15 06:41 AM Re: NASTY YOTE DOWN! [Re: JCB]
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cheers
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