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#6034539 - 11/17/15 09:28 AM Got My Texas Buck
Bob in TX Offline


Registered: 06/23/09
Posts: 1296
Loc: Hondo, TX
It took me four days, but I finally got a nice buck down. I was hunting in Kerr, County near Ingram. I had Ryan Longer of Longer's Outdoors working on finding me a good low-fence, free-range hunt. He came through. It was hit and miss the first three days, deer but not a shooter. The third day I got really ticked off just before dark. As y'all know, many times the older bucks won't step out from cover until the very last light. I had a spike coming in about 50 yards away and was looking forward to his dad or uncle to stepping out in a minute or two. Then, all of a sudden, I caught a lightning fast ball of fur streak by headed directly at the spike. It was a @%#& grey fox! The deer popped his tail up and took off at full speed, along with any other deer in the wings, followed by the fox. I was ticked. I immediately started to lip squeak. About a minute later this fox is coming over the top of a small rise right towards me. He has chased his last deer.



Monday morning I had this 8-point come in on his own. He was DRT at 6:37 A.M. He measured just over 20" wide. I can't wait for the backstaps!!

7mm-08, 140 gr. Barnes TTSX

Bob :P

This is the creek/tank I was hunting over.



My buck.


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#6034549 - 11/17/15 09:32 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
TXSIGNGUY Online   content
Tracker

Registered: 09/08/15
Posts: 711
Loc: College Station
Congrats, fine Trophy right there!! up food

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#6034550 - 11/17/15 09:32 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
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Registered: 02/25/09
Posts: 4364
Loc: Burleson Texas
Very nice, love that wide spread!
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#6034555 - 11/17/15 09:36 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
Nice buck
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#6034566 - 11/17/15 09:43 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
swmays Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/06/10
Posts: 6033
Loc: Dallas / Hopkins Co.
Congratulations on a nice buck. Looks like pretty place to hunt.

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#6034573 - 11/17/15 09:45 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: stxranchman]
Western Online   content
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24342
Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Nice buck
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#6034602 - 11/17/15 09:56 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
4Weight Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/09/11
Posts: 2876
Loc: Tarrant Cty and Murray
Pretty pics and cool area to hunt. Congrats
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#6034621 - 11/17/15 10:02 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
Erathkid Online   content
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Registered: 01/19/11
Posts: 14790
Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
That is a dandy buck. Beautiful area to hunt too.
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#6034637 - 11/17/15 10:08 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
Reata Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/23/08
Posts: 84
Very nice buck! Nice rifle too.

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#6034644 - 11/17/15 10:10 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: TXSIGNGUY]
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Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 18901
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: TXSIGNGUY
Congrats, fine Trophy right there!! up food
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#6034656 - 11/17/15 10:15 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
ronlhodges Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/06/15
Posts: 237
Loc: West Texas
Great looking buck , Congratulations !!
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#6034667 - 11/17/15 10:18 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
TEXASLEFTY Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 7177
Loc: The Island Cres
Yep congrats, nice buck and fox!
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#6034700 - 11/17/15 10:33 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
OutdoorAggie Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/13/15
Posts: 75
Loc: Bell,Coryell,Lampasas
Looks like a great deal all the way around cheers

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#6034705 - 11/17/15 10:37 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
Navasot Offline
Natty Love

Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 26613
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
cheers
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#6034709 - 11/17/15 10:42 AM Re: Got My Texas Buck [Re: Bob in TX]
MontagueMonsters Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/07/15
Posts: 316
Congrats

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