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#6102525 - 12/26/15 11:14 AM Amazing photo! Amazing Man! Amazing Deer.
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This is my grandad, he not only taught me everything I know about hunting and fishing. He is also my best friend!!! I took this pic when I was 13. I've heard the story told over and over how he harvested the deer. It never gets old. He's is in his late 70's now and we still hunt together when he is able. The hours I spent with him in the blind or crappie fishing will be memories I have and relive forever.

This deer was shot in Dekalb, Tx in the 60's. Believe it or not this was his first buck ever to shoot. Got it with Winchester mod 70 .270 open sights. He still hunts with that gun to this day! I hope yall enjoy the picture. The best deer hunts and fishing trips I have ever had were with this man. He had told me before he was lucky to have a grandson like me. The truth is its the other way around!!! Enjoy the pic.




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#6102530 - 12/26/15 11:17 AM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Can someone turn that for me please. Thanks yall.
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#6102559 - 12/26/15 11:35 AM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Here ya go -

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#6102567 - 12/26/15 11:39 AM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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great buck !!
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#6102582 - 12/26/15 11:47 AM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Registered: 09/21/11
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Loc: Houston Tx
up That's what granddads are for. You are a lucky man.

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#6102590 - 12/26/15 11:55 AM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Thanks Cast. I need to find a cape and have it mounted for him. He said the body was huge! That is a monster buck for sure.
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#6102600 - 12/26/15 12:03 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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cheers
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#6102602 - 12/26/15 12:05 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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up Great buck and grandpa!
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#6102623 - 12/26/15 12:24 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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cheers
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#6102625 - 12/26/15 12:27 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Awesome picture
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#6102640 - 12/26/15 12:43 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Registered: 09/24/10
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Great buck and picture. You are truly blessed. Get that sucker mounted up
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#6102667 - 12/26/15 01:01 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: Walkabout]
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Originally Posted By: Walkabout
up That's what granddads are for. You are a lucky man.
cheers
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#6102693 - 12/26/15 01:37 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Thanks for sharing the pics as well as your story! up
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#6102698 - 12/26/15 01:45 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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Registered: 04/08/15
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Cool, story there, I shure miss my grand fathers. One would be 101 and the other 102. Enjoy them while you can clap
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#6102735 - 12/26/15 02:32 PM Re: Amazing photo!!! [Re: TAT]
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up cheers
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