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#6114898 - 01/02/16 02:02 PM Another Season Without A Buck
Dirt Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/16/10
Posts: 330
Loc: Round Rock TX
Saw this one opening weekend, didn't kill it cuz no help around to help load.
We hunted him hard, saw him a few more times but he never offered a clean shot.
It's not his horns that were appealing it's that he's the only mature buck we
saw this year. Poacher season starts in two weeks and runs into July. If we bag
one poacher it'll be a good season.

Happy New Year THF!





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#6114902 - 01/02/16 02:08 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
jshouse Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 6341
Loc: Rockwall
Awesome buck
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#6114905 - 01/02/16 02:10 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
Jkd106 Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/20/13
Posts: 1463
Loc: Fannin and Hall
Really good deer,
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#6114915 - 01/02/16 02:21 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
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Registered: 09/03/04
Posts: 2410
I pull my trailer with a ramp out to pick mine up just drag them on and go. You could also buy a winch for you UTV or Truck.

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#6115058 - 01/02/16 04:23 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 04/24/13
Posts: 418
There's dozens of easy ways to load by yourself.

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#6115072 - 01/02/16 04:32 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
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Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 2386
Loc: Buda Texas
I'd figure something out!

But, it seems like I'm good for a buck every other year. We're you at least able to get some meat in the freezer?

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#6115073 - 01/02/16 04:33 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: maximus_flavius]
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Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 4959
Loc: Emory,TX
Originally Posted By: maximus_flavius
There's dozens of easy ways to load by yourself.


X100 - I think you should have picked up the rifle instead of the camer. I could count 3 times in those pics I would have shot him.
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#6115081 - 01/02/16 04:39 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
TexFlip Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 9095
Loc: Chambers County
Quarters are pretty easy to lift.
I got an L frame winch for my mule after killing an Axis buck I couldn't lift while hunting alone. Had to dress him in the field like some caveman.


Edited by TexFlip (01/02/16 04:40 PM)
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#6115098 - 01/02/16 04:51 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: jshouse]
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 5959
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: jshouse
Awesome buck


You need to get you one of these! They're awesome!




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#6115244 - 01/02/16 06:35 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
Ronnie Oneal Offline
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Registered: 08/18/11
Posts: 1449
Loc: Grayson Co
Great buck. I would of figured out away to load him. Maybe next year. Good luck catching any poachers...

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#6115303 - 01/02/16 07:11 PM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
mudd Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/21/09
Posts: 198
Loc: Shreveport, La
I've never not shot a deer cause of unable to load him. Get one those small cranes above. We use them all the time just for cleaning deer

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#6115869 - 01/03/16 07:09 AM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Dirt]
Davezerg Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/17/13
Posts: 55
Loc: Starr County
Very nice buck, hopefully he makes it until next season and gets even better.
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#6116179 - 01/03/16 11:05 AM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: maximus_flavius]
Dirt Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/16/10
Posts: 330
Loc: Round Rock TX
Originally Posted By: maximus_flavius
There's dozens of easy ways to load by yourself.


I thought of one way after the fact. Gotta be careful with a back that's trashed.
Didn't expect to see anything I'd shoot that Sunday afternoon. Hadn't seen anything
worthy on game cams. Every buck I'd seen night hunting pigs weren't ready for this year
either. Just goes to show that one never knows what has remained reclusive, venturing
out only for the rut. I got to see him, photograph him, that'll have to do for this year.
My hunting bud is out on stand this afternoon. But this deer didn't get old and survive
up until now making mistakes. He's likely back in the 800 acre pasture that's so thick
a man has to crawl on his belly to move about. A pasture no man has hunted in decades.
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#6116188 - 01/03/16 11:11 AM Re: Another Season Without A Buck [Re: Deerhunter61]
Dirt Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/16/10
Posts: 330
Loc: Round Rock TX
Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Originally Posted By: jshouse
Awesome buck


You need to get you one of these! They're awesome!





I have one, somewhere. Gonna find it before next years season.
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