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#6184174 - 02/15/16 10:28 AM Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy
Buzzard Breath Offline
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Registered: 03/15/12
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My daughter and I were lucky enough to get a spot on another Texas Youth Hunting Program hunt - http://tyhp.alamark.com/ this one was located 16 miles south of Freer, TX – a good 6 hour drive from Arlington. There were a total of 6 youths picked for this hunt.
We arrived on site around 2pm and after a quick orientation everyone headed out to their blinds. I can’t remember the order of all the harvests over the weekend but all 6 kids ended up with a doe by Saturday night. Several (including my daughter pictured below) also got javelinas. The javelina pictured had some nice tusks; we will be shoulder mounting her trophy. We were allowed to varmint hunt as well and although several bobcats and coyotes were spotted none were harvested. I did use my IPhone and a distress call to call a yote out of the brush but it was too far for a shot – still cool though, I’ve never used a call before and was surprised how quickly the yote came running out – it was actually just a video I found on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEaCIedLFuc I later found an app and will be using that next time.
Many thanks to the THYP, the Huntmasters and Guides, the Landowners and all those that make these opportunities available!
Here’s the pics:
A little snack:

Before the Doe:

Immediately after the doe:

Great Job!

Puttin' in the work:

80 yard shot for javelina:

Nice size, this will be a shoulder mount trophy:


More than one way to skin a cat or deer or...:


Great view from the camp:

(cant' get these pics to load)
Great group of kids (sorry bout that orange flag):
[img]http://i648.photobucket.com/albums/uu202/adman67_2009/IMG_3287_zpswlpwxxbk.jpg[/img]

Wasn't even a full moon:
[img]http://i648.photobucket.com/albums/uu202/adman67_2009/IMG_3243_zps76v9nglj.jpg[/img]








Edited by Buzzard Breath (02/15/16 10:30 AM)

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#6184213 - 02/15/16 10:52 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
redchevy Offline
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Congrats to the kiddo! Good to see programs working to get youth outdoors
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#6184227 - 02/15/16 11:01 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
Navasot Offline
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cheers
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#6184269 - 02/15/16 11:32 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
SnakeWrangler Offline
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cheers
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#6184317 - 02/15/16 11:56 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: redchevy]
bucksnbass357 Offline
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Registered: 12/20/09
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Loc: Grapevine, TX USA
Originally Posted By: redchevy
Congrats to the kiddo! Good to see programs working to get youth outdoors


This for sure. Congrats to you both.

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#6184687 - 02/15/16 04:22 PM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
dogcatcher Offline
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...


Wasn't even a full moon:
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#6184772 - 02/15/16 05:33 PM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
Buzzard Breath Offline
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thanks dogcatcher

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#6184780 - 02/15/16 05:43 PM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Congrats on a great job on all parts. Very well done up
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#6185048 - 02/15/16 07:26 PM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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That will be a memory she carries for a long time.
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#6185591 - 02/16/16 07:41 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: dogcatcher]
redchevy Offline
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Originally Posted By: dogcatcher


Is that a whitetail cape, nalgi horns, javalina teeth, and bobcat eyes?
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#6185692 - 02/16/16 08:50 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
Red Cloud Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1733
Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Congratulations to your daughter! What was she shooting? Buck in 2016?

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#6185703 - 02/16/16 08:57 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
heredeer Offline
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Registered: 01/08/16
Posts: 551
That's some critter !!!

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#6185718 - 02/16/16 09:09 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
Mako My Day Offline
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Registered: 08/26/14
Posts: 274
Loc: Friendswood, TX
very nice, Congrats to you both!

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#6185788 - 02/16/16 09:50 AM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: redchevy]
Buzzard Breath Offline
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Originally Posted By: dogcatcher


Is that a whitetail cape, nalgi horns, javalina teeth, and bobcat eyes?


That's my guess. Saw that at Freer Deer Camp and had to get a pic. Close relative of the elusive Jackalope.

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#6186091 - 02/16/16 01:19 PM Re: Doe and Javelina - Texas Youth Hunt Pic Heavy [Re: Buzzard Breath]
butch sanders Offline
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Registered: 08/16/05
Posts: 138
Loc: arlington
thats awesome Buzzard

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