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#6552896 - 11/21/16 11:41 AM Eastland County 11 down
Pope&Young Offline
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 4933
Loc: Watauga, TX / Hunt - Eastland
Deer hunting in Eastland County has been good but with no pictures of the big boys eating at the feeders in a few weeks had me change my strategy.
The mature bucks have been on the move sent checking the outskirts of the feeders but using the brush as a buffer between my tower stands and them.
On Monday November 7th I strategically relocated one of my platform stands equipped with a popup deep in the brush so that I could watch where three major game trails intersect.
My strategy paid off at 5PM on Wednesday November 9th when this big boy decided to use one of the major game trails.





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#6552909 - 11/21/16 11:47 AM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 20226
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Congrats on a fine buck
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#6552915 - 11/21/16 11:50 AM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
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Registered: 07/27/10
Posts: 4747
At'll do! Congrats!
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#6552923 - 11/21/16 11:56 AM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: HuntnFly67]
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Registered: 01/22/11
Posts: 26207
Loc: Fairfield, TX
Originally Posted By: HuntnFly67
At'll do! Congrats!
deer2 up
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#6552929 - 11/21/16 12:01 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
jshouse Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 6358
Loc: Rockwall
great looking buck
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#6552937 - 11/21/16 12:07 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
Buddy Offline
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Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 508
Loc: Tx
awesome looking deer
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#6552942 - 11/21/16 12:09 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
dogcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 81341
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
cheers
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#6552972 - 11/21/16 12:27 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
rattler03 Offline
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Registered: 02/22/14
Posts: 848
Loc: Richardson - Archer County
That's a stud buck right there, sir. Gotta love it that you adjusted your strategy and it paid off for you. I always find it funny when hunters complain that bucks are not coming to their feeders, but they continue to go back and hunt over them and they somehow expect different results. Congrats on a fine buck and for not be married to a hunting strategy that wasn't producing big bucks. up


Edited by rattler03 (11/21/16 12:27 PM)
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#6553000 - 11/21/16 12:39 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
kdkane1971 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 2010
Loc: Mesopotamia
up texas

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#6553003 - 11/21/16 12:40 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
mbavo Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 8495
Loc: odessa tx
Beautiful buck !!!
Congrats !!!

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#6553049 - 11/21/16 01:06 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: rattler03]
DeerTamales Offline
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Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 3954
Loc: Waxahachie - Nolan/Tom Green
Originally Posted By: rattler03
That's a stud buck right there, sir. Gotta love it that you adjusted your strategy and it paid off for you. I always find it funny when hunters complain that bucks are not coming to their feeders, but they continue to go back and hunt over them and they somehow expect different results. Congrats on a fine buck and for not be married to a hunting strategy that wasn't producing big bucks. up


Couldn't agree more. Congrats!!

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#6553071 - 11/21/16 01:24 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
bp3 Offline
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Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 980
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#6553076 - 11/21/16 01:31 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
ntxaviator Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 10/29/15
Posts: 155
Loc: N Texas
good ol deer right there
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#6553109 - 11/21/16 01:59 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: Pope&Young]
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Kickingbird

Registered: 11/10/11
Posts: 6339
Loc: DFW. No D, Just FW
Way to go! Congrats on a huge buck up
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#6553285 - 11/21/16 04:03 PM Re: Eastland County 11 down [Re: rattler03]
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 6537
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: rattler03
That's a stud buck right there, sir. Gotta love it that you adjusted your strategy and it paid off for you. I always find it funny when hunters complain that bucks are not coming to their feeders, but they continue to go back and hunt over them and they somehow expect different results. Congrats on a fine buck and for not be married to a hunting strategy that wasn't producing big bucks. up


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THIS

Also I missed the eleventh point...would you please point it out? Again congrats on a great buck!

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