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#6555290 - 11/22/16 10:05 PM Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down.......
Bulldog4949 Offline
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Registered: 11/19/09
Posts: 2430
Loc: TX Panhandle
Well it happened. Sunday night the buck we were hunting made a mistake.

Last year I spotted this buck with a doe in a thicket and decided I was going to take him. Well my gun had a misfire and it did not shoot. The primer did not go off. The buck just slowly walked away. I never got another shot at him until I was tagged out already. He became a regular after that to this feeder.

Fast forward to this year. We started feeding protein and got pics of him all summer. He was looking good. He has only given us maybe 10 pictures since July. Pretty much a ghost. I have hunted 20 hours for him in a blind this year.

We were cruising the ranch Sunday and spotted a doe 265 yards away in a dried pond bottom. She quickly took off and behind her was Freak Nasty. I didn't even need binoculars to know what deer it was. They slipped away into some willows that lead to a deep deep canyon. The same canyon I shot my 170 3/8" buck in last year.

We snuck around and got the wind in our face and tried to spot and stalk. No luck, they must have slipped deeper in the canyon than we thought. We go back to where we spotted them and parked on a pipeline right of way. We could see every direction if they come out.

We waited this buck out for 3 hours and 10 minutes. At 5:00 pm he emerged from the canyon without his doe. Head held high like he was king. He came over the hill and came right at us. We were sitting in the truck and I quickly got on the hood and waited for my shot. He came from over 500 yards away like we had him on a string to the same pond we spotted him in. He came to 242 yards and presented me with a good shot. I took it and he ran 80 yards and died in a plum thicket.

This is not my biggest deer. But this is my favorite hunt and a great buck because of the character. He has 11 scoreable points and scores 162". Last year he was a double split G2, and this year he only split on the one side.

Last year:


This year:






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#6555297 - 11/22/16 10:08 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
SapperTitan Online   content
Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 24933
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Awesome buck right there

Congrats
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#6555298 - 11/22/16 10:10 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: SapperTitan]
TXHOGSLAYER Online   content
goatboy

Registered: 01/12/12
Posts: 14925
Loc: Katy, TX
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Awesome buck right there

Congrats
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Also, I wonder why you guys are arguing if you have not tried it both ways.

Originally Posted By: bill oxner
I got 3 inches.

Originally Posted By: nsmike
you haven't seen anything, until two gays go at it.

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#6555303 - 11/22/16 10:14 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Michael W. Online   content
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 3551
Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Great buck. Congrats.
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#6555305 - 11/22/16 10:15 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Big_Ag Offline
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Registered: 12/23/12
Posts: 1237
Loc: Denton or Knox County
Yes sir!

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#6555311 - 11/22/16 10:20 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
bp3 Offline
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Registered: 08/06/11
Posts: 1204
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#6555324 - 11/22/16 10:35 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
rattler03 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/22/14
Posts: 859
Loc: Bryan - Archer County
awesome buck, and I enjoyed the write-up. congrats on putting a tag on that stud up

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#6555334 - 11/22/16 10:46 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
NDN98 Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 11096
Loc: McKinney, TX
Awesome buck. Congrats! Love the character

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#6555343 - 11/22/16 10:58 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: SapperTitan]
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7675
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Awesome buck right there

Congrats

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#6555363 - 11/22/16 11:43 PM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
GimmeABuck Offline
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Registered: 11/07/15
Posts: 836
That is a very fine animal!
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#6555379 - 11/23/16 01:34 AM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
HuntingJunkie Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/23/10
Posts: 442
Loc: Heath, Texas
Great deer! Congrats! Looks just like a deer we chased in Hall Co we named crabby patty.
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#6555413 - 11/23/16 05:30 AM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Age N Score ? Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/05/15
Posts: 645
Loc: Texas
up up
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#6555417 - 11/23/16 05:33 AM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Creekrunner Online   content
THF Celebrity

Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 10022
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Heckuva buck. Great pictures and good shooting. Congratulations.
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#6555458 - 11/23/16 07:01 AM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Pintail711 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/18/16
Posts: 237
Loc: Longview, TX
heck of a deer. I am hunting a ghost as well. I have 5 pictures of him back on the 8th... kinda starting to worry

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#6555471 - 11/23/16 07:12 AM Re: Freak Nasty #1 hitlister down....... [Re: SapperTitan]
kdkane1971 Offline
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Registered: 01/30/14
Posts: 2119
Loc: Mesopotamia
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Awesome buck right there

Congrats


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