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#6936960 - 10/28/17 12:55 PM Buck caught me sleeping
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Registered: 11/28/14
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Loc: Uvalde, TX
Had to head out to hunt the chilly weather so I got in the blind at 5:30 am and planned to sit until 9. I didn't exactly do the best job of staying awake and had my hands under my jacket to keep warm (I was in a brush blind). I dozed off and on for about 30 mins until one time I woke up and saw a nice 8 point standing there about 20 yards away. He didn't smell me and didn't seem too alert but I could tell he knew something was up. Before I had a chance for a shot he was gone, extremely bummed and I was kicking myself the rest of the sit.

On the bright side I have a couple of pictures/ videos of this guy coming in, definitely something to look forward to.




Edited by SWtexashunter (10/29/17 08:01 AM)
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#6936970 - 10/28/17 01:09 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Registered: 01/05/16
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Loc: Ector County
Umm, that isn't an 8 point... wink
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#6936975 - 10/28/17 01:11 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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It happens but I'd want to wait for this sticker you have picks of anyway. Good luck.

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#6937013 - 10/28/17 02:06 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Yep that's a 10pnt.
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#6937023 - 10/28/17 02:26 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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He didn't say the pic was of the deer he saw!!! He said he saw an 8pt and that at least he had this guy in the pic to look forward to.

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#6937030 - 10/28/17 02:34 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Registered: 11/28/14
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Loc: Uvalde, TX
Yes, the buck that I saw and the buck I got on camera were two different deer.
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#6937044 - 10/28/17 02:51 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: Greg Z]
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Reading is fun

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#6937137 - 10/28/17 04:51 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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I see a main frame 9 with a kicker for 10.. Good looking buck, good luck tagging him up
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#6937322 - 10/28/17 08:40 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Nice
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#6937374 - 10/28/17 09:29 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: Bucks and Ducks]
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Originally Posted By: Bucks and Ducks
Reading is fun


Comprehension is even better. grin
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#6937442 - 10/28/17 10:55 PM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: Texasteach]
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Originally Posted By: Texasteach
Umm, that isn't an 8 point... wink

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#6937469 - 10/29/17 12:10 AM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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And....they still don’t get it.
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#6937523 - 10/29/17 05:49 AM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: SWtexashunter
Had to head out to hunt the chilly weather so I got in the blind at 5:30 am and planned to sit until 9. I didn't exactly do the best job of staying awake and had my hands under my jacket to keep warm (I was in a brush blind). I dozed off and on for about 30 mins until one time I woke up and saw a nice 8 point standing there about 20 yards away. He didn't smell me and didn't seem too alert but I could tell he knew something was up. Before I had a chance for a shot he was gone, extremely bummed and I was kicking myself the rest of the sit.

On the bright side I have a couple of pictures/ videos of this guy coming in, definitely something to look forward to.


I missed it as well when I 1st read it, if it had been like above and not a run on paragraph, separating the subjects, I'd have got it the 1st time...Maybe grin

That is a fine buck, maybe the sleep will have done you a favor if you can put a tag on the one in the photo up
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#6937599 - 10/29/17 08:06 AM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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Registered: 11/28/14
Posts: 192
Loc: Uvalde, TX
Two different deer, lol.
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#6937656 - 10/29/17 09:00 AM Re: Buck caught me sleeping [Re: SWtexashunter]
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He's mature...

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