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#6938641 - 10/29/17 09:57 PM Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence.
doogie Offline
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Registered: 07/17/08
Posts: 330
Loc: Hill County
I was leaving my ranch in Rocksprings to head to town to grab lunch. I past this black buck on the way to town and thought to myself . "that black buck was outside of the high fence" On the way back to my ranch , sure enough this black back was stuck outside of the high fence. I slowed down and watched it for about 10 minutes as it tried to look for a way back into the high fence with no luck.

I am no black buck expert but this looks like a nice black buck. I could have hit this buck throwing a Nerf ball at it.
Is this black buck considered a trophy black buck? What would you score this guy?



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#6938727 - 10/29/17 10:48 PM Re: Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence. [Re: doogie]
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Registered: 12/30/12
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Loc: Helotes, Hext
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We get escapees that find our place. They will walk the fence looking to get in with their kind. We had one fighting a LF buck through the fence a while back. The wife shot him when he backed away from the fence. We have shot several "freebees" over the years as they walked the fence.
We have also had two nice bucks break off a horn by getting hung in the fence while fighting.
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#6939733 - 10/30/17 02:55 PM Re: Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence. [Re: doogie]
Erathkid Offline
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
Neighbor to our east had some show up a couple of years ago. They've increased from one buck and 2 doe to a total of about 7-8. They're behind a 5 strand barb wire fence. Supposedly wont jump it. If thats the case, how did they get there? He says they just showed up one day.


Edited by Erathkid (10/30/17 02:57 PM)
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#6939897 - 10/30/17 04:51 PM Re: Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence. [Re: doogie]
txbigly Offline
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Registered: 09/06/06
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Loc: Rockwall
Thats a nice one !!
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#6939899 - 10/30/17 04:53 PM Re: Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence. [Re: Erathkid]
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Registered: 09/24/10
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Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Originally Posted By: Erathkid
Neighbor to our east had some show up a couple of years ago. They've increased from one buck and 2 doe to a total of about 7-8. They're behind a 5 strand barb wire fence. Supposedly wont jump it. If thats the case, how did they get there? He says they just showed up one day.


We have had an ever growing herd on our place. Never seen one jump, but those things are masters at going under or through good fences. I don't know how many we have now, but would guess in the 30 range.
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#6943049 - 11/01/17 10:00 PM Re: Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence. [Re: doogie]
HCGedge3 Offline
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Registered: 11/07/14
Posts: 105
He’s a good buck!

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#6943179 - 11/02/17 01:12 AM Re: Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence. [Re: doogie]
caseyusmc Offline
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Registered: 07/20/12
Posts: 226
That's right if you have a good tight low fence you can keep them in. Although the have the ability ro jump straight up pretty high they seem to have a problem jumping over unless really pressured hard. They will slide under though like tsxhntr mentioned.

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#6949397 - 11/06/17 11:18 PM Re: Black Buck stuck outside of a high fence. [Re: doogie]
Blake Millican Offline
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Registered: 12/15/16
Posts: 58
Loc: San Angelo Tx
Verry nice buck should go 21 or 22”. a trophy black buck starts at 18”


Edited by Blake Millican (11/06/17 11:19 PM)
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