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#6966309 - 11/20/17 06:22 AM First Free Range Axis!
eneat1119 Online   content
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Registered: 02/22/12
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Loc: MIDLAND
(duplicate post from Photos)

So been huntin' with my boys since Friday morning at our ranch near Sheffield. Been after whitetails mostly except my 11yr old. He's been hunting our windmill every evening where we keep a round bail of alfalfa and several Axis have been coming in. We have several bucks on camera and he was set on getting his first.

Well both evenings pass with no luck for him tho he did see a big Axis in velvet still growing and passed. Very proud of him.

Mom decides Sunday at lunch she's had enough and headed home. My oldest is worn out from working the mountains the previous two days and decides to go back with her. I tell him thats a bad idea.

Well guess who sat in his stand that evening? banana

Several Axis showed up 30 minutes before dark and the largest would not present a shot. He kept moving and running whitetails off. So this buck comes struttin' in and the good ole 6.5 CM 143gr ELD-X did its things. Complete pass-thru @ 120yds and double lunged him. Went 30yds and dropped. Haven't been this pumped up in awhile!

Took the rope to him and he measured right at 30" on both sides. Couldn't be happier! grin


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#6966331 - 11/20/17 06:49 AM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
Creekrunner Online   content
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Beautiful trophy. Well done!
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#6966493 - 11/20/17 08:39 AM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
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Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 10074
Loc: Chambers County
Nicely done sir. Bet your boy won't leave early next time.

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#6966663 - 11/20/17 10:53 AM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
el_cazador713 Offline
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Registered: 03/03/14
Posts: 748
Loc: Texas
Congrats, good looking trophy and fine eating there.

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#6966868 - 11/20/17 01:08 PM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
Elkhunter49 Online   content
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 4003
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Well done! cheers
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#6967586 - 11/20/17 10:05 PM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: Elkhunter49]
Matpk Offline
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Registered: 03/06/15
Posts: 1098
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Good Buck and excellent eating.
food

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#6967862 - 11/21/17 09:00 AM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
Red Cloud Offline
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Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1878
Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Outstanding trophy Axis! Congratulations!

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#6968151 - 11/21/17 12:34 PM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
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Registered: 05/28/15
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Loc: Rockport
cheers
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#6971006 - 11/23/17 11:03 PM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
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#6971124 - 11/24/17 08:18 AM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
Simple Searcher Online   content
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Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 5440
Loc: Helotes, Hext
Very nice up
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#6971560 - 11/24/17 07:23 PM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
Drahthaar Offline
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Registered: 08/27/13
Posts: 371
Awesome. Forrest

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#6971883 - 11/25/17 08:07 AM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
chrswr Offline
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Registered: 12/31/15
Posts: 91
Loc: Leander, TX
food



Edited by chrswr (11/25/17 08:08 AM)

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#6975968 - 11/29/17 03:41 AM Re: First Free Range Axis! [Re: eneat1119]
Jeffpg Offline
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Registered: 04/10/17
Posts: 22
Nice buck, congrats!

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