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#6991155 - 12/10/17 07:05 PM Old 8pt down...
HuntingJunkie Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 11/23/10
Posts: 442
Loc: Heath, Texas
I put the bow down and grabbed the rifle on this past cold Friday morning, and Iím sure thankful I did. Sitting in my pop up on a ridge I had a great West Texas view where I could see for days. About 8:30am I catch a deer about 400yds out. By the time I get my glass on the deer I notice there is another one following closely behind. That happened to be this dude trailing his date. They worked their way to about 300yds and then slowly worked further away again. At that point I realized the shot was now if it was presented. At 315yds he gave me a broadside shot and I took it. The Tikka T3 in .308 hit the mark and he dropped where he stood. This old bucks teeth were worn down to nothing. Ironically a 160 class 10pt presented the same 300yd shot 2 weeks earlier at the same location but I decided to be patient hoping he would close the distance a bit but he never did. I wasnít going to let another opportunity pass me by. Iím hopeful the 10 and I will meet again soon.

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#6991177 - 12/10/17 07:22 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
Ohdangit Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/06/17
Posts: 6
Awsome

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#6991178 - 12/10/17 07:23 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
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Registered: 01/25/13
Posts: 13289
Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Great looking 8, congrats. up
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#6991187 - 12/10/17 07:27 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
bucksnbass357 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/20/09
Posts: 7766
Loc: Grapevine, TX USA
Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Great looking 8, congrats. up

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#6991195 - 12/10/17 07:31 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
Simple Searcher Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 5587
Loc: Helotes, Hext
Very nice, congrats
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#6991200 - 12/10/17 07:35 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Taking Requests

Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 23392
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Great looking 8, congrats. up
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#6991206 - 12/10/17 07:40 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
erniejs Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 11/24/09
Posts: 5035
Loc: Springtown ,Tx USA
cheers
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#6991220 - 12/10/17 07:55 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
krod777 Offline


Registered: 07/02/09
Posts: 427
Loc: Lake Kiowa, Cooke County.
Nice job!! Congrats

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#6991230 - 12/10/17 07:59 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
dlrz71 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/16/07
Posts: 9603
Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Great looking 8, congrats. up


cheers

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#6991240 - 12/10/17 08:04 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
BowsnRods Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 05/05/08
Posts: 1996
Loc: Bandera County
True Monarch, Congrats!

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#6991424 - 12/10/17 10:41 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
Stub Offline
THF Celebrity

Registered: 04/27/05
Posts: 17798
Loc: The Outer Limits
Man that is a nice buck and shot, congrats cheers
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#6991425 - 12/10/17 10:43 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: bucksnbass357]
chital_shikari Offline
Minor in training

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 12294
Originally Posted By: bucksnbass357
Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
Great looking 8, congrats. up

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#6992171 - 12/11/17 02:44 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
4Weight Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/09/11
Posts: 3080
Loc: Tarrant Cty
Good buck man and good story.
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#6992176 - 12/11/17 02:52 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
westtexaswatkins Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 05/31/07
Posts: 7164
Loc: Anton, TX, and Stonewall Count...
Great 8, Congrats. Loved the story too up

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#6992177 - 12/11/17 02:54 PM Re: Old 8pt down... [Re: HuntingJunkie]
sbushee Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 07/08/15
Posts: 1852
Boom goes the dynamite

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