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#7009827 - 12/24/17 09:33 AM My two best deer
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Registered: 02/07/08
Posts: 92
Loc: Texas


I have been pretty lucky the past two years. I had the mounted 8 point on camera several times and really was wanting him
but didn't figure it would happen. I hunted about 1 1/2 hours each afternoon after work. On the fourth afternoon while I was turning to leave the stand I saw antlers. Made the shot and he only made it 70 yds. He was my best but short lived as best. The other eight I was able to take after work again. I another camera to the lease and had about 1 hour until dark. I really didn't expect to see anything that afternoon. I was going to sit in the stand and just enjoy the afternoon and colors of fall. I had been watching hawks flying around hunting and playing a game on the phone, only looking up occasionally. After about 30 min. when t looked up all i see was antlers. He turned away from me and just stood there. These was no doubt about him being legal. He started turning and I thought i was going to get a broadside shot but he kept turning until he was facing me and stopped. That was good enough for me. I squeezed the trigger and down he went. I heard him hit the ground from 135 yrds. He will be harder to beat than the other. Been very blessed to get a nice deer two years in a row. I have two or three others on camera that are just as good. Only hunt on 22 acres but hundreds and probably a few thousand acres that join this is bought up by a water district for a lake in the future. Nobody can hunt on it but my time is limited on the 22 acres. I'll enjoy hunting it as long as they will let me.


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#7009858 - 12/24/17 09:57 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
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Nice ones for sure... cheers
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#7009870 - 12/24/17 10:07 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
Always ready 2 hunt Offline
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#7009966 - 12/24/17 11:26 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
Pope&Young Offline
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 5228
Loc: Watauga, TX / Eastland
Dang nice bucks up
Congrats cheers
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#7009979 - 12/24/17 11:32 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
mbavo Offline
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 8706
Loc: odessa tx
Great looking bucks!
Congrats!

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#7009998 - 12/24/17 11:53 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
cheers
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#7010124 - 12/24/17 01:29 PM Re: My two best deer [Re: Pope&Young]
dlrz71 Offline
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Registered: 10/16/07
Posts: 9600
Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
Originally Posted By: Pope&Young
Dang nice bucks up
Congrats cheers

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#7010503 - 12/24/17 07:25 PM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
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Registered: 11/07/15
Posts: 835
Fine ones, congrats!!
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#7010771 - 12/25/17 05:48 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: SnakeWrangler]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7491
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
Nice ones for sure... cheers

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#7010790 - 12/25/17 06:38 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
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Registered: 11/17/09
Posts: 638
Loc: wise county
Awesome deer up
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#7010803 - 12/25/17 06:57 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: Deerhunter61]
Stub Offline
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Registered: 04/27/05
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Loc: The Outer Limits
Good looking bucks up Really like the light and dark color of its antlers and those brows tines on the top 8 congrats cheers
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#7010846 - 12/25/17 07:42 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: Pope&Young]
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Originally Posted By: Pope&Young
Dang nice bucks up
Congrats cheers
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#7011033 - 12/25/17 11:03 AM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
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#7011171 - 12/25/17 01:09 PM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
Red Cloud Offline
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Registered: 09/04/09
Posts: 1932
Loc: Weatherford, Texas
Both very good bucks, your 2017 8 pt, could be the stud I have been hunting for! texas

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#7011174 - 12/25/17 01:19 PM Re: My two best deer [Re: bpc213]
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Loc: Plano. TX
Really nice brow tines! Congrats!
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