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Just out of Range! #5369671 10/20/14 03:10 PM
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Saturday morning I had this guy come by just a little out of my bow range. He peaked out behind the bushes at about 50 yards and kept moving right on past me. The closest he got was maybe 45 yards. Never thought about going to the feeder at all. I got the video just as he was about to disappear. He looked to be a main frame 10 or 11 with maybe another point or two mixed in. This is one of the biggest deer Ive seen on our place for sure though. Nothing like a big one to get your heart pumping! Hopefully I can get another shot at him next weekend! Let me know what you guys think of him.

(I know some guys can make a 45yard shot with their bow but Im just not comfortable taking a shot that long yet. I would rather wait and see if I cant get him a little closer)



Re: Just out of Range! [Re: jcneef] #5369678 10/20/14 03:15 PM
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Good decision. a 45 yard shot on a Texas whitetail is very iffy.

He's a nice buck. up


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Nice one, better luck next time.


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Re: Just out of Range! [Re: jcneef] #5369688 10/20/14 03:21 PM
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Great looking buck and kudos to you for knowing your comfort zone and holding off. It's very early and another opportunity should arise. Good luck!!

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Nice deer.


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Re: Just out of Range! [Re: 82Ag] #5369706 10/20/14 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted By: 82Ag
Great looking buck and kudos to you for knowing your comfort zone and holding off. It's very early and another opportunity should arise. Good luck!!

No doubt. Hope you can connect


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Re: Just out of Range! [Re: jcneef] #5369733 10/20/14 03:44 PM
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STUD! Good luck!


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Great looking buck cheers



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nice deer

Re: Just out of Range! [Re: jcneef] #5369882 10/20/14 04:42 PM
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That's a nice looking deer. I hope you can get him.


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Re: Just out of Range! [Re: jcneef] #5370092 10/20/14 06:40 PM
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Tough to do sometimes when it's a great buck like that but always a wise choice no matter trophy or doe.


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Originally Posted By: WTGuide
That's why I rifle


I will definitely be using the rifle when its legal up I just like getting a months head start with the bow!

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That is one great Buck and you are one good sportsman. Too many folks would take a chance and wound and lose a nice buck under those circumstances. I respect you sir!!!!

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I think I would've have cried! Lol


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