texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Tx87hntr, Wallace Rutigliano, AR15gunner, Enriquegod, PewPewPew
65916 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 94,705
bill oxner 58,372
stxranchman 55,296
SnakeWrangler 47,531
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,436
BMD 41,029
Big Orn 37,484
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics439,700
Posts6,379,367
Members65,916
Most Online16,728
Mar 25th, 2012
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Pictures of Bucks You Let #7206680 06/24/18 12:37 AM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 26,441
S
Stub Online Happy OP
THF Celebrity
OP Online Happy
THF Celebrity
S
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 26,441
walk last season in hopes of them maturing or putting on a few more inches.

I have/had access to 80 acres and only hunted the east 40. I knew the 40 to the west was about to have new neighbors, also new hunting neighbors a short distance to the east, so the honey hole is shrinking.
Thats alright for I would rather pass on a nice not fully mature buck and hope I see him bigger and badder next year, versus shooting one to say I shot a nice buck. To each their own not knocking anyone who does up

I saw these bucks on multiple occasions over a two week period from about mid Nov. through Dec 5.

Not a big one but got dang near next to the blind



This is a nice main frame 10 with a split brow, saw him many times.





This is a stud young 8 that in 2 or 3 years should be awesome.




Only saw this young Huge Body 8 once when he briefly stepped out by the feeder and the 10 ran him off.


And this big boy with a tall rack but short tines reminds me of what I see a lot of panhandle type bucks.









Last edited by Stub; 06/24/18 12:40 AM.

texas flag [Linked Image]

Happy Holidays!!
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7206690 06/24/18 12:49 AM
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 3,234
B
billyhunt Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
B
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 3,234
Super bucks Stub!!! Didn't see this one, was out of the blind, stupid stupid me, but would of let him walk, well maybe, cause he was a NICE 10 earlier in the year.

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7206695 06/24/18 12:53 AM
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,115
D
DoubleTrouble Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
D
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,115
https://photos.app.goo.gl/nZm7GoFYNzjPVUuB9

Two yards w bow.....let him walk.




Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: DoubleTrouble] #7206698 06/24/18 12:59 AM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 26,441
S
Stub Online Happy OP
THF Celebrity
OP Online Happy
THF Celebrity
S
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 26,441
Originally Posted By: DoubleTrouble
https://photos.app.goo.gl/nZm7GoFYNzjPVUuB9

Two yards w bow.....let him walk.


Wow even though the pic is a little blurry, he looks like a dandy especially for bow hunting up

Last edited by Stub; 06/24/18 01:00 AM.

texas flag [Linked Image]

Happy Holidays!!
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7206701 06/24/18 01:01 AM
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 1,396
L
Lakhota Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
L
Joined: Sep 2015
Posts: 1,396
Those are some nice bucks Stub, hope one is around for you this year.

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7206708 06/24/18 01:11 AM
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 55,296
S
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi
Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi
S
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 55,296
First saw this buck in 2016 and thought he could be a 2yr old.


Then last year in 2017 I let him walk again as a 3 yr old. I know he made it thru again so interested to see what he looks like this year.


Had this young 5x5 show up in Sept last year and he made the season also. Thinking he could be a 2 yr old, possibly a 3 yr old max.




Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7206728 06/24/18 01:32 AM
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,080
B
breadman Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
B
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 2,080

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7206748 06/24/18 01:45 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,429
I
ImTheReasonDovesMourn Online Content
Snarky Mark
Online Content
Snarky Mark
I
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,429
These are from 2017 and 2016. He's back this year. He'll be #1 on my list.



Originally Posted by KRoyal
Haha yea I polished that thing for hours.
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7207136 06/24/18 05:32 PM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 94,705
dogcatcher Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 94,705
Great looking deer!!!


Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
_____________"Illegitimus non carborundum est"_______________


[Linked Image]
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7207168 06/24/18 06:22 PM
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 7,755
S
Simple Searcher Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
S
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 7,755
At 3 years old he had a single drop tine



At 4 years old (last season) he has double drop tines



Gonna be fun to see him this year, is he survives the acorn binge again.


[Linked Image]
"Man is still a hunter, still a simple searcher after meat..." Robert C. Ruark
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7207210 06/24/18 07:25 PM
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 178
2
270Sendero Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
2
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 178
Some great looking bucks guys

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: 270Sendero] #7207797 06/25/18 01:07 PM
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 7,785
D
Deerhunter61 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
D
Joined: Aug 2008
Posts: 7,785
Originally Posted By: 270Sendero
Some great looking bucks guys

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7207838 06/25/18 01:39 PM
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,734
W
westtexaswatkins Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,734
I had tons of 3 year olds last year. Hoping in the next couple of seasons all my patience will pay off.



Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7208033 06/25/18 05:18 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,632
I
ijohnston Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
I
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,632


Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7208041 06/25/18 05:28 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 4,404
W
Wilhunt Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
W
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 4,404
Those 2 and 3 year bucks look awful good for their age. All nice.

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7208055 06/25/18 05:47 PM
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 32,019
R
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
R
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 32,019
Think this guy will be 5 this season, we are uncertain and seem to go round and round about it.







It's hell eatin em live
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7208147 06/25/18 07:54 PM
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 178
2
270Sendero Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
2
Joined: Jan 2016
Posts: 178
Not too long ago almost all of these bucks would have been shot. At least the guys I learned to hunt from would have shot them. Amazing how times have changed

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7208361 06/26/18 12:19 AM
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 32,019
R
redchevy Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
R
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 32,019
I bet lots of bucks like the ones shared here died last year still.


It's hell eatin em live
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7208806 06/26/18 03:50 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,865
C
ChadTRG42 Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
C
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,865
I have let 2 good bucks walk in the past several years. Both ended up getting shot by another hunter on our place. Both bucks were nice to look at, but were young and not your large rack type of buck. I watched one buck for 2 years and saw him get bigger the second year and was great to watch. He got shot by another member a few weeks later. Maybe one of these days.....



Custom and Precision Ammunition!!
www.DallasReloads.com
Type 01 and Type 06 FFL
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: ChadTRG42] #7208827 06/26/18 04:25 PM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,291
8
8pointdrop Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
8
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,291
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
I have let 2 good bucks walk in the past several years. Both ended up getting shot by another hunter on our place. Both bucks were nice to look at, but were young and not your large rack type of buck. I watched one buck for 2 years and saw him get bigger the second year and was great to watch. He got shot by another member a few weeks later. Maybe one of these days.....

I can understand neighbors, but lease members killing young buck that should walk?? I think that would really bother me....which is why I lease alone. Costs more but worth it when I think of situations like this.

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: redchevy] #7208830 06/26/18 04:27 PM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,291
8
8pointdrop Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
8
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 5,291
Originally Posted By: redchevy
I bet lots of bucks like the ones shared here died last year still.

At least a few of these bucks pictured are probably dead for whatever reason. Risk you take letting them walk. The buck you posted would have me second guessing myself as soon as he walked off.

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7208869 06/26/18 05:02 PM
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 55,296
S
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi
Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi
S
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 55,296
After the season was over I sat down and looked at TC pics that were current and found over 40 bucks had made it thru the season. I have several right now using the water trough and corn feeder at the house. Lot of bucks moved off early then moved back in. Some bucks moved in and never left. This buck showed up at the house one day late in Sept. and was here the rest of the season. Now comes to the feeder almost everyday. I probably should name him Lucky since in late Dec one morning when I was heading out I found him hung up in the barb wire fence. He must have misjudged his jump and landed on top of the fence. He was hung up with top wire under his flank and both back legs in the 2 second wire. Must have just happened since the ground was not tore up. I blinded him with the ranger lights then crawled under the fence and got his back legs over the top wire. I was worried he had cut his flank and belly up on the wire but he was not hurt since I seen him 2 days later.
Here is last year in first pic and then this year in second pic. He appears to have injured the tip of his right main beam, interested to see if it splits there.





Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: 8pointdrop] #7209104 06/26/18 09:12 PM
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,865
C
ChadTRG42 Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
C
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 15,865
Originally Posted By: 8pointdrop
Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
I have let 2 good bucks walk in the past several years. Both ended up getting shot by another hunter on our place. Both bucks were nice to look at, but were young and not your large rack type of buck. I watched one buck for 2 years and saw him get bigger the second year and was great to watch. He got shot by another member a few weeks later. Maybe one of these days.....

I can understand neighbors, but lease members killing young buck that should walk?? I think that would really bother me....which is why I lease alone. Costs more but worth it when I think of situations like this.


I would agree. I stopped worrying about what other hunters shot years ago. I get it. Who am I to tell someone they can't take a nice buck. Yes, it's not a huge wall hanger in my book but both bucks were nice to look at. I get it. In a perfect would, I would love to let all the smaller bucks walk to get bigger.



Custom and Precision Ammunition!!
www.DallasReloads.com
Type 01 and Type 06 FFL
Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: Stub] #7209115 06/26/18 09:23 PM
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 27,716
S
SapperTitan Offline
Taking Requests
Offline
Taking Requests
S
Joined: Nov 2010
Posts: 27,716
Y’all know you can’t let them walk if you never see them in person and only have game cam pics of them at night right? roflmao bolt

Re: Pictures of Bucks You Let [Re: SapperTitan] #7209155 06/26/18 10:10 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,429
I
ImTheReasonDovesMourn Online Content
Snarky Mark
Online Content
Snarky Mark
I
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,429
Originally Posted By: SapperTitan
Y’all know you can’t let them walk if you never see them in person and only have game cam pics of them at night right? roflmao bolt


I didn't shoot a deer, but I looked at a bunch of young bucks and a couple mature bucks through my scope last year. This 2yo has plenty of potential and he's back this year. I'll pass on him again. Eat my dust Scotty boy. roflmao



Originally Posted by KRoyal
Haha yea I polished that thing for hours.
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3