texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
muskieman223, Russ Dunnington, Mscott89, BigOHunter, Beco
66174 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 95,725
bill oxner 60,810
stxranchman 55,458
SnakeWrangler 48,966
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,446
BMD 41,029
Big Orn 37,484
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics443,834
Posts6,439,348
Members66,174
Most Online19,184
Feb 5th, 2020
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
opening day Lampasas county 8pt #7652113 11/04/19 10:52 PM
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 490
C
Capt.JVH Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
C
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 490
I never hold out much hope for opening weekend at my ranch outside of Lometa. The chips have never really fallen into place for me, I am usually either helping my old man hunt or it's to hot. This year my luck changed. Saturday afternoon the wind picked up a little bit so I snuck out to my blind in the middle of my main pasture where I can see about 200-400 yards in any direction and its waste high grass with scattered pecan trees. Around 330 I was watching a main deer trail 200 yards out on the tree line when a doe popped out. Five seconds later a buck appeared with his nose to the ground. I have only seen this guy once before and it was last weekend. I told myself last Friday that if I saw him I was shooting. I new it was him so I grabbed the rifle. He was trailing slow with his head down and never stopped. I let the 300wm shoot and he humped up and dove back into the trees. I new it was a good hit. I walked back to the house and grabbed Pepper, my Catahoula and went back out. She made short work of the blood trail. 30 yards at best, but still good work for her. I couldn't be happier with this deer. He is my biggest 8 point to date. And in my opinion a great deer for northern Lampasas county. We don't see to many larger 8's on my place. Just thought I would share. I didnt hear much shooting this weekend either.

John

[Linked Image]

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7652115 11/04/19 10:54 PM
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,421
B
Big_Ag Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
B
Joined: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,421
That's a good one! Congrats!

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Big_Ag] #7652130 11/04/19 11:08 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 48,966
S
SnakeWrangler Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
S
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 48,966
Originally Posted by Big_Ag
That's a good one! Congrats!

Nice buck....


Originally Posted By: skinnerback
Milf does the trick.

"You're statistically more likely to be killed by Hillary Clinton than an NRA member. - PolitiDiva

"You Cannot Simultaneously Be Politically Correct And Intellectually Honest!"
Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Big_Ag] #7652170 11/04/19 11:48 PM
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 4,506
B
bobcat1 Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
B
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 4,506
Originally Posted by Big_Ag
That's a good one! Congrats!


Bobby Barnett

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7652209 11/05/19 12:22 AM
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 4,182
H
hetman Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
H
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 4,182
Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Originally Posted by Big_Ag
That's a good one! Congrats!

Nice buck....


[Linked Image]

You made a mistake
You got the wrong guy
Iím only guilty of a damn good time

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: bobcat1] #7652234 11/05/19 12:42 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 3,792
RedSnake Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 3,792
Originally Posted by bobcat1
Originally Posted by Big_Ag
That's a good one! Congrats!


Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7652347 11/05/19 02:21 AM
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,938
R
Ranch Dawg Offline
Extreme Tracker
Offline
Extreme Tracker
R
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 3,938
clap

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7652353 11/05/19 02:26 AM
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 1,032
S
Stratgolfer Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
S
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 1,032
I hunt down the road and was happy I got an 8 that was half as wide and half as tall. Great buck.


"I was called by the Yorkers a outlaw, and later by the english a rebel" Ethan Allen
Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7652366 11/05/19 02:34 AM
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 10,732
B
bucksnbass357 Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
B
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 10,732
Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Originally Posted by Big_Ag
That's a good one! Congrats!

Nice buck....

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7652378 11/05/19 02:45 AM
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 7,248
P
Pope&Young Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
P
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 7,248
Good looking buck up
Congrats cheers


Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7652572 11/05/19 01:21 PM
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 2,594
S
sbushee Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
S
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 2,594
Very nice

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7652595 11/05/19 01:36 PM
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,051
T
TKandMike Online Content
Pro Tracker
Online Content
Pro Tracker
T
Joined: Aug 2016
Posts: 1,051
very nice

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7653159 11/05/19 10:32 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 17,116
P
Pitchfork Predator Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
P
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 17,116
Very nice buck. Congrats! up


Marc C. Helfrich
Retirement Planner

www.insured-wealth.com
469-323-8920
Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7653181 11/05/19 11:00 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 18,548
E
Erathkid Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
E
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 18,548
That's a pretty deer. Pretty dog too. Looks just like my.mini Aussie, only larger. Luna even has the blue right eye.

Last edited by Erathkid; 11/05/19 11:01 PM.

Life is too short, as is. Don't chance it.
Don't text and drive.
Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7653193 11/05/19 11:07 PM
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,768
W
westtexaswatkins Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
Online Content
THF Trophy Hunter
W
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 7,768
Great looking buck. Congrats up

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7653201 11/05/19 11:09 PM
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 27,167
S
Stub Online Happy
THF Celebrity
Online Happy
THF Celebrity
S
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 27,167
Congratulations that is a heck of an 8 point anywhere cheers Very symmetrical, big thick bases and a wide one to boot up
Do you know how wide of an inside spread?

BTW good looking pup!

Last edited by Stub; 11/05/19 11:10 PM.

texas flag [Linked Image]

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7653238 11/05/19 11:41 PM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 3,533
J
Jimbo1 Online Content
Extreme Tracker
Online Content
Extreme Tracker
J
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 3,533
Great buck, Congrats!

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7653367 11/06/19 01:39 AM
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 490
C
Capt.JVH Offline OP
Bird Dog
OP Offline
Bird Dog
C
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 490
Thanks everyone! Stub, he almost broke 20 inches inside. His g3's flared out a little giving him a little extra something on the measurement. As for Pepper, she's my biggest pain in the butt yet my favorite hunting partner all rolled into 1. She is the typical Catahoula. Hyper, hard headed, and very smart. She only listens to me and goes out of her way to ignore everyone else. My wife hates her. But she can track blood like its nobody's business. I've watched her pick fights with more than one hog. She lost a few of them but won a few as well. I have to carry a medical stapler in my hunting pack just for her. I've thought about offering her services for tracking but just don't know how she will react with other hunters around. It has always just been me. Maybe when she gets a bit older. She is 3 1/2 right now.

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7653380 11/06/19 01:47 AM
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 740
J
jakebunch Online Content
Tracker
Online Content
Tracker
J
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 740
Nice buck. Real pretty dog. Catahoula is a great breed.

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7654434 11/07/19 12:42 AM
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 95,725
dogcatcher Online Content
THF Celebrity
Online Content
THF Celebrity
Joined: Jul 2006
Posts: 95,725
cheers


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

[Linked Image]
Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7655114 11/07/19 06:17 PM
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 241
K
Katy Tigers Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
K
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 241
Good deer!

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7655204 11/07/19 07:53 PM
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,742
W
Western Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
W
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 27,742
About as purdy 8 as you're going to find


Die young,,,,as old as you can....

"Don't trust everything you read on the Internet"- Abraham Lincoln

Dennis

Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7655246 11/07/19 08:32 PM
Joined: Aug 2006
Posts: 9,661
C
colt45 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
C
Joined: Aug 2006
Posts: 9,661
congrats up


hold on Newt, we got a runaway
Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7655445 11/08/19 12:13 AM
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 7,896
1
10pointers Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
Offline
THF Trophy Hunter
1
Joined: Apr 2007
Posts: 7,896
Fantastic buck congrats


Signature images may not be larger than 600 pixels wide by 125 pixels tall. That smile says it all
[North Dakota -16degrees

"Things may come to those who wait, but only those things left by those who hustle."
- Abraham Lincoln
Re: opening day Lampasas county 8pt [Re: Capt.JVH] #7655461 11/08/19 12:25 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,234
T
tophorsecop Offline
Pro Tracker
Offline
Pro Tracker
T
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,234
Very symmetrical, a fine buck anywhere, and I think it would make a great looking Euro-mount...


"Guns don't kill people, Guns kill dinner!"
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