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Re: Fun in Nebraska #7674136 11/27/19 09:13 PM
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I was able to get away from work for a couple of days to chase whitetails up in Nebraska. I had tags for a buck and two does.

I shot the first doe @ 325 yards. I decided to do a neck shot so I aimed for the lower portion of the neck. I her in the bottom of the neck and instantly took out the jugular. She dropped instantly. If I do that type of shot again, I will better study the deer's anatomy ahead of time. Game and Fish aged her at 3.
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I shot my buck about 200 yards. He never reacted so I thought that I had missed. After a long 1-2 seconds later he started to walk off but was wobbling. He only took a couple of steps. Huge blood trail over a small area. Game and Fish aged him at 3.5.
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This is the opposite side. He was slightly quartered when I shot. He never reacted to getting hit kind of like an bull elk.
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I really wanted to shoot my last doe at an extended distance. She just would not cooperate. She eventually walked within 200 yards. No neck shot this time; did the chest. She dropped instantly. Game and Fish aged her at least 5 years old.

It was tempting to hold out for a larger buck but with two day to hunt, I had to set realistic expectations. I brought home a lot of meat which was the main goal. I will be going back at some point; hopefully with more time to hunt.

Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: AZ_Hunter_2000] #7674143 11/27/19 09:21 PM
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What are you using, a cannon? grin


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Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: hook_n_line] #7674147 11/27/19 09:25 PM
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I used a T3X in 300 Win Mag shooting 190 grain Bergers. Been a lethal combination so far.

Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: AZ_Hunter_2000] #7674149 11/27/19 09:31 PM
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I'd say so. Nice deer.


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Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: AZ_Hunter_2000] #7675383 11/29/19 12:05 PM
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Nice buck, congrats. up


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Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: AZ_Hunter_2000] #7675387 11/29/19 12:31 PM
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cheers That's a lot of venison on one trip.


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Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: AZ_Hunter_2000] #7675642 11/29/19 07:05 PM
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Nice, buck and does


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Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: AZ_Hunter_2000] #7675688 11/29/19 08:59 PM
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That’s a lot of gun for whitetail but nice job.


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Re: Fun in Nebraska [Re: AZ_Hunter_2000] #7675692 11/29/19 09:05 PM
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Pile of deer right there. That load really does the trick eh? That exit wound is something else. I would name that load "hammer of Thor"


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Maybe name the rifle "Thor"


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