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Mule Deer Success #7676166 11/30/19 04:35 PM
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I was invited to hunt with a good friend Dkershen on his families ranch. He has managed the ranch for over 20 years and it shows. With this being my first mule deer hunt and it was very special I prepared before having Fireman JG load rounds for my 300 Win Mag and had the dope to 800 even though that was not needed. On Friday evening we scouted the ranch and came across 4 shooters. Taking Dave’s advise and expertise with mule deer we selected a small blind on the edge of the wheat field. So the next morning I got set up in the blind at 6:30 and the field was clear. At approximately 7:30 a herd of foes entered the field from my right with a mature buck. They were on the move and crossed the field before coming to a stop. I checked my range finder and had the buck at 283 yards, but was contorted in the stand as my 300 Win Mag is long and the blind is very small. I despised to pass as I did not believe the shot would be clean. I looked to my right and another buck came in the field following them. I shot him at 75 yards around 7:45. Dkershen has become a great friend over the years and this ranch is just beautiful. I love to hunt as it is my passion and for me this is defined as harvesting mature animals, cooking, hanging out with buddies and campfires. For me this was not just a wonderful weekend, but a true trophy bunch that is getting shoulder mounted.

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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676175 11/30/19 04:43 PM
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Beauty congrats!


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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676179 11/30/19 04:49 PM
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Yep congrats!


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Never been to a camping world. I prefer Dick's to be honest.
Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676185 11/30/19 04:56 PM
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Congrats Ramsey thats a great looking buck cheers


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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676187 11/30/19 04:58 PM
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Thx Ramsey. Was a great hunt with a good friend. up


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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676195 11/30/19 05:06 PM
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Looks like you had a great time spent with a great friend cheers
The buck was just a bonus... Congrats
cheers


Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676198 11/30/19 05:10 PM
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Congrats on a nice buck and a great hunt.

Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676236 11/30/19 05:54 PM
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Well done. That’s hard to beat.


cheers Thank ya'll for your participation.
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Originally Posted by Jgraider
Congrats on a nice buck and a great hunt.


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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676292 11/30/19 07:30 PM
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Rams also pitched in trying to help my brother and I locate this cull buck for a friend. Was his first buck and he found that hunting culls is often a lot harder than trophy hunting. [Linked Image]


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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676303 11/30/19 07:44 PM
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No better trophy IMHO than a mature Mule Deer buck. up


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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676537 12/01/19 02:05 AM
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Congrats

Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676565 12/01/19 02:42 AM
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Very nice Mulie! Congrats Sir!! cheers


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cheers


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Nice Mulie and looks like a fun trip

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Congrats Rams...great job for both you and David.... cheers


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Actually, BBC is pretty damn good

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Re: Mule Deer Success [Re: Ramsey] #7676616 12/01/19 03:45 AM
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Congrats on a goo one. Good hunt/good friends greatness


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Mainstream news might be fun to watch
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Fun times and congrats!

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Nice Mulie.


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That is an awesome experience gents.


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Sounds like a nice stick Fitz.

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Congrats on the mulie! Beautiful place to hunt and you can't ask for a better host than Dkershen. He's a good man and an awesome host!

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Nicely done on all fronts.

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cheers

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Originally Posted by NDN98
Congrats on the mulie! Beautiful place to hunt and you can't ask for a better host than Dkershen. He's a good man and an awesome host!

Thanks for the kind words Clint.


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