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San Saba Elk? #7695057 12/21/19 05:40 PM
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Am I looking at an Elk on my game cam??? anyone seen this before.....

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Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695061 12/21/19 05:43 PM
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Red deer, looks like.


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Great eating either way.... food


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Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7695071 12/21/19 05:51 PM
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Great eating either way.... food



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Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: Stub] #7695107 12/21/19 06:21 PM
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Red stag, we got one in Hamilton Co.

Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695122 12/21/19 06:32 PM
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Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MoTex] #7695127 12/21/19 06:36 PM
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Thanks that makes more sense, my hunting group was convinced an exotic got loose lol!!!!

If he shows his head anytime but middle of the night we'll be on it.

Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695130 12/21/19 06:40 PM
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Originally Posted by MarkTwain00
Thanks that makes more sense, my hunting group was convinced an exotic got loose lol!!!!

If he shows his head anytime but middle of the night we'll be on it.

Your group is still right - he is an exotic. rifle


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Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695143 12/21/19 07:03 PM
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And since an exotic you could shoot him at night correct?

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Make sure you have help to get it out! We had four so it wasn’t too bad.

Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695177 12/21/19 08:00 PM
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Whatever it is, blast it!!!

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Originally Posted by Big8
And since an exotic you could shoot him at night correct?


You bet!

Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695188 12/21/19 08:11 PM
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That’s what I thought, but in Lee county the only exotics we have are of a different variety all together grin

Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: decook] #7695193 12/21/19 08:16 PM
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Since someone mentioned them being in other counties I wasn't sure if they have a population or if they escape from a high fence place, but I guess your point is anything not native is an exotic.

I've never seen one before so I'm just curious.

Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695350 12/21/19 11:12 PM
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Red.

I’ve been in San Saba 11 seasons now, seen 3 Reds and one moved in till the neighbor shot him.

Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695598 12/22/19 04:41 AM
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Re: San Saba Elk? [Re: MarkTwain00] #7695875 12/22/19 05:22 PM
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Large herds of them in young co. south of Graham, one ran over on 16 8 miles south of town 2 weeks ago, know a guy along the Brazos that has had 10-15 in his coastal field 8-10 years ago.

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Red stag. My cousin shot one last week. Amazing table fare. Get it if you can

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Red stag. We had one roaming our property in McMulloch Co. last year.

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Nice stag

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Originally Posted by bp3
Large herds of them in young co. south of Graham, one ran over on 16 8 miles south of town 2 weeks ago, know a guy along the Brazos that has had 10-15 in his coastal field 8-10 years ago.

Cool my new lease is in this area hope to get the chance to meet up with one


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We had 3 Red deer on our lease last year in San Saba county. We are just south of Cherokee, lost 2 of them when bow season started. The third was seen on camera Think in early February but have not seen since.

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Really? Sure wish they'd make their way north a bit. I hunt off of 16 north of Loving and also have a place out by Bryson...but if one did show up I don't know what the hell I'd do with it. I tore my right bicep tendon trying to lift one my brother shot on an exotic ranch 12 years ago and there were at least 4 of us lifting that beast up. Fortunately I had shot one before hand too as I wouldn't have even been able to shoot my gun afterwards. I do use a hoist but the hoist isn't rated for the weight of a red stag. They sure are tasty.

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Large herds of them in young co. south of Graham, one ran over on 16 8 miles south of town 2 weeks ago, know a guy along the Brazos that has had 10-15 in his coastal field 8-10 years ago.


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