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Finally Scored-TX Muley #7704275 01/01/20 07:26 PM
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I've been able to put in the time but just haven't found what I was looking for until yesterday. The wind turbine project behind built on our mule deer place have moved the deer around some it seems, as they have been very hard to find, at least for me. Decided to spend the day hiking/hunting a section of the ranch void of roads, cattle, people, and unfortunately elevation change. It is about 5 square miles of flat sandy country with scattered mesquite patches. Had only seen a couple of does until about 2:30 in the afternoon. I was walking by a very small and unimpressive patch of mesquite when unexpectedly, a doe bounced out of the middle of it, trotting off about 140 yds or so I'd guess. Not surprisingly, a buck from the same brush stood up and followed her out there, quartering away. The sticks were already set for a standing shot, and the139gr Scenar from the Tikka T3x 6.5 entered in front of the hing quarter, and exited about 6" behind the off shoulder. Impressive penetration and performance for sure, This was actually my first big buck kill (8x8, 29" wide) with that particular bullet

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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704286 01/01/20 07:34 PM
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Great looking buck....


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704287 01/01/20 07:34 PM
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Very Nice congratulations!!!

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704295 01/01/20 07:42 PM
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That is a helluva Mulie!!! Congrats Sir cheers


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704318 01/01/20 07:54 PM
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Congrats, great buck!

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704389 01/01/20 08:43 PM
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Dang nice buck JG. I've considered the 139 Scenar for my 6.5 PRC, but not sure if the extra velocity over the Creed, will be a problem.


Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704409 01/01/20 08:53 PM
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Very nice MD. Congrats clap

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704413 01/01/20 08:55 PM
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Great buck! We have some of those big grass flats where we hunt, know they hold game but very hard areas to hunt.

That sucks about the wind turbines. Man I hate those things

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704414 01/01/20 08:55 PM
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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704415 01/01/20 08:55 PM
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What season was still open?

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: bp3] #7704429 01/01/20 09:01 PM
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Originally Posted by bp3
What season was still open?


That was my question as well. I live in Amarillo and our muley season ended several weeks ago in panhandle.


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704447 01/01/20 09:16 PM
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This is MLD ground.

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704467 01/01/20 09:25 PM
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Great looking Mulie!


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704496 01/01/20 09:46 PM
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nice


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704526 01/01/20 10:03 PM
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Awesome buck!

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704547 01/01/20 10:19 PM
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great buck, congrats

Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: 2Beez] #7704570 01/01/20 10:39 PM
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That is a helluva Mulie!!! Congrats Sir cheers


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704576 01/01/20 10:44 PM
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Excellent hunting, very well done. Congratulations! That's a beautiful muley.


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704599 01/01/20 10:56 PM
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great Texas buck, great job


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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704625 01/01/20 11:12 PM
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yes sir , very nice

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Congrats!!

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Re: Finally Scored-TX Muley [Re: Jgraider] #7704639 01/01/20 11:22 PM
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Beautiful deer.


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Awesome job. cheers

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