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Wyo Mule Deer #8019250 10/22/20 02:14 PM
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The hunting hangover is real!! Still feeling it after spending a week chasing mule deer with three of my best hunting buddies. They were 2/2 on pronghorn and on opening day we had some adventures. I had a buck killed right in front of me (350y) by another hunter who was also stalking in (after he crossed a private closed gate- but thats another story). It worked out for the best though because later that day we were resting and a group of hunters busted a TALL 4x4 right to us. My buddy made a great running shot at 75 yards and rolled the buck. Turns out he was the deer I had glassed up the day before season and he was the reason we started in that area to begin with!!! Gotta love when things work out. That deer had 21" G2s and grossed just over 160".

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We logged some serious miles trying to get away from the pressure and it finally paid off again on the 5th day when we got on a group of bucks way out in a flat where no one else was hunting... because it looked like a pancake. But there was some incredible micro terrain that this bachelor group was wisely using. The shot was right at 425 yards into a 20mph wind that was quartering to full value. I gotta give FiremanJG some credit again here-- I took his class summer of 2019 and shot his match that summer as well. The lessons of measuring and shooting into wind at distance plus the confidence of running my rifle to 800 yards repeatedly were invaluable in making this shot. I made the first shot, dropping a large, old 3x4 with eye guards and my buddy was able to then connect on the next biggest buck, a really nice symmetrical 4x4. My buck is at the taxidermist but before we got there we measured his G2s- 20" and he was 26 3/4" wide.

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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019273 10/22/20 02:44 PM
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Outstanding and congrats!!


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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019278 10/22/20 02:51 PM
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Awesome story! Congratulations on some great trophies.


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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019289 10/22/20 02:59 PM
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Great bucks, congratulations!


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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019394 10/22/20 04:00 PM
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Great story and a couple great bucks too !

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Cheers!

Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019404 10/22/20 04:06 PM
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Great story and pics. Sounds like yall had a fine hunt. Congrats on the very nice deer!

Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019409 10/22/20 04:14 PM
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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019416 10/22/20 04:23 PM
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Great Mulie buck ! up


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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019474 10/22/20 05:07 PM
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Would love to see the pronghorn pictures too, if you have them.


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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8019521 10/22/20 05:44 PM
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Outstanding Muley!

Congrats

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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: ILUVBIGBUCKS] #8020728 10/23/20 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by ILUVBIGBUCKS
Outstanding Muley!

Congrats

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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8021985 10/24/20 01:48 PM
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Congrats!

Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8021998 10/24/20 02:04 PM
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Very nice. Mule deer in open country has to be my very favorite type of hunting!!!!

Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8022005 10/24/20 02:12 PM
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Exceptional!


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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8022147 10/24/20 05:42 PM
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cheers Nothing better than a mule deer spot and stalk hunt! Congrats cheers


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Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8027571 10/28/20 03:57 PM
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Man, those are some nice deer. Looks like ya'll had a blast!

Re: Wyo Mule Deer [Re: duckhunter175] #8028381 10/29/20 01:41 AM
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Great looking bucks! I'm totally useless right now. I start hunting Muleys in New Mexico on Saturday.....can't wait!


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Wow! Nice

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