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daughters youth season buck #8032652 11/01/20 03:58 PM
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This is my daughter's second year of deer hunting and she is in love with it. She has been helping me do land management, fill feeders, check cameras, and deciding what deer to chase after. We have been watching this buck for 3 years now and decided it was the one for her to go after. We ran cameras all over the ranch to figure out his home territory. Once we figured it out we started feeding alfalfa in that area and moved a corn feeder there as well. It worked, he got very comfortable. We watched him over the past few weeks and she was stoked for Saturday morning to get here. He almost no showed and last minute he came in to hit the fresh bales of alfalfa I put under some pecan trees. She began shaking and getting freeked out. It took a good 5 minutes to talk her down to make the shot. She is shooting a Winchester model 70 featherweight youth in .243. It was a 65 yard shot broadside. The shot hit its mark and the deer jumped and bolted. She thought she missed. I new it was spot on. The deer ran 30 yards, stopped and tipped over dead. She then lost her mind!! I am so happy for her. She couldn't hold the deer up for good pics so we hung it up in the cold weather, after dressing it, for a few hours until it stiffened up enough to set back out for a good picture. I am glad we did because the pics turned out great. The deer is a 6 year old brute. With a 14.5 inch inside spread. He even has a 5 inch kicker hanging straight back over his neck. I have been calling this deer Tallboy, can you tell why? My daughter is 11, it may be a few years to beat this one!

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Great! Great buck and great pics as well. It really helps to let them stiffen so their heads can be held up. Also keeps the neck from just scrunching down into the body. Much more natural look. Beautiful picture. Appreciate the story. Its great you had her be a part of the entire experience instead of just showing up to pull the trigger. Congrats.

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Congratulations!!! Great Buck!!
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My kind of buck! Congratulations on a great deer!

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Congrats to her on a great buck! Really great pics and recap also...that is one memorable hunt that will be hard to be. cheers


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Congrats to little lady clap
Heck of a buck up


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Congrats to the young lady(and dad)! Damn that is a great buck and yep I think it will take awhile before she beats this one.

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Beautiful daughter.


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Originally Posted by Pope&Young
Congrats to little lady clap
Heck of a buck up

And a great story!! Happy Birthday Dad!


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Originally Posted by bobcat1
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Congrats to little lady clap
Heck of a buck up

And a great story!! Happy Birthday Dad!

Good catch on the Happy Birthday.


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Nice, Congrats!

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thanks everyone!!! and yes..... today I turned 40... Not happy about that but this was a great way to celebrate the weekend for sure!

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That’s a Stud Congratulations young lady !!!

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That's a great buck. Congrats to the young lady.

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That’s a great story and pictures! Thanks for sharing and congrats.


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Beautiful buck and congratulations to the little lady! Good on you Dad for using your noggin' to stiffen up the deer for pictures. I wouldn't have thought of that. Way to go. cheers

And regarding 40 - cheer the hell up! It gets a lot worse. roflmao


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Beautiful buck and congratulations to the little lady! Good on you Dad for using your noggin' to stiffen up the deer for pictures. I wouldn't have thought of that. Way to go. cheers

And regarding 40 - cheer the hell up! It gets a lot worse. roflmao



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Congratulations clap

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Awesome buck! Congrats to your daughter, well done! up clap


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Wow what a great buck with character up
Main frame 8 with good mass, tall brow tines, a little palmation going on and a kicker shooting backwards with a great smile from a lovely 11 year old deer slayer, life is good congrats cheers


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