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Son Got a Nice 8 #8105889 12/28/20 08:19 PM
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My 13 year old has been with me quite a few hunts this season pursuing this nice 8. He eluded us for much of the season, but we made a last minute decision on 12/23 at lunchtime to pack up and head straight to the lease. Got there just about 3:40 or so. Crazy 20+ mph winds, so I was thinking it wouldn't be a good hunt. We saw 11 different deer, but they are were all very skittish and didn't stick around long at all. With less than 10 minutes left, my son saw our target buck appear from the brush. He waited patiently for him to come out and give a shot angle. One shot from the Sako 85 Finnlight .270 from 100 yards nailed him. I watched him kick up and dart into the thick mesquite brush. We waited about 15 minutes and found blood right way, but couldn't follow the trail for very long in the dark. Didn't matter though as we found him about 50 yards from the shot. Great hunt and I'm proud of his persistence and commitment.

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Heโ€™s a stud of a buck, congrats to your son!!!


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Great buck. Really nice. Good job all around. Any measurements on him?


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Re: Son Got a Nice 8 [Re: Gringo Bling] #8105913 12/28/20 08:40 PM
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Thanks. I didn't have time to score him because we dropped the head off for a Euro and headed back home the next morning. I hope to get it back this weekend and I'll score him then.

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Good mass and length, looks like a good 130ish 8 to me. Congrats

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Very nice, congrats!

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Congrats to your son good looking deer!!

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Love 8s, good one

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Great buck, congrats to your son.

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Great buck good job! Your son needs to wash his face itโ€™s all blue...๐Ÿ˜œ

Re: Son Got a Nice 8 [Re: Gringo Bling] #8106276 12/29/20 02:43 AM
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Why would anyone be blue after shooting a great buck like that one? bolt


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Good looking buck congrats up


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Great buck young man

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Dang nice buck!
Congrats to the young man up


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Originally Posted by Pope&Young
Dang nice buck!
Congrats to the young man up

cheers


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Dang nice buck!
Congrats to the young man up

cheers

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Nice buck, congrats to your son. up


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Nice deer. Congrats!

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Originally Posted by Pope&Young
Dang nice buck!
Congrats to the young man up

cheers


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Congratulations to your son on a really nice eight!

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Wow nice!


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Excellent deer. Congratulations.


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Congrats to you and your son!


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