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2020 Buck #8119170 01/07/21 05:07 PM
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I took this buck in the very northern part of Medina County in the hill country on a lf place. He looked to be the oldest of the 3 ten pointers I was seeing. The processor/taxidermist aged him as being between 8.5 and 9.5 years old. Called him Methusalah. Hope I dont break a tooth on his gravy! [Linked Image]
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welcome Congrats on a great looking post mature buck!


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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8119208 01/07/21 05:30 PM
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Welcome to our forum and congrats on the buck. Older is always better.

Last edited by freerange; 01/07/21 05:30 PM.

Keep your gratitude higher than your expectations. RWH
Re: 2020 Buck [Re: freerange] #8119222 01/07/21 05:37 PM
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Thanks. Yes, this one definitely had time to spread his genes. I actually had a 4.5-5.5 year old 11 point this season that I let walk. Hopefully I see him next season. No guarantees obviously, but the only way to shoot old bucks is to let the young ones walk. Our lease group is doing better with that than we used to.

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Having all lease members on the same page is critical to getting anything done. Then hopefully that "page" you are all on is one with realistic expectations. Not that I know anything but since you are new I thought I would throw some basics at you from my point of view. Once again, welcome, this forum is very very informative if you are wanting to learn stuff, and entertaining.


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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: freerange] #8119246 01/07/21 05:54 PM
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Originally Posted by freerange
Having all lease members on the same page is critical to getting anything done. Then hopefully that "page" you are all on is one with realistic expectations. Not that I know anything but since you are new I thought I would throw some basics at you from my point of view. Once again, welcome, this forum is very very informative if you are wanting to learn stuff, and entertaining.


Thanks! I appreciate it. I actually had been on here probably 10 years ago but lost/forgot my old login info and had to create a new account. We have just 5 hunters on the 1100 acre ranch and share fence lines with a couple of well managed ranches that are much much larger than ours. Our main concern right now is that we only had a 38% fawn survival rate last year with hogs and coyotes being the main factors in that.

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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8119425 01/07/21 07:33 PM
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Definitely a post mature deer looking at those molars!

Great looking deer to.

Congrats


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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8119539 01/07/21 08:52 PM
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Congrats

Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8119551 01/07/21 08:56 PM
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Great old buck, Congrats cheers and welcome to the THF


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Congrats cheers Nice buck up

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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8119629 01/07/21 09:53 PM
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I always grind old deer into hamburger or sausage.

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Originally Posted by stxranchman
welcome Congrats on a great looking post mature buck!


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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: TXhogkilr] #8119733 01/07/21 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by TXhogkilr
I always grind old deer into hamburger or sausage.

I had salami, fresh link, chorizo and hamburger made from it. I did have one backstrap left whole and the other cut into tenderized steaks. Hopefully they will be good after a 24 hour soak in buttermilk. But we will see.

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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8120300 01/08/21 04:21 AM
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Great harvest. Now if you can just get everybody else to let the babies grow up you'll have lots of grand pa's to chose from!

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Congrats!

Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8120765 01/08/21 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by roadkill54
Great harvest. Now if you can just get everybody else to let the babies grow up you'll have lots of grand pa's to chose from!


We are making strides. Here is the buck I took in 2019. Taxidermist said he was 7.5-8.5 years old.

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Re: 2020 Buck [Re: MedinaCtyHunter] #8120777 01/08/21 04:00 PM
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very nice buck. up


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Beautiful buck, congrats!!!


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Originally Posted by stxranchman
welcome Congrats on a great looking post mature buck!

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