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Interesting Development in South Texas #8479145 12/18/21 02:09 AM
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Was fortunate enough to harvest this guy — the biggest buck on the property. He’s a full 12-points, even if not particularly wide (non-ar county).
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But I can’t help but notice that once he was out of the picture, two more bucks bigger than him moved in who hadn’t shown up on any of my cameras before. He must have been tough enough to hold them off.
Have y’all ever seen anything like that?

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Size of the fight in the dog.


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Title kind of misleading. OP should maybe come on and introduce himself and his buck instead of throwing that title out there. Congrats though!

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Wasn’t trying to be misleading. Happy to retitle the post, but this was my first experience seeing bucks step in that quickly.

Apologies.

And, hi.

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welcome Mature bucks are not usually the first ones into a feeder or show themselves in the daylight early in the season IME.


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Welcome.
I don’t think the others showing up necessarily had to do with him being gone. Deer change patterns for various reasons.


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Originally Posted by satxpreacher
Wasn’t trying to be misleading. Happy to retitle the post, but this was my first experience seeing bucks step in that quickly.

Apologies.

And, hi.


Hope I wasn’t too harsh maybe I was. Congrats again and welcome to the board. Lots of good folks here.

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Sometimes a young nice 8 for example will kick an older bigger rack bucks tail. Kinda like my 52 old self trying to fight an in shape 25 yr old. Ain’t gonna be fun for me lol

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It’s more likely he moved off because they were coming especially if they were older deer


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Originally Posted by bphillips
It’s more likely he moved off because they were coming especially if they were older deer

He actually moved to the freezer, he got shot.

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Originally Posted by Old Rabbit
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It’s more likely he moved off because they were coming especially if they were older deer

He actually moved to the freezer, he got shot.

Just caught that. Still unlikely a 3.5yr old deer was keeping much pushed away


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We see it many times where we shoot a mature feeder maid and then have anew buck pop up.


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Nice one

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Originally Posted by stxranchman
welcome Mature bucks are not usually the first ones into a feeder or show themselves in the daylight early in the season IME.


Wise words.

Op congrats on the buck


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Originally Posted by 4Weight
Title kind of misleading. OP should maybe come on and introduce himself and his buck instead of throwing that title out there. Congrats though!



It wasn't a question or concern, it was purely a slap me on the back, harumph post


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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted by stxranchman
welcome Mature bucks are not usually the first ones into a feeder or show themselves in the daylight early in the season IME.


Wise words.

Op congrats on the buck

welcome


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Originally Posted by Old Rabbit
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It’s more likely he moved off because they were coming especially if they were older deer

He actually moved to the freezer, he got shot.


Lol!

Congrats on a nice buck!


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Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
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welcome Mature bucks are not usually the first ones into a feeder or show themselves in the daylight early in the season IME.


Wise words.

Op congrats on the buck

Just to play the devils advocate, Low / no hunting pressure and the dominant buck might live at the feeder

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Originally Posted by redchevy
Originally Posted by BOBO the Clown
Originally Posted by stxranchman
welcome Mature bucks are not usually the first ones into a feeder or show themselves in the daylight early in the season IME.


Wise words.

Op congrats on the buck

Just to play the devils advocate, Low / no hunting pressure and the dominant buck might live at the feeder

I think the OP was not a tourist the day he killed that buck. He was hunting grin
Notice the highlighted red part of my post.


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welcome probably wasn’t the dominant buck but congrats!

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