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Close only counts when throwing hand grenades.

Post by Boo » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:08 am

Last week I had the guy in the first pic show up, stop at 50 yards offering me a quartering towards me shot. His eyes were locked on my Rinehart doe decoy. He lifted his nose high up and then swapped ends and ran back into the woods. If he offered me a good broadside shot, I might have taken it but I am waiting for the nocturnal bigger buck in the second picture. He still shows up but the pics are not as good. Life is pretty good when you have something to look forward to! This week is muzzleloading season and I'll be using my Savage. :thumbup:

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Post by Bcxbow » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:11 am

Good luck Don, that nighttime buck is a stud for sure.
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Post by xcaliber » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:25 am

Good luck Don, either buck can wear one of my tags! :thumbup:
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Post by Owl Creek » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:33 am

Best of luck to you.
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Post by mr meat » Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:45 am

Shoot him :thumbup:
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Post by robertyb » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:42 pm

I would wait on that big stud too! I hope you get a shot at him.
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Post by onebigskittle » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:43 pm

Both are nice bucks.

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Post by Carnivorous » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:52 pm

Let the Savage do it's thing out to 200 plus yards! :)
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Post by Boo » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:06 pm

robertyb wrote:
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I would wait on that big stud too! I hope you get a shot at him.
I am trying my best. I let 2 young bucks pass so far but if that first one offers me a perfect broadside 8) . I've been waiting and watching that gagger for a while now. He's a busy boy visiting the bait site often, sometimes a few times in a couple of hours. Frankly, I'm surprised at my patience. During shotgun season, I used my 360 TD the whole 2 weeks.
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Post by gerald strine » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:09 pm

Good luck I have a feeling your patience will pay off.
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Post by agingcrossbower » Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:07 pm

Put that Big Boy down Don.

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Post by grouse » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:29 pm

The way I see it every deer is a trophy. The smaller buck would represent a fine success and we would all welcome he chance to congratulate you on taking him. It's seldom easy and you deserve to be rewarded for your time and effort.
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Post by DuckHunt » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:49 pm

Good luck on both bucks! That second one is really nice. You have more patience than I. I might let the small one walk once, but not twice. :lol: Who am I kidding? I doubt I'd be able to let him walk the first time. :lol:
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Post by Onetimeonly x--> » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:57 pm

Boo wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:08 am
Last week I had the guy in the first pic show up, stop at 50 yards offering me a quartering towards me shot. His eyes were locked on my Rinehart doe decoy. He lifted his nose high up and then swapped ends and ran back into the woods. If he offered me a good broadside shot, I might have taken it but I am waiting for the nocturnal bigger buck in the second picture. He still shows up but the pics are not as good. Life is pretty good when you have something to look forward to! This week is muzzleloading season and I'll be using my Savage. :thumbup:

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