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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #425 on: November 03, 2017, 07:04:22 AM »
Toad buck wt! :drool:
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #426 on: November 03, 2017, 07:25:05 AM »
Very nice Trophy blacktail. He looks like He was a fighter to Me.
Great job and excellent job sticking with it.  :tup:
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #427 on: November 03, 2017, 08:25:56 AM »
Nice buck! Looks like similar genetics to the big one that Turner killed a few years back, with that curvy point.
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #428 on: November 03, 2017, 08:42:43 AM »
Tough year!  I didn't see a deer all season, except in my yard!  It's still nice to be out there though!

Pretty much the way I feel about it. 

I hunted a lot out of my ground blinds this year and they are definitely not as conducive to seeing a lot of what is going on in the woods as are tree stands.  I never get bored in a tree stand, but in a ground blind when I cannot see anything except what is in front of my windows I do get bored.  Even so it is still nice being out there. 

 

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #429 on: November 03, 2017, 02:16:32 PM »
I like size. And I like character. That last one has lots of both.

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #430 on: November 03, 2017, 09:12:33 PM »
Thanks, it's funny how your season can turn on a dime!

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #431 on: November 04, 2017, 03:22:25 PM »
That buck was awesome to see first hand ! Good job

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #432 on: November 05, 2017, 10:44:46 AM »
 Been falling behind for a couple years. I'll add 4 or 5 today.
 High buck a couple years ago.
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #433 on: November 05, 2017, 10:47:34 AM »
 This is the definition of a big blacktail. My daughters buck 2 yrs ago.
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #434 on: November 05, 2017, 10:52:41 AM »
 My son's from last year.
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #435 on: November 05, 2017, 10:53:50 AM »
 Mine from this year.
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #436 on: November 05, 2017, 12:37:50 PM »
All incredible bucks.  This year's tops them all!  :tup: :tup:
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #437 on: November 05, 2017, 02:02:11 PM »
3 Nails and fam, well done! This is one of the best threads on Huntwa!

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #438 on: November 19, 2017, 03:54:44 AM »
My 2017 black tail

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #439 on: November 19, 2017, 05:52:57 AM »
Nice buck WT. Did I tell you you would probably never shoot one bigger than your first...I may have been wrong!

That's a good one. Nice pics too. Good luck to you guys today!
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #440 on: November 19, 2017, 07:48:35 AM »
Here's mine from last night. I will post a story on it in a bit. He came in from behind me and started working my estrous drag. When he started following where I came from I knew it was now or never. I punched my multi season tag on this guy and was able to make it happen with Archery in a spot that is remote which I have put a lot of work into (cutting trails, camera, stand location and prep).

It was one heckuva pack out. Out of a nasty STEEP ravine than 3/4 of a mile over blowdown, down and across another creek and up another ravine. Only to get to my bike to find the front tire COMPLETELY flat. Ahhh. 3 miles out on the rim still beat walking with a 75# pack.

Shot him at 2PM was back to the vehicle at 8:45 or so. I noticed something weird about his face when I first saw him come in behind me. I didn't notice he only had one eye until I started working on him. I ended up skinning, quartering and packing him up on about a 3' ledge with ZERO other flat ground to lay anything on. I'm WOOPED! On my way in to get the last 25# that I hung in a tree.

I'm very happy with this buck and lucky to have him.

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #441 on: November 19, 2017, 12:55:26 PM »
Big one
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #442 on: November 19, 2017, 01:38:21 PM »
Awesome buck AK ! Hard work does pay off even in a odd hunting year  :tup:

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #443 on: November 19, 2017, 02:47:03 PM »
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #444 on: November 19, 2017, 03:04:01 PM »
Sons buck from today
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #445 on: November 19, 2017, 05:18:59 PM »
Great job AK Bowman!
 Looking forward to the full story.

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #446 on: November 19, 2017, 05:35:32 PM »
Sons buck from today
wow, very nice buck!!! Congrats
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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #447 on: November 19, 2017, 08:30:18 PM »
Nice buck AK. You put in a lot of hours in that spot, no one deserves it more than you! And you stuck with the stick and string....  sweet! :tup:

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #448 on: November 20, 2017, 07:30:28 AM »
Thanks for the kind words WT. It's been a pleasure hunting with you over the past few years. Congrats on your boys first buck last night. That's a well deserved GOOD DEAL!

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Re: Big Blacktails on this thread?
« Reply #449 on: November 20, 2017, 08:28:39 AM »
Damn nice buck Scott, as well as all these on this page of this thread!  What did your buck weigh Scott?  He looks like he's got a short snout, but it may just be deceiving with how tall he is!!!

 

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