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Offline martin1

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2013 opening day buck
« on: October 13, 2013, 08:54:00 PM »
my 2013 deer season started in September during archery season where i had some blown stalks and a buck duck my arrow at 26 yards........ :( then muzzle loader where i had several opportunities to shoot a couple decent bucks but decided to pass on them.then on the last day of muzzle loader i decided to go hunt some ground on the breaks of the palisades. well i found some legal bucks but couldn't get close enough to seal the deal. my buddy and i decided to go over for opening weekend of rifle. the canyon i wanted to hunt had someone else in it so we left.we made a big loop into another set of draws and finally found a 3 point,i was going to try and get on this buck. so as we started down the hill to get out of sight i glassed the draw about 600 yards away. and im a glad that i did,i spotted a bigger buck. my buddy put the spotting scope on him and said he is a 4 point. we sat in one spot for 20 minutes deciding how to get on this buck. i knew i needed to get to 300 yards to be very comfortable with a shot. the only choice we had was to belly crawl 300 yards! it took us about an hour and a half of crawling though the crp grass.once we got to 300 yards it was a waiting game for the deer to stand up. we watched him for 30 minutes before he stood up. as soon as he stood up i was benched in and solid, i let him have it he took about 5 steps and tipped over. turned out he was a 4x5 with eye gaurds  8) thanks for reading and hope everyone else has a good season!

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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2013, 08:56:02 PM »
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Nice buck!
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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2013, 08:58:18 PM »
nice buck congrats!
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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2013, 09:10:10 PM »
Great looking buck

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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2013, 09:19:58 PM »
Very nice looking buck!
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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2013, 09:33:46 PM »
Great buck! Congrats!  :tup:
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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2013, 10:17:54 PM »
Thats a great looking buck!

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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2013, 10:20:12 PM »
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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2013, 11:28:49 PM »
Great buck congrats!!!!

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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #9 on: October 13, 2013, 11:38:47 PM »
 :tup: Congrats on a bad @#s buck
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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2013, 12:56:27 AM »
Thats a Hoss!! :tup:

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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2013, 05:06:29 AM »
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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2013, 05:11:24 AM »
I love 5 points.  Nice buck!

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Re: 2013 opening day buck
« Reply #13 on: October 14, 2013, 09:56:38 AM »
I love 5 points.  Nice buck!

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