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Home from the Taxidermist.
« on: July 24, 2017, 11:22:27 AM »
I was very excited when I got the call on Friday that this guy was ready.  He was at a Taxidermist in Great Falls and I just happened to be going through there with the first half of my Training/Hunting camp.  So a quick stop at a U Haul and he's home where he belongs.  When I spotted him there were two others just as wide and just as tall but this was the only one that had all the stickers on him.  For the biologist that say Mulies and Whitetail don't cross breed I think this guy will prove them wrong.  His body was 100% Mulie, his rack is wide open for discussion. 

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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2017, 12:04:35 PM »
I was very excited when I got the call on Friday that this guy was ready.  He was at a Taxidermist in Great Falls and I just happened to be going through there with the first half of my Training/Hunting camp.  So a quick stop at a U Haul and he's home where he belongs.  When I spotted him there were two others just as wide and just as tall but this was the only one that had all the stickers on him.  For the biologist that say Mulies and Whitetail don't cross breed I think this guy will prove them wrong. His body was 100% Mulie, his rack is wide open for discussion.

In that country there is a lot of hybridization going on.  I have three cousins who ranch a lot of that area and they are seeing more and more of these crosses all the time.  The mule deer have moved into areas they weren't in in the past and the whitetails likewise. 

Nice deer! 

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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2017, 12:19:25 PM »
I immediately thought whitetail when I saw the pic.

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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 12:23:24 PM »
Real Nice Buck ! Back in Montana they use to call them cactus bucks sometimes they wouldnt lose there velvet and have no sack.
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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2017, 12:28:11 PM »
I immediately thought whitetail when I saw the pic.
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Gorgeous buck.  :tup:
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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2017, 12:39:22 PM »
Very nice looking mount.  Congratulations!

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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2017, 01:05:52 PM »
Turned out great.

The bios that say that doesn't know what they are talking about. Mule deer and whitetail do cross breed.
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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2017, 01:17:20 PM »
Dandy :tup:
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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #8 on: July 24, 2017, 03:59:20 PM »
Looks great :tup:
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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2017, 11:22:59 AM »
we have a camp in 204. It is now really more common than not to see both species mixed. Last year we shot a mulie buck with 3 whitetail does and a whitetail buck with two mulie does. 10 years ago the mulies stayed high in the medows and the whitetail along the creek btms. but no more. Probably a direct result in denser populations and higher #'s

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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2017, 05:26:55 PM »
What a beauty  :tup:

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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2017, 05:40:22 PM »
Great animal and mount, from my home city to boot.

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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2017, 07:44:27 PM »
Sweet! :tup:
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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #13 on: September 10, 2017, 10:02:52 AM »
Nice!  You're going to need a bigger house!
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Re: Home from the Taxidermist.
« Reply #14 on: September 10, 2017, 11:47:29 AM »
Great buck and taxi work.
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