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Author Topic: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)  (Read 30760 times)

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #100 on: September 26, 2017, 11:38:04 AM »
Nice. Keep um coming :tup:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #101 on: September 26, 2017, 07:43:28 PM »
Tag
Its the goin'.....Not the gettin'

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #102 on: September 27, 2017, 11:58:35 AM »
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #103 on: September 27, 2017, 08:02:18 PM »
cool all.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #104 on: September 27, 2017, 08:27:53 PM »
Congrats on the success so far all...good luck to those still hunting!
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #105 on: October 01, 2017, 08:26:46 AM »
Muzzy buck

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #106 on: October 01, 2017, 08:36:32 AM »
Muzzy buck

Nice one, you didn't waste anytime.  :tup:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #107 on: October 01, 2017, 08:46:02 AM »
Thanks boss!

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #108 on: October 01, 2017, 10:36:05 AM »
Nice!  Congrats on your hunt.  Good to see some positive results.
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« Reply #109 on: October 01, 2017, 05:12:00 PM »
Nice deer yeah.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #110 on: October 04, 2017, 11:51:22 AM »
My muzzle load buck.

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #111 on: October 04, 2017, 01:42:34 PM »
Every year I only have a couple days to hunt so I go for the first legal deer I can, be it doe (where legal) or buck. I had other priorities opening weekend so I couldn't make it out until Monday. Walked all day 1, saw 60+ deer but none were legal. A little discouraging but I talked to some guys who had seen some bucks so I was hopeful for Day 2. Day 2 started out seeing what looked to be a legal buck feeding with 11 does. I glassed them for a few minutes but was not close enough to count points (probably should invest in a spotter). I tried to move around and get in a good position. By them time I got in a good position I watched 9 deer feed past me. Once they all past I went to see if the buck bedded down with the other 2 does. No luck, so I went and caught up to the others to see if the buck was in front of them. I bumped 6 does then saw several deer bedded down toward the top of a steep ravine. I tried to work my way around and get above them. I did see a forkie so I tried to close the distance and check for a third point. I spooked the herd (wind or noise I suppose) and they all worked their way down the ravine. Did some more searching but the buck must have eluded me. I pressed on and saw several more deer here and there but none legal. I spot some deer bedded at the bottom of a ravine and sneak in to glass for bucks. No bucks, but I look up and see a lone deer working across the side of the ravine, I glass and he is wide enough and tall enough to probably be legal, but far enough away I cant make out points. I watch him bed down so I back out and work my way around to get on the opposite side of the ravine. I go down 1000 yards to cross the ravine and I see more deer. Concerned if I bump them they might spook the buck I wait and slowly make it across undetected. I work back up to where the buck is and come over the top of the ravine where I though he was, but it doesn't look right. I keep going further and I see the area that looks right. I glass and dont see anything but when I saw him bed I knew he was very well hid. The wind was blowing pretty good in a favorable direction. I get to within 20 yards and I can see antlers through the down hill side of a bush. I tried to see with my binos if I could count points but I couldnt see the antlers clear enough through the bush. I get to within 10 yards and still cant tell. I try to glass but worry he will spook while my binos are up. I try it anyways and still cant tell. I get in position thinking he could stand up at any time. After 5 minutes I get tired of waiting. I have been in a similar position before and have made noise to get the deer to stand up. It worked out well once but the other time it did not work out as well. Since it is about noon and I don't want to wait for hours I take the chance, get in position, and try whistling increasingly louder every time. The wind was fairly loud and it wasn't working. Next I try coughing....no luck. I had heard a fawn bleating earlier that day so I figure I would try that. After a couple times he stands up. As he takes a step I verify the third point and pull the trigger. He goes 15 yards and lays down.... now the work begins.

Hopefully the pic doesn't give away the location :). Also for any concerned it is Muzzle loader season so no orange is required and the tag is zip tied to the antler under my hand.

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #112 on: October 04, 2017, 04:04:01 PM »
Got my first buck. Muzzy. Best part was hunting with another forum member. Extreme hospitality and he even threw in a fresh grouse or two! Plus syoungs, another forum member had donated the muzzleloader.

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #113 on: October 04, 2017, 07:09:16 PM »
Nice deer everyone, way to out think that buck tc.  :tup:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #114 on: October 04, 2017, 07:15:12 PM »
2017 Oregon, 32 yard shot.  Biggest buck with a bow
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #115 on: October 04, 2017, 07:16:20 PM »
Another pic
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #116 on: October 04, 2017, 08:37:26 PM »
Nice bucks all around!  I'd be very happy with any of them!

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #117 on: October 04, 2017, 08:46:47 PM »
 :tup: good write up on that one way to go.
And nice one RT.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #118 on: October 06, 2017, 03:58:38 PM »
JJ that buck has some SERIOUS MASS! Congrats on a 200"er brother, FANTASTIC BUCK!
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #119 on: October 07, 2017, 10:44:12 AM »


Love stumbling upon a buck while elk hunting.


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« Reply #120 on: October 07, 2017, 04:49:08 PM »
nice or on elk deer hunting  :P
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #121 on: October 07, 2017, 04:51:48 PM »
Nice one M.P.  Is that a blackie?  Tail looks like BT.   I'd be happy to end my season today with a buck like that.  Congrats!
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #122 on: October 07, 2017, 05:23:19 PM »
Nice one M.P.  Is that a blackie?  Tail looks like BT.   I'd be happy to end my season today with a buck like that.  Congrats!

Muley thru and thru.  ;)Nice one.   :tup:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #123 on: October 07, 2017, 05:58:32 PM »
Nice one M.P.  Is that a blackie?  Tail looks like BT.   I'd be happy to end my season today with a buck like that.  Congrats!

Muley thru and thru.  ;)Nice one.   :tup:

I think a hybrid? Had a black tail but mule deer also mixed in.


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« Reply #124 on: October 07, 2017, 06:04:16 PM »
Nice one M.P.  Is that a blackie?  Tail looks like BT.   I'd be happy to end my season today with a buck like that.  Congrats!

Muley thru and thru.  ;)Nice one.   :tup:

I think a hybrid? Had a black tail but mule deer also mixed in.


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