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Offline brocka

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2017, 12:48:00 PM »
Here is my buck


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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #26 on: September 04, 2017, 01:00:37 PM »
NICE!!!

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #27 on: September 04, 2017, 01:24:57 PM »
Awesome


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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #28 on: September 04, 2017, 01:26:45 PM »
Great looking buck!!
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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #29 on: September 04, 2017, 01:44:28 PM »
Freakin sweet! Nice job dude! Where's the story?!

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #30 on: September 04, 2017, 03:12:16 PM »
Nice buck!! Congrats.


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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #31 on: September 04, 2017, 03:22:48 PM »
That's beautiful!  Looks like slightly higher elevation!  Would love to read the story!

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #32 on: September 04, 2017, 04:54:31 PM »
Quick version:

Packed in Thursday night in the dark and met up with 2 buddies who were bear hunting. Woke up Friday and headed to the basin I planned on hunting solo. Saw several bucks and one shooter. Spent all day in the basin with nothing lining up. The bucks bedded in bad spots. The next morning I went back to the same spot and located the same group of bucks, only this time the buck i killed was with them. They bedded in a great spot, I looped around and came in on top of them at 10:30am. I peeked over the edge and I was directly above the bucks. Literally 90° below me. Shear cliff. I went to full draw and leaned over. But it was too steep for a shot. Anchor point was off and I didn't like my bubble. I came back off the edge and let down. While doing this a small buck saw me and blew out taking the bucks with him. I quick counted and saw there were only 4 bucks. I knew there was 1 still under me. I immediately went to full draw and leaned over the edge. There was the buck standing just off the cliff edge looking around. I picked my spot and let it fly. I put my binos on him and could see foam coming out the entrance. The exit was pouring blood. He went about 100 yards and bedded up. That's were he died. I packed him about 4 miles to my tent that afternoon and then the next morning I woke up and packed him to the truck. Weighed my pack when I got home. 103#s.

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #33 on: September 04, 2017, 05:52:59 PM »
Brocka, nice buck and sounds like an awesome hunt! Good job! :tup:
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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #34 on: September 04, 2017, 06:35:44 PM »
Quick version:

Packed in Thursday night in the dark and met up with 2 buddies who were bear hunting. Woke up Friday and headed to the basin I planned on hunting solo. Saw several bucks and one shooter. Spent all day in the basin with nothing lining up. The bucks bedded in bad spots. The next morning I went back to the same spot and located the same group of bucks, only this time the buck i killed was with them. They bedded in a great spot, I looped around and came in on top of them at 10:30am. I peeked over the edge and I was directly above the bucks. Literally 90° below me. Shear cliff. I went to full draw and leaned over. But it was too steep for a shot. Anchor point was off and I didn't like my bubble. I came back off the edge and let down. While doing this a small buck saw me and blew out taking the bucks with him. I quick counted and saw there were only 4 bucks. I knew there was 1 still under me. I immediately went to full draw and leaned over the edge. There was the buck standing just off the cliff edge looking around. I picked my spot and let it fly. I put my binos on him and could see foam coming out the entrance. The exit was pouring blood. He went about 100 yards and bedded up. That's were he died. I packed him about 4 miles to my tent that afternoon and then the next morning I woke up and packed him to the truck. Weighed my pack when I got home. 103#s.

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Awesome story. Sounds like a memorable hunt!

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #35 on: September 04, 2017, 08:33:18 PM »
Great buck and story Brocka.   Post a pic of that guy on the success (sticky) thread too!
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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #36 on: September 04, 2017, 09:18:54 PM »
Great buck :tup:
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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #37 on: September 04, 2017, 09:54:50 PM »
Good job, Brocka.  Nice looking granite there.  What a wonderful memory.
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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #38 on: September 04, 2017, 10:05:02 PM »
 Congrats! Nice buck and heavy packs make memories

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #39 on: September 04, 2017, 10:18:01 PM »
Congrats! Thats awesome!  :tup:
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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #40 on: September 04, 2017, 10:59:06 PM »
Congrats  :tup: great story and awesome buck. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Any blood yet?!
« Reply #41 on: September 05, 2017, 02:27:54 PM »
I was out Sept 1-4 from 0430-2200. Only say one mama with her baby and just didn't have the heart to let the arrow fly. I will wait for a buck or lone doe. It's too damm hot!


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