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Offline jjhunter

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #75 on: September 16, 2017, 02:16:54 PM »
Awesome hunt and what a way to break into the 200" club!


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Thanks, Brian.  Appreciate all your insight leading into the hunt.  The diamox worked well!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #76 on: September 16, 2017, 06:19:04 PM »
He's pretty nice. A little narrow.
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #77 on: September 16, 2017, 08:00:35 PM »
That thing is gnarly, congratulations and well done!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #78 on: September 16, 2017, 08:16:15 PM »
Very nice buck! Congratulations on a great hunt!


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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #79 on: September 17, 2017, 06:53:44 PM »
one of the coolest racks i think ive ever seen! awesome buck and great story

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #80 on: September 17, 2017, 08:53:59 PM »
I loved the tale and how you spun it. Felt like I was there made me tired by the time you changed camp. Kudos man awsome

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #81 on: September 17, 2017, 09:15:07 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #82 on: September 18, 2017, 08:35:51 AM »
Thanks for taking us on your trip with the nicely written story. Congrats on a great  buck.

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #83 on: September 18, 2017, 09:54:44 AM »
I always enjoy this time of year and the stories we get to read about hunts like this.  Congratulations, that is a beautiful buck!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #84 on: September 18, 2017, 11:53:46 AM »
Congrats and thanks so much for sharing the hunt with us!
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #85 on: September 18, 2017, 12:24:24 PM »
Very cool buck is an understatement, but cant think of anything else to say!! Congrats!!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #86 on: September 18, 2017, 12:52:58 PM »
JJ,
For those of us who have been on this site for a little while, we have followed your quest for a monster muley for years.  I remember when you drew that Idaho tag and passed up some deer that I would have killed without hesitation.  This was more than an epic hunt in 2017, this is the culmination of years of planning, prep, and (perhaps most importantly) passing on bucks that most of us probably would have harvested.  I have seen pictures of some of the bucks that you have passed on, and when reading this story every time you said "a nice 4 point", I am thinking to myself "I probably would have shot that one".
Congratulations to you on fulfilling your quest.  Thanks for taking us along.  Perhaps the best thread this year.   :tup:
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #87 on: September 20, 2017, 05:10:43 PM »
I'm glad you all enjoyed the write up.  I haven't posted a story for a few years, but usually post my success pics.   With all the recent effort spent on trying to get the site back on track, I thought that I would try to do my part and contribute to that cause.

I leave for Nevada two weeks from today and hope to have another successful adventure to share.

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #88 on: September 20, 2017, 07:58:45 PM »
Awesome. What an experience. Thanks again for sharing, JJ.
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #89 on: September 21, 2017, 08:04:32 AM »
Great buck but that write up was awesome.  You should think about writing.  Your writing style reminds me of my dad.
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #90 on: September 21, 2017, 09:20:17 AM »
So cool!

Thanks for sharing your story!

Congrats on a buck of a lifetime!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #91 on: September 21, 2017, 11:37:40 AM »
Such a cool buck. Congratulations! Love those tall bucks with big backs.

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #92 on: September 21, 2017, 03:08:38 PM »
Beautiful buck and great write up. Thanks for sharing!

If you ever find yourself solo and you're trying to take a field picture, one thing I've done that has worked pretty well is just propping my cell phone up on a branch/brushpile/bush/grass clump etc and putting it on 'video' with whatever you're trying to capture in the frame. Let it start rolling, walk into the frame, grip n' grin, and then turn video off. You can then take a screen grab from the video footage. Photo quality isn't the best, but at least it's something! Don't mean to give unsolicited advice, seems like you're doing just fine, just a little trick I've had success with while hunting solo.

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #93 on: September 21, 2017, 03:22:26 PM »
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  :tup:
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #94 on: September 21, 2017, 04:00:11 PM »
That's a great buck and story best ive read in a long time congrats

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #95 on: September 21, 2017, 04:31:38 PM »
Great work man! :tup:
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #96 on: September 21, 2017, 05:19:39 PM »
A 200" Buck with a 20" spread!!! AWESOME! I just cant imagine that happens very often...

 

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