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Offline elkboy

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2017, 10:01:37 AM »
Congratulations!  That is a tremendous blacktail.  Thank you for sharing the story! 

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #16 on: December 11, 2017, 12:44:19 PM »
Nice work!

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #17 on: December 11, 2017, 12:57:12 PM »
Great pay off  for hard work and persistence!

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #18 on: December 11, 2017, 01:56:14 PM »
That's a big old buck! Congrats :tup:

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #19 on: December 11, 2017, 02:59:59 PM »
It was a blast.
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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #20 on: December 11, 2017, 03:04:54 PM »
sweet buck, lets see some more pics too. 

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2017, 03:14:25 PM »
Awesome!  Congratulations  :tup:

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2017, 04:22:18 PM »
Nice buck congratulations.

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2017, 06:07:07 PM »
That's a terrific buck!
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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2017, 07:17:39 PM »
That is a great buck! Congrats

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #25 on: December 11, 2017, 08:01:18 PM »
Glad to see you scored that buck - especially this late in the season.  You've been working that spot hard and putting a lot of thought into which buck was the most desirable.  I think you made a great decision.  Does that mean the other similar buck is only 3.5 y/o?  Great genetics going on there!  One hell of a spot to have to yourself.

I'm surprised that Barnes slug made it out the other side with no enlargement of the exit wound.  Perhaps just because he was so close or just a clean hit that missed a lot of muscle mass?  :dunno:

Is that Evergreen Huckleberry or Red Huckleberry up in your area?

Congrats on another great kill.
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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #26 on: December 11, 2017, 08:09:24 PM »
Great buck! Congratz!

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #27 on: December 12, 2017, 04:53:53 AM »
FNF the Barnes crushed two ribs, I think maybe my velocity close to 2100fps muzzle was to much to allow the bullet to work properly, maybe I should have been using closer to 80-90 grains powder instead of 120 grains. It's all new to me. A bow hunter with a recent repaired shoulder.
Very good genetics.
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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #28 on: December 12, 2017, 01:44:57 PM »
Tell us about your stand setup and placement.   Trying to figure out this style.

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Re: My Blacktail season comes to an awsome close
« Reply #29 on: December 12, 2017, 06:24:18 PM »
Placed on a deer freeway, 17' up in old growth maple
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