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What deer did you get this year or are you enjoying tag soup? (must vote to see results)

Blacktail Buck
Blacktail Doe
Mule Deer Buck
Mule Deer Doe
Whitetail Buck
Whitetail Doe
2nd Deer Blacktail Doe
2nd Deer Mule Deer Doe
2nd Deer Whitetail Doe
Damage Tag Doe
Roadkill With My Vehicle
Roadkill From Another Vehicle
Tag Soup (WA general tag)
Tag Soup (WA 2nd tag)
Tag Soup (out of state deer tag)
I Helped A Successful Hunter
I Didn't Deer Hunt
I'm Not Finished Hunting But Will Change My Vote After I'm Finished

Author Topic: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)  (Read 89836 times)

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #420 on: November 11, 2017, 08:22:43 PM »
3 generations on this hunt.
Good Stuff.



My 11 year old son is holding the deer.
After spending 10 days in the saddle or hiking into remote basins this was a nice way to spend "a day off".
Unfortunately the deer didn't give us time to get my son set up on the buck.
Regardless he was in my back pocket and we got to enjoy the experience together.

Later in the hunt we found him a beautiful tall and heavy 4 point, in the timber, at about 125 yards broadside. The buck couldn't make us out. Eventually I got my coat off and made the "perfect" rest for his 243. He's an excellent shot, out shoots most men, and I reminded him to slowly squeeze the trigger. At the shot he drilled it and it went flying...................
The limb 20 feet in front of his gun that is!!!
Mr. Buck left in a hurry.

I'm still not sure how the gun settled that low into my wad of coat and shirts but it had.
He chose to pass on smaller bucks and hold out for another nice buck that never came.

Good luck to all the rest of the season!!!


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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #421 on: November 12, 2017, 07:33:07 AM »
Way to go Harbor Hunter.  Glad to see you shook off the bad luck.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #422 on: November 12, 2017, 08:24:11 AM »
Thanks fishnfur!

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #423 on: November 12, 2017, 06:09:06 PM »
Not exactly the rut tag buck I was hoping for, but will taste better than tag soup.

Good buck....was this the local rut tag?
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #424 on: November 12, 2017, 09:04:35 PM »
Not exactly the rut tag buck I was hoping for, but will taste better than tag soup.

Good buck....was this the local rut tag?

Yep

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #425 on: November 13, 2017, 06:13:19 AM »
Selkirk buck.

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #426 on: November 13, 2017, 06:25:49 AM »
Very Nice congrats on getting some meat for the freezer!!

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #427 on: November 13, 2017, 09:32:05 AM »
Not exactly the rut tag buck I was hoping for, but will taste better than tag soup.

Good buck....was this the local rut tag?

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Feel lucky you actually found a buck in there   :chuckle:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #428 on: November 13, 2017, 09:47:39 AM »
Not exactly the rut tag buck I was hoping for, but will taste better than tag soup.

Good buck....was this the local rut tag?

Yep

Feel lucky you actually found a buck in there   :chuckle:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #429 on: November 13, 2017, 09:50:29 AM »
Not exactly the rut tag buck I was hoping for, but will taste better than tag soup.

That's a nice buck.  I'd be happy with him.  Congrats!

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #430 on: November 13, 2017, 07:56:54 PM »
Meat buck

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #431 on: November 14, 2017, 12:03:55 PM »
Just got back from another Montana trip.  My son got a nice Mule deer and we shot a couple of decent whities too.  another buddy shot a nice little muley also.  Overall a good hunt but cold, snow, and wind made it a little tough this year.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #432 on: November 14, 2017, 12:35:49 PM »
Nice bucks!!   :tup:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #433 on: November 14, 2017, 10:01:22 PM »
 :yeah:  Congrats to your son on the Muley, and you, if that is your monster WT.  That is one gorgeous animal.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #434 on: November 17, 2017, 08:49:49 AM »
My montana buck

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