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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
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Mule Deer Doe
Whitetail Buck
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2nd Deer Blacktail Doe
2nd Deer Mule Deer Doe
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Damage Tag Doe
Roadkill With My Vehicle
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Tag Soup (WA general tag)
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #400 on: November 08, 2017, 11:52:50 AM »
2017 Montana buck!

Really nice buck.  Congrats.
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2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #401 on: November 08, 2017, 08:19:20 PM »

My 2017 Methow Valley buck


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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #402 on: November 08, 2017, 11:45:26 PM »
Ha!  Fresh meat!  Nice one!   :tup: Congratulations!
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« Reply #403 on: November 09, 2017, 12:24:51 AM »
Nice little 3x2 grats.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #404 on: November 09, 2017, 11:58:00 AM »
Andrew, that buck looks like a tough old fellow! Congrats on a dandy!!
Yea he seems like an old mature buck. Real heavy but tine length seems stunted especially on the back end


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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #405 on: November 09, 2017, 12:13:43 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 #406 on: November 09, 2017, 12:15:03 PM »
WOW!!

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #407 on: November 09, 2017, 12:20:42 PM »
What generation was the shooter?

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #408 on: November 09, 2017, 12:22:29 PM »
Excellent :tup:

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #409 on: November 09, 2017, 12:26:51 PM »
Stud, 2MANY!
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #410 on: November 09, 2017, 12:56:17 PM »
 :tup:
Thanks.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #411 on: November 09, 2017, 02:00:58 PM »
Great buck, awesome memories being made there.   :tup:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #412 on: November 09, 2017, 11:32:48 PM »
Nice story.  Awesome buck.   :tup:
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #413 on: November 10, 2017, 03:03:10 PM »
Awesome buck, 2MANY. Congrats and thanks for sharing.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #414 on: November 10, 2017, 06:09:13 PM »
 Congrats :tup: :tup:...A real dandy.
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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #415 on: November 11, 2017, 02:31:53 PM »
Little Pathfinder with his 2017 wt doe.  Not much story here.  Hunted muley bucks for a week and a half with no luck, last day he filled his tag in the last 20 minutes of legal light.  One shot at 120 yards, dropped her in her tracks.  I thought he might be disappointed shooting a doe after last year's double droptine 4x4+ muley, but he wasn't.  In fact, he was tickled pink to not eat tag soup.   :tup:
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« Reply #416 on: November 11, 2017, 04:30:02 PM »
Right on. Good stuff!


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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #417 on: November 11, 2017, 04:35:52 PM »
Not exactly the rut tag buck I was hoping for, but will taste better than tag soup.

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #418 on: November 11, 2017, 04:39:44 PM »
Little Pathfinder with his 2017 wt doe.  Not much story here.  Hunted muley bucks for a week and a half with no luck, last day he filled his tag in the last 20 minutes of legal light.  One shot at 120 yards, dropped her in her tracks.  I thought he might be disappointed shooting a doe after last year's double droptine 4x4+ muley, but he wasn't.  In fact, he was tickled pink to not eat tag soup.   :tup:

Way to go! Man thats gonna taste good :tup:....alot better than tag soup for sure. Congrats young man.

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Re: 2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #419 on: November 11, 2017, 08:11:16 PM »
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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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« 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?

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