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Offline jjhunter

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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #15 on: June 27, 2016, 05:49:32 PM »
I've seen many more 140" bucks killed than 180" bucks in that unit.

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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2016, 10:45:21 PM »
So reading more and talking with other hunters that have been there, it looks like I might want to hold out for a 150" plus bucks??? :o. I've always been more of a meat hunter but there's always a first for everyone...

 There are plenty of easier "meat" hunts to draw than 45, even over the counter. If all you were interested in is meat, why apply there? :dunno:
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #17 on: June 27, 2016, 10:52:20 PM »
Maybe because he wants the "chance" to hunt big deer? Maybe because a 150" buck is a good buck to him? Maybe because he just wanted a chance to hunt a great unit with limited hunters? Who really cares, he got lucky, drew the tag, enjoy your hunt...

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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #18 on: June 28, 2016, 08:31:59 AM »
So reading more and talking with other hunters that have been there, it looks like I might want to hold out for a 150" plus bucks??? :o. I've always been more of a meat hunter but there's always a first for everyone...
Yep hold out for at least that until the last day of your hunt! How long are you going to be there? I think you will have multiple stalk opportunities on 150"+ bucks and maybe a giant or two throughout the course of your hunt. 

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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #19 on: June 28, 2016, 08:21:25 PM »
257 has it right!  I have never killed a 150 class mule deer, so that is a big deer for me.

Phool, as far as being a meat hunter.... I mean that if I see a legal buck, I take him.  I don't hold out for the phantom largest buck on the mountain.  But when you put in for a tag that has a larger than average number of large bucks, and you pull it, you don't necessarily take the first buck you see. 

Posting a pick of jackelope's mule deer 150 inches..... Works for me 😄
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #20 on: June 28, 2016, 08:32:40 PM »
257 has it right!  I have never killed a 150 class mule deer, so that is a big deer for me.

Phool, as far as being a meat hunter.... I mean that if I see a legal buck, I take him.  I don't hold out for the phantom largest buck on the mountain.  But when you put in for a tag that has a larger than average number of large bucks, and you pull it, you don't necessarily take the first buck you see. 

Posting a pick of jackelope's mule deer 150 inches..... Works for me 😄

 I hear ya. A 150" muley with archery gear is a trophy anyway, in open country it's even nicer. :tup:
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #21 on: July 18, 2016, 08:19:43 PM »
Here is a scouting update.  Checked a few areas, and the latest area had the best results.  Of course they were in a private field, but they are there! Hope to see some of these in a month!
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #22 on: July 18, 2016, 08:22:10 PM »
 :tup: good luck
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2016, 12:20:05 AM »
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2016, 01:29:48 AM »
Hope it's a great hunt!

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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2016, 04:13:14 AM »
Nice bucks, Good luck :tup:
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #26 on: September 02, 2016, 08:14:51 AM »
Any news on this hunt?  I have heard good things about the bucks in the unit this year!

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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #27 on: December 19, 2018, 08:13:31 AM »
I know this is two years old, but hoping for a little closure. :chuckle:   
@smartazz171    Howd your hunt turn out?

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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #28 on: December 19, 2018, 08:54:38 AM »
Hasn't been active since August of 2017.  I wouldnt hold my breath bone  :chuckle:
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Re: Idaho unit 45; drawn!!!
« Reply #29 on: December 19, 2018, 08:58:45 AM »
Not one of those, I drew, will you help me, never to be heard from again posts....
Say it isnít so....

 


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