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Offline Mfowl

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #270 on: October 24, 2020, 09:25:14 PM »
Congrats to all who filled thier tags! Some great deer!
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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #271 on: October 24, 2020, 10:46:30 PM »
After two years trying to get a mule deer in WA and one year coming close but not connecting over in Idaho, I finally got it done in my second year hunting ID:



I was thrilled with how it happened. I think I spotted this deer and a similar buck the night before the opener, stuck around that spot for a couple days, and relocated him for a classic spot & stalk the morning after a nasty high-elevation wind/sleet storm. It was six miles from the road, half of that off-trail. There were no other hunters around for miles and hundreds of elk (see the hilltop in the background of the pic), with some of the bulls bugling up a storm. Awesome experience in the mountains.

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #272 on: October 24, 2020, 10:56:50 PM »
After two years trying to get a mule deer in WA and one year coming close but not connecting over in Idaho, I finally got it done in my second year hunting ID:



I was thrilled with how it happened. I think I spotted this deer and a similar buck the night before the opener, stuck around that spot for a couple days, and relocated him for a classic spot & stalk the morning after a nasty high-elevation wind/sleet storm. It was six miles from the road, half of that off-trail. There were no other hunters around for miles and hundreds of elk (see the hilltop in the background of the pic), with some of the bulls bugling up a storm. Awesome experience in the mountains.
Nice buck grats.
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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #273 on: October 25, 2020, 01:50:50 AM »
Nice!  Great pic.  Congrats!
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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #274 on: October 25, 2020, 07:16:29 AM »
Thanks to @treeclimber2852 for mentioning where he had seen a masher, didn’t see it but there was one in there so I pulled a double on Friday and the daughter knocked one down Saturday. Stories to come...

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #275 on: October 25, 2020, 07:43:29 AM »
Thanks to @treeclimber2852 for mentioning where he had seen a masher, didn’t see it but there was one in there so I pulled a double on Friday and the daughter knocked one down Saturday. Stories to come...
nice work!
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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #276 on: October 25, 2020, 08:38:31 AM »
After two years trying to get a mule deer in WA and one year coming close but not connecting over in Idaho, I finally got it done in my second year hunting ID:



I was thrilled with how it happened. I think I spotted this deer and a similar buck the night before the opener, stuck around that spot for a couple days, and relocated him for a classic spot & stalk the morning after a nasty high-elevation wind/sleet storm. It was six miles from the road, half of that off-trail. There were no other hunters around for miles and hundreds of elk (see the hilltop in the background of the pic), with some of the bulls bugling up a storm. Awesome experience in the mountains.

Great photo.

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #277 on: October 25, 2020, 06:18:55 PM »
My 2020 buck shot at 435 yards after losing a fight to a similar buck.

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #278 on: October 25, 2020, 07:01:32 PM »
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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #279 on: October 25, 2020, 07:07:10 PM »
Great looking white tail!

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #280 on: October 25, 2020, 10:35:56 PM »
My first game animal! NE wa whitetail, about 30 yards.
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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #281 on: October 26, 2020, 07:25:03 AM »
Wife’s first deer shot Friday afternoon, he had a big body and was following a doe

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #282 on: October 26, 2020, 07:31:05 AM »
Great Deer Everyone!  They are falling!  Harbor, that looks like the BT I am hoping to find in this hole next month!

Duramax, that is a great BT, very tall too!
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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #283 on: October 26, 2020, 08:05:30 AM »
Sons 1st buck - Could not be happier.  10/23/20 1 shot kill 300 +/- yards.

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Re: 2020 Deer post em here
« Reply #284 on: October 26, 2020, 08:18:36 AM »
Island BT. My little cowboy holding him up...Congrats to all, seems like theres a lot of first timers dropping animals this year!

 


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