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Recurve blacktail
« on: October 22, 2021, 07:23:09 PM »
This is my best deer ever.

I was still hunting a ravine this afternoon when I heard and then saw a doe moving through underbrush pretty close to me. The wind was good and it was raining so she did not detect me. Her tail was straight back and I was suspicious she was being pursued, so I nocked an arrow and crouched behind some big sword ferns. Just a few seconds later this buck crested the edge of the ravine and started following. I let him get about 15 yards quartering away and shot him in the chest and watched him fall. Pretty amazing. 55# Wes Wallace recurve.

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2021, 07:23:55 PM »
Couple more pics

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2021, 07:26:29 PM »
STUD!!! That's a BT of a lifetime! And with a recurve!?

Congrats!  :tup:

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2021, 07:26:56 PM »
Good golly! What an accomplishment!
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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2021, 07:28:44 PM »
Thanks guys. I'm still kind of in shock.

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2021, 07:29:08 PM »
The as he lays pic with the arrow is a MUST for the as they lay thread


Congrats, awesome accomplishment.

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2021, 07:30:51 PM »
Is that a lowland deer? It's a beast. Obviously rutting hard?

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2021, 07:43:42 PM »
Yeah lowland 600 series gmu. I’d guess I was 100’ above sea level.

Rutting real hard. Intense tarsal glands and a burly neck.

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2021, 07:48:36 PM »
Fantastic Blackie! Congrats.

Saw a really nice 2x3 this evening after shooting hours. Was really tearing up a tree. Didnt care that we were sitting in a running vehicle watching him from 30 yards away!

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2021, 07:55:10 PM »
Yeah lowland 600 series gmu. I’d guess I was 100’ above sea level.

Rutting real hard. Intense tarsal glands and a burly neck.

Well done and nice shooting! What a great accomplishment!

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2021, 08:13:54 PM »
Most excellent!!!! Congrats beautiful buck and always love to see trad kills.
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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2021, 08:15:19 PM »
 :yike: :yike: I Love Black Bucks, They Drive Me Nuts.

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2021, 08:26:05 PM »
Nice blackie. Congrats

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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2021, 08:33:41 PM »
WOW awesome buck congrats :tup:
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Re: Recurve blacktail
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2021, 08:37:25 PM »
Really good deer, congratulations  :tup:
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