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2023 multi season buck
« on: January 20, 2024, 06:04:22 PM »
Just reminiscing about hunting season and wanted to share my 2023 multi season buck, I had never been to this unit before and just picked a spot. Drove all night after getting off work at midnight, hiked 11 miles and only saw does, discouraged I slept in the next morning, almost changed spots, then talked to a nice gentleman who said they had been helping his nephew with a buck and they were headed home, I was slightly discouraged but decided I had to give it a good solid effort. Hiked in around 4 miles until I got away from boot tracks, the wind wasn’t ideal but I planned to loop around. I bumped a small 2 point and a coyote, watched them crest the ridge and after having a snack of a few handfuls of tajin seasoned peach rings I followed, after I crested the ridge I dropped down about 10 feet so I wasn’t skylined. The area that I was now looking at was a bowl roughly 90 yards across, with several trails running through it, I stood on the shady side of the hill next to a tree for about 5 minutes deciding where to go, when I heard hooves pounding the dirt, I look left and see him crest a small saddle and immediately look back. Once I saw his antler width and that he had 3 I pulled my hammer back, he looked forward and ran down the trail towards me, I quickly whistled and he stopped, I got a bead on his shoulder and dropped the hammer. He bucked 6 feet in the air and landed on his chin. Definitely and awesome hunt in a very special place to me.

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2024, 06:05:48 PM »
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2024, 06:07:13 PM »
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2024, 06:08:48 PM »
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2024, 06:09:52 PM »
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2024, 06:22:22 PM »
Great post.
Love the story and the pictures/
That's a beautiful buck.
Thanks for sharing.
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2024, 08:27:50 PM »
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2024, 09:25:50 PM »
Great buck! Thanks for sharing.

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2024, 07:41:34 AM »
Nice buck and great story! Thanks for sharing .

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2024, 07:42:51 AM »
Great story and buck. Really good job with the field photos as well. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2024, 08:08:08 AM »
Congratulations. You earned a very nice buck. Thanks for sharing the ride with us.
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2024, 08:20:12 AM »
Great buck and story. Congratulations  :tup:

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2024, 08:24:02 AM »
Nice buck! Congrats!
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2024, 08:32:10 AM »
Nice buck congrats. So you only hunted the rifle season of your multi season permit before tagging out?
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2024, 08:34:29 AM »
 Second to last pic looks like it is a muzzy he was hunting with.
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2024, 08:53:46 AM »
Great story.  Congratulations.  He's a dandy!   :tup:

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2024, 10:20:44 AM »
That's a tough area to pull bucks out of. Lots of does but bucks are few and far between until the rut rolls around. Nice work.

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2024, 02:26:02 PM »
Nice buck congrats. So you only hunted the rifle season of your multi season permit before tagging out?

no i hunted the last bit of high buck, early muzzle, modern, and late muzzy, i shot this buck on the last day of late muzzy on the last afternoon, i hunted lots of new areas this year and had opportunities at some much bigger bucks in modern but it just didn't pan out.

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #18 on: January 21, 2024, 02:29:03 PM »
That's a tough area to pull bucks out of. Lots of does but bucks are few and far between until the rut rolls around. Nice work.

Its a beautiful area and a fun hunt, i saw lots of rubs and does but only two other bucks that were just above their ears two points. i want to come back and do some coyote hunting this winter, saw plenty of them.

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #19 on: January 21, 2024, 02:40:47 PM »
Great way to be persistent and get it done! Congrats on a great buck!
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2024, 04:38:19 PM »
Congratulations nice buck

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2024, 10:11:16 PM »
Way to go with a very nice buck!

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2024, 10:17:10 PM »
 Well done young man! :tup:
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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #24 on: January 22, 2024, 06:15:59 AM »
 :tup: Way to go! Congrats!

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Re: 2023 multi season buck
« Reply #25 on: January 31, 2024, 12:12:26 AM »
Awesome buck man! Congrats, way to stick with it.
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