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Yesterdays Buck

Postby Sniper » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:26 pm

This week end was opening day for black powder season, fist day does and a big 6 pt nothing I wanted to shoot yesterday I got in my climber late and was only there about 15 minutes when this 9 pt jumped the fence and headed right to me he was about 30 yards away when I let him have it, he ran about 30 yards and flipped over and that was it he was 225 lbs on the hoof with a 17 1/2 inside spread
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby AirRanger » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:32 pm

Nice buck. Love the red dot on the black powder.
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby kwanjangnihm » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:03 pm

nice buck bro - congrats!! :thumbleft:
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby SWAMPHUNTER45 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:25 pm

Very nice!

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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby lilly-Pad » Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:27 pm

nice buck
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby Olf Art » Mon Oct 17, 2016 4:32 pm

Let me know when that BBQ is ........... :D .
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby mojoe » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:09 pm

Nice buck, really nice gun. Lots of character. Can't say I have seen a flint lock with a red dot before.
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby Sniper » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:16 pm

Old eyes and I hate wearing glasses when I'm hunting they are always in the way or fogging up with the red dot I can hunt with a traditional muzzle loader and not wear glasses, here is a trail cam picture of him and one at the cooler
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby Shippee123 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:22 pm

Nice ! congrats.
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby glades cat » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:23 pm

15 min and wham bam...no messing around for you. Good one George.
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby KR23 » Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:07 am

Great job bud
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby Sniper » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:17 pm

Thanks guys it was a good day for me but I will have to admit I did not think it was going to happen so fast it was a bit of a Chinese fire drill in the stand when the buck jumped the fence and I realized that he was a shooter, I am still amazed that I pulled it off with a perfect shot dead center of his right shoulder, when I shot him he took off like a rocket and my heart sunk because I thought I blew the shot and I was shocked that I missed, I was so relieved when he went down, I spend so much time practicing with the rifles I hunt with just so I make a good and ethical shot and not wound the animal so when they run like that I had a brief moment of panic lol
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby Olf Art » Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:02 pm

George, that's the reason I quit deer hunting years ago. It was a real foggy morning in the Daniel Boone Nat'l. Forrest up in KY and I had walked in about a mile from where I'd parked my truck when this beautiful big buck walked out onto the road and just stood there lookin' at me. I froze and then slowly started to raise my rifle (20 ga. slug barrel, sabot slugs) and he was still standing there so I took the shot.

When I hit him he bolted but it was very rocky and up one ridge and down another. I tracked him as long as I could but finally wore out ........ he was a better man than me. I made up my mind that morning that I would never injure another. If I don't know that I can drop 'em I won't take the shot. Nice to know you feel the same way. :thumbleft:
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby Sniper » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:52 am

Thanks Ken, I felt I had made a good shot so that's why I was so shocked when he ran
I totally agree with what you said If I can't make a good ethical shot I won't take it
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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby kranaud72 » Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:29 am

Sniper wrote:Old eyes and I hate wearing glasses when I'm hunting they are always in the way or fogging up with the red dot I can hunt with a traditional muzzle loader and not wear glasses mobilier design pas cher, here is a trail cam picture of him and one at the cooler


But you have to wear it if you want to see you know. Otherwise you will find it hard to target your prey.

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Re: Yesterdays Buck

Postby Sniper » Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:43 pm

oh I see perfect past 24 inches its just up close that its fuzzy
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