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#3034196 - 11/15/12 09:09 AM First buck!
BirdDog123
4 Point


Registered: 08/17/12
Posts: 384
Loc: Tennesssee, US

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I shot my first buck last Tuesday. The weather was chilly and my buddy was nice enough to stick me in his honey hole. The buck came from my left and I never heard him. I watched him for what felt like forever, he made two scrapes then a doe came in from the left as well.

I have been hunting for 2 years now and I told myself that if I shot a buck I want to be proud of it. I have passed on about 5 or 6. I knew this one had to be at least an eight and he seemed to have decent mass, he just wasn't real wide. My first thought was maybe I should pass. After about 15 minutes of debating with myself, I decided to take him. He was my first buck and I was shooting a ML with iron sights. I was real proud of the kill and the cape on the deer is beautiful. Now I got all that rutty buck meat curing in my cooler \:\)

Buck was 11pts and right under 170lbs






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#3034199 - 11/15/12 09:11 AM Re: First buck! [Re: BirdDog123]
BigD_625
10 Point


Registered: 09/30/09
Posts: 3365
Loc: Maury County, TN

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Awesome deer!!! Congrats.
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#3034211 - 11/15/12 09:19 AM Re: First buck! [Re: BigD_625]
Swole Neck
4 Point


Registered: 11/06/11
Posts: 103
Loc: TN

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Congrats!
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#3034216 - 11/15/12 09:20 AM Re: First buck! [Re: Swole Neck]
buttercup&daisy
4 Point


Registered: 11/07/12
Posts: 319
Loc: coffee county, tn

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Congrats on the first buck hope you have many more to come
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#3034235 - 11/15/12 09:26 AM Re: First buck! [Re: buttercup&daisy]
htnseymour
8 Point


Registered: 09/26/11
Posts: 1521
Loc: sevier county Tn

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Congrats on your first buck
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#3034246 - 11/15/12 09:31 AM Re: First buck! [Re: htnseymour]
preachermantom
12 Point


Registered: 12/05/02
Posts: 5109
Loc: waverly,tn,USA

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Great deer!
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#3034249 - 11/15/12 09:32 AM Re: First buck! [Re: htnseymour]
7wsm
8 Point


Registered: 10/06/12
Posts: 1024
Loc: Tennessee

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nice buck what part of tn looks like a neck shot
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#3034253 - 11/15/12 09:33 AM Re: First buck! [Re: htnseymour]
burnie05
Spike


Registered: 10/21/12
Posts: 66
Loc: tn

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Congrats on the first buck!
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#3034277 - 11/15/12 09:45 AM Re: First buck! [Re: burnie05]
BirdDog123
4 Point


Registered: 08/17/12
Posts: 384
Loc: Tennesssee, US

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Maury Co. yeah it was a neck shot. Think my iron sights were off because that was not where I was aiming. May be time to put a scope on it.
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#3034289 - 11/15/12 09:48 AM Re: First buck! [Re: BirdDog123]
easy45
Non-Typical


Registered: 11/06/07
Posts: 29370
Loc: Chester County

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congrats
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