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#3035284 - 11/15/12 07:09 PM Saw a nice shooter yesterday
pastorbmp
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I was hunting a spot that has had a lot of deer activity over the last few weeks. I have seen does and small bucks wearing out the acorns. I have stayed with this spot know that eventually a doe would bring in a big buck in tow. Well, I was watching a doe about 30yards from my stand, when she looked down the ridge with ears cupped forward. Sure enough, he appears...looking like a ghost floating through the woods, his rack standing tall above his head. He was about 80 yards out - too far with brush and trees for a shot. My choices - call and spook doe or let him vanish. I opted to call. I hit the can call, doe threw up her tail and ran to my stand. I thought, "no way this buck can pass this up!" He stopped, looked our way and continued on his way. I checked out where he was walking after I climbed down, and he had a rubline down the ridge, across the logging road and into the holler he vanished into. Perhaps I will catch him coming back through one day. Not too likely with rut kicking in, but deer never do what you expect them too. But, what a privilege to watch a nice buck on his home turf.

Edited by pastorbmp (11/15/12 07:10 PM)
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#3035342 - 11/15/12 07:33 PM Re: Saw a nice shooter yesterday [Re: pastorbmp]
BigD_625
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Hope you get him!!!
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#3035590 - 11/15/12 09:13 PM Re: Saw a nice shooter yesterday [Re: BigD_625]
ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
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get in that holler
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#3035599 - 11/15/12 09:19 PM Re: Saw a nice shooter yesterday [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
Treestand Troubadour
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 Originally Posted By: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER
get in that holler

right now
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#3035617 - 11/15/12 09:37 PM Re: Saw a nice shooter yesterday [Re: Treestand Troubadour]
tikkashooter
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Very drop the hammer on him! Did you ever get any trail cam pics of him?
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#3035757 - 11/16/12 05:13 AM Re: Saw a nice shooter yesterday [Re: tikkashooter]
htnseymour
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Registered: 09/26/11
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Ground hunt him, he will come back
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