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JTV
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Hunted 11 days so far (state Fish & Wildlife area 9000 acres)(waaay below my average yearly tree time), seen 12 bucks, only 3 does and they were being chased, passed on 5 bucks, had one 140-150" at 15 yds and watched him walk away 'cause of no shot/bad angles. killed this 152 lb weird rak 4x2 yesterday as he came by chasing a doe ... heart/lung, ran 60 yds with a blood trail a blind man could follow..Elite Ritual 33/60lbs/432 gr Goldtip 300 tipped with a Wicked Trick ..
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Well done Jeff! Weird rack but looks like you'll have plenty of venison to enjoy!

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thanks ... the freezer was about bare ... still trying for a doe ... I actually hate when this happens, I'd rather kill a doe first for meat, then pass on these guys ... but time IS running out, as available tree time also is... considering last season I went deerless(1st time in 33yrs bowhunting), I am grateful for this one ... now watch, another big one will pass by while Doe hunting, Ive had that happen before ... :oops:
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Congratulations!

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I can relate to holding out, especially when you know there's a couple of brutes running around! As a rule I'll do that through the primary rut but once you get into late season, especially when the gun hunters (even small game hunters) start stomping all over the woods the odds go way down for taking a monster so I'd have done exactly what you did-take a decent buck that presented a good shot.

Venison loins go down a lot better than an unused tag.....

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Congrats!

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thanks guys ..
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