Old 01-17-2009, 05:30 PM
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Cougar Mag
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Default RE: What's the biggest animal you ever missed?

Some years ago I had a 160 plus buck come down a trail and stop slightly quartering away from only 20 yards. Not sure if it was the wind or a 6th sense but that huge buck turned his head and looked right at me. Admittedly I was not in good cover. But for the life of me I could not pick a spot and was fixated on his beautiful rack. I missed clean low and he turned around trotting slowly away then walking off in the thick brush. All I could do was watch the tall, wide, massive rack walk regally away as if the king of the woods won the battle, of course in which he did. I immediately became sick to my stomach and he haunts me still to this day.
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