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Old 10-20-2010, 04:51 PM
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Default Would you have taken him?

This buck filled my bonus bow stamp and ended my bow season.

I was impressed by his massive bases even though he didn't have the big spread.

Now I'm starting to second guess my self as I am all done and rut is still a few weeks away.

My question to others, would you have taken him if it ended your bow season? As he is one of my top 2-3 bucks with a bow, I'll miss rut with a smile.

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Old 10-20-2010, 05:01 PM
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I definately would have taken him! I don't bowhunt yet, for lack of a bow, but hopefully soon! I personally wouldn't ever pass up a buck of any size, unless I had consistantly been seeing buck, and a spike was in front of me. Even then I'm not sure I would. In my book any buck is a trophy! And he has a unique rack! Great deer!

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Old 10-20-2010, 05:46 PM
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I would have taken him, he has a lot of cool character
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Old 10-20-2010, 05:46 PM
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Without a doubt! I would take him ANYTIME! Congrats!
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Old 10-20-2010, 05:49 PM
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Don't beat your self up, That s a very nice buck, lots of character. A trophy for sure....
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Old 10-20-2010, 05:55 PM
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Any deer with a bow is a prize in itself. To get a buck like that, with a lot of character and everything. That's just a major bonus. What a thick base on it too, congrats!
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Old 10-20-2010, 05:58 PM
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Cool buck, you can always bow hunt the gun seasons too so lots more hunting yet for bucks.
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:42 PM
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let me think............hell yes...nice buck....
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Old 10-20-2010, 07:12 PM
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YES... I would have definatly taken that shot! Nice Buck!
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Old 10-20-2010, 10:54 PM
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A mature deer for sure.
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