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Bucks Or Does

Old 05-09-2006, 04:04 PM
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Ok Which do you prefer to shoot ?

Bucks or Does

And why ? Please Reply
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Old 05-09-2006, 04:09 PM
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I only try to shoot does when I want more deer meat or when I use my longbow. It is more respectful to shoot bucks, I guess thats due to the way I was raised.
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Old 05-09-2006, 04:23 PM
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I take a doe at the beginning of season for my farmer then wait for a trophy buck.
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Old 05-09-2006, 04:33 PM
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Buck because that is all that could be taken when I first started to hunt here in VT. Does are allowed now on a limited basis during bow season and with a permit for ML season. When I first hunted the buck doe ratio was really wide because there wasn't any doe harvest. You got used to watching a couple dozen does pass by waiting for your buck. I guess it just kind of set in that way. The only does I have taken were with a bow.
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Old 05-09-2006, 04:41 PM
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Doe meat is better, the bucks meat is more stringy and clogs up the grinder a lot more.
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Old 05-09-2006, 04:48 PM
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i guess if u take management out of the picture i would shoot a buck.
but sometimes a have to take all does cause i try to maintain a 2/1 ratio

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Old 05-09-2006, 05:17 PM
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i like a nice fat doe to fill the freezer
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Old 05-09-2006, 05:45 PM
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voted for whichever walks in front of me first
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Old 05-09-2006, 06:08 PM
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if i got the tag for it, i'll shoot it. and if i got both tags, then whatever first.
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Old 05-09-2006, 06:44 PM
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i voted for what comes out first but since i can take 2 a day so i can be choosey .lol
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