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Old 01-13-2003, 07:15 PM
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Hey folks,

It has been awhile since i visited. Between hunting hard and a down computer, I have been away. Anyway, since I have a good excuse to visit, thought I would tell you about my buck (first this year, second ever).

Keep this in mind, I hunt Florida so keep your expectations low. My buck was an 8 point with 4 inch bases, 16 inch main beam and a 12 inside spread. It has been a long and difficult season, but I finally got him, just when i was about to give up. He weighed 135 lbs, which surprisingly is the heaviest on our lease this year (of 7 bucks).
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Old 01-13-2003, 07:58 PM
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congrats!! 135 is heavy?!?! my buck this year weighed a goot 160 dressed easy!! and my doe probally 180 dressed...man them southern deer are small! my parents were wanting to move to NC i couldnt take having little deer..i like em big and fat! congrats to you sounds like a nice one for down there if thats the biggest of 7!!! keep em comin!
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Old 01-13-2003, 08:25 PM
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congrats on the monster buck.LOL<img src=icon_smile_wink.gif border=0 align=middle>.no kidding that is a good buck for Fla.the rack ain't to bad either.the average in my neck of the woods is about 120lbs.
my wife did take a 10pt this year that field dress 134lbs.the largest one we have ever taken was 147lbs live weight.that was a big deer for Fla.

congrats. again nice buck.keep it up.
what part of Fla do you hunt? I hunt the central part,near the suwannee river.

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Old 01-13-2003, 08:36 PM
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Congrats to ya tealboy, and welcome back, do you have a pic to post? And don't be such a stranger, come around more often..

The best of luck in all your hunting endeavors!!!

God Bless,
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Old 01-14-2003, 04:17 AM
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That is a nice deer for florida,Pics please
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Old 01-14-2003, 05:42 AM
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Way to go Congrats
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Old 01-14-2003, 06:07 AM
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Congrats on a nice Florida buck tealboy!

Mauser not all southern deer are small, I can not comment on NC, but in Va. depending on where you hunt the average buck can dress between 120-140 pounds, I killed one in 74 that dressed at 175 and my cousin killed one the next year that dressed at 210. The 210 pounder dressed was one of the biggest bodied deer I have heard of in Va., but I am sure there are ones somewhat bigger. Our mountain deer are small though.

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Congrats, sounds like a nice deer
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Old 01-14-2003, 02:08 PM
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Congrats on the buck guy!
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Old 01-14-2003, 03:11 PM
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congrats on your monster buck.
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