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2008 Opening day VA rifle kill

Old 09-25-2009, 04:03 AM
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Someone gimme a score, I didn't rough him when I took him to the taxi later that day. He is 15" wide and his longest tine I believe is 9", but I might be wrong, it's been awhile since I've seen him. Btw, it was an 85 yd shot with a Winchester Model 70 in 243 (my all time favorite gun). Dropped him in his tracks as he came out of a bedding area. Didn't mean to hit him where I did, but there is an odd connection with this gun and as soon as the x hairs came into the 'vital' (he was 1/4 ering to me) the gun went off and he hit the deck. That's my oldes in the picture. She is having issues with understanding why I am not taking her bowhunting since she got her first taste of hunting last year....
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Old 09-25-2009, 04:14 AM
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Awesome buck!!! Very cool pic too! Kudo's to you for getting your child involved in the outdoors.
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Old 09-25-2009, 04:28 AM
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he is prop around low 100's
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Old 09-25-2009, 04:31 AM
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Sounds about right. high 90's or so.
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Old 09-25-2009, 04:35 AM
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Very nice... congrats...
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Old 09-25-2009, 06:03 AM
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nice deer congrats
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:30 AM
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Very nice. Yeah 100" is pretty good for around here.
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Old 09-25-2009, 07:52 AM
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Good looking buck congrats
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Old 09-25-2009, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by 1shotkill1993 View Post
Very nice. Yeah 100" is pretty good for around here.
the monday before this, I hit a buck that would've made p&y, but screwd the pooch on it and never found him. Made this one look like a dink
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Old 09-25-2009, 09:02 AM
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VA rifle season opens in September? Wow. We have to wait until December 1st (or there abouts) in PA.
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