He'll be my number one next year.....again!

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  1. Marauder

    Marauder Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Hey Guys,

    The buck I was after this year managed to elude me and make it through all our Wisconsin seasons. This buck I nicknamed Bday (since I saw him on my camera the first time on 10/10, my bday and he's a perfect 10). I had him at range on November 1st of 20 yards without a shot, I passed on him. He needed to turn but never did and I wouldn't take a shot in the neck or chest. That was a real heartbreaker. Still makes me sick. Well he disappeared and my last pull on my trail showed up. I'll be thinking about him for quite awhile and will have fun getting after him next season. :tu:

    Here he is up close earlier in the season.

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    Here he is at my last pull.

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  2. elkguide

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    You shoot the one in front and I'll come over and shoot the one in back, to "help" you out!


    Some nice dreams there!
     
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    I bet he puts on some mass next season, great buck
     
  4. happyhunter

    happyhunter Weekend Warrior

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    Good lord, Elkguide offers up more "help" than the peace corps.
     
  5. Fitz

    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    Great lookin buck!
     
  6. illinibowhunter

    illinibowhunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    He will be a dandy next year
     
  7. Marauder

    Marauder Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I hope he puts some mass on next year and maybe some character. I love how perfect he is but would like to see a sticker or something. :tu:
     
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    You sure that's the same buck? #1 I'm maybe passing on; but #2 is definitely getting smoked. Could be just the angle I guess. Either way #2 is a dandy, and good luck to you.
     
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    bornfromthecorn Weekend Warrior

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    Looks like a great buck! Hopefully you connect! What camera are you using in the second picture?
     
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    can't wait to see how big he gets!
     
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    You're always willing to "help"......... :lol:
     
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    Good luck with him. It'll be nice to see how much he puts on.
     
  13. Marauder

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    I am positive it is the same buck. We don't have too many bucks in our area (maybe 5-6) so it's really easy to keep track. The younger deer in front I have gotten lots of photos of and Bday seems to hang around him quite a bit. Here are some other photos to help you tell. The big tell is the brow tines. His left side is slightly longer than his right.

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  14. Marauder

    Marauder Die Hard Bowhunter

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    It's Stealth Cam G42ng. :tu: Takes great day pics, not sure on the night ones yet. I have to play with it a little.
     
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    Nice buck and he should be better next year as he doesn't look very old IMO. Good luck getting him next season.
     
  16. SharpEyeSam

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    He should add some more size this year! Good Luck chasing him this year!
     
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    BigPhil_H Die Hard Bowhunter

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    He's pretty - I love the symmetry
     
  18. JasonL

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    Great buck!

    First pic makes him look smaller. I was thinking it wasn't the same buck either until you posted the other pics. That little turn at the top of his one brow tine is hiding in the first pic. so it looked like a different buck to me but I see why it hides in the other pics.

    Love symmetrical bucks. My first big buck was a 153" 10 that has around 2" of deductions I haven't seen to many more symmetrical than him. But then again I like those bucks with junk everywhere...haha I like them all.
     
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    Young deer. He might really surprise you this fall.
     
  20. Marauder

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    I hope you are right, but with being in the big woods of Northern Wisconsin we're really realistic. The bucks don't grow to be like Buffalo County deer so I'm happy with a 120-130 deer. :tu:
     

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