My target buck '16

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  1. ruck139

    ruck139 Weekend Warrior

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    Looked out on my lawn just now and saw my target buck '16 for the first time. Three main beams on his left, two on his right. Heavy mass, especially the left base. I didn't even count points...There were a LOT! Horrible pic that does him no justice. Will be setting out trail cams tomorrow, if I get better pics I will follow up. PS, this ain't the midwest, for where I live this guy is a beast! deer2016-3.jpg
     
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    What state are you in? Good luck with that buck, he's a good one!
     
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    Looks good from here man. Good luck!
     
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    Southeastern NY, you know, the over hunted part! Lately, bucks over 100" have been almost non-existent in these parts, so seeing this guy is a pleasant surprise!
     
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    ash d Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Hopefully the next pic will be with you and him. Good luck
     
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    kb1785 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Great looking buck, good luck.
     
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    grommel Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Best of luck my fellow NYer!! Looks like a great buck.
     
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    Looks like it has good mass. Good luck to you.

    Blessings.........Pastorjim
     
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    Western MA Hunter Die Hard Bowhunter

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    looks like a great buck!
    Good luck!
     
  10. ruck139

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    This is not the same deer from the first post, but he is clearly from the same gene pool! I wonder what the record is for most consecutive days sitting dark to dark on stand!

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    You could say the same thing if you were from the midwest...that deer is a dandy.
     
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    What do you guys think on a score on this guy?

     
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    He's a beauty!! Good luck getting a crack at him. My record for dark to dark hunts is 6 days in a row, and it does burn you out! It's a good burn out though. haha
     
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    That looks like the same buck to me.
     
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    It kinds does but the first one had a palmated right side and a bunch of junk points, I watched him in binoculars so got a very good look. The second was a couple miles away and does not have the palmation. But they totally do look similar, definitely same genes.
     
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    Matt/TN Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I also think it's the same deer. Way too similar. They can change from year to year, especially on non typical stuff


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    Nice buck! Good luck chasing him!
     

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