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  1. cantexian

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    Little over an hour left. Nothing but ducks feeding in the slough behind me.
     
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    No dice?
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    A couple of coyotes came by with about 20 minutes of light left. Just close enough to ruin the end of it, not close enough to die.
     
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    ... ~2 months till turkey season.
     
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    48 days and just got on here to post that :lol:

    I have no idea what I'm gonna do or how I'm gonna do it, but I'm going to kill a turkey.

    And yes, I'll be using a shotgun and yes again, I'll be shooting it in the face.

    I'm so going to look the fool eating tag soup, but that's why I entered for a 2nd permit. Learn from my mistakes.

    Have to see if any are availavle OTC on March 10th, doubtful but possible if I'm early enough.

    Have a feeling I'll make that many mistakes lol
     
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    Not sure I can wait that long :lol:

    Could be deer season again.....
     
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    It's gone, started looking more like a homeless person :lol:
     
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    An unfortunate end to the saga. You can see the marks on the shoulder from the slick trick. Pretty sure the coyotes took him down recently. I had found a kill site a month ago 50 yards from where I found him today. 20200307_133545.jpeg 20200307_135714.jpeg 20200307_135841.jpeg

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    Yeah. Pretty heart breaking. It wasnt a lethal shot, but it probably weakened him enough for the coyotes to take him down. Makes me feel like crap.
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    I guess it helps to get a little closure. I had it happen to me. Shot the buck in the shoulder and he survived for 2 months. Found him dead in his bed later, still had alot of meat on him. The hole in his shoulder bone started to heal over, I keep the shoulder. It's crazy that he survived that long before infection took him out. Always felt bad for that deer. Found him only 75 yards from where I shot him.

    How far was his body from were you shot him?

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    Measured it with onx and it was about 450 yards. Yeah it helps to know the outcome a bit. He also bred a lot of does and there are 2 up and comers and one other stud that could be his off spring around here. Nowhere near his caliber. I have his sheds from 2 years ago and he definitely jumped from then. Btw he scored roughly 187.
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    Wow! What a beast of a buck. Sucks that it all went down like for you. Wish the out come would have came out different for and you were able to find him after the shot. I remember that day you shot him and it sounded like a dead deer that day. Just never know how much will power these bucks have.

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    Man, that's a nice buck. Sorry you didn't get him but at least now you know what happened.

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    kjstaudt86 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Well BHOD LFTS , it’s official and I will be having a future hunting buddy come in August. Baby boy!!! Stoked to say the least.
     
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    Big congrats to you!!

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