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Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by lgreenslade3, May 31, 2016.

  1. lgreenslade3

    lgreenslade3 Weekend Warrior

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    A couple of years ago, some of my buddies were telling me about a giant deer that they had on camera and showed me it and I was blown away. Long story short, the deer was poached which is sad. These pictures were a year before he was shot. I got to hold his shed this weekend. (My brother is the one in the picture). Scored 123", 12th largest or something ever found. The shed was the year before he was poached, he was larger in the pictures than the year after when he was killed. The estimated score with both the sheds the year before he was shot was around 260"in. The other deer in the picture scored 194", makes it look like a 150. A true Iowa GIANT!
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  2. Marauder

    Marauder Die Hard Bowhunter

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    He was a beast! Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Dayum....
    Thanks for sharing that!!! Great pics!
     
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    Did the poacher get caught? I would think that it would be hard to conceal a deer like that.
     
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    That's what dreams are made of right there.... thanks for making almost any buck I'm sure to kill seem very very tiny. :lol:
     
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    Why does it seem these monster bucks almost always get killed by a poacher, a vehicle, or a disease... What a giant!
     
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    great. I have never been deer hunting such large. nice picture
     
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    That's a true giant! Too bad he got killed the way he did.

    Blessings.........Pastorjim
     
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    Took my breath away! What a horse. Bummer on the poaching.
     
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    Amazing is the only word for that rack!!!
     
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    SharpEyeSam Legendary Woodsman

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    Incredible! Amazing they can walk around carrying that much antler!
     
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    Looks like an elk shed.....huge
     
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    Big one for sure.
     
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    WOW that is one hell of a deer!
     
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    Definitely a deer of a lifetime and my dreams.
     
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    Unreal.

    Any details on the poaching? Did they catch the person responsible?
     
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    What he said.....


    I think.
     
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    Drivingtacks Die Hard Bowhunter

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    This is why I bought an Iowa license this year.... :rock:
     

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