Montana deer

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  1. ribka

    ribka Active Member

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    Just back from Montana deer with a buddy. Managed to tag out early. Will post more pics. Wt's were just starting to rut over there. Saw quite a few wt bucks bird dogging does.

    My partner took this mule deer. I was holding out for a nice muley and saw then this wt chasing a doe. Was going to pass on him but couldn't resist.
     
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    Roper Idiot Savant

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    That's a nice mature white tail, congratulations.
     
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    NICE!! Good work!
     
  4. Upton O

    Upton O Blind hog fisherman

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    Great deer. I would imagine having a troubled mind if I had passed on a deer like that. The memory would have haunted me for awhile.
     
  5. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Nice buck, Ribka!
     
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    Two really nice bucks!
    Way to go, man.
     
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    well done!
     
  8. ribka

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    A better pic. he weighed around 240 lbs. I think he was a very mature deer looking at his molars, 8-9 years old. Burger, jerky and sausage.

    Saw a lot of huns when I was hunting. Thinking of heading back there with the dog

    Love hunting in Montana.
     
  9. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    That is a big-bodied Whitetail, for sure. I need to find a few Huns . . . I'm fresh out of skins. Went shotgun hiking this morning . . . only Roosters I found were across the fence on posted ground, but it was still a nice morning & I was granted access to some more coyote hunting territory.
     
  10. ribka

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    I wish I ran into him him 2-3 years ago. Look like his antlers have recessed quite a bit. Oh well, he died chasing a hot doe and I can't think of a better way to go.

    Have to join me for birds or yotes before season ends. I think I have a few hun skins from last year. I'll check and see if you want them
     
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    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    We'll have to do that, now that my schedule has settled down.
     
  12. ribka

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    Buddy just sent pics of mule deer
    He was hiding at the base of cliff in the breaks down by some water. We had 2 options: Drag him down to the water. Try and find a boat or haul him up the steep breaks. Took a few hours and a lot rope and sweat to haul him out of there
     
  13. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Impressive country, but the Missouri River Breaks can make you work during retrieval, for sure. Nice buck . . . nice high rack!
     
  14. ColdArkansan

    ColdArkansan Redneck Scientist

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    Well done Sir! I could use a massive patch of Deer hair...
     
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    Nice work!