2012 Montana Hunting

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Montana Man
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2012 Montana Hunting

Postby Montana Man » Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:11 pm

Some of the bucks taken off our ranch as well as some that are still running around. We had a total of 4 mule deer bucks, and one whitetail buck taken this year. We had some hunters on a summer pasture and the weather turned bad and I wasn't able to take pictures of the two mule deer and whitetail buck that they shot, but I got the two that were taken around our house.

Two of the mule deer bucks taken off our ranch this year.
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I sat and watched this guy chase the does around during rut.
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This little guy walked within 10 yards of me. A couple more years and he'll be a nice one.
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A closer shot of the racks from the two taken off our ranch this year. Both are nice 4x4.
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I woke up and sat at the computer and he was just standing there. If the picture is fuzzy it's because I need to clean my windows.
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He was just running around looking for does not caring what was going on around him.
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This guy was chasing some does around during the rut
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Re: 2012 Montana Hunting

Postby Ohio farms » Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:15 pm

Looks like a "target rich environment" to me. Nice bucks...good work.
I have no experience with mule deer, so I was wondering what the bucks in the first picture would weigh?
Keep life simple...if you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras.

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Re: 2012 Montana Hunting

Postby Montana Man » Thu Nov 29, 2012 12:06 pm

We didn't weight them, but by guessing we thought around 200lbs. dressed.

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