2012 Harvest Pictures

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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby oletimer » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:29 pm

Congrats Dtlund....that's a nice one. Hope there are many more in your future.
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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby jdbell91 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:41 pm

msbadger - That is actually a pretty good story. Another example of anything can happen during the rut. Hopefully you did not ruin your safety harness.

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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby kellory » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:48 pm

dtlund, That's a nice looking buck, you did well sir. Can I assume it was firearms? We like details around here. And welcome to the forum.
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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby kwolfe » Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:37 am

Here's my son's first deer taken on 11/18/12 in Lincoln, Nebraska!
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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby msbadger » Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:48 am

Nice!! and with a bow...Congrats....the smile says it all....
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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby dtlund » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:40 pm

kellory wrote:dtlund, That's a nice looking buck, you did well sir. Can I assume it was firearms? We like details around here. And welcome to the forum.

Thank you! I took him with my Browning A-Bolt 25-06 at about 50 yards in hardwoods Sunday afternoon of opening weekend about 20 minutes before the end of shooting hours. I was in my climber on a tree that's let me see a lot of deer over the years. It's thick and hilly enough that's any shot I get from that tree will be less than 100 yards. I took the shot just as he entered my shooting lane, or maybe even before since I was a little too excited for proper thinking. He made it maybe 75 yards before falling over. There is pretty heavy hunting pressure on the surrounding properties, and I suspect he was spooked into moving around. We don't bait, but the neighbors do, so that makes the take a little sweeter.

My friend and butcher said he looked bruised all along one side, even back as far as the hindquarters. Said he might have been hit by a car. Or could have it been fighting? I didn't notice any external injuries. Anyone have any similar experiences?

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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby blh4524 » Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:34 pm

Image My South Dakota Buck

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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby Wanderer » Thu Nov 22, 2012 5:47 pm

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Indiana shotgun season 2012. I saw 24 deer opening day including 3 bucks. I got a shot at this one about noon Saturday but I only wounded him in the hind leg. I didn’t finish the deal until about noon today(Thursday-Thanksgiving Day)It took the efforts of four different neighbors who allowed me to pursue this guy across their properties. I saw him twice when I didn’t have a shot. Today the high winds allowed a close approach while he was bedded on the neighbor’s place.

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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby JPH » Fri Nov 23, 2012 8:28 am

Congratulations Wanderer! That's a great story.Way to stay after him and do the right thing. That has to be a great feeling.

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Re: 2012 Harvest Pictures

Postby hamm20 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:55 pm

16 pt buck i shot saturday november 17th in ashe county N.C.

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