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Old 12-18-2017, 03:57 PM   #1
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I shot this buck Friday afternoon. 7 years old and run down from the rut, but still a brute. Low fence Irion county. I had quite a few deer down at the feed pen and road corn when I seen him at the top of a hill about 265 yards out. Could tell right away that he was a buck that was on the hit list. He followed, what looked like a doe, down the hill and stood at the back of the feed pen.....giving no shot opportunities. Something must have not looked right and he went right back up the hill and out of sight. 15 minutes or so later, he came back out, but stood behind a tree for what seemed like forever. Finally a doe must have smelled right and the other younger bucks started towards her and down off the hill he came. Bad mistake on his part!

The pictures really don't do him justice, but here is a trail cam pic, from October.

He had lost quite a bit of weight, but was still tough to load in the truck. Roughed scored at 134 1/2 and will get an official score from the taxidermist. Oldest buck I've ever taken.
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Old 12-18-2017, 03:58 PM   #2
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Great buck!
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:03 PM   #3
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Nice buck!
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:33 PM   #4
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That's a great buck. Congratulations
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:40 PM   #5
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:41 PM   #6
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:43 PM   #7
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Nice buck, congrats
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:48 PM   #8
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That's a trophy! Nice buck!
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:52 PM   #9
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Old 12-18-2017, 04:56 PM   #10
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Old 12-18-2017, 05:21 PM   #11
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Stud!
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Old 12-18-2017, 05:26 PM   #12
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Great deer! You did well. Congrats.
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Old 12-18-2017, 05:36 PM   #13
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Old 12-18-2017, 05:44 PM   #14
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Management??

GEEZ!! Congrats on a great buck!
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Old 12-18-2017, 05:51 PM   #15
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Beautiful 8. Congrats
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:07 PM   #16
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Nice 8pt!
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:12 PM   #17
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:40 PM   #18
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Nice buck. Congrats
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:47 PM   #19
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Very nice 8 point. Congratulations on getting him after that cat and mouse game you had to play.
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:50 PM   #20
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That sir is what I would call a trophy eight! Congrats.
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:53 PM   #21
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Old 12-18-2017, 07:06 PM   #22
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nice 8 Congrats
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Old 12-18-2017, 07:09 PM   #23
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Congrats on an old toad
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Old 12-18-2017, 07:50 PM   #24
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GEEZ!! Congrats on a great buck!
On this ranch, he's a management buck. Old, short brows, and only 8 pts.

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Old 12-18-2017, 08:02 PM   #25
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Great deer, congrats!
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:04 PM   #26
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Awesome. Congrats
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:07 PM   #27
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Great management buck! For those that are having a hard time calling that a management buck don't ever get on a lease with me
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:11 PM   #28
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What a bruiser. Congratulations
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Old 12-18-2017, 08:28 PM   #29
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Hes a hoss. Nice buck


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Old 12-18-2017, 10:01 PM   #30
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Old 12-19-2017, 02:32 AM   #31
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Great looking 8!

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Old 12-19-2017, 03:14 AM   #32
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Congrats, Nice Buck
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Old 12-19-2017, 07:10 AM   #33
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Congrats on a great buck!
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Old 12-19-2017, 07:18 AM   #34
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Congrats, good looking buck
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Old 12-19-2017, 08:14 AM   #35
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Old 12-19-2017, 08:17 AM   #36
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Cool old buck! Chasing tail can be dangerous or in his case fatal! Congrats!
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Old 12-19-2017, 11:23 AM   #37
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Nice toad! Grats!
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Old 12-19-2017, 11:48 AM   #38
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Great buck
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:02 PM   #39
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Nice 8pt. Congrats.
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:12 PM   #40
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:13 PM   #41
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Nice buck congrats!
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:44 PM   #42
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Congrats on a toad of a cull 8 pt
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Old 12-19-2017, 12:51 PM   #43
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G1 is short, but one Hell of a deer. Congrats sir!!!!!!!
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Old 12-19-2017, 01:13 PM   #44
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congrats
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Old 12-19-2017, 01:17 PM   #45
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:26 AM   #46
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Cool old buck! Chasing tail can be dangerous or in his case fatal! Congrats!
Yes sir, I don't think I would have got him without the doe that brought him back.
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Old 12-26-2017, 04:42 PM   #47
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Anybody have any guesses on what he will score? I've been told that he's bigger than mid 130's......
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Old 12-26-2017, 04:47 PM   #48
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Congrats!!
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Old 12-26-2017, 05:10 PM   #49
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Great buck Mark congratulations. I say he will go 138" This is Andy by the way lol
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Old 12-26-2017, 05:12 PM   #50
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Mid 30's looks right to me.. Short brows keep him out of the 40s. He's a stud non the less! I'd shoot a 130" 8 point every single year if given the opportunity!
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