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Old 11-15-2017, 08:15 PM   #1
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Default 81 and still getting it done

I had the pleasure of being able to take my uncle hunting on opening weekend. He has hunted most of his life and has never harvested a buck worthy of mounting ( his words ). Being a guest he was allowed to harvest a mature 8 or smaller buck. There was absolutely no hesitation from my uncle when this one stepped out. It isn't a monster by any stretch of the imagination but it is the largest he has ever harvested.

Hope I'm able to share many more hunts with this man.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:17 PM   #2
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Thats Awesome
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:18 PM   #3
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The 2nd picture is awesome.
I like this thread.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:18 PM   #4
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Greatness there!
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:20 PM   #5
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Yeah buddy
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:22 PM   #6
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The 2nd picture is awesome.
I like this thread.
Yeah I like it too. I told him he was too dang old to be posing like he is a tough guy. It was actually an accident that I got that picture but I thought it was awesome and have had some fun with it.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:23 PM   #7
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That’s awesome! Get those pictures framed.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:24 PM   #8
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Awesome!! Thatís a heck of a buck in my book!


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Old 11-15-2017, 08:26 PM   #9
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Thanks for sharing, awesomeness!
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:28 PM   #10
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Awesome.
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:29 PM   #11
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He looks like a bad azz in that second pic! He don't look 81. Awesome buck congrats
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:33 PM   #12
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Nice buck, and congrats to him. He doesn’t look anywhere close to 81 haha
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:34 PM   #13
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That's awesome man! Congrats to him
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:36 PM   #14
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Enjoy every minute!
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:39 PM   #15
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Nice!
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:44 PM   #16
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Congrats on a very nice buck!
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:46 PM   #17
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Uncle looks like a bad dude in the second pic. Congrats!!
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Old 11-15-2017, 08:56 PM   #18
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Congrats!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:01 PM   #19
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My thoughts exactly!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:02 PM   #20
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Congrats to your uncle
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:04 PM   #21
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I sure hope I can be like that at 81. Looks like hed still rough someone up! Good job.

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Old 11-15-2017, 09:04 PM   #22
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Congrats!

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Old 11-15-2017, 09:14 PM   #23
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Pure greatness
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:15 PM   #24
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Awesome!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:18 PM   #25
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The 2nd picture is awesome.
I like this thread.
I agree!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:33 PM   #26
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He looks like a bad azz in that second pic! He don't look 81. Awesome buck congrats
He is an old salty retired master chief from the Navy. He looks tough but he is as good a man as there is.
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:35 PM   #27
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Awesome! Congratulations!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:36 PM   #28
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Awesome. You gotta love it!!!!!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:40 PM   #29
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Awesome. Great job sir. Congrats.
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:43 PM   #30
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Love it!!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:47 PM   #31
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This is one of those threads that make my day! Congrats to Uncle!
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Old 11-15-2017, 09:50 PM   #32
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Congrats to your Uncle! Great buck! He looks Great for 81 & Hope he gets many more.
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:02 PM   #33
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good job great deer
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:03 PM   #34
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Great hunt!
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:30 PM   #35
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Tell your uncle congratulations on getting a great deer.
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:36 PM   #36
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Man, that’s just awesome!!!
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:36 PM   #37
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That is awesome! Tell him congrats. Great deer and your uncle is legit. He looks like a straight pimp man.
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Old 11-15-2017, 10:40 PM   #38
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Awesome!
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Old 11-15-2017, 11:21 PM   #39
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That's awesome. My dad turns 89 next Saturday and he's still hunting.
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Old 11-15-2017, 11:33 PM   #40
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Pure awesomeness. Good for him and good of you. I am taking my pop mule deer hunting for his 80th birthday. On his Bucket list. I am certain your uncle is thankful for his nephew. God blessed us with a generation of greatness as examples. Well done.
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Old 11-16-2017, 12:21 AM   #41
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Thank you sir for giving him the opportunity to continue to hunt while he still is able to I am trying to make it possible to take my father in law who is 88 hunting before the cold weather settles in since the cold weather messes with him being able to get around
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Old 11-16-2017, 12:35 AM   #42
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This is an excellent Idea. Take a senior hunting. I like it. You know there are a lot of seniors out there that hunted their whole life but just don’t think they can anymore.
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Old 11-16-2017, 12:45 AM   #43
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Thanks for sharing, this is Awesome and congrats to your Uncle on his best Buck!
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Old 11-16-2017, 02:20 AM   #44
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Congrats that's awesome!!!!


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Old 11-16-2017, 06:56 AM   #45
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Awesome!!
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Old 11-16-2017, 06:59 AM   #46
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Sweet, props to you sir for giving him a chance at his best buck, and props to him for getting it done.
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Old 11-16-2017, 07:10 AM   #47
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Congrats, on a Nice Buck. I can only hope to be that active @ that age.
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Old 11-16-2017, 08:43 AM   #48
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That's so cool! Congrats
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Old 11-16-2017, 09:39 AM   #49
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Love it!!
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Old 11-16-2017, 09:41 AM   #50
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Awesome! I hope we are all so fortunate!
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