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Old 10-11-2017, 02:48 PM   #1
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Shot this big boy this morning in NW Harris County. This is my first buck, my first deer with a bow, and the first deer taken on the property. Shot it from a homemade tree stand at about 40 yards with a Hoyt Vector with a G5 fixed broadhead. Since it's my first buck i just dropped the cape off for a shoulder mount and the taxidermist said he will check age, but does anyone have any guesses on age and weight? He was the biggest-bodied deer i've seen in person. Sorry for the awful pics!
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:49 PM   #2
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I'd love to find one of those $10 "bucks" in my neck of the woods!!

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Old 10-11-2017, 02:52 PM   #3
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Congrats! Hard to say on weight, but he looks 6.5+ to me.
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Old 10-11-2017, 02:52 PM   #4
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The pics aren't awful, blood is part of hunting. His body looks huge, 150 lbs at least i would think. Age, I'm going with 5.5. He looks real old in the face. Congrats on the first buck! Great memory.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:00 PM   #5
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Congrats man that's a nice buck. He looks mature by looking at the face.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:01 PM   #6
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:04 PM   #7
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Definitely a mature deer, I'm thinking 5.5
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:05 PM   #8
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:06 PM   #9
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Congrats!! He is mature and I love his brows!!!!
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:07 PM   #10
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He must have been working over the money tree! Congrats!
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:12 PM   #11
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Congrats on your buck! Really nice one. I would say 5 1/2 years old at least.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:16 PM   #12
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Very nice. Congrats
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:22 PM   #13
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Heck of a buck bud, congrats!
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:24 PM   #14
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Great deer for Harris Co. I'd say 5+ on him, on the safe side
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:24 PM   #15
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Congratulations on a bunch of firsts. Good job.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:29 PM   #16
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Congratulations on your first!!
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:32 PM   #17
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Nice deer congrats. Where in NW Harris? I grew up in Cypress ..... Have seen some good bucks.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:34 PM   #18
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Very Nice, congrats!!
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:36 PM   #19
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Nice deer congrats. Where in NW Harris? I grew up in Cypress ..... Have seen some good bucks.
There are some giants around the Addicks Reservoir. Or were anyway.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:37 PM   #20
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Congrats. Great buck


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Old 10-11-2017, 03:38 PM   #21
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There are some giants around the Addicks Reservoir. Or were anyway.
Still are
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:38 PM   #22
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Nice deer congrats. Where in NW Harris? I grew up in Cypress ..... Have seen some good bucks.
Hockley, right next to Cypress.
Thanks everyone!
Taxidermist guessed over 5 as well.
I'm 6'-6" 250# and he was really hard to move. Wish I could've found a scale.
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:39 PM   #23
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Still are
I hope so. It's fun to drive by and see them out cruising. I know that area was hammered by the flood, so I don't know how the deer fared.
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:00 PM   #24
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Great job! Nice buck.
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:06 PM   #25
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Waydago! great first one
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:12 PM   #26
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Very nice buck! Congrats
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:13 PM   #27
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Awesome buck brother. Congrats
Age? Not sure . But he he sure ain't gettin no older!!!

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Old 10-11-2017, 04:29 PM   #28
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Nice buck, congrats! Next time though show some respect and you a $100 bill instead of just a $10...... Seriously great job. 40 yards is a poke!
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:31 PM   #29
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Nice buck, congrats! Next time though show some respect and you a $100 bill instead of just a $10...... Seriously great job. 40 yards is a poke!
😂 funny thing is I only had a 10 and a 100. And considered the 100 but it was windy
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:32 PM   #30
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Great buck and brows. Those are nice. Congrats to you. Nice bow BTW.
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:33 PM   #31
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Congrats!! my guess 5.5
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:41 PM   #32
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😂 funny thing is I only had a 10 and a 100. And considered the 100 but it was windy
Lol. Good call then!
Great buck. Congrats!
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:46 PM   #33
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Super nice buck for first deer.
You should be very happy
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Old 10-11-2017, 04:58 PM   #34
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Nice buck!
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Old 10-11-2017, 05:02 PM   #35
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Money shot!!

Congratulations on a fine buck
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Old 10-11-2017, 05:27 PM   #36
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Congrats on a great buck and nice shooting.
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Old 10-11-2017, 05:30 PM   #37
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Nice buck! Congrats man!


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Old 10-11-2017, 05:32 PM   #38
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Congrats awesome buck.
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Old 10-11-2017, 05:34 PM   #39
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Set that bar pretty high, didn't you?

Congratulations.
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Old 10-11-2017, 05:36 PM   #40
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awesome man. i grew up in Katy and always thought it would be cool to hunt in Harris county. that's a great deer.
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Old 10-11-2017, 05:41 PM   #41
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Congrats. Good mature buck. Gonna be hard to top that one.
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Old 10-11-2017, 06:00 PM   #42
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Nice....Congrats.
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Old 10-11-2017, 06:57 PM   #43
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Awesome
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Old 10-11-2017, 07:16 PM   #44
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Awesome buck, congrats on a great first!
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Old 10-11-2017, 07:44 PM   #45
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Great buck and congrats! Looks mature for sure and I would agree 140-160lb judging from the pics. Hard to tell when they are on the ground, congrats again! Been hunting the region all my life and he looks as big a body as any I have seen. At 40 yards that was a great shot as well!
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Old 10-11-2017, 07:51 PM   #46
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Congrats on a nice mature buck. IMO, any animals I take with the bow i consider it a personal accomplishment and I’d be pumped to have taken on that big for my first bow buck! Again, congrats on your first! The hook is definitely set and there will be many more I’m sure.
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:01 PM   #47
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Dandy 8....I love big 8s
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:02 PM   #48
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Dang nice. Congratulations. Who used a bill for the ear tag? JK. Nice deer.
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:14 PM   #49
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Congrats!
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Old 10-11-2017, 08:18 PM   #50
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Congrats!
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