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Old 02-13-2018, 12:30 AM   #1
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You can see a lot more in the brush in winter! This was the first late season survey weíve done and the visibility in the brush was amazing. These are some of the better pics I got while hanging out of a R-44. Thereís nothing like it at Six Flags!
















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Old 02-13-2018, 12:34 AM   #2
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some awesome critters
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Old 02-13-2018, 12:42 AM   #3
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Wow! You have some real beast.

Did you get a good one this year?
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:13 AM   #4
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See any from the heli youve never seen before?


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Old 02-13-2018, 06:09 AM   #5
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Impressive animals right there! I bet that was a fun ride
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:51 AM   #6
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Awesome looking bucks.
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:56 AM   #7
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Peyton I always look forward to your survey threads. You Sir, have some amazing bucks!!!
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:05 AM   #8
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Greatness. Those are some nice animals.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:31 AM   #9
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Great pics

Find any that you were not aware of?
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:36 AM   #10
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Good looking bucks.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:38 AM   #11
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Some really nice deer and they can't hide like the buck in the one pic is trying to do.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:42 AM   #12
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Some dang nice deer sir. How were the survey results?
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:45 AM   #13
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Wow, impressive buck's there.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:53 AM   #14
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Did you see any big ones??






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Old 02-13-2018, 07:54 AM   #15
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Man those are really nice. I would love to go on one of those heli rides. Pic #7 is a bonafide monster.

Got anymore?
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:57 AM   #16
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Looks like a lot of fun. Nice deer on your place.
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Old 02-13-2018, 07:57 AM   #17
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It doesn't look like there will be any shooters next year either, huh?
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:10 AM   #18
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I think they need a couple more years
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:14 AM   #19
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Wow... Drool....
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:16 AM   #20
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Nice, some good looking critters. Overall my deer were better this year over the previous 2 years. I have always done my surveys in late January for that very reason.
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:17 AM   #21
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Cool! Nice batch of bucks!
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:18 AM   #22
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Amazing pictures! Thanks for sharing!
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:26 AM   #23
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Wow!!! Thanks for sharing.
How are the range conditions for you?
Is there any concern about stressing the deer this time of year?

BP
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:30 AM   #24
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good lord there's probably 30 miles of bone in these pictures
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:49 AM   #25
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Fun to see whatís behind the curtain. Especially when itís big deer.


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Old 02-13-2018, 08:52 AM   #26
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Awesome bucks! I predict 2018 is gonna be a very good year for you!
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:56 AM   #27
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I will take number 6 please. dannnnggggg
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:08 AM   #28
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Any surprises or deer you hadn't seen before? Great deer btw.
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:11 AM   #29
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Surprised those high fence pets ran from anything!!









kidding. I’d like to see more of the first buck. He looks pretty awesome. And I too will ask if you saw any that you haven’t seen before.
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:14 AM   #30
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Nice
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Old 02-13-2018, 09:58 AM   #31
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I will take number 6 please. dannnnggggg
No doubt! Looks like a dang MD running through the brush.
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Old 02-13-2018, 10:11 AM   #32
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Can we get some more pics of these 2 please?
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Old 02-13-2018, 10:26 AM   #33
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Wow
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Old 02-13-2018, 10:36 AM   #34
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Great pics. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 02-13-2018, 10:59 AM   #35
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Peyton + helicopter =

Always enjoy your pics, thanks for sharing.
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Old 02-13-2018, 11:00 AM   #36
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All studs!!!
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Old 02-13-2018, 11:39 AM   #37
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Goodness gracious!
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Old 02-13-2018, 11:57 AM   #38
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Looking at that kind of stuff will put your eyes out! Wow
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Old 02-13-2018, 12:23 PM   #39
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See any from the heli youve never seen before?


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Great pics

Find any that you were not aware of?


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Any surprises or deer you hadn't seen before? Great deer btw.


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kidding. Iíd like to see more of the first buck. He looks pretty awesome. And I too will ask if you saw any that you havenít seen before.


I didnít see any new bucks but we did find this buck that Iíve only seen on trailcam...

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Old 02-13-2018, 12:25 PM   #40
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Heck of a deer. Too bad his left doesn’t match his right.
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Old 02-13-2018, 12:37 PM   #41
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Heck of a deer. Too bad his left doesnít match his right.

The pic is deceiving, he matches better than it looks


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Old 02-13-2018, 12:39 PM   #42
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The pic is deceiving, he matches better than it looks


Mmmmmmm. Hammer time. Haha

How old is he? 4?
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:23 PM   #43
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Mmmmmmm. Hammer time. Haha

How old is he? 4?


I think heís 6 or 7.
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Old 02-13-2018, 01:33 PM   #44
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Wow. Awesome bucks
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:26 PM   #45
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WOW! Those are some absolute studs!
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:31 PM   #46
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Doing surveys is like riding the back of a butterfly.....you can go all over the map....
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:39 PM   #47
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While flying around looking for dope one time we jumped a big buck and he ran about 100 yards and laid up under a pile of brush.
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Old 02-13-2018, 04:40 PM   #48
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Daaaaannnngggggggg Gina!! Those are some impressive specimens!
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Old 02-13-2018, 05:55 PM   #49
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You know the old saying "they always look bigger from behind". If they wouldn't mind turning a little more broadside until I get my pin settled I would appreciate it.LOL
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:29 PM   #50
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Wow...great targets for next year!


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