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Old 11-08-2015, 11:11 PM   #1
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Default Droptine Ranch Monster!!!!!!

I had some hunters kill out and leave early on Saturday so after some light work around the ranch we decided to do some hunting of our own that evening. I've always wanted a tall, narrow, trashy buck and this one sure fits that description. I've had some cool trail cam pics of this deer and had seen him twice in person but never when it was a good time to hunt him. Made time on Saturday and got a shot right at dark. He busted me drawing on him at the feeder and headed for the brush, but stopped at about 25 yards right on the brush line and I let it rip. Shot hit his off-side shoulder and broke the arrow and it backed out making it look like poor penetration. I backed out for two hours but it wasn't needed. When we got back out to look he was stone dead about 60 yards from the shot. Perfect double lung, he was probably dead within seconds. My best buck ever, scored 244 1/8".













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Old 11-08-2015, 11:17 PM   #2
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Very nice! Congratulations.
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Old 11-08-2015, 11:20 PM   #3
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Wow. Congrats
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Old 11-08-2015, 11:23 PM   #4
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Holy cow, that dude got some crazy bone

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Old 11-08-2015, 11:26 PM   #5
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Man that's awesome, congrats Matt
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Old 11-08-2015, 11:51 PM   #6
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Awesome buck, congrats.
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Old 11-08-2015, 11:57 PM   #7
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That's a awesome rack congratulations
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:16 AM   #8
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Wow
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:19 AM   #9
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Congrats on a great MONSTER!!!!!!
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:23 AM   #10
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***** congrats
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:36 AM   #11
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:48 AM   #12
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Wow
Congrats on raising such a beast and congrats on killing it
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:56 AM   #13
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Acid rack!
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:07 AM   #14
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Wow.....Congrats!!!!
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:11 AM   #15
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Cool looking buck congrats
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:17 AM   #16
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Let me know if you need any of those pesky 200" cull bucks taken out.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:25 AM   #17
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Stud, Congrats
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:28 AM   #18
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I would probably choke up if a dude that big walked up, wow.
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:00 AM   #19
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Congrats, that's one heck of a buck
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:02 AM   #20
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Lifetime buck. Great shootin!
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:04 AM   #21
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Nice!
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:10 AM   #22
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Congrats!!!
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:56 AM   #23
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Trash, character, bone, whatever you call it.....that dude is awesome!! Congratulations.
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:05 AM   #24
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Double throat patch and everything. Gonna be an awesome mount. Congrats, Matt!
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:15 AM   #25
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Dang what a buck
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:39 AM   #26
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You've got to be kidding me. Unbelievable. Congrats.
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:43 AM   #27
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Amazing! That's all I got! haha
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Old 11-09-2015, 11:55 AM   #28
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Is this the same drop time ranch that frank fracovic used to own in pearsall?
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Old 11-09-2015, 12:04 PM   #29
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great buck congrats
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Old 11-09-2015, 12:28 PM   #30
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Is this the same drop time ranch that frank fracovic used to own in pearsall?
No sir it's not. We are in Trent, about 20 miles west of Abilene.
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Old 11-09-2015, 12:32 PM   #31
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Great buck. Congrats
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Old 11-09-2015, 02:44 PM   #32
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Cool looking deer. Congrats
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Old 11-09-2015, 02:49 PM   #33
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That's a monster! Congrats!
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Old 11-09-2015, 03:21 PM   #34
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Great Buck... Congrats!!!
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Old 11-09-2015, 07:09 PM   #35
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Dang man that guy has some character. Congrats
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:28 PM   #36
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Wow, congrats Matt! I enjoyed my hunt out there a lot!
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Old 11-10-2015, 12:38 PM   #37
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Goodness son
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Old 11-10-2015, 12:41 PM   #38
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Wow!!!
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Old 11-10-2015, 03:28 PM   #39
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that will do!
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Old 11-10-2015, 03:41 PM   #40
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Good job Matt , congrats on your personal best.
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Old 11-10-2015, 04:30 PM   #41
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Giant congrats!
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Old 11-10-2015, 10:11 PM   #42
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Wow....what a beast..
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Old 11-11-2015, 11:33 AM   #43
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What a freak. Congratulations!
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Old 11-11-2015, 09:45 PM   #44
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Default Droptine Ranch Monster!!!!!!

Can't believe you messed his skull up like that... Now ya gonna have to use one of them $20 Walmart mount kit wit the velvet skull plate!!!




Awesome buck, Matt and congrats on the personal best. He's a brute for sure.
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Old 11-11-2015, 09:53 PM   #45
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Congrats on a monster of a deer.

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Old 11-11-2015, 10:43 PM   #46
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Brother, that deer is crazy. Congrats!
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Old 11-11-2015, 10:56 PM   #47
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Man, that's an awesome buck
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Old 11-11-2015, 11:10 PM   #48
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Congrats on an awesome buck!!
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Old 11-12-2015, 04:04 PM   #49
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Dang!
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Old 11-12-2015, 04:07 PM   #50
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Freak nasty! Congrats!
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