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Old 10-03-2022, 11:11 PM   #1
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6 Forks is a deer I have been watching for several years now. He has always had split G2'S but this year he did something special and grew 6 Forks!

Here he is last year at 7.5.
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Here is a velvet pic from this year for reference.
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He has had a history of leaving if the feed was not heavy and consistent. Last year he disappeared for a few months and the day I put protein back in the pen, he showed back up. He was 8.5 this year and I really wanted to see what he could do so the feed never stopped.


I gave him everything he could eat over the past several months and he grew into a really unique deer. I am sure my friends got tired of looking at pictures of him but I have been ate up with this deer for months now and having the opportunity to finally hunt him this last weekend really brought things full circle for me.

Saturday morning, I hunted another stand because I have had deer literally sleeping in the pen where 6 Forks frequents. I did not want to risk blowing deer out of there on my way into the blind, especially on the first hunt. I took my time sneaking in Saturday evening but sadly he was a no show. I studied the camera pics and had not had a deer sleeping in the pen for the past two nights and I had to head home after the Sunday morning hunt. I got up really early and decided to walk to the blind with no light and I parked about half a mile away. It was a long task getting to the blind slowly and quietly but I was able to make it in the blind without spooking any deer. He was a no show at the first feeding. My head was spinning running all kinds of scenarios through my head as to why he was not showing. The second feed went off and he was still a no show. The deer were really starting to clean up the corn and it was now or never. Off to my left, I noticed his running buddy easing out of the woods and headed to the pen. My heart started to pump so hard it made my vision blur. Then he stepped out! I knew my opportunity was now. He fed around the edge of the pen and was being pushed off by some younger deer. He was moving around quite a bit and I was not sure what type of shot he was going to offer with little to no corn left, so I had my bow ready.

He finally began moving between the blind and the feeder and was at 9 yards! I felt confident if he would just stop for a second, he would be in trouble. He did, and I let the arrow fly. He jumped out of the pen, kicked the arrow out and all went silent. I waited about 45 minutes and then went and checked my arrow. The blood was good and I scoured the area with my binos to see if I could locate him without having to walk into the brush. I spotted him about 50 yards from the blind and that was it!


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Special thanks to all of my friends that supported me with this deer. All of the buildup and camaraderie is just as fun as the hunt to me.

Thanks for following along!!

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Old 10-03-2022, 11:20 PM   #2
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I’m very happy for you. Congrats again, my Friend!

He’s a super cool deer. That old age and crazy character sure makes him a special buck. You drilled him…Perfect shot! That Killzone tore him up.
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Old 10-03-2022, 11:20 PM   #3
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Very cool buck. Congrats.
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Old 10-03-2022, 11:42 PM   #4
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Congratulations on a great buck. Drilled him!!
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Old 10-03-2022, 11:46 PM   #5
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Very cool buck Bobby! Congrats!!!!!

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Old 10-03-2022, 11:47 PM   #6
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Awesome! Helluva unique buck there Bobby! Congrats on getting it done!
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Old 10-03-2022, 11:50 PM   #7
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Awesome buck and story! Congrats!


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Old 10-03-2022, 11:56 PM   #8
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Great Buck, congrats!!
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Old 10-03-2022, 11:57 PM   #9
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Way to go man !

Thx for sharing video. Awesome buck
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:22 AM   #10
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Congrats on a great buck and shot!
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:30 AM   #11
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You did good,Congrats again Bobby!
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Old 10-04-2022, 01:17 AM   #12
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Very nice, congrats
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Old 10-04-2022, 02:01 AM   #13
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Beauty Congrats!
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Old 10-04-2022, 04:25 AM   #14
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Congrats!
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Old 10-04-2022, 05:04 AM   #15
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Well done! Nice headset on that one too.
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Old 10-04-2022, 05:17 AM   #16
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Great story and hoss of a buck !


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Old 10-04-2022, 05:21 AM   #17
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Thats a dandy!
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Old 10-04-2022, 05:28 AM   #18
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The mustache.

My God man.

That deer never stood a chance
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Old 10-04-2022, 05:39 AM   #19
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Old 10-04-2022, 07:03 AM   #20
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Sweet and unique deer! Congrats!
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Old 10-04-2022, 07:07 AM   #21
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Great buck, congrats to you!
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Old 10-04-2022, 07:36 AM   #22
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Congrats. Very cool buck.

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Old 10-04-2022, 07:39 AM   #23
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The mustache.

My God man.

That deer never stood a chance
Hahaha! Thanks man!
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:19 AM   #24
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Tons of character, really cool deer and an old timer as well. Super Cool, congrats!
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:21 AM   #25
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Home run, all the way around.

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Old 10-04-2022, 08:37 AM   #26
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Hahaha! Thanks man!
Did you put a tape on him yet? Or did I miss it?
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:40 AM   #27
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Hey, I would leave if the groceries dried up too ! Great buck, congrats !
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:42 AM   #28
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That’s a heck of a buck! Congratulations!
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:47 AM   #29
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That’s a helluva buck my friend. Congrats to ya.
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Old 10-04-2022, 08:48 AM   #30
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What an awesome looking deer. Congrats!
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:02 AM   #31
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That's a hoss! Congratulations!!
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:33 AM   #32
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Are my eyes playing tricks on me??? Looks like his left side swapped with his right side from the video to the still pics.....
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:37 AM   #33
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Are my eyes playing tricks on me??? Looks like his left side swapped with his right side from the video to the still pics.....
Ya! All the pics are reversed!
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:38 AM   #34
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Are my eyes playing tricks on me??? Looks like his left side swapped with his right side from the video to the still pics.....
Good catch.

Atta boy Bobby.
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:46 AM   #35
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Man, that is a heck of a deer !! Congrats on letting him grow up and being patient. Great deer !!
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:55 AM   #36
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Nice report, patience, deer, and mustache!
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:55 AM   #37
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Great job, great buck, & cool history!
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Old 10-04-2022, 09:56 AM   #38
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Great deer, congrats!
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Old 10-04-2022, 10:14 AM   #39
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Wow! What a buck! Congrats
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Old 10-04-2022, 10:25 AM   #40
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Are my eyes playing tricks on me??? Looks like his left side swapped with his right side from the video to the still pics.....
Yes you are correct. I was by myself and had to take the pictures with a remote control and a tripod. When the phone is shooting from the front camera, it makes the pictures come out like that.
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Old 10-04-2022, 10:28 AM   #41
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Love that buck. Congrats on getting him Bobby!
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Old 10-04-2022, 11:48 AM   #42
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The mustache.

My God man.

That deer never stood a chance
You just wait til i post a LDP with my manstache. I've been beating the women folk off me left and right!
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Ya! All the pics are reversed!
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Good catch.

Atta boy Bobby.
Glad I'm not the only one to notice. My brain was starting to hurt


Congats on a great buck bud.
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:31 PM   #43
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Awesome buck, congrats!
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:33 PM   #44
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Nice Bobby!!
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:35 PM   #45
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Super deer! Congrats
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Old 10-04-2022, 12:45 PM   #46
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Super cool buck
great video.
Congrats
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Old 10-04-2022, 01:13 PM   #47
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What a cool buck! Congratulations!
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Old 10-04-2022, 01:15 PM   #48
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Fork yeah! Awesome buck, story, pictures, footage, etc.
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Old 10-04-2022, 01:38 PM   #49
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Very nice!
Congrats.
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Old 10-04-2022, 01:40 PM   #50
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