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Old 02-21-2021, 05:59 PM   #1
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Default First bull down!

Well, after years of hoping and a few successful hunts on cows, finally connected with a bull this morning.

Saw him walking through the brush along with 3 other bulls and managed to get in front of them and cut them off. He stepped out at about 80 yards staring right at me. The only thing I could see in my scope was his shoulder and just as I was about to pull the trigger, a buck steps out in front of him and decides to stand there for what seems like an eternity. The buck finally walked off and the bull hadnít moved an inch even though I was sitting out the open with no cover.

Put the crosshairs right on his shoulder and let the 30-06 rip! He bucked but took off running like nothing had happened and saw him pair up with the other bulls as they ran away into the brush. I knew my shot was solid, but of course, you have the sense of doubt when they disappear into the brush. Picked up a blood trail that lasted for about 20 yards and then blood was gone. Thankfully the freeze had burned the grass and it wasnít so tall because I had to choose a direction that I thought he had run in. I chose the right path and found the gray hump sticking out of the grass about another 50 yards in! Between my cow in January and this bull, the freezer is full!
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:03 PM   #2
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:03 PM   #3
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Heck yeah! Nice one for sure. What grain bullet did you hit him with?


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Old 02-21-2021, 06:06 PM   #4
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Congrats, nice bull.
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:08 PM   #5
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:08 PM   #6
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:09 PM   #7
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Very nice!
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:10 PM   #8
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wow congratulations
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:12 PM   #9
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Heck yeah! Nice one for sure. What grain bullet did you hit him with?


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150 grain
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:24 PM   #10
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Congratulations, and I sure can believe your freezer is full with that January cow and now this bull.
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:41 PM   #11
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Cool! Congrats
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:44 PM   #12
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Way to go bud!!


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Old 02-21-2021, 06:45 PM   #13
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That’s freakin awesome! How big a place are y’all hunting?
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:48 PM   #14
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Good eating congrats
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Old 02-21-2021, 06:50 PM   #15
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:03 PM   #16
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Congratulations!! Thatís on my bucket list.


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Old 02-21-2021, 07:03 PM   #17
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Congrats my freind
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:17 PM   #18
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Yessir..........aint nothing wrong with that Blue Bull!!!
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:18 PM   #19
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So freaking jealous.
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:20 PM   #20
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:47 PM   #21
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Awesome
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:49 PM   #22
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That is awesome. Congrats.
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:50 PM   #23
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Congrats we shot 2 today as well, we found about 12 total over the weekend that had died from the cold weather.
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:54 PM   #24
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Old 02-21-2021, 07:57 PM   #25
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Nice Bull.... Congrats.
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Old 02-21-2021, 09:43 PM   #26
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Thanks guys!
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Old 02-21-2021, 09:44 PM   #27
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Congrats we shot 2 today as well, we found about 12 total over the weekend that had died from the cold weather.
Dang thatís tough. They only found one calf dead where we hunt.
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Old 02-21-2021, 09:49 PM   #28
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Nice!!
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Old 02-21-2021, 10:04 PM   #29
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Congratulations on a nice bull. Definitely one on my bucket list.
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:18 AM   #30
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Not gonna lie...I’m a little jealous! Awesome job!
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:21 AM   #31
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Heck yeah! Congrats!
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Old 02-22-2021, 08:38 AM   #32
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Waydago!
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Old 02-22-2021, 09:06 AM   #33
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Congrats.....A blue bull is on my bucket list.
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Old 02-22-2021, 09:25 AM   #34
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congrats!
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Old 02-22-2021, 09:26 AM   #35
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That's great....Congrats!!!
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Old 02-22-2021, 09:42 AM   #36
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Congrats, I've heard they are good eating!
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Old 02-22-2021, 09:45 AM   #37
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Very Cool. Congratulations, but I thought they would be bigger. When the show them on TV it must be magnified. Or, you're a big dude! Regardless, way cool!
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:36 PM   #38
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Very Cool. Congratulations, but I thought they would be bigger. When the show them on TV it must be magnified. Or, you're a big dude! Regardless, way cool!
There are definitely bigger out there than this one. Heís big, but not one of the true ďblue bullsĒ that almost look gray.
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:37 PM   #39
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This is the best part!
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:41 PM   #40
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:48 PM   #41
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Nice!!
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Old 02-22-2021, 07:58 PM   #42
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Old 02-22-2021, 10:57 PM   #43
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This is the best part!

Awesome man, thatís some excellent eating right there!


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Old 02-22-2021, 11:23 PM   #44
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What place were yall hunting on?
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Old 02-23-2021, 12:46 AM   #45
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Nice congrats!!
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Old 02-23-2021, 12:48 AM   #46
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Well I,ll add my ..... Good one I see you already got of thumbs up
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Old 02-23-2021, 12:53 AM   #47
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Well done! Some darn fine eating!!!!!!
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Old 02-23-2021, 05:51 AM   #48
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Congrats on some tasty vittles.
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Old 02-23-2021, 06:20 AM   #49
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Took the bull on a lease I have in Willacy
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Old 02-23-2021, 06:31 AM   #50
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Very nice. Congrats.
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