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Old 12-18-2008, 12:15 PM
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My 2008 Buck

I took this buck the first Tuesday with one shot at 650 yards.Watched this buck go about his daily business for the better part of two weeks.He would leave the corn fields in the valley below where I set up every morning between 6:45 and 6:55 a.m..He was there on time sunday before season.Then Monday he was a no show.Poached I thought.Saw 5 racked bucks monday out of 27 deer.Back at her tuesday.Tuesday morning again a no show.Glassed the mountain and valley all day.19 deer with two nice bucks mixed in.Then at 4 oclock I spun my glasses to my right to glass a small patch of woods about 50 feet square and there he was standing.Was probably there monday also...Just never thought of looking there.Got a range put the clicks on the scope and the rest is history
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Old 12-18-2008, 01:15 PM
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Nice buck Boyd! Which gun / bullet did you take him with?
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Old 12-18-2008, 04:20 PM
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Thank you...300 Ultra with 210 Bergers
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Old 12-18-2008, 05:08 PM
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Nice buck Boyd. The reason he wasn't there on Monday or Tuesday is because he smelled all the hunters, gun oil, etc. in the woods on opening day and headed for the thickest brush with the biggest cave around. He probably stayed there for 2 entire days until the gun fire started to subside.

On opening day in Maryland, the deer are running around like crazy because they know something is wrong when there are so many people in the woods.

Way to go with the patience, and nice shot too.
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:43 PM
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Nice shooting! Is poaching a big issue in that area?

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Old 12-18-2008, 08:29 PM
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Last year there was a group of young punks that shot 7 nice bucks under a light on this farm and others near by.Most they cut the heads off and let the rest lay.I am suprised there are any left.They were caught after shooting a nice 8 point(bigger than mine)about 50 yards from the farm house on the farm I hunt.It just so happend that the person that owned the land was watching the whole thing go down and took down a tag number
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Old 12-19-2008, 11:47 PM
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Well, at least they got caught.
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nice deer

Good job on the 8 point...
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Nice buck and one hell of a shot!
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