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Dag_1979

Finally! My 1st Iowa buck!

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Shot this buck on December 8, 2007 at 1015. Watched him from sun up from my double bull blind until I finally put a stalk on him to close the distance to 50 yds. Put 2 slugs through his shoulder, and he dropped like a ton of bricks! Has a 17" inside spread, scored 139.75". Next time I will be bringing someone with me to help drag and load the deer into the truck....I'm still aching from the 130 yd drag up-hill from the bottom of a southern Iowa ravine, and getting him into the truck! Never been so glad to have a ratchet strap in the truck! iowadeer2007005nr1.jpgimg0750iv6.jpgiowadeer2007002gy1.jpg

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jltimm

Congrats, Nice Buck!

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delmuts

congrats on a nice deer! del

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DonBo

Way to go! To be able to stalk him must have been exciting. I'd be proud of that.

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Powerstroke

Way to go on that buck! Quite a bit of mass on those beams.

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SpitnArgueDuckClub*

Very nice deer, congrat's. Did you have frezing rain in the area you hunted? I was hunting southern Iowa as well that weekend (Mount Ayr area) and we had to hunt in the freezing rain and sleet the entire weekend.

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Dag_1979

By the time the freezing rain/sleet started I was already home, and had the buck hung in the garage.

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fishermn

Nice deer, congrats!

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jlm

Congrats, great buck. Thanks for sharing it with us!!!

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