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Nate McVey

Railyard Deer..........

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Here's a photo of the railyards off Garfield Ave.

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Man, I know right were that is. I spent so much time driving back and forth from the newspaper to Souptown and eying those deer.

Cool photo, Nate! Thanks for showing it to us. Brought back some nice memories. grin.gifgrin.gif

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That is one cool photo. Thanks for sharing!! I take it they are hauling grain and corn and the such through there!! I think they might have dropped some. grin.gif

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Wow! A lotta big deer in this photo! Thanks for posting!

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People must be searching that area for sheds. Though it looks as if most of them are still wearing their horns

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I dont see the 2 biggest deer in that photo. The photo isnt the best but I think I would be able to pick them out. I hope someone didnt poach them babies. I have never found a shed down there. Not that I go every day or anything close to that. I think the RR workers beat us to it all the time.

Some nice deer running in that crew.

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It's a difficult spot to get into for shed hunting. I know of 2 guys that made it in there a few weeks back and they didn't find anything. They talked to one of the railroad guys and he said they pick them up when they find them.

I have a bigger copy if you want Steve, I shrunk it for internet purposes.

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Cool seeing that many bucks together.

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There were a couple monsters down there You'd see every day along the river just as you were coming onto the bridge coming from the west side of 35. Can you imagine if they opened that area to the city hunt!? grin.gif

Great pic Nate!

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Nice Pic, It seems late for so many to still have horns.

I was down that way in Nov working and watched a heavy 8 trot into a big group of does and moved the one that smelled good out of the heard like a sheep dog. He had her cornered by some cars and would not let her go. Along came these two basket 8 and they would try and try to get close but the big guy would just lower his head and chase them away. It is kinda funny in the morning heading home from work it look like a cattle feed lot out there cause they are all lined up by the rail cars.

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Ya Nate send it to me. I cant tel if one of the big ones is off to the Right or not. I dont think so.

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Shiner, may I also?

Thank You.

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For you that dont know, that's my place of work. Pretty nice scenery at the BNSF. We constantly druel at those monsters too!

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Joel have you seeen the 2 big ones lately? I havent in at least a few weeks. If you get a shed from that big 12 or 13 can I would love to get my hands on it. Im not a big deer hunter at all but I know a nice rack when I see one. grin.gif

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If you walk the woods right under the High Bridge near Birch street you will probably find sheds there in that small woods. Last fall I got a picture of a 14 pointer and 2 huge 12's all standing together real close to where the current picture was taken.

I havent worked over in Duluth too much lately so I cant say that I have seen that buck recently, but I am sure that is the one that was 14 last fall.

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My office is on Garfield and I see them quite abit. And Northlander I am pretty sure I saw those big boys you are talking about sparring awhile back. It was quite a site and I wish I had a good camera with me to capture it. And also I have seen a beauty under the interstate just off Michigan St. He was literally laying down right under the bridge. It was at least a 12 pointer but it was a very unique rack. Me and the guy I work with drove by 3 times to check him out. Another time I wish I had a good camera in my work truck.

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Thats probably the big one I have seen. Very unique rack. One day last month I saw that whole crew out on the ice in front of the [PoorWordUsage] plant. I wish my camera had more zoom. That would have been a great pic.

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Here is a few more pictures from deer central. Out of curiosity, when was the picture in the 1st post taken? These were taken just under 3 weeks ago. No sign of any buck there that is any where close to a 14. The biggest one is a 10, but wouldnt score well because of the common base on his right antler. There is a dandy 8 in there though.

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