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David Frank

My First Trail Cam Pics!!!

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David Frank

I would like to send out a special thanks to all of you who helped me get my first trail camera set up. I couldn't have done it without you. Here are the results!!! There were many more, but these are a couple of my favorites. I will be after the big buck with the kicker on his right side.

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Jeremiah Johnson

Nice pics; are u on private land? what part of state (North, South, East West?)

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David Frank

Yes.... all private. I would love to try a private land archery mule deer hunt out west some time, but around here I would rather not fight the crowds.

Dave

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jltimm

Nice pics, what camera did you use?

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Cooter

Is that doe piebald or just lots of camera flash?

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David Frank

Just camera flash on the doe.... and it is a moultrie game watcher 2.1

Dave

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Tyler Holm

Nice pics Dave.

Hope your tree stand is comfy...

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BLACKJACK

Nice pics!! Glad to see you're getting your camera figured out!!

I'd shoot that buck in a heartbeat!

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Mark Christianson

Can you post a larger one of the buck David?

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lawdog

Look at the brow tines on that thing! Wow...

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David Frank

Hopefully this works... I am new to posting pictures.

Dave

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Mark Christianson

Holy ****!

Check out the brow tines!

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David Frank

That was the first thing that crossed my mind when I saw him about a month ago while scouting. Now, seeing him out of velvet makes me want to hunt NOW!!! In SD, our archery opener is sept. 23rd. You can bet where I'll be that morning given that the wind is out of the right direction. I will be after this guy with exclusively archery equipment. He is bigger than any buck I have ever shot... archery or firearm!

Dave

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BuckRuttinFool

Isn't it early for the bucks to be out of velvet??

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Deitz Dittrich

I have seen quite a few out of velvet already...

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Tyler Holm

I can't wait for the phone call on this one Davo. Go get'er.

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BuckRuttinFool

what part of minnesota is your pic taken?? I live up by int'l falls and I havn't seen one out of velvet yet...I'm just trying to get an idea how far behind we are.....thanks

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Tyler Holm

Dave lives in North Eastern South Dakota.

I've seen several bucks in Rochester, MN recently and none are wearing any velvet anymore.

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harvey lee

Very nice buck.Thats the one most are looking for and very few connect with.Good hunting.

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BuckRuttinFool

thanks for the info tyler.

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David Frank

As Tyler stated, I live in NE SD. Tyler, if you don't think you can wait for the phone call on this one.. imagine how I feel. That bad boy is on my desktop full time. I just keep telling myself that no matter what, I have to wait for him... unless a bigger one shows up!

Once again, I would like to thank everyone who helped me get my camera set up.

Dave

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David Frank

I am not the most experienced at scoring deer. What do some of the more experienced hunters out there think this guy might score. I realize that without a full view of his width or entire right side it may be difficult, but i'm just looking for a round about score. Any possibility that he may make pope and young?

Thanks Again,

Dave

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Mark Christianson

Well, assuming he is an 8 pt with that sticker on the right....

I have an 8pt that grossed 124.

Brow tines are nothing close to that deer. G2's and G3's look like they could be somewhat similar.

Spread appears that yours is outside ears possibly.

If I was forced to guess, I would say pushing towards mid 130's. Some different angles would help a lot.

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David Frank

Hopefully I will have a few different angles before the SD archery season starts on the 23rd. My best educated guess was around 130.

Dave

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