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I like how you positioned the buck so you were looking at the good end of the deer

I think that positioning makes the shot great, too. I'm just guessing . . . could have been an issue of load distribution in the canoe that put the deer in the position it's in. smile

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Hopefully get the antlers back from the taxidermist tomorrow so we can score them. Should be 150+

My first deer with a muzzle loader. Saw 5 deer in less then an hour including a decent 8 point that hung around awhile. 

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no kidding. I've been hunting for 7 years now and I have yet to harvest a worthy buck ( i say worthy b/c I shot a unicorn buck that only had one antler about 6 in. long and as skinny as a pencil. I thought it was a big doe and decided to shoot. When I got out of my stand I was a bit suprised when I went in for the gut job!!). Tell her congrats and hopefully we have another woman hunter in the woods.

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Great to see the genuine happiness in her face, she's hooked for good now and that's a good thing !Not criticizing the canoe guy, I know it was hot and u shouldn't get shot at but I'd have a blaze orange coat on or at least hung high or very visual in the canoe, in my area I'd feel a bit afraid even with the orange hat on. Great buck and photo, my favorite for sure thus far posted ! smile

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He's wearing his blaze vest under the life jacket. Probably could have put it over top, but he at least had it on. In some areas, I am sure he would be fine. In fact, his post talks about not seeing other hunters.

I agree, one of the coolest pics so far.

Schwanny, congrats to your niece.

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Thanks for the compliments! Musky is right, I should have had more orange on. I never even thought about it when I put my life jacket on, apparantly my fear of drowning outweighed my fear of getting shot! Next time I'll be sure to throw an oversized hooded sweathshirt over everything.

Trigger, congrats on both your and your dad's bucks. They both are beautiful.

Congrats to everyone who posted a picture. There isn't a deer on here that isn't a trophy! Lets keep them coming!

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My 4 year olds first deer hunting trip..He would not let this guy pass.... deerhunt003.jpg

My cousin also had her first hunt with us..not a bad first trip..

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I passed on a 6 pointer about 8am on Sunday and 45 minutes later this guy came in chasing a doe.

SE Minnesota shotgun. Mossberg 930. Winchester 2 3/4 Sabot. 1 shot and he dropped 20 yards from where he was hit.

My first Minnesota buck!

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My 4 year olds first deer hunting trip..He would not let this guy pass.... deerhunt003.jpg

what a smile on the little guy! it's great to see

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Nice deer everybody!

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Hey if you dont mind me asking, what progam did you use to do the backround black and white?? and Nice deer everyone!!
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I think he said somewhere earlier that he used Photobucket to do his background..... I think it looks sweet!

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Great deer everybody.

Here is my buck. I already filled my doe tag during archery, so with a freezer full of meat and no job, I had all season to look for a big boy. He had other ideas and I was done in 25 minutes...o well!

I saw this deer the night before opener and knew he was a good 10. He was chasing a doe opening morning and they ran smack into another guy from my camp who was walking out to his stand late. His presence turned them around back into the woodlot I was hunting, and came crashing through at 6:55 am. I bleated, he stopped, and dropped him where he stood with a double lung shot.

10 point(one broken tine but still scorable), 17" inside spread, 168 lbs field dressed. 60 yard shot, .270 WSM. Itasca County, Nov 7.

FYI I stripped off some of my orange for the pic/drag.

Good Luck to those still hunting!

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heres my buck shot last sunday with my bow... heart shot and went only 20 yards. 47th buck I saw this year, passed on some bigger than him earlier in the year waiting for the rut.... Not what I envisoned taking, but im content with him. 10 points, 20 inch inside spread and field dressed at 218 lbs. nice mass throughout, just not a lot of length on him.

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great googly moogly, look at the size of that head and neck Shedfreak, care to point to the ones that were bigger than this one? Sheesh......(nice buck, awesome actually)

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he had a 30 inch neck actually. I would say I saw 4 or 5 bigger , and they were all 8 points!! I missed the biggest one, woulda scored around 160, and I hit and lost a 140 inch 8 as well. I also had a 130 inch 8 point with a good drop tine at 35 yards 3 days before i shot this one, but couldnt get a shot! he was a fighter though, ripped ear, gashes on the back of his neck in a few places, 2 tine holes on his face, and an old busted up ankle!!! They are guessing 5 years old or more.

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I am guessing you are about 6' tall, and you like small next to that thing. His head (without the head gear) is massive

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Shed, those are darn nice deer. As we've seen these last several years, they can get to be big-time bruisers cruising around the city of Duluth and Hermantown and eating people's gardens.

Congrats on another most excellent animal!

BC, I was born green and gold and that's just the way it is. smilesmile

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Here is my sons 2 deer this rifle season...he is a lucky kid!

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got this one monday at 10

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and this one tues at 7:30

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I took my cousin to my stand last night where I saw the big . He saw one small doe all week. I sent him to my stand and walked over to my other one about 1/4 mile a way on the other side of the alfalfa field. Right away a decent buck ran across the field. I think it smelled my cousing and took off. I was party hunting and I told him that I was only going to use his tag if it was the big guy that I saw last week, so I passed on the other buck, it wasn't the big guy. At dusk, I saw a big bodied deer heading tawards him, a minute later, I heard three shots. The deer died standing under his stand. He was the big dog I had been chasing this falls. He never hunts this area and I thought I would be nice and take him with me where I bow hunt.

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Needless to say, he owes me big time... Gross score 152,

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Trigger you are the man for that. It takes a big person to allow someone to hunt there area. I commend you on that.

To all that shot buck GREAT JOB. I love the kid pic's and all the smiling faces.

I have been out slug hunting for a total of 6 hours. I have passed on 7 does (no permit) and two small bucks. I look at it this way, I want meat but I am going to SD for the late season MZ hunt and can get two does there so I am only going to shoot a big one when I do go out but I have been working in the field now and might not even make it out again. But there is always next year. (even though it is killing me not to go out!!!)

Good job everyone.

Froggy

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