Muzzleloader Bucker

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Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby PK_ » Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:27 pm

Classic rut hunt, just off wind of a funnel. Does all around me all morning. 11am a doe comes by at 12 yards on a fast paced walk, mouth open, breathing hard. Few minutes later I hear the splish splosh, splish splash of a buck in tow, Came right in doing some trailing grunts, shot him at 12 yards. Besides the 1.5 mile haul, it all seemed too easy. The rut is nice after the hard knocks of beast style early season hunting.

There he lies, that is the exit, entrance was in top of other shoulder:
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Decided to float him out through a cypress hollow rather than drag him the whole way:
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Once I reached the end of the cypress I stashed him in the shade and headed back to the truck for the cart, a life saver:
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This is my first animal I have shot since switching from Powerbelts to Hornady SST, all I can say is WOW!
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby Czabs » Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:58 pm

Sweet! 8-) Nice shooting :clap:

Any snakes in that cypress hollow!? :shock: :?
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby Stanley » Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:01 pm

Great shot, nice buck.
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby Zap » Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:06 pm

Congrats, PK!!!

8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby hunter_mike » Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:02 pm

Awesome! you guys are stackin them up down there!
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby dan » Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:20 pm

8-) NICE!
Wouldn't floating him out down there be considered trolling for gators? :lol:
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby Jackson Marsh » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:36 pm

Outstanding PK :clap:

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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby Mario » Mon Oct 14, 2013 10:44 pm

Nice! :D What do you do if your that far back in the cypress at night? :shock: That would make for an interesting drag out... congrats!
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby backstraps » Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:01 pm

Good job PK!
Congrats!!

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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby BassBoysLLP » Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:29 pm

Congrats. Cool hunt!

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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby headgear » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:18 am

Nice work Palm! :clap:
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby Dewey » Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:33 am

8-)

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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby Black Squirrel » Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:20 am

Nice Florida buck! I love the palm branches in the background of that one pic. Congrats!
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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby UntouchableNess » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:07 am

Congrats!

I thought your rut was Dec/Jan?

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Re: Muzzleloader Bucker

Unread postby xpauliber » Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:43 am

Nice buck!

Congrats man!


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