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Just finished our bi-annual trip to SW Nebraska. It was very memorable trip to say the least. 3 tags and 3 muley bucks. Saw some really big bucks as the rut was in full chase mode. It can be really difficult with nervous does dragging a prospective buck a mile in seconds. It came down to the last morning to fill 2 tags but we got it done. It's always special to bring someone on their first great plains adventure. Congrats to my brother Ash and Jordan on his first mule deer. As always, thanks to my great friend Terry. His friendship makes every trip to Nebraska incredible.

December 03, 2019 at 1:41pm

We planned a semi-self guided trip to SW Nebraska and were rewarded with these to nice mulies. We were tagged out by 10:30 on opening day last Sat. Thanks to my brother for making the trip awesome and the 19 hr drive less grueling.

November 20, 2010 at 7:43pm

This guy is camera shy, but pops up from time to time. Pics are sporadic. Anybody want to guess his score? This pic was recent.

November 20, 2010 at 7:02pm

Went to Kansas for the firearms season then waited 3 days for the hurricane force winds to die enough for the deer to move. Last started dead calm and 7 degrees when this 239# 8 pt appeared in a CRP field.

December 12, 2009 at 1:22pm

This deer was in front of stand 30 min before I got in. Any guess how old or big?

October 04, 2009 at 11:43am
A comment titled: Re: Nebraska Bucks in response to a report titled: Nebraska Bucks


December 04, 2019 at 7:35am
A comment titled: Age? in response to a report titled: Help with age of this deer?

I say 2.5. Look at how his eyes are as big around as the bases. Young deer. His belly is sagging because hes slap full of acorns.

October 26, 2013 at 6:25am
A comment titled: WGI in response to a report titled: Wildgame Innovations Trail Cameras

Not to bash WGI cameras, but I have had my fill of them too. Stopped working, no display, etc, etc,..... Not to push anyone elses product, but I started using the Bushnell Trophy Cams. They are twice the price of a WGI IR4, but here is the bargain; 8 Lithium Ion batteries that will last all season, even through the really cold month of January! In fact, I had one last almost 2 seasons without needing new batteries! Just my 2 cents on game cameras; If you get a pic of a really good buck, take the camera out. If you don't think it spooks mature bucks, think again. If you absolutely need more pics of him; 1. Cover the PIR sensor. 2. Get one that doesn't flash. 3. Move it from tree to tree. 4. Place it higher on the tree aiming down. Happy hunting.

October 25, 2013 at 2:39am
A comment titled: Buck of a lifetime. in response to a report titled: First Buck

I'm deployed and my 7yr old little girl is patiently counting the days till we can be in the woods. Congratulations! Such a special moment.

October 25, 2013 at 12:27am
A comment titled: Kansas in response to a report titled: Kansas

No, it was a very small private farm. Only a couple hundred acres but an unbelievabe amount of deer sign. We were there 6 days and only saw 1 other hunter.

January 15, 2010 at 8:51am
A comment titled: 6.5x55 Swede in response to a report titled: Really tough question

I shoot an A-Bolt in .280 120gr Nosler BT and haven't chased many. I personally believe every caliber mentioned in
this thread is excellent. However, you can be in the middle of nowhere, forget your rounds at home, and a mom and pop grocery will likely have a couple boxes of Super X 30/30, 30.06, or maybe even some .270's. I'm just sayin if your going to shoot something exotic, you better have a common back up.

January 15, 2010 at 8:22am
A comment titled: Broke Foot! in response to a report titled: Public Land Deer

Congrats to my favorite hunting partner. Great shot. Heard it was 51 yd bow kill!!! Looking forward to getting set up in a ground blind in ther Honey Hole cause of this dang broken foot.

December 20, 2009 at 8:28am
A comment titled: St Tammany in response to a report titled: Opening AM

Yes, St Tammany. Near Slidell.

October 09, 2009 at 6:47pm
A comment titled: Oops!!! in response to a report titled: Opening AM

Yeah, I knew someone would catch that. The pic is from the evening before. I have many pics of him, including some just before i got in the stand.

October 06, 2009 at 8:07am
A comment titled: Uh oh..... in response to a report titled: Opening AM

Don't give away our honey hole!!!

October 04, 2009 at 7:01pm
A comment titled: Shoulda, woulda, coulda! in response to a report titled: Big ones from Tensas

Way to go Ash. Congrats to Luke also. I'm going with you guys next year. Maybe I can get Brian to help me drag one out next year!

December 15, 2008 at 10:09pm
A comment titled: How many per season? in response to a report titled: Statewide management

Alabama is 1 doe per day for a 79 day season. Our herd ratio hasn't changed in ten years no matter how many we shoot. Do you realize that almost every doe will have at least 1 fawn, probably 2. If you shoot every mature doe in a season there will be a healthy herd of yearlings the next season anyway. I do believe a buck restriction would be great. 2 bucks and progressive. (2nd better than the 1st). If you shoot a spike, at least you can't shoot another.

January 17, 2008 at 3:56pm
A comment titled: Hard Pill to Swallow! in response to a report titled: Infestation continued...

I couldn't agree more. I have hunted in the Basin outside New Iberia for several years and had the same problem. Dog hunting is long steeped tradition, especially with swamp hunting cajuns. It was a never ending battle. I personally believe they pushed the deer so much they would of had much more success collectively still hunting. I then hunted close to Oakdale. Same problem. Another problem is locals will sell their land and know when you are and arent there and hunt as if they still owned it. I believe timber company district managers give unwritten permission to locals to do this for fear of bieng burned out. I was finally fed up with the politics of leasing and hunting in LA and I now hunt in Ala. I sometimes miss the heavy bucks of the Basin, but I do enjoy seeing deer all season long. If you are going to shoot dogs, and it's not their fault, a little word of advice, "Don't tell even your best friend. Just do it!!!"

January 17, 2008 at 3:17pm
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