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Old 11-11-2007, 08:50 PM
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Congrats Kirby, that is a pretty slick lookin buck. I dont think i have ever seen a buck that tall and with that much mass that is that tight up top, should make for a truly unique and special mount. i have been seeing my own tall low spread whitetail but he aint no where near what that buck is.

Congrats buddy, again hell of a deer!!!!!
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Old 11-11-2007, 09:00 PM
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Very nice buck Kirby and great story too you might want to use a bigger gun though Im having great success with the .338 AM Grins
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Old 11-11-2007, 09:46 PM
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Kirby - good looking buck and a nice write-up. Congrats! Guy
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Old 11-11-2007, 09:57 PM
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As always a good read and a nice set of headgear. You make it look too easy. "Luck" usually only happens when skill and preparation meet opportunity. You were prepared for the opportunity and deserve it none the less.

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Old 11-11-2007, 10:29 PM
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The first day I saw the buck running up the hill into the stubble field I guessed him as a high 150 class buck. The morning I shot him, I believed the same thing.

When I got up to the buck, I will not say there was ground shrinkage but instead deer shrinkage, for this area, the body size on this buck was very small, in fact extremely small. He was healthy, fat as a butterball turkey, just small. Live weight, under 200 lbs. The last five bucks I have taken here in Montana were all well over 250 lbs and three of them were at or over 300 lbs live weight.

As such, I was judging this rack assuming the rack was on at least a 250 lb buck or larger which was the basis for my estimate.

Am I disappointed, certainly not, I was a bit surpised but in no way unhappy with the buck I shot.

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Old 11-11-2007, 10:31 PM
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Shawn,

Look forward to hearing from you about your trip. You going to hunt with Travis? Hope you get ahold of one of those bucks he scouted out this summer!!!!

Good luck, this time last year I was gearing up to head over and meet up with you hunting!!! That was alot of fun, have to do it again for sure. Anyway, this year have a good hunt and hammer a big boy.

Did your Dad get on any elk?

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Old 11-12-2007, 12:13 AM
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Nice buck 50!

Hard for me to get a grip on the fact guys are winding it up for the year and we havent even started a regular gun season, and get to enjoy 3 to 4 full months of it when it starts.

How many are you allowed out there per year, Im assuming 1?

Katie's opener was a flop! saw a 3 point she says "Na, I'll have to let him go".
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