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Old 10-16-2010, 09:31 AM
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Re: 800yd oregon blacktail. pics...

That's a real nice Blacktail. It's amazing how hard those bugggers can be to hunt. Great buck.
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Old 10-16-2010, 10:02 AM
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Good story and great Blacktail shooting, congrats. One thing for sure you have raised the bar on you self for future Blacktails, I sure you will do it again.

Charlie
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Old 10-16-2010, 10:31 AM
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Re: 800yd oregon blacktail. pics...

Great horns and an ENORMOUS body, you didnt happen to get a chance to weigh it did you? Looks like a Cascade "benchleg" to me. More than likely you had to quarter it up and pack out on your back I'm sure.
ps--good shot also.
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Old 10-16-2010, 02:21 PM
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Re: 800yd oregon blacktail. pics...

it was at a pretty stinking low elevation to be a benchleg, but it is still east of I-5 so technically it would be.

did not weigh the body, but dang it was heavy. really really heavy. yes, we quartered it up, and packed it out.


thanks again guys
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Old 10-16-2010, 03:14 PM
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Re: 800yd oregon blacktail. pics...

Simply an AWESOME blacktail, and nice shootin'. I've taken some decent blacktails, but none like that!

I hunted Silvies unit (east) this year (tag soup to show for it...), but am hunting the valley on my 600 series Willamette tag now (hair tag / through Feb 28!). Jumped a few this morning but no shooters.
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Old 10-16-2010, 03:21 PM
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good luck with the 600 tag! i hope you get a big one!

i'll draw that tag next year, and have some good private ground to hunt in the valley. can't beat the hunt dates on that one.
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Old 10-16-2010, 09:55 PM
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Re: 800yd oregon blacktail. pics...

Where in Oregon are you from.
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