Got a real nice buck, but...

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by Kinglake, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. Kinglake

    Kinglake Active Member

    unfortunately it took over a week to find him. The coyotes and coons found him first of course. He was only about 200 yards from where I shot him, but it was the opposite direction of the way he left the area. No blood trail at all and from what was left of him, it looks like the bullet went completely through. It was about at 250 yard shot with a 270. What do you think he will score? Inside spread is 18.5".

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  2. tagger

    tagger Well-Known Member

    153 gross is my guess,he is a stud congrats
     

  3. Sorry you couldn't get any of the meat. Hey, at least you found him! Awesome buck!
     
  4. Tink

    Tink Platinum Member<br>2011-2012 Bowhunting Contest Te

  5. jwalker

    jwalker Well-Known Member

  6. OuachitaMtnMan

    OuachitaMtnMan Well-Known Member

    That is an awesome buck. I know you're glad to find his horns.
     
  7. bigworm

    bigworm Well-Known Member

    157 gross. ???? let us know. that is a dandy! congrats!!
     
  8. gregrn43

    gregrn43 Well-Known Member

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    NIce buck. Could you tell what part of them body you hit him in? What type of bullet was you using?
     
  9. HANDGUNNER

    HANDGUNNER Well-Known Member

    Nice buck, sorry ya didn't find him in time, I figure he'll go 130-140 ballpark.........
     
  10. thelineman

    thelineman Well-Known Member

    did you tag him? you killed him!!!
     
  11. Kinglake

    Kinglake Active Member

    Yes, I tagged him. I was using 130 grain Remington Corelok in .270. Hit him a little far back, about 6-8 inches behind the shoulder.

    I am going to get him scored, but haven't yet. I will let everyone know the outcome.
     
  12. JohnnieWalker

    JohnnieWalker Well-Known Member

    He's a good 'un. Congrats on finding him. I know that was a long week. My guess is he'll score between 140" - 145". :up:
     
  13. Swamper-AR

    Swamper-AR Well-Known Member

    I thought no one lost deer with a gun. GLad you didn't shot him with archery.
     
  14. Beautiful rack! I'd say he"ll score between 148-152".
     
  15. green_head_getter

    green_head_getter Super Member<br>2010 Bowhunting Contest Winner

  16. pruitt76

    pruitt76 Well-Known Member

    That's a great buck. Congrats on finding him.
     
  17. backstraps

    backstraps Well-Known Member

    I think he will hit 150"
     
  18. mwmwbm

    mwmwbm Well-Known Member

  19. hunter34

    hunter34 Member<br>2014-15 Bow Hunting Contest Winner

    163 gross just a guesstamete:shrug: