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#1518843 - Mon Dec 21 2009 07:46 PM First big buck!! Venango county
jimsunder90 Offline
apprentice

Registered: Sat Oct 31 2009
Posts: 25
Loc: Mercer Co. Transfer
crazy long story, but I`ll spare everyone the agony. Got a tip from a distant friend of a friend. He couldn`t make the first day cause of work. Ask`s if we want to go to a good spot. My spot was going to be heavily hunted from what i gathered. He said it was 3 miles off the beaten path. wow we thought, that`s a pretty good hike in unfamiliar territory in the dark. But unanimously we(brother in law, and a close friend, and I) decided we wanted an adventure. He clues us in very detailed directions, tree by tree. With gps in hand and me leading the three of us, things just weren`t lining up with what he told us. At about a mile and a half in, I said thats it, lets post. No sense in going to far when we didn`t know where we were really headed. I posted them around 75 yrds. apart then proceeded in myself another 75. Just getting ready set down my pack and get situated and a doe came within petting distance. I was upset, it was shooting time, and i was not prepared. So we stare at each other, then I realize there could be a buck behind her. I no longer got thru thinking that when she started moving, and here he comes. All I could think was thats it, I just missed the biggest buck of my life! My rifle was still slung under my pack. I immediately started dropping gear, ripping off scope covers, and took a knee against a tree and tried to find him in the scope while my heart sank, just trying to get a look at that rack one more time. Well, just as I lined up on him the Good Lord smiled upon me, that buck stopped for an instant, that was his last mistake.
Been hunting for 20 years. This was my first big one and what a buck!! Still smiling!!

Jim



Edited by jimsunder90 (Tue Dec 22 2009 06:56 PM)
Edit Reason: learned how to properly put up pics

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#1518849 - Mon Dec 21 2009 07:49 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: jimsunder90]
Buckdemiser Offline
veteran

Registered: Sun Sep 28 2008
Posts: 1579
Loc: Bucks Co
I see nothing, but congrats.

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#1518858 - Mon Dec 21 2009 07:50 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: jimsunder90]
eyefromthesky Offline
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Registered: Tue Dec 07 2004
Posts: 13264
Loc: Pennsylvania
Can't see it. Try using photobucket.

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#1518860 - Mon Dec 21 2009 07:51 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: jimsunder90]
BuckKilla Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Fri Oct 15 2004
Posts: 1994
Loc: Westmoreland Co.
If u email me the pic i can help you out. But if you want to be able to do it yourself in the future then go to http://www.Photobucket.com and set up an acct. Then just click on the image code and insert it in the post.
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#1519522 - Tue Dec 22 2009 04:38 AM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: jimsunder90]
John Henry Offline
Stopped counting

Registered: Sun Feb 09 2003
Posts: 19090
Loc: Hanover, PA
Come on Jim, we're dying to see your buck!!
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#1520641 - Tue Dec 22 2009 04:05 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: jimsunder90]
jimsunder90 Offline
apprentice

Registered: Sat Oct 31 2009
Posts: 25
Loc: Mercer Co. Transfer
here it is! I`m still smiling!!

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#1520655 - Tue Dec 22 2009 04:09 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: jimsunder90]
jimsunder90 Offline
apprentice

Registered: Sat Oct 31 2009
Posts: 25
Loc: Mercer Co. Transfer
one more pic,

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#1520669 - Tue Dec 22 2009 04:14 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: jimsunder90]
Hawken Offline
On the board

Registered: Tue Dec 30 2008
Posts: 214
Loc: BelleVernon
Nice one, glad the years
finally paid off.

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#1520678 - Tue Dec 22 2009 04:19 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: Hawken]
Mike @ Ft Sill Offline
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Registered: Tue Nov 22 2005
Posts: 371
Loc: Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Nice truck...I mean nice buck (and truck). Congratulations!!
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#1520683 - Tue Dec 22 2009 04:21 PM Re: First big buck!! Venango county [Re: Mike @ Ft Sill]
Stetam Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: Tue Nov 18 2008
Posts: 2092
Loc: On a Stick
That's a real good one. Congratulations!

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