Big Texas buck

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Big Texas buck

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Post by Micky » Wed Dec 16, 2009 12:25 pm

Low fence, free range. No details because someone always has to try and refute them.
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Post by Beiruty » Wed Dec 16, 2009 12:40 pm

I have been twice to LBJ grasslands for deer hunting.

Is it that true that there are deers on public land?

On both occasions I was like hunting Phantom Deers" or their ghosts. On Ladonia Unit, I had a better chance to see fresh tracks and huge rabbit. On Caddo Unit, I saw nothing but birds, big prey birds and wild gees.


Any hints or tips on what are the best practices to hunt on public land?
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Re: Big Texas buck

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Post by shortysboy09 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 2:07 pm

Beiruty wrote:I have been twice to LBJ grasslands for deer hunting.

Is it that true that there are deers on public land?

On both occasions I was like hunting Phantom Deers" or their ghosts. On Ladonia Unit, I had a better chance to see fresh tracks and huge rabbit. On Caddo Unit, I saw nothing but birds, big prey birds and wild gees.


Any hints or tips on what are the best practices to hunt on public land?
You have to get into a really remote spot. It may mean hiking 2 or 3 miles. But, that's where your best chance will be.
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Post by LaserTex » Wed Dec 16, 2009 2:21 pm

But remember - however hard and wild it is to get TO the spot...it is 1000% worse when you are tired, cold and have 200 + lbs of carcass to deal with. I'm just saying... :-)

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Post by JJVP » Wed Dec 16, 2009 10:46 pm

Micky wrote:Low fence, free range. No details because someone always has to try and refute them.
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Post by NcongruNt » Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:38 pm

Wow, looks like a Hanukkah deer to me!
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Post by iratollah » Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:57 am

NcongruNt wrote:Wow, looks like a Hanukkah deer to me!
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Post by majkowskid » Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:33 pm

holy geez! that's MASSIVE!
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Post by txdeerhunter » Thu Jan 14, 2010 6:22 pm

Nice deer


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Post by jhutto » Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:38 pm

I'd be interested to hear the score B&C


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Post by Ageofease08 » Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:30 pm

Good buck, i will attest that there are indeed many many deer that big on free range land. Both of our ranches (falfurrias, and freer) both have some very good bucks. This one is a wall hanger for sure.
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Post by txcshooter » Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:42 pm

How does "one" find free range land? :bigear:
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Post by JNMAR » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:25 am

I can't speak for the OP of course, but my take on his "free range" comment is that it was not a high fenced ranch. There are many ranches which have been fenced with deer proof fences to keep the deer inside. Often, genetically superior deer are imported to increase deer and antler size. Additionally, they are fed high nutrition diets to increase antler growth. So to me, he's indicating that the deer was taken on low fenced range...not necessary an area open to public hunting though. These places are available for lease and as my dear ol dad used to say, "All it costs is money".

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Post by chuckybrown » Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:05 pm

I'd put him in the 170 inch class.....maybe a bit more....
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Post by Randy797 » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:13 am

Nice wall hanger !!!

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