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Contributors to this thread:
sticksender 11-Jan-22
BOHNTR 11-Jan-22
BOHNTR 11-Jan-22
bigeasygator 11-Jan-22
Matt 11-Jan-22
Shug 11-Jan-22
Shug 11-Jan-22
drycreek 11-Jan-22
zabwelch 11-Jan-22
bowhunter24 11-Jan-22
BOHNTR 11-Jan-22
tradi-doerr 11-Jan-22
t-roy 11-Jan-22
iceman 11-Jan-22
iceman 11-Jan-22
Rocky D 11-Jan-22
Nick Muche 11-Jan-22
JTreeman 11-Jan-22
bigeasygator 11-Jan-22
Matt 12-Jan-22
Quinn @work 12-Jan-22
sticksender 12-Jan-22
midwest 12-Jan-22
Treeline 12-Jan-22
iceman 12-Jan-22
tradi-doerr 12-Jan-22
bigeasygator 12-Jan-22
bigeasygator 12-Jan-22
midwest 12-Jan-22
Bowboy 12-Jan-22
Chief 419 12-Jan-22
Rocky D 12-Jan-22
t-roy 12-Jan-22
Nick Muche 12-Jan-22
iceman 13-Jan-22
Shug 13-Jan-22
Matt 13-Jan-22
Scoot 13-Jan-22
Shug 13-Jan-22
Nick Muche 13-Jan-22
bigeasygator 13-Jan-22
wildwilderness 14-Jan-22
JTreeman 14-Jan-22
t-roy 14-Jan-22
12yards 14-Jan-22
Bowboy 14-Jan-22
JohnMC 14-Jan-22
t-roy 14-Jan-22
stealthycat 14-Jan-22
JTreeman 14-Jan-22
Treeline 17-Jan-22
Bowboy 18-Jan-22
Mad Trapper 19-Jan-22
sticksender 19-Jan-22
'Ike' (Phone) 19-Jan-22
sticksender 30-Jan-22
midwest 30-Jan-22
Zackman 31-Jan-22
Nick Muche 31-Jan-22
bigeasygator 31-Jan-22
Shug 31-Jan-22
[email protected] 01-Feb-22
sticksender 01-Feb-22
BOHNTR 01-Feb-22
bigeasygator 01-Feb-22
Nick Muche 01-Feb-22
Shug 01-Feb-22
Shug 01-Feb-22
CFMuley 01-Feb-22
Kurt 01-Feb-22
bigeasygator 01-Feb-22
Treeline 01-Feb-22
Zackman 01-Feb-22
Shug 01-Feb-22
Shug 01-Feb-22
bigeasygator 01-Feb-22
Zackman 01-Feb-22
Nick Muche 01-Feb-22
Shug 01-Feb-22
midwest 01-Feb-22
Empty Freezer 01-Feb-22
sitO 01-Feb-22
Nick Muche 02-Feb-22
t-roy 02-Feb-22
Zackman 02-Feb-22
Novembermadman 02-Feb-22
sitO 02-Feb-22
bigeasygator 02-Feb-22
lewis 02-Feb-22
From: sticksender
11-Jan-22
Haven't seen many (any?) Coues deer hunt reports. I know a bunch of bowsiters have been out hunting those little desert ghosts, and others will be going soon. Post your pics here, for your archery Coues hunts either north or south of the border.

From: BOHNTR
11-Jan-22

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BOHNTR's embedded Photo

From: BOHNTR
11-Jan-22

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BOHNTR's embedded Photo
My hunting partner’s

From: bigeasygator
11-Jan-22
Beautiful deer, Roy! And I know you're holding out on us, Greg :)

From: Matt
11-Jan-22
Congrats

From: Shug
11-Jan-22
Congrats

From: Shug
11-Jan-22
Congrats

From: drycreek
11-Jan-22
Nice bucks !

From: zabwelch
11-Jan-22

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zabwelch's embedded Photo
First Coues! Still on cloud 9.

From: bowhunter24
11-Jan-22
Way to go Zack I expect to follow your hunts for a long time young man! Hope to read the story on this hunt!

From: BOHNTR
11-Jan-22

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BOHNTR's embedded Photo
Wife got in on the action too! First Javy double seconds apart.

From: tradi-doerr
11-Jan-22
Congratulations Zach!! Good buck for your first Coues deer!

From: t-roy
11-Jan-22
Congrats to you, your wife and your hunting partner, Roy!

Way to go, Zach! 2022 is starting off very similar to how 2021 ended for you! Congrats, buddy!

From: iceman
11-Jan-22

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Got an unexpected call from a fellow bowsiter with a last minute opening on his hunt in Sonora last week. Was very fortunate to connect on my first coues deer.

From: iceman
11-Jan-22

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iceman's embedded Photo
Also managed to get this too.

Not sure why it won’t rotate. Grr.

From: Rocky D
11-Jan-22
Congratulations to all!

Iceman, that is a toad! WOW, I would love to here more details score, weight, age…

Probably the most excited about an animal that I have been in a long time!

I am hoping to be back chasing coues deer next year and I think that your buck just sealed the deal!

From: Nick Muche
11-Jan-22

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Nick Muche's embedded Photo

From: JTreeman
11-Jan-22
Just FYI Nick, that is not a coues deer…

—jim

From: bigeasygator
11-Jan-22
Awesome buck, Jared! But you already knew I felt that way :) congrats again bud.

And LOL at Treeman’s post.

From: Matt
12-Jan-22
“ Just FYI Nick, that is not a coues deer…”

Or 37 jack rabbits.

From: Quinn @work
12-Jan-22
Again nice job iceman! Did you throw an ax through that buck?

From: sticksender
12-Jan-22
Congrats to all you guys. Keep the pics coming.

Iceman you did great, that buck is fantastic...just the kind of buck we all dream of, when heading south of the border.

It was another truly fun week down in Sonora, hunting with Frank Noska's outfit. Even the 3 inches of rain that fell on the second day couldn't put a damper on the good times.

Somehow a little luck even fell my way in the closing minutes before dusk on the last day of the hunt. And was blessed to take this modest sized little 4x3 buck.

From: midwest
12-Jan-22
Great bucks! Congrats all!

C'mon, Nick...give up the goods!

From: Treeline
12-Jan-22
Congratulations to all the guys able to get out there and match wits with those little ghosts of the desert! Some great bucks and extras! Wish I was down there:-(

From: iceman
12-Jan-22
Rocky,

Frank roughed scored him really quickly at 99" and change. Was really fortunate to get him! As Greg said, the hunting got tougher after we got all of that rain.

Figured someone would ask about the holes lol. I shot him way low with a Rage, went about 10 yards, stopped and looked back. Shot him again with a fixed blade. That one hit him good, went about 30 yards or so and expired.

P.S. There are a few others that will show up here soon that are bigger. Will give you the fever for sure!

From: tradi-doerr
12-Jan-22
Huge Congrats iceman!! That is a great Coues buck!

From: bigeasygator
12-Jan-22
Your photo rotated, Jared lol

From: bigeasygator
12-Jan-22
Also, I'd be remiss if I failed to point out that this Coues finishes Jared's (iceman) deer slam!! Congrats again, bud! Huge accomplishment!!

From: midwest
12-Jan-22
Just saw another giant went down to another bowsiter....hope it gets posted!

From: Bowboy
12-Jan-22
Congrats guys super nice bucks and javelina

From: Chief 419
12-Jan-22
Congrats on finishing your deer slam Jared! Great looking Couse deer.

From: Rocky D
12-Jan-22
Iceman, 99 is a great buck! Congrats again, I would’ve guessed a little higher by 10 inches! I need to use your photographer!

From: t-roy
12-Jan-22
Congrats on your slam, Jared!

From: Nick Muche
12-Jan-22

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Nick Muche's embedded Photo
Someone say Wabbits!?

From: iceman
13-Jan-22
Thanks, guys! Still hard to believe I finished it. Need to do it again now :)

Jared

From: Shug
13-Jan-22
Nick….?

From: Matt
13-Jan-22
The wily jackalope.

From: Scoot
13-Jan-22
Awesome stuff, folks! Looks like a heck of a lot of fun.

From: Shug
13-Jan-22
Nick….?

From: Nick Muche
13-Jan-22

Nick Muche's embedded Photo
Nick Muche's embedded Photo
Fine Shug! I’ll post my other rabbit. :)

From: bigeasygator
13-Jan-22
He's just toying with the crowd, Shug!

14-Jan-22
I want to hunt jackalopes :)

From: JTreeman
14-Jan-22
BEG—nick is just shy.

—Jim

From: t-roy
14-Jan-22
Nick….I’d have let that first j-alope walk. He’s not even out past his ears!

From: 12yards
14-Jan-22
Were the jack-a-lope rutting? I hear it is quite a spectacular event!

From: Bowboy
14-Jan-22
The Jack-a-lope are rutting hard in WY right now.

From: JohnMC
14-Jan-22
How does the male Jack-a-lope tell a female Jack-a-lope from a normal Jack rabbit during the rut? Unless the female Jack-a-lopes also have antlers?

From: t-roy
14-Jan-22
By the smell, John…….Duh!!

From: stealthycat
14-Jan-22
wouldn't a jack-a-lope be a jackrabbit and antelope ?

what ya'll have are jack-a-muleys or something like that

From: JTreeman
14-Jan-22
BEG—nick is just shy.

—Jim

From: Treeline
17-Jan-22
Any birds, Nick?

From: Bowboy
18-Jan-22

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Empty Freezer buck shot on the 14th. His first one!

From: Mad Trapper
19-Jan-22
Nick I was worried about sending you, Danny, and Zack to Mexico unsupervised. Those things that you are killing are not cous deer! I think that I may have to join you guys again to bring a little supervision to the group!

From: sticksender
19-Jan-22
Congrats on your first, Empty!

19-Jan-22
Nice Buck’s….

From: sticksender
30-Jan-22
As seasons wind down, I know for a fact that a bunch more Coues bucks have come home with some of you bashful bow-siters. Don't forget to share!

From: midwest
30-Jan-22
no kidding, sticksender...some dandies!

From: Zackman
31-Jan-22
That’s a damn fine jackalope Nick!

From: Nick Muche
31-Jan-22
I see Jason is wingin it!

It’s a great one Zack, first buck I saw!

From: bigeasygator
31-Jan-22
Let’s just say I was inspired, Nick!

From: Shug
31-Jan-22

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Unless you’re as good and Nick and his crew it seemed like it was a tough season all around for most with lots of rain this year…

I was fortunate to have a slightly deaf dumb and 1/2 blind buck walk past me a few hours into the hunt on the first morning .

An hour later a 95” minimum buck almost bought the farm as well but a wind swirl kept me from putting a hole in him.

01-Feb-22
Nicely done Mark. You got to love the deaf and blind deer that give you an opportunity. Good thing the buck did not cross down wind.

From: sticksender
01-Feb-22
Nice one Shug, beautiful buck.

From: BOHNTR
01-Feb-22
Congrats again, Mark!

From: bigeasygator
01-Feb-22
Congrats again, Mark! Sat that same blind on two separate occasions and that 95" deer never showed...you must've scared him good :)

From: Nick Muche
01-Feb-22
Nice job Mark, way to kill and spook them all so your buddies can't shoot any! :)

From: Shug
01-Feb-22
Ty guys except Nick

From: Shug
01-Feb-22

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Shug's embedded Photo
Ya bum!!

From: CFMuley
01-Feb-22

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Not an archery buck, but after getting clients tagged out on 3 mule deer, a mid 90’s coues, and a 112” coues I had a couple hours to hunt for myself. Ended up shooting this buck with about 10 minutes to spare before we had to leave to get the clients back to Hermosillo. Threw a tape on him and came up with a little over 114”. He’s my first coues, and I’m hooked now! I can’t wait for a chance to hunt them with a bow now!

From: Kurt
01-Feb-22
Congrats on all the nice Coues bucks! I spent 35 days hunting AZ in December and January and came home empty. Was a slow year for me without a single opportunity at a big buck! Must have forgot how, Haha

From: bigeasygator
01-Feb-22
way to kill and spook them all so your buddies can't shoot any

Still smelled like cigar smoke in the blind, Nick!

From: Treeline
01-Feb-22
Congratulations! Coues are so much fun!

From: Zackman
01-Feb-22
I’m not sure how Mark killed a deer without his lucky shirt on!

From: Shug
01-Feb-22
Zack it was in my pack… And now I have a question for you or anyone else who’s hunted Coues over water.

How often have you had the same buck come to water 2x within 30 minutes of first watering?

From: Shug
01-Feb-22
Zack it was in my pack… And now I have a question for you or anyone else who’s hunted Coues over water.

How often have you had the same buck come to water 2x within 30 minutes of first watering?

From: bigeasygator
01-Feb-22

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I almost had a buck return to water about 5 minutes after the arrow I sent his way blew up on the circled cut limb. He started coming back, but decided against it. Don’t think that’s what you’re looking for but that’s my closest data point haha

From: Zackman
01-Feb-22
I have not seen them return If they came and had a full drink. However, if something interrupted them drinking—or before they had a chance to drink—I have seen bucks come in multiple times to get a drink.

The other exception is if they follow in multiple does that come to drink…

From: Nick Muche
01-Feb-22
I wish I had more data for you Shug but I usually don’t have a tag left after the first day ;)

From: Shug
01-Feb-22
Ok… so regarding the shirt. A girl I’m camp this year took my shirt a few days after I killed. She sat and had one fork horn come in. Pretty nice mass and frame just genetically a jalopy. The buck drank and left… she texted Mike and said it drank but she didn’t shoot because she thought he would be upset if she shot it.

He responded shoot what ever you want it’s your hunt… Minutes later the exact same buck came back and got kilt

From: midwest
01-Feb-22
Love it!

01-Feb-22
Some of these coues are as big as whitetails.. Great job guys and gals..

From: sitO
01-Feb-22

From: Nick Muche
02-Feb-22

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Nick Muche's embedded Photo
Check out the size of this one my buddy just shot, wow!

From: t-roy
02-Feb-22
He must be long arming it…

From: Zackman
02-Feb-22
That’s a beauty Nick!

02-Feb-22
Can you use a flash next time!

From: sitO
02-Feb-22
Black-winged Blackbird?

From: bigeasygator
02-Feb-22
Looks like the one I shot, Nick!

From: lewis
02-Feb-22
Congrats to all great looking critters including the wabbits good luck Lewis

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