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2016 mule deer meat pole
Mule Deer
Contributors to this thread:
TEXASWOODS5 17-Aug-16
Juan_ID 18-Aug-16
Brotsky 18-Aug-16
Bowboy 18-Aug-16
EmbryOklahoma 18-Aug-16
Juan_ID 18-Aug-16
19X 18-Aug-16
trublucolo 18-Aug-16
'Ike' (Phone) 19-Aug-16
BULELK1 19-Aug-16
BOHNTR 20-Aug-16
trublucolo 20-Aug-16
Guardian Hunter 20-Aug-16
Willieboat 20-Aug-16
EmbryOklahoma 20-Aug-16
LUNG$HOT 20-Aug-16
'Ike' (Phone) 20-Aug-16
Jaquomo 20-Aug-16
trkyslr 21-Aug-16
BOHNTR 21-Aug-16
warthog 21-Aug-16
Charlie Rehor 21-Aug-16
BOHNTR 21-Aug-16
Heat 21-Aug-16
BOWUNTR 21-Aug-16
Paul@thefort 21-Aug-16
Bowboy 21-Aug-16
BB 21-Aug-16
Rick M 21-Aug-16
BOHNTR 21-Aug-16
BOHNTR 21-Aug-16
Pvdesert 22-Aug-16
HuntEasy 22-Aug-16
TEXASWOODS5 22-Aug-16
Treeline 23-Aug-16
pirogue 23-Aug-16
Brotsky 23-Aug-16
6x6 bull 23-Aug-16
midwest 23-Aug-16
BOHNTR 23-Aug-16
BOWUNTR 23-Aug-16
DWarcher 24-Aug-16
'Ike' (Phone) 24-Aug-16
Dutchd 25-Aug-16
wheels 27-Aug-16
Spiral Horn 29-Aug-16
Destroyer350 29-Aug-16
Scar Finga 29-Aug-16
Mark Watkins 29-Aug-16
MathewsMan 01-Sep-16
Spiral Horn 05-Sep-16
JIMBOW 05-Sep-16
Spiral Horn 06-Sep-16
t-roy 06-Sep-16
EmbryOklahoma 06-Sep-16
APauls 06-Sep-16
Phydous 06-Sep-16
Juan_ID 10-Sep-16
StickFlicker 10-Sep-16
grasshopper 10-Sep-16
Jason Stafford 11-Sep-16
Jason Stafford 11-Sep-16
BOHNTR 11-Sep-16
KyleSS 11-Sep-16
WV Mountaineer 11-Sep-16
drycreek 11-Sep-16
COLO 3-D 13-Sep-16
Longshaft 13-Sep-16
Beav 17-Sep-16
Twinetickler 17-Sep-16
Mark Watkins 17-Sep-16
hunting dad 17-Sep-16
hunting dad 17-Sep-16
MBMule 17-Sep-16
B19 20-Sep-16
nijimasu 24-Sep-16
Wyone 26-Sep-16
ROUGHCOUNTRY 26-Sep-16
ROUGHCOUNTRY 26-Sep-16
Glunt@work 26-Sep-16
Treeline 29-Sep-16
Brotsky 29-Sep-16
Rossi 29-Sep-16
bobinbend 29-Sep-16
Dooner 01-Oct-16
Dakota 02-Oct-16
Dakota 02-Oct-16
Marty 03-Oct-16
Marty 03-Oct-16
Tman 04-Oct-16
Cazador 08-Oct-16
Drnaln 08-Nov-16
HUNT MAN 08-Nov-16
BOWUNTR 08-Nov-16
trkyslr 08-Nov-16
Stryker 09-Nov-16
bowcrazyJRHCO 14-Nov-16
MathewsMan 14-Nov-16
MathewsMan 15-Nov-16
Treeline 21-Nov-16
Treeline 21-Nov-16
MathewsMan 21-Nov-16
Wild Bill 28-Nov-16
Jaquomo 28-Nov-16
Beav 28-Nov-16
Ambush 28-Nov-16
MathewsMan 29-Nov-16
c3 30-Nov-16
Jaquomo 30-Nov-16
From: TEXASWOODS5
17-Aug-16
O.k. I'm going to start this because I'm getting ready to go in two weeks. I know some seasons open soon. So let's see how people do this year. May GOD bless your seasons.

From: Juan_ID
18-Aug-16
Here's my 2016 Idaho muley, slightly quartering away shot. Made it maybe 75 yards down the hill and down within 30 seconds, shot at last light 8/16/16

From: Brotsky
18-Aug-16
A beauty Juan! Congrats! 36 days and a wake up for this guy until I'm back in muley country.

From: Bowboy
18-Aug-16
Nice buck Jusn!

18-Aug-16
Awesome buck, Juan (Edit :) Looks like his velvet was already splitting. Are you going to mount in velvet? Real or fake velvet? Congratulations!

From: Juan_ID
18-Aug-16
Thanks guys, and it's spelled "Juan" Embry and Bowboy! ;) His velvet was in great condition before the shot but he tore it up a little crashing through the brush and when he fell. He's in the freezer as we speak so he'll be getting mounted with the real thing. I can't stand the look of fake velvet

From: 19X
18-Aug-16
congrats Juan.. Beautiful Buck

From: trublucolo
18-Aug-16
Congrats on a great buck Juan.

19-Aug-16
Damn nice, great shooting...

From: BULELK1
19-Aug-16
Nice 1 Juan!

Congrats

Good luck, Robb

From: BOHNTR
20-Aug-16

BOHNTR's embedded Photo
BOHNTR's embedded Photo
2016 UT Book Cliffs

From: trublucolo
20-Aug-16
Congrats Roy, nice buck!

20-Aug-16
Great shot too. I am heading to Colorado in two weeks. Hope I have your luck.

From: Willieboat
20-Aug-16
Nice deer Roy !

20-Aug-16
Nice job, Roy! Those mule deer are too easy. :)

From: LUNG$HOT
20-Aug-16
Good start gentlemen! I'll be after it in 7 more days. Hopefully with similar results.

20-Aug-16
Way to go amigo...Another great Buck!

From: Jaquomo
20-Aug-16
Wow, Roy and Juan, great bucks! Way to kick off the season!

From: trkyslr
21-Aug-16
Roy congrats! I'm glad to see that shoulders working ;-)

From: BOHNTR
21-Aug-16
Ha....it is. Glad it only took one shot! Worked my way back up to 55 pounds......about it for right now. Those turkeys kicked my rear end.

From: warthog
21-Aug-16
Cant wait to get out there!

21-Aug-16
Roy: Looks like a lot of deducts:) NOT! Symmetry Rocks!

From: BOHNTR
21-Aug-16
2 1/8" to be exact, Charlie. :)

From: Heat
21-Aug-16
Great bucks so far fellas! Keep em coming!

From: BOWUNTR
21-Aug-16
Mr Automatic... congrats. Nice one. Ed F

From: Paul@thefort
21-Aug-16
I hope I get one like those two. Very nice guys.

Paul

From: Bowboy
21-Aug-16
Great bucks guys!

Roy how was the weather in UT?

From: BB
21-Aug-16

BB's embedded Photo
BB's embedded Photo
Here's a couple I shot just this morning! Ha Ha

Congrats to all of you on some very nice bucks.

My son called me just before dark last night and said he shot a nice 4x4 here in Utah. Then he text me this morning that he was with a friends 12 year old son and watched him shoot a nice 3 point. His older brother also shot his buck the night before, so they are going down.

But I received a text with a photo from another friend today and his young son, (I think the first year he could hunt) arrowed a huge, and I mean huge buck (around 200). He poofed it and the buck made it less than 10 yards. He ask that I not share the photo at this time and of course I will honor that. It was a Utah buck in a general area, not a limited unit.

Have a great bow hunt. BB

PS. Notice the shadow of the last bucks antlers on the rock.

Mule deer bucks rock!

From: Rick M
21-Aug-16
Bill,

Great photo as always!! Glad to see you are still getting it done.

Nice bucks guys.

From: BOHNTR
21-Aug-16
Bowboy:

Dry and warm.

From: BOHNTR
21-Aug-16
Bowboy:

Dry and warm.

From: Pvdesert
22-Aug-16

Pvdesert's embedded Photo
Pvdesert's embedded Photo
A couple of good bucks from southern Utah

From: HuntEasy
22-Aug-16
a couple great bucks! Nice double fellas!

From: TEXASWOODS5
22-Aug-16
those two bucks look like brothers

From: Treeline
23-Aug-16
Awesome photo, Bill! Way to go getting that shot!!!

Nice couple of "twins" there from S. Utah!

From: pirogue
23-Aug-16

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pirogue's embedded Photo
My AZ contribution

From: Brotsky
23-Aug-16
Awesome bucks guys! Congrats! You're killing me, I still have 30 days to wait and watch.

From: 6x6 bull
23-Aug-16
Beautiful bucks guys!! Roy what did yours green score?

From: midwest
23-Aug-16
Just wow! Congrats to all!

Roy....how many points did you have to draw the Books?

From: BOHNTR
23-Aug-16
6bull:

In camp.....a rough measurement was 152".....

Midwest:

I had 13 points.......just got tired of building points knowing I'll probably never draw the Henries or paunsagaunt. Wanted a fun hunt with lots of bucks. The Book Cliffs is just that, IMO......but not known for big deer.

From: BOWUNTR
23-Aug-16
OMG pirogue... beautiful buck. Ed F

From: DWarcher
24-Aug-16
Great looking bucks everyone!

24-Aug-16
Got to like this time of year and velvet Bucks!

From: Dutchd
25-Aug-16

Dutchd's embedded Photo
Dutchd's embedded Photo
I hope to add him soon!

From: wheels
27-Aug-16

wheels's MOBILE embedded Photo
wheels's MOBILE embedded Photo

2016 Arizona buck.

From: Spiral Horn
29-Aug-16

Spiral Horn's embedded Photo
Spiral Horn's embedded Photo
2016 Utah

From: Destroyer350
29-Aug-16
Some great muleys have been taken! Congrats guys!

From: Scar Finga
29-Aug-16
Awesome Muleys Guys!!!

Keep the pictures coming!

God Bless,

Scar.

From: Mark Watkins
29-Aug-16
Great bucks! Congrats!!!

Mark

From: MathewsMan
01-Sep-16

MathewsMan's embedded Photo
MathewsMan's embedded Photo
I killed a deer tonight just outside Craig, Colorado, unfortunately it was at 65 mph with the front end of my truck.

From: Spiral Horn
05-Sep-16
Come-On,

A whole bunch of states are open now -- somebody must have scored in the past week.

Don't be shy.

From: JIMBOW
05-Sep-16

JIMBOW's embedded Photo
JIMBOW's embedded Photo
Southern Utah public DIY

From: Spiral Horn
06-Sep-16
Absolutely gorgeous buck Jim - congrats on a real trophy!

From: t-roy
06-Sep-16
Congrats on the bucks so far guys!

06-Sep-16

EmbryOklahoma's embedded Photo
EmbryOklahoma's embedded Photo
Beautiful buck, JIMBOW! Congrats to all so far. Great trophies.

Here's my results...

From: APauls
06-Sep-16
Hey Embry - that blue ribbon doesn't look so bad.

Nice bucks guys!

From: Phydous
06-Sep-16

Phydous's embedded Photo
Phydous's embedded Photo
Great bucks everyone! Here's mine.

Utah Fish Lake 8/21

From: Juan_ID
10-Sep-16

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Juan_ID's embedded Photo
I am not sure what happened to the picture in my above post, if anyone knows how I can add it back to my above post I'll delete this one. I couldn't figure it out.

From: StickFlicker
10-Sep-16
Wow, some great bucks guys!

From: grasshopper
10-Sep-16

grasshopper's MOBILE embedded Photo
grasshopper's MOBILE embedded Photo

2016 Alberta buck

11-Sep-16

Jason Stafford's embedded Photo
Jason Stafford's embedded Photo
Baylee with her 2016 Wyoming buck, her best to date.

11-Sep-16

Jason Stafford's embedded Photo
Jason Stafford's embedded Photo
Wyoming September 5.

From: BOHNTR
11-Sep-16
Way to go Baylee & Jason!

From: KyleSS
11-Sep-16

KyleSS's embedded Photo
KyleSS's embedded Photo
Alberta Canada Sept 5 2016

11-Sep-16
Congrats to everyone. Great deer indeed. God Bless men and women

From: drycreek
11-Sep-16
Congrats to all. Some great bucks !

From: COLO 3-D
13-Sep-16

COLO 3-D's embedded Photo
COLO 3-D's embedded Photo
Here is mine from September 11

From: Longshaft
13-Sep-16

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Longshaft's embedded Photo
Here is mine

From: Beav
17-Sep-16

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Beav's embedded Photo
My Nebraska buck.

From: Twinetickler
17-Sep-16

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Twinetickler's embedded Photo
My Dad is a big buck killing machine! Utah general buck

From: Mark Watkins
17-Sep-16
Some great bucks guys (and Baylee!)!!!

Congrats!

Mark

From: hunting dad
17-Sep-16

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hunting dad's embedded Photo
Here's my meat pole pic. AZ 2 point

From: hunting dad
17-Sep-16

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hunting dad's embedded Photo
here's the field photo. There was a nice 3 point with it, but he presented a better shot.

From: MBMule
17-Sep-16

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I took this buck in Alberta a couple of days ago with Wild West Outfitters. I was able to get in to 80 yards of him earlier in the morning and just hoped that he'd get up and come my way, but the wind flickered just enough to alert him and the 3 bucks he was with to the human presence in the area. I waited for them to cross over the ridge before following and was able to spot them bedding down in a break in a dam. It was a perfect location for me, and I was able to get in to 15 yards from the closest buck at 33 yards from this one. He had dug himself a bed into the dirt bank overhang so that only his head and neck was exposed. The closest buck was bedded facing me, and I knew that he'd see me as soon as he stood, so I waited with an arrow nocked and my release on the string. The sun was nearly on him so I knew that it wouldn't be long. He started to look around after about 15 minutes, and when his head dipped down, I drew. As soon as he stood, he locked on to me and blew out. The big buck didn't even look, he just evacuated his bed as fast as he could. Luckily, he stopped and did the classic muley look-back at what I figured to be 45 yards. The VPA took out the top of his heart and he barely made it 100 yards before expiring. I also took a great antelope on this hunt on the first stalk of the first day, after passing up bucks for the past 7 years, waiting for the right one.

From: B19
20-Sep-16

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B19's embedded Photo
Saskatchewan Sept. 19

From: nijimasu
24-Sep-16

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nijimasu's embedded Photo
My 2016 trophy. butchering and heating up the grill as I type.

From: Wyone
26-Sep-16

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Wyone's embedded Photo
You guys have killed some really good deer this year! Congrats. Here is my 2016 WY deer.

From: ROUGHCOUNTRY
26-Sep-16
Spot and Stalk Montana Public Land Mule Deer

From: ROUGHCOUNTRY
26-Sep-16

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ROUGHCOUNTRY's embedded Photo

From: Glunt@work
26-Sep-16
Congrats on some great muleys. I didn't hunt deer this year (might grab a leftover tag somewhere) but I had an odd year. I hunted elk 6 days this year in good mule deer habitat and never saw a deer. The State is trying to grow the herd back after knocking it down as an experiment to slow down CWD. When I was a kid this area had a pretty big population.

From: Treeline
29-Sep-16

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Treeline's embedded Photo
My son, Nathan with his first spot and stalk, traditional bow kill on the last day of Colorado's archery season. He stalked a really big buck earlier and got a shot at 15 yards, but hit the shoulder...

From: Brotsky
29-Sep-16

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Brotsky's embedded Photo
My spot and stalk mule deer from this morning. I've wanted a buck like this bad and worked hard for him! God finally blessed me with an opportunity this morning!

From: Rossi
29-Sep-16

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Rossi's embedded Photo
First mule deer with a bow. Spot and stalk September 17 in Wyoming.

From: bobinbend
29-Sep-16

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bobinbend's embedded Photo
Colorado... last week.

BobinBend

From: Dooner
01-Oct-16

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Dooner's embedded Photo
Here's mine for 2016. Had a great hunt with an old friend:-)

From: Dakota
02-Oct-16

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Dakota's embedded Photo

From: Dakota
02-Oct-16

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Dakota's embedded Photo

From: Marty
03-Oct-16

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Marty's embedded Photo
My son Hunter with a spot and stalk buck he made a nice 40 yard shot on.

From: Marty
03-Oct-16

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Marty's embedded Photo
My daughter-in-law killed her 1st ever spot and stalk also with a 40 yard shot. Her brother-in-law above helped guide her.

From: Tman
04-Oct-16

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Tman's embedded Photo
October 3rd in Saskatchewan

From: Cazador
08-Oct-16

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Cazador's embedded Photo

From: Drnaln
08-Nov-16

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Drnaln's embedded Photo
Oregon solo public ground

From: HUNT MAN
08-Nov-16

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HUNT MAN's embedded Photo
MT 10-29-16

From: BOWUNTR
08-Nov-16
Nice one... congrats. Ed F

From: trkyslr
08-Nov-16
Dam guys congrats on great bucks!

From: Stryker
09-Nov-16
JASON I'm sure Baylee is a lot nicer than you and does not hang things on other hunters doors in the middle of the night. Great deer and kudos to both of you.

14-Nov-16

bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
bowcrazyJRHCO's embedded Photo
My first Mule Deer Buck - A real trophy to me. 60 yards, G-5 broadhead, PSE Bowness. Nebraska

From: MathewsMan
14-Nov-16

MathewsMan's embedded Photo
MathewsMan's embedded Photo
Poked this guy, my best so far.

From: MathewsMan
15-Nov-16

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MathewsMan's embedded Photo
All of my kids and myself got into the action this year in my lucky Shirt! Both younger kids arrowed bucks (same day) and each was their first bow harvest too.

From: Treeline
21-Nov-16
Gonna have to hide that shirt to keep the wife from washing any luck out of it!!!

Way to go! Awesome that the kids were able to get out there and get bucks with their bows! Spectacular buck that you got this year as well! You are definitely living right:)

From: Treeline
21-Nov-16
Gonna have to hide that shirt to keep the wife from washing any luck out of it!!!

Way to go! Awesome that the kids were able to get out there and get bucks with their bows! Spectacular buck that you got this year as well! You are definitely living right:)

BTW - Big congratulations on your first trad-kill with that whopper!

From: MathewsMan
21-Nov-16

MathewsMan's embedded Photo
MathewsMan's embedded Photo
Thanks Tavis. All the snakeskin work refinishing and no displaying it with my deer ??

From: Wild Bill
28-Nov-16

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Wild Bill's embedded Photo
Decoyed this one in for a 40 yard shot in high winds. Thanks to Jaquomo for the decoying advice. The Montana decoys worked well and the Iron Will broadhead flew true.

From: Jaquomo
28-Nov-16

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Passed him up earlier at close range while holding out for one of the two big guys in the area
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Passed him up earlier at close range while holding out for one of the two big guys in the area
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Second time around he wasn't so lucky.
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Second time around he wasn't so lucky.
He was the 16th buck I called/decoyed into range in 14 days of hunting. With the weather coming and running out of time I decided to put him in the freezer. He walked by at 10 FEET where I was hiding behind some fallen branches, and I shot him walking away at 7 yards. Fell over 80 yards later, in a great spot I could drive to. So it all worked out and he'll do for this year!

Fabulous buck, Mathewsman! Was he one of your "yard bucks"? :)

From: Beav
28-Nov-16
Congrats Jaquomo! Your mule deer thread was always one of my favorites of the year.

From: Ambush
28-Nov-16
Man, you guys kill some awesome mule deer!!! Half those guys wouldn't fit between the trees here.

Congrats to everyone!

From: MathewsMan
29-Nov-16
Jaquomo- I wish, no we hunted a water source. Hunting this year was strange, hot temps and unseasonable weather made it tough. Guiding, the deer was great for rifle, and I managed to get lucky with the combo deer/elk hunter I had taking both, but it was extremely difficult to even fill a husband/wife rifle 3 day cow hunt, which most years would be a first morning type of deal.

From: c3
30-Nov-16

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c3's embedded Photo
Just a little forky, but now I can legitimately say when asked where? "right in the center of the heart !!!"

Longest pack out I've ever had on a deer at about 4 miles on my skis and the buck in a jet sled. Shortest tracking job of 11 yards and the second smallest buck I've ever shot :)

Cheers, Pete

From: Jaquomo
30-Nov-16
Love those holes through the heart!

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