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Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
Bou'bound 26-Oct-19
orionsbrother 26-Oct-19
Notme 26-Oct-19
Pig Doc 26-Oct-19
deerslayer 26-Oct-19
RK 26-Oct-19
Paul@thefort 26-Oct-19
jjs 26-Oct-19
fubar racin 26-Oct-19
APauls 26-Oct-19
Zim 26-Oct-19
OFFHNTN 26-Oct-19
IdyllwildArcher 26-Oct-19
bigswivle 26-Oct-19
longbeard 26-Oct-19
Elkpacker1 26-Oct-19
Bowboy 26-Oct-19
Scar Finga 26-Oct-19
Will 26-Oct-19
Scrappy 26-Oct-19
Woods Walker 26-Oct-19
BigOk 26-Oct-19
INbowdude 27-Oct-19
Grubby 27-Oct-19
Buffalo1 27-Oct-19
Grunt-N-Gobble 27-Oct-19
Scooby-doo 27-Oct-19
Trial153 27-Oct-19
HUNT MAN 27-Oct-19
t-roy 27-Oct-19
drycreek 27-Oct-19
kota-man 27-Oct-19
BIG BEAR 27-Oct-19
Rgiesey 27-Oct-19
Scrappy 27-Oct-19
Jake 27-Oct-19
'Ike' (Phone) 27-Oct-19
spike78 27-Oct-19
KSflatlander 27-Oct-19
SteveB 27-Oct-19
itshot 27-Oct-19
wildwilderness 27-Oct-19
LKH 27-Oct-19
Rupe 28-Oct-19
26-Oct-19
Congratulations Jeff!

From: Bou'bound
26-Oct-19
Great deer well done

26-Oct-19
Congrats!

From: Notme
26-Oct-19
Yes this is a crazy ass addiction we have!!! Congrats!!!

From: Pig Doc
26-Oct-19
Congrats Jeff. Sounds like your earned your venison!

From: deerslayer
26-Oct-19
Sweet man! Any more pics?

From: RK
26-Oct-19
Jeff

Good job. Congrats!!

From: Paul@thefort
26-Oct-19
Go, Jeff. nicely done.

From: jjs
26-Oct-19
a labor of love, suggest sled, have used both and a sled is a lot easier. My son burned his ice fishing tent sled up (a good story) and that sled has work very well he was going to trash it and I said no, comes in handy for different hauls.

From: fubar racin
26-Oct-19
Suggest forgetting game carts and sleds they will never be able to complete with a good backpack. Congrats on the great deer!

From: APauls
26-Oct-19
Congrats!!!! Awesome! Ya if it isn’t an easy drag I’m all for cutting and packing

From: Zim
26-Oct-19
Nice work Jeff! Turned 60 during my elk hunt this year, and I have been asking myself the same question lately. I've been putting in 4-6 miles/day wearing rubber boots while power scouting various Indiana public near me weekdays (if a lot is empty). And returning home dead to the world. But I can't quit. I've been so sore I can't go 2 consecutive days. Yesterday I busted a brute bedded in a marsh right on the edge of a pond, in a 30 wide yard funnel. This guy waited until I almost stepped on him to bust out of there. And he bolted right into the pond, making a huge ruckus splashing water for a long time escaping. Got me thinking if I shot one there, what kind of retrieval I may be in for!

Please post a better photo of the rack.

From: OFFHNTN
26-Oct-19
Congrats!

26-Oct-19
Grats Jeff. I'll second the request for more pics.

I'm really surprised he went 150 yards with a sheared aorta. He was one tough deer.

I'm with fubar. I don't drag deer long distances. I think it's a Western vs Eastern thing. If a deer is >100 yds from the road, I just break out an 8X10 foot tarp and bone them out on the spot. Has to be done eventually anyways.

From: bigswivle
26-Oct-19
Congrats!!!!

From: longbeard
26-Oct-19
Way to go Jeff! Congrats!!

From: Elkpacker1
26-Oct-19
Yeah, I am out West and I would bone it however in the east when I grew up in Maryland we had to ck them in at a checking station (Whole)

From: Bowboy
26-Oct-19
Congrats. It's a good thing it wasn't an elk.:)

From: Scar Finga
26-Oct-19
Excellent Jeff, Congratulations!!!!!

From: Will
26-Oct-19
Congrats JTV - beauty of a buck. You earned him more on the way out, than in the scouting and prep from the sounds of it!

From: Scrappy
26-Oct-19

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Congrats man, sounds like you earned it. And yes this addiction is nuts. I'm sleeping in my back seat tonight at a public boat ramp so I can hunt a new farm I just got permission on in the morning.

From: Woods Walker
26-Oct-19
NICE one Jeff!!!

From: BigOk
26-Oct-19
Congrats!!

From: INbowdude
27-Oct-19
Atta boy, Jeff! Great buck and great story.

From: Grubby
27-Oct-19
Nice!! I guess I won’t order a deer cart!

From: Buffalo1
27-Oct-19
VG- Congrats !

27-Oct-19
Nice. Congratulations.

From: Scooby-doo
27-Oct-19
Congrats, great public land buck! Shawn

From: Trial153
27-Oct-19
Nice work, congrats

From: HUNT MAN
27-Oct-19
Very nice.

From: t-roy
27-Oct-19
Congrats.

From: drycreek
27-Oct-19
After the swelling goes down :-) everything will look and feel better ! Congrats, that’s a heavy buck !

Oh, and you ain’t the only one that thanks God for Aleve.

From: kota-man
27-Oct-19
Nice! Congrats...

From: BIG BEAR
27-Oct-19
Nice deer Jeff.... That kind of drag would kill me.

From: Rgiesey
27-Oct-19
Nice buck!

From: Scrappy
27-Oct-19

Scrappy's embedded Photo
Scrappy's embedded Photo
That was the first sled I bought, that thing was horrible. The slightest left or right lean and it will roll over. I drug one deer out of the woods with it and one through the snow then through it away. Got a really good ice fishing sled with deep sides.

From: Jake
27-Oct-19
Man is that neck ever swollen. Nice buck Jeff and thanks to the story.

27-Oct-19
Nice...

From: spike78
27-Oct-19
Congrats!

From: KSflatlander
27-Oct-19
Hardest working man with a bow. Congrats and well earned. Absolutely a trophy with all the hard effort you put in. Way to go.

From: SteveB
27-Oct-19
And people think it’s easy! Well done!

From: itshot
27-Oct-19
pastrami!!

27-Oct-19
Whitetail hunters always crack me up. 205 lb field dress.... of course it’s a pain to drag out WHOLE. Debone it and save your self the trouble. Try elk a few miles down a canyon, or a moose through a swamp then you can complain about a bad pack out ;)

From: LKH
27-Oct-19
Congratulations. Are you not allowed to skin and quarter deer? Much easier than a drag out. Even if you need 2 trips its much easier on the old body.

From: Rupe
28-Oct-19
Congratulations on a nice buck JTV.

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