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What a trail cam photo!
Amazing trail camera photo
Amazing trail camera photo
This pic was taken two days ago while I was hanging stands 300 yards east of this camera. I know this buck well, he's my #2. What an amazing photo - and buck!
Cool pic. You could crop it and frame that!
That's an awesome pic! If that's your number 2. . . . what's your number 1 look like? :)
Looks like he spotted/heard you from over there!
The height & spread on that dude would look nice enough on a public land Mulie!
Wow he’s a beauty and I concur your #1 must be a beast! Great pic!
Pat. You are just south of me in geauga county by an hour. Keep posting your activity. We're starting to see activity but nothing crazy
Huge bodied deer! Great rack too!
Great picture Pat hope to see the blood trail on that dude Lewis
Just to be clear, in conjunction with the other no hunting sign thread, Pat allows hunting walk-in on this property, correct? I mean, his signs have the Bowsite logo on them, so I assume being a member allows me access anytime...LOL
I'd frame that picture for sure!
That is one MAGA deer for 2020! Hope it trumps all the other deer!
Is there an animal in the photo? Quality of pics when loaded to this site are so fuzzy and bad its hard to tell what's there other than trees.
Nice buck, but its out of focus
Awesome buck and it looks like he’s posing for you. Is #1 buck significantly bigger?
Hope you get a chance at him.
That pic was the very last one captured of that buck. Still hoping he shows in late season. I had five shooters and the top four have been MIA since rifle season. Sucks.
Pat, were you still getting pictures of them up to rifle season?
Yes. My number one was captured on cam three days before rifle ended.
if you think trespassers and poachers were a problem before, keep posting trailcam pictures of bucks like that on the www. LOL
Ricky, they would need the address to take advantage of said pictures.
If that's #2, what does #1 look like ?
Rupe, I believe putting all the pieces together would not be very difficult to get into the general area. I sure like seeing these pictures, but I can easily see why someone would not want to freely show them.. pathetic times.....
Rupe you could locate the piece of property by name in about 2 minutes unless Pat is smart enough to have it in another name. If that was your game...
First time in 20 years I looked at bowsite on a pc... what a difference to be able to see a clear photo....
I’ll 2nd Pop-r Ohio doesn’t protect real estate owners/buyers/sellers for jack. You can instantly find out purchase price, taxes, property address, and even an owners mailing address with just a name. In fact I have been using the county auditors website to find potential properties to make an offer on that are not even for sale.
Little far off. Personal favorite of mine.
anyone using the On X Hunt app or a number of others could locate that piece of property or any other in about 5 minutes.
Pat, looks like you made the right choice on properties. Good bucks to hunt right away. I saw bucks like that every year when I lived in Ohio, and I often wish that I still lived there...
One of the better bucks in our area is now staying on about 50 acres. He shows up on my neighbor's cell cameras routinely but I have not gotten a pictures of him in weeks. An outfitter is hunting land that I think the buck is bedding on. Yesterday the outfitter asked me if the buck was still alive as he has not gotten a picture of him in weeks. The neighbor who is getting the pictures is having his son hunt during the 4 days ML season starting tomorrow. He will be the third person who has tried to kill this buck on their land. With the first two guys the buck would show up on a cell camera during daylight while they were in a different stand. They finally gave up and shot lesser bucks. It is amazing that this buck has been moving in daylight for months with hunters on 3 properties trying to kill him and he has not been seen except by cameras and live video and he has not gone nocturnal. Oh, FYI I shot a lesser buck too but the only pictures I was getting of him in daylight were 40 yards on my side of the property line where my partner hunts. I would bet on the buck making it through the 4 day ML season despite the fact that he is presently being monitored moving in day light by cell cameras. One would think that it would be a piece of cake to slip in with a 100 yard weapon and kill him when he has not been hunted since about November 15th at that location. Let's see what happens.
I personally wouldn't waste a moment worrying about a buck's survival through gun season. Obviously you can't do a thing about it, except to provide a place of sanctuary. Bucks of such caliber in a hard-hunted state like ours get very adept at finding secure places to hide. They don't move easily and are just extremely hard to locate during and after gun season. I've gotten to the point of having no concerns about the start of gun season.