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MN Kill Thread
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Contributors to this thread:
12yards 19-Sep-16
kap 26-Sep-16
kap 26-Sep-16
LogicRules 26-Sep-16
StandHntr 26-Sep-16
MNRazorhead 27-Sep-16
12yards 27-Sep-16
arlone 03-Oct-16
RD 04-Oct-16
12yards 04-Oct-16
Nogutsnostory 04-Oct-16
Dwayne 05-Oct-16
Tonybear61 05-Oct-16
12yards 06-Oct-16
RD 06-Oct-16
arlone 06-Oct-16
Dwayne 07-Oct-16
MNRazorhead 07-Oct-16
jnoznesky 11-Oct-16
TODDY 12-Oct-16
12yards 12-Oct-16
RD 25-Oct-16
Redoak 04-Nov-16
Redoak 04-Nov-16
MNRazorhead 08-Nov-16
RD 08-Nov-16
stick33 09-Nov-16
Dwayne 12-Nov-16
Tonybear61 13-Nov-16
Dwayne 19-Nov-16
Tonybear61 19-Nov-16
arlone 26-Nov-16
RD 27-Nov-16
CHAWDAWG 05-Dec-16
12yards 05-Dec-16
MNRazorhead 09-Dec-16
RD 09-Dec-16
Dwayne 10-Dec-16
12yards 12-Dec-16
MNRazorhead 15-Dec-16
RD 15-Dec-16
From: 12yards
19-Sep-16
Any blood spilled this weekend? Saturday was nice, but after working in the yard and tearing down the pool, I was worn out and didn't go. Anyone have any luck? Friend of mine shot a doe Saturday, that's all I've heard.

From: kap
26-Sep-16

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Open night my son shot this buck. He's 10 so this is his first year hunting. He was pretty excited. 3 1/2 year old 9 pt.

From: kap
26-Sep-16
Oops typo, That would be Opening night!

From: LogicRules
26-Sep-16
Awesome! Love to see the next generation out there.

From: StandHntr
26-Sep-16
Nice work! I haven't dared to fight the skeeters yet.

From: MNRazorhead
27-Sep-16
NICE first deer1 Congratulations to your son.

StandHntr - Thermacells are worth their weight in gold this year.

From: 12yards
27-Sep-16

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Wow! That's awesome kap!! Shot this doe last Thursday night, first sit of the year and first kill with the Elite Synergy. Love that bow!

From: arlone
03-Oct-16
Hey kap's son, that's a dandy of a buck! Congrat's to both of you! It's fun to have some one to share it with.

From: RD
04-Oct-16

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Got this guy Sunday, 215 field dressed, get ready for winter as this was the fattest deer I've ever seen. Shot with my Bear T/D and a Bear razorhead.

From: 12yards
04-Oct-16
Dandy! Congrats RD!

04-Oct-16
Way to go RD!!

From: Dwayne
05-Oct-16
Nice deer Randy, CONGRATS!

Dwayne

PS: I will be ready for winter...heading to TX. :)

From: Tonybear61
05-Oct-16
Way to go Randy!

Any acorns down South or was he just fat on Ag crops??

Only been out twice got busted by the local matriarch doe both times.

From: 12yards
06-Oct-16
The doe I killed was very fat too. Must have been gorging on soybeans.

From: RD
06-Oct-16
Full of corn and alfalfa, the picture was about 1 1/2 hrs after I shot him and you can see how bloated he was. No acorns to be found.

From: arlone
06-Oct-16
Nice deer Randy! Dwayne, that's cheating!!

From: Dwayne
07-Oct-16
arlone, I figure Texas is Fair Chase so it isn't really cheating. Looking forward to some surf fishing instead of ice fishing! :)

From: MNRazorhead
07-Oct-16
Good start to the season and nice ones, guys! The woods around where I hunt have been devoid of deer compared to other years, probably due to lack of acorns, but the edges of the cornfields have been hit hard. Seeing a lot of half eaten ears. Like was said above, I think the deer are hanging out in the corn this year. Going to try to get as much cornfield still-hunting and cornfield edge stands in as I can this year.

From: jnoznesky
11-Oct-16

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Shot this spiker near Deer River on Saturday night. Meat in the freezer! 25 yards, only went 50 yards. Good times!

The beans were just being cut this weekend up there so I would imagine activity will begin to pick up this week. Saw more deer this weekend up there than I have seen in the past 5 years.

From: TODDY
12-Oct-16
Congtats to eveyone so far! 12yards, that looks like it had a healthy blood trail! I was fortunate to take two fat does within two minutes of each other Saturday evening. Lots of good eating and will now focus on a mature buck or bust for the remainder of the season. TODDY

From: 12yards
12-Oct-16
TODDY, I watched her drop about 35 yards away so I didn't even look for the blood. She really didn't take off, she bolted a couple bounds and then just kind of walked in a semicircle, stopped and fell.

From: RD
25-Oct-16

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The wife's button buck Sunday evening

From: Redoak
04-Nov-16

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trail camera picture on the 20th, killed him on the 28th
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trail camera picture on the 20th, killed him on the 28th

From: Redoak
04-Nov-16

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From: MNRazorhead
08-Nov-16
Randy, hope your freezer has a bunch of space in it! Nice deer above!

From: RD
08-Nov-16

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I know this is a MN forum but since I'm from MN I thought I could post this buck from 2 miles into Ia about 1 hr from home.

From: stick33
09-Nov-16
You've had a great season w/ the Bear T/d RD - congrats!

From: Dwayne
12-Nov-16
You have had a good year for whitetails pilgrim...I mean RD!

From: Tonybear61
13-Nov-16

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Not a big one but the first with my son along. 20 yd shot , it was over in less than 5 seconds. Son was impressed on how quickly the Muzzy 4 blade did its job.

So with 3-4 years of letting a little one pass and not seeing anything bigger than a 6-8, public land archery only-where are all the big ones who are supposed to arise from being selective??

From: Dwayne
19-Nov-16

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I shot this 8-pt on a Metro hunt this last week. It didn't make my desired size of 140+ but it met my other criterion of 'if my heart gets pounding I will shoot it!' :)

Redoak, it looks like that buck has had some relatives interbreeding with elk! Great buck.

From: Tonybear61
19-Nov-16
Good pic, was that Tamarack or Long Lake by any chance? Sure looks like the spots I was in 8-9 years ago..

Congratulations!

From: arlone
26-Nov-16
Dwayne, I'd of shot that buck in a heart beat, and mine would have been BEATING!!! He's a pretty one!

From: RD
27-Nov-16

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Another From Iowa, this time I used a bow made for lamont Granger by John McDonald of Big River bows. This was John's first and I think only 60" he made of this style(67 Kodiak). I also used one of Lamont's arrows tipped with a Bear Razorhead. His spirit lives on.

From: CHAWDAWG
05-Dec-16
Congrats on the awesome harvests RD! Save some deer for the rest of us haha.

From: 12yards
05-Dec-16
Love the old Trebark boonie RD. I used to have one of those too.

From: MNRazorhead
09-Dec-16

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Shot a big, old doe on 11/12/16 that had been hit by a car right by our hunting property just before first light and was hurting pretty bad. Luckily, she was hit mid-body, and other than messy burst intestines inside, almost no meat had to be trimmed off. I still would have shot her in any case to put her out of her misery. However, I just realized the only picture I have of her is the plate of tenderloins that I ate a couple days later, when I posted it on another thread on the main forum yesterday. So, here is the doe I tagged. She is beautiful!!!

Still have my main license and am going to brave the cold for the rest of the season and try to fill that one. That is, if Randy hasn't shot all the deer already...

From: RD
09-Dec-16
I was out the other day and saw just what I was looking for.... a nice doe for my Mn doe tag but it didn't work out, maybe later I'm in goose mood now , got 3 today with shotgun.

From: Dwayne
10-Dec-16
Sorry Tonybear61, I missed following up on your question about which Metro hunt. It was Palmer Lake.

From: 12yards
12-Dec-16
Dang that looks good MNRazorhead!

From: MNRazorhead
15-Dec-16
Randy, is that an I-beam in your Kodiak? If yes, is it a wood like ebony or is it black phenolic? Beautiful bow. A friend of mine had John make one up that had phenolic in the handle and rosewood caps. Was a nice bow.

From: RD
15-Dec-16
It's not phenolic and it doesn't go all the way through the handle, the quiver side is like the handle. Yes, it is pretty and at 50# I can shoot it in the late season without any problems. I haven't been out lately but next week should be good(20's), will have to snowshoe in as the wind has made some pretty good drifts.

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