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    Posted: 30 October 2018 at 13:31
Dang it's hard to pass up an easy deer.
Most our deer come out of some god forsaken hole or WELL off the trail/road.
So Far this year I have "passed" on 3 shooters, in hopes for a "Better" shooter. AND! There where easy deer to retrieve. Two on grass prairie not over a 1/2 mile from the road and one was in an alfalfa field where we had permission to " drive" any wear we wanted with the 4wheelers. The prairie deer where under 350 yards and 4 point " western count" typical mule deer. Quite wide and tall but wimpy on the mass, probably 2  / 3 years old but ,fat pigs. The one on the field was a white tail and was  little farther. Honestly I had the cross hairs on him for a LONG time. He was only like a 3 point but had HUGE mass, a very mature deer and probably will never have more points. I think if he would have given me a shot I would have taken him, he was walking almost straight away from me, not even a Texas heart shot. His rack was dark chocolate brown kinda cool looking.
DANG!
Only time will tell I guess.


Edited by d4570 - 30 October 2018 at 13:33
Remember: Four boxes keep us free ,the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box, AND the cartridge box
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Oh thank God that's where this thread was going! Thought it was going to go the 38 special route.

Always hard to pass on a decent shooter waiting for a monster. A decent rack is always good for the wall and ego, but a good meal warms the soul and if presented with a fine batch of walking steaks in easy pickins….I'll take the steaks!
...oh yeah! thats gonna hurt!
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D, remember....you don't eat the rack!

I like smal rack antelope and deer.  that means less than 3 years old and prime food.   My walls are filled with racks....now, my freezer is filled with steaks
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I always donate my deer/elk so let them be big and tough.
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You don't eat deer and elk? In my opinion that's the best meat their is. 

But, if that's the case, I'd probably hold out for a big one too. 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote d4570 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 October 2018 at 09:28
When I was a kid...
There was 10 of us kids and my parents.
Back then there was little $$$ for food , but gas was cheep.
We all had licenses and we hunted and fished all year.
That's all we eat, wild something.
Everyday every meal, now I prefer Angus and pig.ConfusedConfusedConfused
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As a young kid, I raised on a chicken farm, all we ate for meat was chickens, ducks, turkeys.   

Wasn't till I was 40 that I ate chicken again, still not my favorite food.
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I guess I can understand that. 

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Yup....with you on that one Bear. I still love my brown eggs and such, but I can live without eating any chicken. Now grouse on the other hand!

I did a job for M&M/Mars years ago. A 10k gal. vat of chocolate blew up and I went in for the cleanup and repairs. 110 degrees and in a white factory jumpsuit getting chocolate sunk into my very being for a couple weeks turned me away from it for a few years.
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Orange marmalade is my favorite toast coating.  My Uncle was a cook in WW-2 and had 55 gallon drums of the stuff, although it was harshly rationed in the US during the war.  He ate it on everthing , and put it into all his cooking.  When he got back from the war…he never again would even look at orange Marmalade.

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