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    Another buttercup buck

    I went for an afternoon stalk yesterday in the sunshine to see if I could catch anything out. After seeing 5 does, 2 of which had twins at foot I was starting to lose hope.
    I then spotted a buck in a field of buttercups and the stalk was on. I had to negotiate a 5 bar gate and then creep a good 200 yards before I could get hidden behind a dry stone wall. It was very warm and I was sweating like a pig and my breathing was all over the place .The only shot available was off the top of the dry stone wall..... I waited til the buck turned broadside , steadied myself the best I could and released my 100 grn .243 , the buck dropped immediately to the shot . I was relieved :boogie: paced the buck out at 138 paces.
    I was them swarmed by an army of flies whilst I performed the gralloch
    The buck with his last supper .....

    Note he still had some winter pelage on his back and haunches and it was the 26th June.
    Last edited by foxhunter; 27-06-2010 at 19:44.

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    Well done foxhunter, looks like a nice buck in good condition! Im sat here wishing i was out!!

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    nice animal mate and is that some winter coat i see still on the rear of this beast....
    well done mate
    Last edited by centralbeltstalker; 27-06-2010 at 21:28. Reason: literacy

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    hi nice buck whereabouts in the north east were you
    atb tom

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    Excellent result Tom - glad to see you are still getting results!

    Lovely looking beast.



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