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#187461 - 12/12/17 09:32 PM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: cmnash]
PinkTC
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Correction, It should read: My family helped me drag then hang this buck where my wife skinned it and helped me quarter it. Lol!

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#187463 - 12/12/17 10:02 PM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: PinkTC]
ruger4570
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Congrats. Great pics and story. We usually have snow now, and haven't had any yet. Go figure...

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#187479 - 12/13/17 08:37 AM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: ruger4570]
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The 100 NBT has always worked well for me in 25's.
Great story--Congrats!
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#187480 - 12/13/17 09:13 AM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: Ernie]
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Very cool! Being in Texas, I've once hunted in snow, but it wasn't as much as you had. I wish I could have been hunting in the thick blanket we just had, but I missed it by a day. My son hunts with a .257 Roberts in non +P form. The load uses a regular old Speer 120 grain Hot-Cor, but man does it work. It is like a death ray. I imagine the velocities are probably pretty close to yours. Congrats!
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#187486 - 12/13/17 10:28 AM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: junebug]
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 Originally Posted By: junebug
Nice! I especially like the picture of you and your son dragging the deer. ,Priceless memories!


I agree entirely. A keeper.

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#187489 - 12/13/17 12:23 PM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: Randy M]
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Absolutely awesome!!!!
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#187510 - 12/13/17 07:32 PM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: Randy M]
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The amount of snow that fell here in SW Alabama was really surprising to me. I'd say probably 5" of snow at my house. I hunted Saturday afternoon and specifically went to a field I knew would have a great deal of melt and expose some grass. Sure enough, the field filled with deer, but nothing I wanted to shoot.

What I found really cool was the Time Lapse images on my trail cam. I feel like I learned a little watching how the deer fed during that weather.

Grats to you on that deer. Certainly an experience us Deep South guys dont get often!!
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#187798 - 12/22/17 09:21 AM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: Randy M]
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Congratulations Matthew!

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#188113 - 12/31/17 12:02 AM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: Randy M]
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Way to go! Gotta love the snow!
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#188114 - 12/31/17 07:15 AM Re: Georgia buck in the snow [Re: cmnash]
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Great story. Congratulations on your snow buck. I great memory for the entire family.
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