Working towards Paradise!

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    A couple of nice bucks.
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    Some chestnuts from my grandpa tree in NC. Can’t wait to plant more this spring.

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    Sam I am not able to see your pics. How do you post them?
    Glad you got some grandpa chestnuts. I have a few trees I grew from seed and look forward to seeing them produce
     
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    Put some old pears out to see if the Deer would eat them...a couple days later i got these cool pictures he ate 2 and left 2. yes the dates are wrong. 00000468 50.jpg 00000471.JPG 00000476.JPG
     
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    A large group of hogs moved in and aren't giving my feeder a break and destroyed what little of a food plot i had...any ways went to update the firmware on my camera yesterday right after it stopped raining i wasn't gone 3mins before the hogs were back in...

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    Connected with a hog 11-3. These guys are a major problem in Florida. Had her for dinner last night!
     

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    i really love this time of the year when the leaves and grass changes colors!! i connected with a heavy body buck last night!
     

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    Pulled camera cards yesterday morning and saw that a 8 point i have been following for the last 2yrs was showing up in a pasture i have a ladder stand in that i rarely sit in. Grabbed some new camo wrap at the store and headed out abt 3pm. The wife reminds me we are hosting dinner at 645 at our house...dont be late!!!!! Wrapped the stand and got comfortable (after building box stands and a tree house stand i really find ladder stands uncomfortable but whatever 1st world problems) and 15mins later here came the doe and 2 yearlings that the buck had been with the night before. They didn't stay long but kept looking to there left at one of the trails they use to jump the fence. They hopped over but i figured they would be back. Sure enough abt 515pm which is hour-ish from sunset they came in from the trail they left from and started grazing. 5:30 the buck hops the fence and gunts and comes walking towards the doe. the doe was playing hard to get so they are running around the pasture and i just yell stop...The buck stops and bang the 300bkout rings and your here the thud of the bullet hitting the buck he takes off for the far fence but cant jump it so he stops....at this point i dont have a second shot cause i cant see him well enough through the fox tails. Finally he takes off towards the trail in came from and cleans the fence its much lower. By this time i know i hit him but rethinking everything in my head where he was standing when i shot where he went after i shot. Trying to play everything back cause i forgot to hit the record button on my phone.....the does hope back over into the pasture and start looking around and grazing. Something behind them spook them and they take off back into the woods. I climb down and walk out to where the buck was standing and no blood...walk the the path of his short run in the pasture and where he stopped i found this the bubbly blood above. So i walked back to the house and let me parents know i have a buck down. there is great blood to the fence and into the woods. I hope over and less than 15' in he is laid out. So i start pulling him out by a left side of his rack and bang the whole thing falls like complete shed. any ways get him loaded and drive home. The friends show up as I'm pulling into the yard.
     
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    Not sure why i couldn't get the pics to load in the post above. Let me know if you cant see them. By the way im holding the left side in its position for the pics. Any ideas why it would drop so early? IMG_5366.jpg IMG_5367.jpg
     

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    Nice buck and nice story and you made it home ON TIME!
     
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    Not the whitetail I was looking for but can’t pass up the opportunity to kill a coyote.
     

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