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xtreme
11-03-2012, 10:26 PM
AWise1 wanted to see a post of my hunt showing good results from the aid he provided me. Well here is what happened. This deer was near the gps cordinates he provided me. To top it all off while driving on a 4wd trail a California hunter gave me trail. I stopped to thank him and California Joe told me about seeing our post about unit 67. Small world.
Things happened fast with only minutes of legal shooting time left. Just 30 minutes earlier I had let a 150 walk but now I quickly put the binos on this large deer and decided to use him as my trophy mule deer from unit 67. The Browning 7mm with the Leopold VX-7 and Bergers 168 vld allowed the big muley to walk about ten steps before falling dead.
A younger friend accompanied me on this trip making it just that much better. He is not a hunter but enjoyed the expierence. Thanks to all who helped this 70 year old

nwwa huner
11-03-2012, 10:39 PM
Beautiful deer, congrats

ivorytip
11-04-2012, 04:23 PM
nice buck! what state?

Doe Nob
11-04-2012, 05:22 PM
Awesome, I hope I can still get around the woods when I'm 70! Congrats!

Okbow87
11-04-2012, 05:38 PM
Awesome buck! I have been looking at units 66 and 67 for deer and elk. I deff like seeing people having some success in the area.

Awise1
11-04-2012, 07:25 PM
Great job! I'm so glad that you had a successful hunt! Something told me to check the forum tonight and that Xtreme might have a buck down already. A fine, quality animal that you can be proud of!

In God We Trust
11-04-2012, 08:23 PM
Great buck. Congrats man!

muleymaddness
11-05-2012, 07:46 AM
Great picture, great buck!

Roboz
11-05-2012, 10:46 AM
Thats a great buck....Congrats!

sjsmallfield
11-05-2012, 11:51 AM
Great lookin buck Xtreme!

Kevin Root
11-05-2012, 11:59 AM
Congratulations xtreme. It always nice when the plans all come together in a successful hunt. Well done!

jjenness
11-05-2012, 12:30 PM
Looks good. Hopefully I am still able to hunt when I get to be 70, great job.

xtreme
11-06-2012, 04:51 AM
Thanks to all. That was my fourth time in Colorado unit 67 this year. While driving home I think I know how a big buck took advantage me. He was near the lake with another buck and nine does and fawns. I had put him to bed the evening before season opened and just had that feeling, I would never see him again.Opening morning It was 9 degrees with 10mph wind and my vantage point was shaded. Finally I decided to walk the entire mountian, nothing, I never found the does. As luck has it, I stalked from a mile and a half on a single deer I thought was a buck, at 735yds I could see six deer and two were so huge they needed horns. I wouldn't shoot from that far so I got to a rock on a clift that I could take rest on and make a steady 550yd down hill shot, to see better I took off my glasses and forgot them .Not a buck to be found. Next day I went back, found the glasses and while driving by the lake there were the 9 doe so my best guess is the bucks were between the lake and the top. That is the only spot I didnt look, too obvious.

Colorado Cowboy
11-06-2012, 06:46 AM
Still a nice buck to take home. Big bucks don't get big by being stupid. The only time they really lose their focus on staying alive is during the rut. Seen it lots around here in the apple orchards. During the rut they only have one thing on their minds, thats why lots of the units here in Colorado are closed before it starts.

BossBrott
11-08-2012, 03:20 PM
That's a great buck. I also like to keep zone potential in mind year round, the bigguns never show until the rut. Never a bad idea to check out the herd while the bucks have their guard down.

xtreme
03-12-2013, 11:29 AM
Got the gross score and it was 180.5 which pleased me.

packmule
03-12-2013, 11:34 AM
heckuva buck.


Was that Cali hunter in a tan 4wd Chevy?

xtreme
03-12-2013, 11:48 AM
No he was in one awesome elevated Jeep if I remember it was black, four of them with one license.

packmule
03-12-2013, 11:56 AM
Thank you. We kept running into a group of 4 (w/ 1 license) in a tan chevy and lost track of them the last couple days of the season. I was hoping they left the area early because they found something good to shoot.