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    Stags & Bucks 2022

    Hereís to 2022 and to kick it off on the trophy front for everyone.

    Well my best head yet.
    He tried to give me the slip as the heard he was with went right.
    I dropped back into the woods to cut them off.
    Only to find that he was not with them.
    Stalked back into the vicinity of where he had last been.
    This time I had the setting sun at my back, wind was non existent.
    Saw movement and hopped up on a little rise. Next thing antlerís and heís quarter away.
    Sticks up and got the crosshairs on him. Gave a bark and he paused in his trot.
    Squeezed off a shot. But he was moving again as it went, so I thought himmm might have a runner.
    Reloaded and moved towards where he had been took me a bit to get across the 130 yards to where he last was.
    His big white ass was lying in the leaves.
    Then I saw his head
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    Anyone have any idea on a DS score? If you need measurements Iíll get them. Think I might need a bigger shed
    Pretty stoked!
    With rifle that I put together, roll your own ammo and free range buck! In England and not a penny changed hands for the stalking rights....ok itís taken me some time to get here but Iím good with it
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    Congratulations on your best head so far! Looks like an older animal? Any idea on his age?
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    Looks in that 180 range ds
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    Nice Work looks like cracker stalking country.
    Cheers
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    Thanks guys. For the reply’s. @jono7 it’s mostly beech, oak and hazelnut in the spring it’s full of bluebells. @Padox cheers for that. @Steelisreal I’ve not taken the lower jaw off yet but I’ll age him on Saturday. His neck is really scared up from the rut so quite the bruiser.
    I’ll let you know.
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    Don’t tell the wife
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    Anyone for eyeball soup
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    Nice , good on you for your best buck to date, what caliber etc did you use?
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    Looks tasty
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    7x57 @Mooseman
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steelisreal View Post
    Congratulations on your best head so far! Looks like an older animal? Any idea on his age?
    @Steelisreal aged at 6.5 years on the edge of 8 judging by the teeth have had two other guys on this plus the internet we all get the same cheers.

    So he wasn’t going to get any better I feel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sideshow View Post
    @Steelisreal aged at 6.5 years on the edge of 8 judging by the teeth have had two other guys on this plus the internet we all get the same cheers.

    So he wasn’t going to get any better I feel.
    He's a lovely trophy, the age of the animal gives it more of a sense of distinction that any amount of size, points or high score can do. The fact you've also taken with a beautiful rifle and recorded it with some great pictures makes it just such a great experience. Thank you for sharing it with us all.
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    Well with luck there will be a lot more posted here cheers Steelisreal the next one on the list here is Muntjac buck and Roe when they come into season.
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    Little bit of warmth here. On the drive into town today saw 4 muntjac in the woods, must be starting to move and look for new shoots.
    Which means the does will start here so need to get out and see what th bucks are up to!
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