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  • Finally got my mount back. My taxi takes his time and always does a great job.

    June 10, 2014 at 9:45pm

    Killed this Main Frame 10 on opening day. Been after him for three years. Taxidermist aged him between 7.5-9.5 looking at his jaw bone.

    September 09, 2013 at 8:11am

    Finally closed the book on a Deer we called 'Too Tall'. Been hunting this property for the third year this year. First year we got pictures of a nice 9 pt we named 'Too Tall' because his rack went straight up. He disappeared that first year after 2nd week of sept and we never seen him again. The next summer he showed back up and grew into a nice 10pt. He lost alot of length from the previous year. Just like the year before he disappeared middle of Sept. This summer he showed up again and he had lost even more length. I figured he was an old deer but wasn't sure how old. I was able to connect on him opening day and closed the book on Too Tall. My taxidermist estimated that he was 7.5 to 9.5 years old. He ended up scoring 128 1/8 and netting 125 1/8 (unofficially). Couldn't be more excited!

    September 08, 2013 at 8:24pm

    Rattled in this 8pt on the Wed. before Thanksgiving. It was my biggest buck to date.

    December 31, 2011 at 9:14am

    I shot this deer on Sept 12th with a bow, but never found him until this morning (12/24). He went in a thick cutover and wasn't able to get in real good until after the leaves and foilage was gone. Glad to finally have some closure with this buck. My biggest to date.

    December 24, 2011 at 9:26pm

    I shot this buck on September 12th and I lost is blood trail in a Very Thick cutover. Never gave up the search and went back today and found him! Glad to fnally get the closure on this deer I named 'Double D'.

    December 24, 2011 at 8:52pm

    Dobule Droptine buck that I've named 'Double D', obviously.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:20am

    Here is a double droptine buck that I will be after come Sept 10th.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:15am

    Here is my fan, wings, and beard mount for my Erythricitic color phased 3 bearded gobbler I killed this year.

    June 11, 2011 at 8:18pm

    Well, it was another successful turkey season for me. Last year i was able to tag out in NC (2) and VA (3). This year I was able to tag out in NC and come up one short in VA.

    My first turkey of the year came just minutes in on opening day. I was with my two hunting buddies, Rick and Rich, and we were all set up in my Double Bull blind. Rick was up first with the bow, and I was the backup man with the scatter gun. Rick had roosted the bird the night before on a new piece of property. He flew into the field and slowly made his way to the decoys. With the bird in full strut at about 15 yards Rick drew back his Hoyt bow and let it fly, but he shot a little left and knocked a few feathers out. The bird ran a little way and stopped and I was able to fill my first tag and start the season out right. The longbeard had a 10 1/4' beard and 1 1/4' spurs.

    My 2nd NC turkey came during the last week of the season. My 4 year old was playing on the deck when she came in the house and told me, 'Daddy, there's a turkey making turkey noises behind the house!'. I immediately got up (just moved here and haven't heard one all year) and went out back and hooted at him, and sure enough he sounded off. Got in on him early the next morning and he was roosted aobut 75 yards from my setup. He flew down and came right to me and my hen decoy. I was back at the house by 6:30 that morning. Come to find out that this turkey was indeed a ver rare erythcitc color phased gobbler. The rarest color phase of the eastern species. I had no Idea what I had killed at the time and went ahead a breasted it out. After I found out what i killed I was mad that I didn't get him mounted. He had 3 beards, 11' 2.5' 1.5' and 1' spurs. Those were my 2 NC birds.

    May 16, 2011 at 10:17pm

    That's Awesome! And big props to your Husband giving up opening day for you!

    September 21, 2015 at 11:53am
    A comment titled: Pictures in response to a report titled: 'Too Tall' Back from Taxidermist

    Not sure why they are sideways. They aren't like that on file on the computer.

    June 10, 2014 at 9:50pm
    A comment titled: Where? in response to a report titled: White wild turkeys

    Where they at?

    May 15, 2014 at 8:11am
    A comment titled: Youth Season in response to a report titled: YOUTH DAY QUESTIONS??????

    Actually, the law states that a person Under the age of 16 is considered a youth. So in reality, it's 15 and under.

    April 06, 2014 at 12:31pm
    A comment titled: Always in response to a report titled: safety

    Every stand I put up has a life line in it. I'm attached from the time I leave the ground til the time I arrive back. I have a family that is counting on me retuning home safely.

    November 11, 2013 at 2:24pm
    A comment titled: Sorry in response to a report titled: Guess u never know what bucks can grow to!!

    Missed the part where you said he looks as if hes blind....that's a huge jump from one year to the next.

    October 10, 2013 at 9:49pm
    A comment titled: Nice! in response to a report titled: First Bow Kill

    Congrats Man! Nothing like killing them with a bow!

    October 10, 2013 at 11:54am
    A comment titled: How do you know? in response to a report titled: Guess u never know what bucks can grow to!!

    Just curious, but how do you know that's the same deer? That's alot of growing in one year. Is there certain characteristics that make you believe its the same deer? Alot of times you can tell by markings on a deer or something to that. Not saying it's not, but just want to hear opinion or something that backs it up.

    October 10, 2013 at 11:46am
    A comment titled: Congrats Neighboor in response to a report titled: JACKSON SAPP STOKES COUNTY

    Congrats to Jackson! Something was telling me I should have kept my camera up behind the house!! Awesome deer for his first buck!

    September 24, 2013 at 9:52pm
    A comment titled: Ball in response to a report titled: What do you think is in this game camera pic?

    My guess on the ball is a water spot on the lens. I agree with GT that the lights are bugs.

    September 12, 2013 at 9:31pm
    A comment titled: athens bow in response to a report titled: Opening Day Monarch!!!

    Absolutely love the Athens Bow and their company. My sight is actually a Sword Sight and I love it. I have owned both sword and HHA and can't say a bad thing about either of them.

    September 09, 2013 at 9:36pm
    A comment titled: Bow in response to a report titled: Opening Day Monarch!!!

    It is an Athens Bow...the Recluse. Its a vendetta T-bar stabilizer. Got 3 vibration dampeners on them.

    September 08, 2013 at 9:16pm
    A comment titled: Skull in response to a report titled: Found my Buck I shot back in September

    He laid out there for over 3 months. He had a little bit of velvet on the bases of his horns. He was mostly hard-horned. The rack is still in good shape. No critters got to him.

    December 24, 2011 at 9:12pm
    A comment titled: Didn't share story in response to a report titled: Found my Buck I shot back in September

    No I didn't share the story of the hunt because I was so down about the whole hunt. I posted some trail cam pictures of him from the summer on here. I watched him all summer and he came in at 6:30 on Monday September 12th. I tracked him for about 200 yards and lost the blood trail. He went into a thick cutover that was hard to even walk through. The picture is very decieving. I promise that is the correct score.

    And yes, I am very ready to chase some longbeards!!

    December 24, 2011 at 9:10pm
    A comment titled: Turkeys on film in response to a report titled: 'Double D'

    Hey Tom, between me and my 2 buddies I think we got 7 or 8 kills on film. Very successful season. Hope to get Double D on film!

    August 28, 2011 at 10:34pm
    A comment titled: trophy rock in response to a report titled: Double Droptine Buck

    Yes, they have been hitting it pretty hard and digging around it.

    August 27, 2011 at 10:45am
    A comment titled: Nail on the Head in response to a report titled: Erythricitic Turkey Mount

    It's actually in my unfinished basement, but I can't win to get one upstairs. I chose my battles, and this one is not worth fighting.

    June 12, 2011 at 9:58pm
    A comment titled: fan mount in response to a report titled: Walnut Creek Hardwood Product

    Great looking mount! I am getting the same one done on my Erythrcitic color phased turkey I killed. Hopefully it will look as good as yours!

    May 16, 2011 at 10:32pm
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