- Jan 31, 2021
This deer has much character, so much so it is probably worth a short story and a few pics. After a couple of hours sitting on a perfect morning and seeing zero, he snuck right by me upwind. But with the strong wind keeping my scent away he was none the wiser. After a rather poor shot (through the spine, DRT) I walked up to a rack with 3 broken tines and a hole. One of the broken tines was an inward facing kicker, another was a brow tine, the third might have been the G3. I knew this guy had been seeing some action and in more than one rumble of late.
A couple of hours later I was again surprised - in his front shoulder I found a tine from another deer. Four and one-half inches stuck in his shoulder. Crazy.
This guy is going to make a very cool euro mount next week. Happy Thanksgiving to Nosler Nation.