The pics were taken in western Colorado in a limited entry area. Sorry, but these are the only pics we have of him. Nobody we know has seen him again to this day. If someone killed him I am sure we would have heard about it. ( that rack was sure to gain some recognition)
Yeah, that is the buck everyone wakes up dreaming about. He has long, sweating main beams, deep forks in the back, good deep forks in the front, all of his tines looong, a kicker on the side. Man, I need to wake up from this dream and go hunting. LOL
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...