Actually, it turned out not to be a doe at all... it was a spike with one antler broken off and about a 3" spike on the side I could not see.
I even glassed with 8x56 binos before the shot to make 100% sure it was a doe (we have a six point minimum on bucks) and just flat got fooled - and embarrassed, because I had to take it to camp to weigh and log it in...
I hated it, but what are you gonna do?
I sent the text from the tree before I walked over there.
Everyone has different ideas about trophy pictures. Looks around and you will see "long armers," "set behinders," "big cheesers," and "blood covered brutes." I have a few tips to keep your trophy pictures from being laughers or worse yet just plain gross.
#1 Clean it up. Try to avoid bullet holes, gut pile, mass amounts of blood, and the tongue sticking out. You don't want your big buck to look like a angry 1st grader with his tongue out or a MMA fighter during the 3 round.
#2 Long arming...