Here is a picture of my mount that I got back. I shot this deer in 2004 in Macoupin County, Illinois. let me know what you think. You can also see more pics at my website http://www.herbuck.zoomshare.com
It wasn't too bad pulling him out. He died right at the foot of a logging road and we pulled him out with a 4 - wheeler, biggest problem was that he dwarfed the deer sled and we had to be careful that his antlers did drag on the ground or get snagged.
Illinios doesnt allow rifles if I'm not mistaken. If my memory serves me right it's just shotgun, muzzleloader, and bow right?
What did you take hime with? How many yards.
What a nice buck! I think I would be shaking too bad to make the shot, hahaha
I've spent countless hours either on my hands and knees or bent over, messing up my back, looking for blood. One such instance I remember most was a hog hunt a few years ago in Mississippi. I had never shot a hog so when I poked a hole in this guy; I was determined to find him. Wearing snake leggings, I crawled on my hands and knees through the briars and the brambles and bushes where a rabbit wouldn't go. I found a spot of blood here and there but never the pig. And lucky for me, I didn't find...