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
Don't assume that when fall comes, or hunting season, that the big bucks, and big bulls leave. Whitetail deer bucks especially, simply hide. And they hide very well. Mule deer bucks may leave a little. Bull elk may leave, but don't assume they do. Don't assume any of them do. I mean - where would they leave to? (Just another place where, for the most part, they would be hunted.) These big animals have the ability to hide in very small, very obscure places. So, embrace the fact (...