I think I would've passed him up.The meat probably is going to be a little tough. "Yeah Right". My only question is whether or not that buck made a trip to Ohio in my favorite spot during the rut.I've seen quite a few does running through the woods that would have made him real happy. LOL.....
You know all those world record deer look as if they have been watering by a nuclear reactor plant, they have the big rack, lots of points, but are not conventional. Don't get me wrong I would be proud to take one, but do you understand what I mean about them not being conventional, there muntant deer.
Yeah your right, some of these non-typicals are freaky looking. I was recently looking at some trophies and came across one that was taken years ago called a "cactus buck". It was a non-typical whitetail that had tens (if not hundreds) of small points (less than half on inch) on the lower base of the antlers. Truely strange, but it was taken years ago, so I don't think that the mutants are of recent vintage.
Let me start off by saying that I am a scaredy cat.
For someone that spent 3 years in 82nd Airborne jumping out of all manner of military aircraft, my friends find this ludicrous - but... it is what it is!
Climbing stand? Yep, still scared - put me up 15' and that is about it.
Ladder stands? I am better in these - but still cautious.
Chain on stands? Used to love them, now they terrify me.
I was once ridiculed for putting chain on stands waaaay too high - some of my friends...