On 2003-04-18 09:02, sawman wrote:
This is why I'm questioning this.Now he's claiming a deer any one could have shot trying to look like a great hunter,remember it's not the size of the rack that counts it's how you treat your prey. He should have been more of a man and chalked this one up as lost, he was beaten period!
[ This Message was edited by: sawman on 2003-04-18 09:06 ]
Hmm... Pretty long odds dude strolled up to Farmer John about the same time Ol' Horny is lying in the pasture. I don't know about Canada, but down here the coyotes would have scattered the remains all over the lower 40. I tend to believe the guy shot it.
In case anyone missed it, P&Y denied the record to Zaft following official scoring at the biennial convention. The official score disagreed over whether a couple common-base points on the right antler were typical. Thus, the original 206-7/8 score dropped to 172-5/8. B&C won't carry it in their books, either. Here's the story: http://www.northamericanwhitetail.com/trophybucks/naw_aa503zaftupdate/
[ This Message was edited by: expatriate on 2003-05-15 00:22 ]
Interesting, thanks for posting the link Ex. I know very little about the scoring process, but is it safe to say that the process is subjective? I also wonder what roll the buck's and Wayne's history played in the quibbling over the common base points....
B&C said they would honor the lower score and would have made their all-time list, but Wayne is pulling it. Alberta is honoring the first score though, sounds like a lot of upset people.
[ This Message was edited by: bitmasher on 2003-05-15 22:01 ]
hey dudes, ive met the guy. he shot it near dark one night in october and found it with help from the farmer the next day. the hit was marginal and coyotes finished the deer off and ate most of it. bad luck, not bad hunter
The first deer I shot, way back in 1958, was taken to the local meat shop and processed into steaks, roasts and some burger. Back then in that little Idaho town, when you took a deer into the butcher, you got the same deer back. Unfortunately, times have changed. The last time I took an animal to a butcher, in the mid 60's, I don't have a clue who's meat I got back, but I sure don't think it was mine. I ended up throwing the burger as it stunk the house up every time we...