What type of hunter are you?

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  • September 29, 2011 at 5:11 pm #496616 Back to Top REPORT
    scottemory72
    scottemory72

    Joined: 11/18/2009
    Are you a Trophy Hunter, Mature Deer Only Hunter, or a Meat “If it’s brown it’s down” Hunter?

    I’m a Mature Deer Only Hunter. I’d love to shoot a trophy buck, but I have yet to do so. I will shoot a mature buck or doe though…no young deer for me eventhough the meat is tender as heck.

    September 29, 2011 at 5:16 pm #533425 Back to Top REPORT
    bow-drawn
    Bow Drawn

    Age: 62
    Joined: 11/14/2007
    Location: Ohio
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    Like to say Mature more than meat or trophy but it’s all about the freezer eventually for me. Not so wild about another Taxi bill for some more wall art. ;)
    September 29, 2011 at 5:27 pm #533426 Back to Top REPORT
    ian32
    Ian32

    Joined: 7/11/2006
    I’m a mature deer hunter. In my eyes any deer is a trophy but there’s something special about shooting a deer that’s lived through a few hunting seasons. 8D
    September 29, 2011 at 5:46 pm #533427 Back to Top REPORT
    hocktl
    hocktl

    Joined: 2/1/2007
    Should have an “other” choice.
    September 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm #533428 Back to Top REPORT
    statedriller
    statedriller

    Joined: 9/15/2006
    Location: Call me...867-5309
    Should have an “other” choice.

    and an “all of the above” choice.

    The end is near....
    September 29, 2011 at 11:05 pm #533429 Back to Top REPORT
    bigb027
    bigb027

    Joined: 2/2/2007
    yep all of the above………depending on how many tags i have left :D
    September 29, 2011 at 11:50 pm #533430 Back to Top REPORT
    flinger
    Flinger

    Joined: 9/8/2010
    I`m a meat hunter, cann`t eat antlers. :D
    September 30, 2011 at 12:41 am #533431 Back to Top REPORT
    buckeyebowman
    buckeyebowman

    Age: 61
    Joined: 9/9/2004
    I’m pretty much a “whatever comes along” hunter, although I do have some standards. If a fawn still has spots, or is quite small and looks like a very late drop I won’t shoot it or mama. A nice, plump, full-grown doe fills the bill nicely. If I had more time to spend out there I might change things, but for now, that’s the way it is.
    It's not how far you shoot, but how close you get.
    September 30, 2011 at 12:48 am #533432 Back to Top REPORT
    mikesmith
    MikeSmith

    Age: 64
    Joined: 1/5/2008
    Location: Republic of Texas
    A doe with a young deer gets to walk the first 3/4 of the season. When she walks by in late December, she’s going in the freezer. First part of the season, I’m wanting a heavy deer (less work, more meat)
    September 30, 2011 at 12:48 am #533433 Back to Top REPORT
    for me it depends on the day during the season and the individual hunt. I wont shoot a buck if i wouldnt hang him on the wall. Id much rather shoot mature does. That said i always save 1 tag to use on a nice fat doe fawn late in the season. Thats what i make all our roasts from. Talk about tender and delicious. After all that Im definately a meat hunter :thumbup
    September 30, 2011 at 1:05 am #533434 Back to Top REPORT
    deere-farmer
    Deere Farmer

    Age: 40
    Joined: 11/12/2008
    Location: Van Wert County, Ohio
    I’m Hungry!!![/size:2oqnkev4][/color:2oqnkev4] :D

    If its brown, its down.[/color:2oqnkev4] :whistle

    September 30, 2011 at 11:43 am #533435 Back to Top REPORT
    jdubya
    jdubya

    Joined: 7/29/2011
    Definitely depends on the day, time of season, and empty space in the deep freeze.
    September 30, 2011 at 12:08 pm #533436 Back to Top REPORT
    flystraightandtrue
    flystraightandtrue

    Joined: 1/17/2006
    Im still in the blood letting stage…. probably will stay that way for a looooonnnnnngggggg time.
    September 30, 2011 at 12:10 pm #533437 Back to Top REPORT
    blood-bath2006
    Blood Bath2006

    Joined: 10/14/2006
    Depends on where I’m hunting. In some areas I’m a brown and down, in other areas if it has no antlers it is toast, but bucks get a pass until they are mature…..
    September 30, 2011 at 2:22 pm #533438 Back to Top REPORT
    newdxt
    NEWDXT

    Joined: 5/27/2008
    A little bit of all three. Fawns and their mother gets a pass, as well as young bucks. Does of any age without little ones are fair game, when I’m in need of meat. Mature bucks (most wouldn’t consider any buck in my area a “trophy”) are always a target.
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