A nice blacktail buck and a Really nice blacktail buck. At least for around here.
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The mineral block seems to be helping! I am not a hunter. I am somewhat of a shooter, and like to do some long range shooting, but I leave these guys alone. A spike elk every couple of years gives us more than enough meat for the freezer. I don't trophy hunt, but then I am fortunate in that unlike most people, I am able to live amongst them. I am happier seeing these guys show up on the game camera or occasionally getting a glimpse of them in the woods (rarely the big ones). Pulling the game camera cards is like getting a Christmas gift every week. I never know what will be on them, and the big bulls and bucks are a special treat.