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Yuma Outdoorsman

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About Yuma Outdoorsman

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    Yuma, Az
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    Hunting, fishing, and family time.

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  1. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Help With Score Guess

    I’ll shoot him for sure. I think he’s a beautiful buck but scoring wise I wasn’t sure. I appreciate all the responses though. I like seeing the opinions and reasoning for your estimated scores.
  2. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Help With Score Guess

    Ya it is but pictures are taken about a month apart. Where he’s been feeding it’s pretty green so he’s had some decent growth since then.
  3. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Help With Score Guess

    Hybrid? No coues deer in my neck of the woods.
  4. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Help With Score Guess

    I’ve never really been much into scores. I honestly have little experience with it. I have shot several bucks but none are close to anything a lot of people would call a “bruiser”. Having said that, what would you guess this buck to score? I’m guessing him to be about 27” wide and in the 150-160” range but I really have no idea. These photos are unedited and straight from my trail camera.
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    Eye Guard Growth

    This buck last year didn't have any eye guards. This year, he has them on both antlers. I thought that was pretty interesting. In years past, I've never seen one gain eye guards one year to the next except for maybe forkies turning into 3x's. Both side by sides have one photo in August and one photo in mid-September of this buck. 2018 vs 2019. The angles are a little different but I have a ton of photos of this buck from this year to match last year.
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    One thing about the Dbacks is they are just good enough to let their fans down year after year by flirting with that last wild card spot.
  7. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Freaks of the Woods

    Couple weird dead heads from a few years ago. We found them 15 minutes apart.
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    Picture of an elk

    Sweet picture man!
  9. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Archery goat 2019

    That is awesome! heck of a buck right there! Congrats and good job!
  10. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Desert Forkie

    I haven't shot anything over 170" I'd guess but I do have a 27" 5x5, couple decent 4x4's, and some decent 3x3 and 3x4's that I was lucky enough to take in the past. I guess for me seeing how I've already shot a 3x3, 4x4, and 5x5, it would be cool to take a 2x2 to finish the series off. If I get the chance, I'm probably going to take this buck. I'll post more pictures of him in October and let you guys see how he finishes up, as long as he keeps coming in. Thanks for the responses.
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    Desert Forkie

    I have had this buck on camera for the last 3 or 4 seasons. Each year he gets a little taller and a little wider. I keep going back and forth, if I had the chance to shoot him, would I do it? I think this year, that will be a yes. Something about a big forkie just intrigues me. Would you guys shoot him?
  12. Yuma Outdoorsman

    when did you shoot your first big game animal

    My first buck will be tough to top. My dad and I cut his track one morning and I tracked him right to his bed. Made a 50 yard shot with my .243 and he never got up. It was November 2001 and I was only days away from turning 16.
  13. This might sound funny but I know I'm not the only one waiting for you to get back out there and post updates. I wish more people would do in the field updates with photos like you have...then again, we aren't all lucky enough to get to hunt there. Thanks for doing this.
  14. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Got My Buck Back...

    No, it’s an open room in the house, sort of like a den. Our kids had stuff all over the ground so I had to crop the picture 😂
  15. Yuma Outdoorsman

    Got My Buck Back...

    Haha I live in Yuma and work from Dateland to Coachella so I’m in the imperial valley a lot. Thanks everybody for the kind words. I appreciate it! Hope to get me a bigger one next year!