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  1. Huntnm2001

    First coues

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    First coues

    I left new Mexico headed for Arizona late Friday afternoon. We arrived in camp around midnight and after a short four hours woke up to begin the hike in to the hunting area. Daylight found us hiking up a sign covered ridge to get a vantage point to glass from. After an hour we had turned up a doe and a fawn so we decided to work our way further up the ridge for a little different view. As I was wading through the shoulder high grass and oak brush I spotted a deer slipping across the ridge in front of me. I eased forward hoping for another glimpse and made it to the end of the ridge without another glimpse. I sat down on a rock to contemplate which thicket he had given me the slip in. Just then I caught movement in a header below me and saw a deer walking at 150 yards. I set up my rifle and got behind it while my cousin inspected the deer and confirmed there were two bucks with the front being the largest. I quickly picked up the deer and with the shooting window disappearing I settled on the deer and squeezed the trigger. The deer dropped on the spot and rolled down the hillside. I got him quartered and the meat divided and the packout began. There was a fair amount of slipping tripping and cussing but two hours later we were back at the truck having a celebratory beer. He is not a big buck by any means but he does have some character and a really cool deformation on his left antler. I am happy to have taken him.
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    Fun hunt in New mexico

    heck yeah nice bulls
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    Card Hits

    I wouldn't mind if it was sheep ha ha
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    Card Hits

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    Card Hits

    Just called cabelas, 300 pending charge. Looks like I'm hunting coues this year
  7. Huntnm2001

    Gila wilderness bulls.

    Here's a couple
  8. Huntnm2001

    What music have you been listening to?

    Ryan Bingham radio on Pandora
  9. Huntnm2001

    New Mexico Elk

    The quality and high demand designation is based completely on how many people put in for a hunt. Lots of people put in for the really good hunts so those are the ones designated as Q/HD
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    NM sheds

    Found these sheds while hunting in NM last year