More than expected

elkantlers

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I don't know where to start. This hunt had such highs and lows that it is hard to put into words. My daughter loves to go with me scouting, which is kind of unusual for a thirteen year old girl. I also had a good friend that spent a lot of days with me scouting. i can safely say I spent at least twenty days scouting and put over 2500 miles on my truck.
My daughter and I saw this buck for the first time in the end of July. It was the first buck I saw that i knew was a no question shooter. I was able to snap a few pictures through the spotter before he was gone. With the heat waves the pictures didn't turn out but I new he was pretty good. I put up a trail cam at a water hole the next time I was in the area and was able to get a couple of pictures of him. I still didn't realize how good he was, which is probably a good thing.
Long story short, I was able to take a buck of a lifetime with my wife and daughter standing next to me.
 

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Big Fin

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If I built a pronghorn to score high (like in the high 80's), he would look a lot like the right horn on that buck. That is a whopper of many lifetimes. Congrats to you. Your hard work and all the scouting paid off in a big way. Very happy for you and your opportunity to share with your family.

The other side looks really nice also. Hope he has good symmetry and the quirkiness of scoring methods does not hurt the final result. Regardless, that is one you will not likely top.
 

earlybird

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What an Awesome buck. And to share the hunt with your family puts the icing on the cake. Congratulations on a well deserved antelope.
 

1_pointer

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Dandy of a buck! Congrats and kudos for getting the family in on the action.

Not looking for a unit, but what general part of UT was that in? I'm guessing SE-ish.
 

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I'm having a hard time imagining what a more perfect pronghorn would look like. Unbelievable buck, with the cape to match.

Congratulations, also very cool that your family was involved.
 

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