New Page 2



!!

You are a Guest at TalkHunting

As a guest here, you are able to view some of the topics to get a feel for how this site works. However, you will not be able to post replies until you become a member. We hope that you will register (free) and become a member. This will open up all of the website for you to see. We are a very friendly group and we do not allow any bashing, fighting, or vulgarity. If you are looking for a family friendly site to talk about hunting, you have found it here at TalkHunting. You will find this a very comfortable and friendly place to visit and hang out. We hope to see you soon!

If you are having problems getting registered or you didn't receive your activation email, click the "Contact Us" link at the top left of this page.

New Page 3

Google Ad

Author Topic: An oldie but a goodie  (Read 434 times)

Offline Madgomer

  • 2016 TH Turkey Champion
  • 12 Point Double Droptine
  • Join Date: Oct 2013
  • Posts: 4798
  • Location: Central IL
An oldie but a goodie
« on: December 14, 2013, 09:11:57 AM »
I'm pretty new to the TH forum, and only recently discovered this area for trail cam photos.  Here's one I have from about 10 years ago, taken with an old 35 mm trail cam that I brought home from my dad's estate.  I didn't get the film developed until season was about over.  I never saw this deer, nor did any of the other guys bowhunting this little area, which is adjacent to a booming new subdivision (they're expanding it again, I think my days of hunting it are just about done).   My jaw hit the floor when I opened the envelope & saw this one.  One morning that season when I got into the stand well before daylight, I had heard one grunting on the hillside behind me, lower and louder than any buck I've ever heard - I wonder if it was this dude, it was far too dark to see anything, much less a rack.  No one found any sheds or heard of anyone locally taking this beast, hopefully he died of old age after passing on as many of his genes as possible.  My apologies if you can't see this clearly - I scanned & cropped it & by the time I got it below 400 kB a lot of the resolution was lost.  I would love to have seen him with his head turned to the camera to get a feel for the spread.  Second photo is from last night in the middle of our snowstorm, about 120 yards from the back door.  Hopefully he shows himself in daylight soon, itching to exercise the .223 a bit.
One of God's greatest gifts to us is
the great outdoors - get out there
and enjoy it!

Offline russcat

  • 2015 TH Ultimate Outdoorsman Champion
  • TH Staff - Contest Team
  • 14 Point
  • *
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 5950
  • Location: Small Town North Texas
  • "behind every blade of grass"
An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2013, 09:33:21 AM »
What a stud he is !  I remember those 35mm cams. There sure was a lot of wasted photo paper and money back in them days. That's why the first runs of digital cams were so expensive...(saves money on developing costs). Right?  I think it's about time the camera costs come back down to earth.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2013, 09:35:33 AM by russcat »
Team Buck Dynasty
39 Years "Out There"

Where Jesus is, is Heaven
Where Jesus isn't, is He11.
               -Joshua Crutchield

Offline Madgomer

  • 2016 TH Turkey Champion
  • 12 Point Double Droptine
  • Join Date: Oct 2013
  • Posts: 4798
  • Location: Central IL
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2013, 09:43:40 AM »
This was also back in the day when they had a regular bright white flash for nighttime shots - this poor dude was about 10' from the camera - probably half blind after that (and perhaps then smart enough to never go by that spot again).
One of God's greatest gifts to us is
the great outdoors - get out there
and enjoy it!

Offline Split toe

  • 2017 Deer Hunting Champion
  • TH Staff - Contest Team
  • TalkHunting Dominant Buck
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2008
  • Posts: 14392
  • Location: McDonough, Georgia
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2013, 10:51:41 AM »
Great buck...I too had one of the old 35mm trail cams. Still got it somewhere.
NRA Member
NWTF Member
Butts County Sportsmen's Club-President
Keep your arrows sharp and your powder dry-always in search of split-toe!!!
52 years hunting experience
2015,2016, 2018,2019 WalleyeBlast
2015, 2016 Summerblast

Offline buckone1

  • 2015 TH Turkey Champion
  • 14 Point
  • Join Date: Apr 2010
  • Posts: 5163
  • Location: Indiana
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2013, 03:03:39 PM »
That is a stud buck!! Hope you get that yote!! @--0--0101
2011 Prize Winner
2015 Turkey Champion

Offline MichiganLouie

  • 16 Point
  • Join Date: Apr 2009
  • Posts: 8359
  • Location: Climax, MI
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2013, 08:33:29 PM »
Nice buck!
Don't ask the Lord to guide your steps, unless you're willing to move your feet.
NRA Life Member.
Started reloading my own ammo to save money 35 yrs ago.  Should start saving money anytime now.

Offline yari

  • TH Staff - Contest Team
  • TalkHunting Dominant Buck
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2010
  • Posts: 13300
  • Location: wisconsin
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2013, 10:24:53 AM »
great buck. the pic is very clear. i still have one of theose cams. i thought about using it just for fun this year but it's hard to find a place to develope the film now.

good luck on the yote
'HUNT WITH YOUR KIDS NOT FOR THEM'
NAHC LIFE MEMBER
SCI MEMBER
DU MEMBER
MUSKY hunter
NRA

Offline Snortweeze

  • TalkHunting Dominant Buck
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 11711
  • Location: IL
  • Let a youg buck go and his rack will grow.
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2013, 09:39:29 AM »
Good pic. I still have an old 35mm cuddeback. I still hang it but do not put film in it. I put it by my property line in plain site so it makes people think about crossing the line.
Proud talkhunting member/moderator
Farmer, Outdoorsmen and Chicago Bears fan.

Offline Madgomer

  • 2016 TH Turkey Champion
  • 12 Point Double Droptine
  • Join Date: Oct 2013
  • Posts: 4798
  • Location: Central IL
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2013, 05:42:19 PM »
That's a really good idea Snort - I might have to consider that too!
One of God's greatest gifts to us is
the great outdoors - get out there
and enjoy it!

Offline BubbaBrown

  • TalkHunting Dominant Buck
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 10957
  • Location: Baton Rouge, LA
  • Life is good at The Deer Camp!
    • The Deer Camp
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2013, 07:47:03 PM »
Nice rack on that rascal, I'd like to get a closer look at him, in the scope of course!
Semi-Retired & Over the Hill

2009 TalkHunting Sportsman of the Year
www.thedeercamp.com
2009 TALK HUNTING WILD GAME COOK-OFF CHAMPION
Cpl. USMC 1970-1972, MOS 6064, Parachute Rigger

Offline Zos41

  • TH Staff - Moderator
  • TalkHunting Dominant Buck
  • ***
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 14345
  • Location: Fowler, St Lawrence County, NY 13642
  • taken around time HG and I were married
Re: An oldie but a goodie
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2013, 08:12:18 PM »
A very nice buck there
Zos41 retired on abandon farm in Northern NY
Life member of NRA
US Army Vet 65-68 SP5
2009 Eastern Party
2010 Campout
2010 NE party
2011 SummerBlast
2012 SummerBlast
2015 SummerBlast
2016 SummerBlast

 

New Page 3

Google Ad