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#788486 - 12/20/13 01:39 PM Monster Buck killed in Coosa County
Coe Offline
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Registered: 08/10/11
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#788513 - 12/20/13 02:09 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
LUMPY Offline
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Registered: 12/05/07
Posts: 6113
Loc: Huntsville, Al
WOWIE!!

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#788533 - 12/20/13 02:28 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Registered: 12/06/12
Posts: 819
Loc: Rainbow City, Al
Jeez, What a deer. Non typical that deer will make B&C.

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#788539 - 12/20/13 02:33 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: BatesConst]
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spike

Registered: 08/10/11
Posts: 71
what's weird is the part about changing bullets to a bullet he “thought would do the most damage.”


would like to know what this means?

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#788546 - 12/20/13 02:38 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Registered: 02/27/08
Posts: 843
Loc: Deatsville
my hands woulda been shaking like an epileptic with parkinsons...there would be no way I coulda changed bullets...

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#788559 - 12/20/13 02:59 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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spike

Registered: 11/27/13
Posts: 17
Loc: Birmingham, AL
Yeah, I always carry two different grain bullets with me to the stand.

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#788575 - 12/20/13 03:19 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Registered: 03/23/13
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That's a weird story.
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#788648 - 12/20/13 04:08 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
forten Offline
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Registered: 07/25/13
Posts: 1255
Loc: oak grove
Different grain bullets are not going shoot the same, in my experience with guns. Great buck

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#788650 - 12/20/13 04:11 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Registered: 01/13/11
Posts: 224
Loc: Morgan County
GOODUN!!!

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#788693 - 12/20/13 04:50 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Nice.
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#788722 - 12/20/13 05:10 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Loc: Land of the free because of th...
What size bullet do you shoot in a 300 wsm that don't have plenty of stopping power.
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#788727 - 12/20/13 05:13 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
Fuzzy_Bunny Offline
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Registered: 05/11/12
Posts: 5010
Loc: Pike County, AL
Originally Posted By: Coe
what's weird is the part about changing bullets to a bullet he “thought would do the most damage.”


would like to know what this means?


I always load my gun with the bullets that I think will do the least damage. I prefer to only kind of kill them, not really kill them dead.

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#788734 - 12/20/13 05:16 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Registered: 09/14/09
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Loc: Alabaster
goodun!
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#788741 - 12/20/13 05:20 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Registered: 07/14/11
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Full grown.
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#789266 - 12/21/13 12:26 AM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
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Booner

Registered: 08/02/05
Posts: 10923
Loc: Huntsville, AL
Awesome!
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#789286 - 12/21/13 01:20 AM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
spy Offline
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Registered: 06/04/13
Posts: 5376
Loc: moody,al
Very nice

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#789425 - 12/21/13 09:15 AM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
7MM-08 Offline
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Registered: 04/18/00
Posts: 262
Loc: Tuscumbia, AL
Originally Posted By: Coe
what's weird is the part about changing bullets to a bullet he “thought would do the most damage.”


would like to know what this means?


This is exactly how things can be misconstrued at the hands of the media. Read the story again carefully, and focus on the things that we are told that the hunter actually said (ie, the phrases in quotation marks.)

To me, this is a story written (and slightly embellished) by a reporter who really doesn't understand deer hunting but DOES know to ask Who? What? When? Where? Why?

The guy never says he chose the bullet in the deer stand from a selection of cartridges he was carrying. I'll almost guarantee you the interview went like this:

"So, what type of bullet did you use?" (Reporter thinking this to be a pertinent question, like asking an angler what type of bait he used to land a trophy fish.)

"165 gr blah blah blah"

(Technicalities just went over reporter's head, so he asks what he thinks is a logical follow up:) "Why did you choose THAT bullet?"

Old man, being polite, "Thought it would do the most damage."

Reporter then goes back to office and composes this riveting sentence from the "facts" collected:

Quote:
The seasoned hunter reached for a 165 grain .300 Winchester Short Magnum, the bullet he “thought would do the most damage.” He lined up his scope and squeezed the trigger on his custom-built Remington .300 rifle.

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#789433 - 12/21/13 09:21 AM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
trlrdrdave Offline
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Registered: 09/04/07
Posts: 3063
Loc: Flint City, AL
Sounds logical 08. I sure would like to hear it from him though. That part of the story is just crazy. Dang fine buck though.
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#789444 - 12/21/13 09:29 AM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: 7MM-08]
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Old Mossy Horns

Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 15181
Loc: Boxes Cove
Originally Posted By: 7MM-08
Originally Posted By: Coe
what's weird is the part about changing bullets to a bullet he “thought would do the most damage.”


would like to know what this means?


This is exactly how things can be misconstrued at the hands of the media. Read the story again carefully, and focus on the things that we are told that the hunter actually said (ie, the phrases in quotation marks.)

To me, this is a story written (and slightly embellished) by a reporter who really doesn't understand deer hunting but DOES know to ask Who? What? When? Where? Why?

The guy never says he chose the bullet in the deer stand from a selection of cartridges he was carrying. I'll almost guarantee you the interview went like this:

"So, what type of bullet did you use?" (Reporter thinking this to be a pertinent question, like asking an angler what type of bait he used to land a trophy fish.)

"165 gr blah blah blah"

(Technicalities just went over reporter's head, so he asks what he thinks is a logical follow up:) "Why did you choose THAT bullet?"

Old man, being polite, "Thought it would do the most damage."

Reporter then goes back to office and composes this riveting sentence from the "facts" collected:

Quote:
The seasoned hunter reached for a 165 grain .300 Winchester Short Magnum, the bullet he “thought would do the most damage.” He lined up his scope and squeezed the trigger on his custom-built Remington .300 rifle.



Kinda what I thought too. Never heard of anyone carrying a variety pack of bullets and swapping bullets in the stand at the moment of truth. A "seasoned hunter" sure as heck wouldn't do it.
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#789631 - 12/21/13 01:14 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
bigcountry692001 Offline
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Registered: 11/15/09
Posts: 3454
Loc: Fort Bragg NC / Hunt Cullman C...
WOW!!

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#790079 - 12/21/13 08:47 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
oakachoy Offline
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Registered: 03/05/13
Posts: 2808
Loc: alex city
how much do you think that buck would score, any idea's?

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#790502 - 12/22/13 08:35 AM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
sidehitter Offline
spike

Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 64
Loc: Trussville
Helluva buck, congrats young man

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#790580 - 12/22/13 09:40 AM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
foghorn Offline
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Registered: 08/21/11
Posts: 254
Loc: Ozark, AL
great buck! story does seem a little weird to me too!
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#790901 - 12/22/13 02:41 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
Buck_TrackingAL Online   content
6 point

Registered: 10/28/13
Posts: 820
Loc: Alabaster, Al
That is indeed a buck of a lifetime.

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#790950 - 12/22/13 03:22 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: mike35549]
Avengedsevenfold Offline
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Registered: 05/02/13
Posts: 2282
Loc: Behind you
Originally Posted By: mike35549
What size bullet do you shoot in a 300 wsm that don't have plenty of stopping power.


This
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#792567 - 12/23/13 08:17 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
rkt Offline
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Registered: 04/13/12
Posts: 386
Loc: ranburne,al
What that means is he rolled the window down and grabbed his 30 small instead of the 22mag.
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#792573 - 12/23/13 08:19 PM Re: Monster Buck killed in Coosa County [Re: Coe]
rkt Offline
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Registered: 04/13/12
Posts: 386
Loc: ranburne,al
300wsm instead of 22 mag
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