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lung buster
11-11-2016, 12:34 AM
Andrew killed a buck that we have been after for the last 3 years tonight! We have had a good history with this deer and even found one of his sheds last year. This season has been a tough one for us. Last year my Grandpa had a stroke and I knew our time was limited on our family property probably and I feared last year might be our last year hunting it. Andrew and Addison killed great bucks there last year and we then killed 3 turks there in the Spring! Unfortunately we lost Grandpa last month and it's just been hard hitting it like we usually do. I surely feel that Grandpa was with us this eve as Drew killed one of the best deer that has ever came off of our family ground. The whole thing is bitter sweet. Grandpa was always the first person we stopped to show when we had success...we stopped there tonight to show Grandma but it was hard knowing he wasn't there...
Here is Drew's buck.

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee238/lungbusted/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20161110_175227.jpeg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/lungbusted/media/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20161110_175227.jpeg.html)

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee238/lungbusted/Mobile%20Uploads/20161110_210948_1.jpg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/lungbusted/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20161110_210948_1.jpg.html)

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee238/lungbusted/Mobile%20Uploads/20161110_210223.jpg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/lungbusted/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20161110_210223.jpg.html)

Gordo
11-11-2016, 12:49 AM
Great buck! Glad it came together for your boy! Congrats

MoonLab
11-11-2016, 04:12 AM
Thats fuggin awesome right there. Congratulation.

Hoytmania
11-11-2016, 04:19 AM
That's totally awesome. You know Gramps was smiling down on you guys.

moundhill
11-11-2016, 04:55 AM
Good stuff right there! That's a heck of a buck!

NAC1989
11-11-2016, 05:01 AM
Heck of a buck! Congrats!

Redhunter1012
11-11-2016, 05:11 AM
Great buck there Guys. congratulations

Dustinb80
11-11-2016, 05:41 AM
Excellent buck. Congrats to Drew

jeremy44230
11-11-2016, 06:19 AM
Great job, congrats!

twireman
11-11-2016, 06:42 AM
Dandy!! Congrats

Curran
11-11-2016, 07:08 AM
Great buck!! Grandpa is definitely looking down and smiling on you all.

Bigslam51
11-11-2016, 07:11 AM
Congrats! Sorry to hear about grandpa.

Mike
11-11-2016, 07:13 AM
Congrats!

at1010
11-11-2016, 07:20 AM
awesome deer! sorry for your loss. I too recently lost my grandma, it is tough going to gramps house and knowing she's not there. It does get slightly easier with time. Just know he was without a doubt with you the night drew killed his deer!

Diablo54
11-11-2016, 07:23 AM
Awesome!

hickslawns
11-11-2016, 07:28 AM
Daggone! That's a hoss! Nice work family!

bigten05
11-11-2016, 07:33 AM
awesome buck congrats

Blan37
11-11-2016, 07:38 AM
Congrats on a beautiful buck! Sorry to hear about your grandpa.

Quantum673
11-11-2016, 07:42 AM
Congrats to you and Drew. I am sure Grandpa was with y'all the whole way. Awesome job!

tpierce
11-11-2016, 08:21 AM
Congrats on a mighty buck.Grandpa is proud!

steveOh
11-11-2016, 09:24 AM
Congrats to the hunter!

xbowguy
11-11-2016, 09:31 AM
Congrats Drew! I will bet that Grandpa seen the deer before you did. Grandpa's are just cool like that! Great Job Young Man!

Outdoorsfellar
11-11-2016, 09:35 AM
Congrats !

cotty16
11-11-2016, 09:37 AM
Slammer! Nice!!!

Big_Holla
11-11-2016, 10:35 AM
How cool is that!! Congratulations!!

Full bore
11-11-2016, 01:02 PM
Heck yeah! Congrats to Drew and yourself! Nothing like a happy ending to a 3 year quest on a deer like that! I bet your Grandpa had a lot to do with how it went down?!.

JPN
11-11-2016, 02:09 PM
Great buck. Congrats!

bowhunter1023
11-11-2016, 02:50 PM
You guys are fun to follow every fall! Well done all around!

Iowa_Buckeye
11-11-2016, 03:10 PM
Congrats! Grandpa would be proud.

huntn2
11-11-2016, 03:20 PM
Hell of a buck! Congrats to Andrew!

Isaacorps
11-11-2016, 03:24 PM
What a great story and deer. I can't tell you how many times I've felt my grandpa with me since he passed nearly 19 years ago now. Congrats!

lung buster
11-11-2016, 03:25 PM
Thanks everybody for the kind words! My Grandpa was the greatest man that I have ever known and there is no doubt in my mind that he was with us when Drew shot the biggest deer that has ever been taken to my knowledge off of Grandpa's property. Definitely a bitter sweet feeling....

brock ratcliff
11-11-2016, 03:42 PM
That is awesome! Congratulations to you both!

Boarhead
11-11-2016, 05:51 PM
Big congrats!

Maxxis31
11-11-2016, 06:40 PM
Awesome wright up, congrats to your boy on damn nice buck and ol grandpa is proud no doubt, great job fellas.

Flatlander
11-11-2016, 07:58 PM
I'm glad you have another memory to carry with you! Congrats!

Mao
11-11-2016, 10:06 PM
Awesome stuff... Congrats guys!

Alphamax10
11-12-2016, 09:35 AM
Beautiful buck and congrats!!!

Hortontoter
11-12-2016, 12:02 PM
Congrats to both of you. Great buck.

Joel
11-12-2016, 09:18 PM
Very nice buck, congrats to both of you.

finelyshedded
11-12-2016, 11:14 PM
Heck yeah! Congrats to Drew and yourself! Nothing like a happy ending to a 3 year quest on a deer like that! I bet your Grandpa had a lot to do with how it went down?!.

DITTO

What a great deer and quite the accomplishment for you both! Congratulations to you both!!!!:smiley_clap:

GoetsTalon
11-13-2016, 06:09 AM
Congratulations on a beautiful deer!

chad@exodustrailcams
11-13-2016, 06:54 AM
Congrats guys, awesome deer!! I'm sure Grandpa is smiling from above

Diane
11-13-2016, 08:23 AM
Awesome! Congrats!

Jake_C
11-15-2016, 08:44 AM
Congratulations!

lung buster
11-20-2016, 09:25 PM
Six years ago on this youth weekend Andrew killed his 1st deer at 6 years old...

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee238/lungbusted/this1.jpg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/lungbusted/media/this1.jpg.html)

Today he killed his 16th deer! I can't even begin to comprehend how fast these last few years have went. Andrew is such an amazing hunter for his age and he makes me so proud each and every time he has success in the woods!! He shot this deer at 65 yds free handed as we were walking into our buddy stand this afternoon.


http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee238/lungbusted/20161120_144906.jpg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/lungbusted/media, 20161120_144906.jpg.html)

giles
11-20-2016, 09:34 PM
Nice work!

Bigslam51
11-20-2016, 09:55 PM
Congrats Andrew!

"J"
11-20-2016, 09:57 PM
Great job Andrew and Big congrats to the mentor as well... You're doing a good job LB....

finelyshedded
11-20-2016, 10:27 PM
You should be very proud of him and yourself! AWESOME memories and mentoring!:smiley_clap:

Mike
11-21-2016, 03:55 AM
Congrats!

Dustinb80
11-21-2016, 05:44 AM
Good stuff, congrats.

xbowguy
11-21-2016, 07:18 AM
Yes Sir. You both deserve a high five. Great Job Fellas!

oakswamper
11-21-2016, 08:09 PM
Congrats!!

goshenmountainman
11-21-2016, 08:22 PM
Thats a beautiful buck, congrats!!

lung buster
12-01-2016, 07:36 AM
Addison killed her 6th deer last night, a nice big doe! Addy had decided earlier this year that she wasn't going to hunt this year and I got to admit that I was bummed. I really cherished our time together in the woods. She never bowhunted and didn't want to go during youth season. Last week she told me that she wanted to gun hunt and we went shooting and she was pumped to go again. We hunted Monday and came close, seen nothing Tuesday and she connected yesterday. She was fired up and it was good to see! Deer was also killed on Grandpa's land too.

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee238/lungbusted/20161130_174351.jpg (http://s229.photobucket.com/user/lungbusted/media/20161130_174351.jpg.html)

Dustinb80
12-01-2016, 07:41 AM
Good shit. Great smile. Congrats

jlane
12-01-2016, 07:51 AM
Got to love these kids and hunting, I remember when all three of my kids were into hunting, now their all grown and got careers, one is military, one in medical school, and one works at a medical facility, so no hunting for now,
Enjoy the time you have to spend with those kids as it probally will end at some point in time.
But the memories will last forever.
That was a really nice buck, Tell him I said congrats, Job done well sir, and to the dad too, job done well.

matthew
12-01-2016, 07:57 AM
Congrats to the little lady well done

"J"
12-01-2016, 08:05 AM
Congrats too Addy, glad to see the fire is still there....

Maxxis31
12-01-2016, 10:59 AM
How awesome is that, congrats to both the youth hunters, glad to see these kids are our up and coming hunters, great stuff.

giles
12-01-2016, 11:04 AM
Good to see! Glad she came around and wanted to go.

Gordo
12-01-2016, 01:49 PM
Nice! Congrats to you both!

Had to feel great when she was ready to hit the woods again! Sounds like she stayed after it too before things aligned perfectly!

Blan37
12-01-2016, 09:18 PM
Heck yeah, Andrew. Nice shooting. Congrats!

finelyshedded
12-01-2016, 10:11 PM
:smiley_clap:

Congrats to Addy and dad!!! Great stuff!

brock ratcliff
12-02-2016, 07:40 AM
That's great. It's crushing when your little girl says she doesn't want to hunt anymore. I'm glad she came to her senses!:)

finelyshedded
12-02-2016, 07:47 AM
Congrats to your daughter! Glad to see she has found the fire again!