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Tim's Big Game Blog

Milk first, big bucks second

Monday, November 29

After milking cows, Nick Frederking waited out a bedding buck to collect a real trophy.

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Des Plaines River Float

Sunday, November 28

Final float trip of 2010 season.

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Flatlander

More gun season success

Saturday, November 27

One common denominator in big buck stories is that you can't kill a big one sitting on the couch. No tactic replaces time in the wood. Here are more examples.

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Three Ohio bucks with locked antlers

Friday, November 26

Here's a wild picture of three bucks locked together ... for life.

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Lake Doctor

Florida Keys Day 5 Thanksgiving!

Friday, November 26

Perhaps the best Thanksgiving Day ever!

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Air Force leave yields big buck

Friday, November 26

Brian Jones of Lacon made the most of his leave from the U.S. Air Force by shooting a Marshall County monster non-typical buck.

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Tim's Big Game Blog

A Clark County 240-incher

Friday, November 26

Bowhunter Neal Newlin has the best big buck in Illinois so far, a 240-incher from Clark County.

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Flatlander

Hard work pays off in big bucks

Thursday, November 25

Every year I get an email from a few guys that consistently take really nice bucks. It's not luck, they work hard and hunt hard, and it pays offf!

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Tim's Big Game Blog

A 17-pointer with a side story

Wednesday, November 24

This Schuyler County monster buck left one hunter elated and one depressed last Saturday.

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Lake Doctor

Florida Keys Trip Day Four

Wednesday, November 24

Today we dove for Lobsters!

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The Ugly

Wednesday, November 24

This morning was just ugly.

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Tim's Big Game Blog

Macoupin County monster typical 10

Wednesday, November 24

This 10-point typical bowkill from Macoupin County is reputed to score 206 inches and to top Mel Johnson's world record bowkill. We'll see. Either way it is a big one.

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Missouri gun deer harvest down

Wednesday, November 24

Firearm hunters in Missouri shot 188,205 deer, down nearly 5,000 from last season.

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