The Hit List – Part 3

3 Sep

As we all know patterns change, feeding habits change, and deer move to new locations throughout the year. With that said, I am not expecting everyone of these deer to stick around during the entire season. Historically I have see a huge shift when the crops start to come out. All it takes is one though…

Mark Kenyon

What can I say about Mark Kenyon that hasn’t already been said.  Polite, handsome, great genetics, this buck has it all. Although this buck is basically a ghost (never had any daylight photos of him), over the past two years I have been able to narrow down his home range. All I have to do now is monitor my trail cameras and hope he show up during shooting light… then make a move.

 

This picture was taken mid-March this year while Mark and myself were doing a little shed hunting. Very impressive shed.

This picture was taken mid-March this year while Mark and myself were doing a little shed hunting. Very impressive shed.

Mark Kenyon - 2014

Mark Kenyon – 2014

Mark Kenyon - 2014

Mark Kenyon – 2014

Mark Kenyon - 2014

Mark Kenyon – 2014

 

No-Names

Not every buck gets a name but can still be on the hit list.  The following deer are newbies this year. No prior history, no sheds found, and no encounters from the stand. If I had to guess, these bucks will be gone by the time the season opens.

 

1.)

New to the farm this year. This buck has shown up on 4 of my 7 trail cameras in this area. He is covering a lot of ground.

New to the farm this year. This buck has shown up on 4 of my 7 trail cameras in this area. He is covering a lot of ground.

Big 9 - What do you think he scores?

Big 9 – What do you think he scores?

 

2.)

For some reason I find myself wanting to shoot this deer more than any other buck I have had on camera. Just imagine him walking through the timber…

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Wide – Wider – Widest! I will more than likely make a move on this buck early season before the crops come out and he makes a shift to a new food source.

 

Thank you for taking time to check out the deer on my hit list.  I am blessed to even have captured these mature deer on my trail camera. There is still one month to go before I can start hunting. Until then, I will be watching what the cameras have to tell me, do my scouting, and make my plan accordingly.

Thanks for reading and good luck to you all this season! Remember WEAR YOUR SAFETY HARNESS!

Dan (DFW)

3 Responses to “The Hit List – Part 3”

  1. Jon Livingston September 3, 2014 at 5:59 pm #

    Ha! Mark Kenyon. Great name. That buck’s a stud! Now if he could socialize a little more in the daylight hours.

  2. Peter North September 12, 2014 at 8:17 pm #

    MK lol… Can’t wait to see that buck on film this fall… Will you behind it of course!

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