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Huge Buck Ithaca/Cayuga Heights 16 pt?

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#1 HectorBuckBuster


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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:40 PM

Well I got this on my cel phone today. They said this deer was shot in Ithaca/Cayuga Heights area last week. Said its a 16 point and close to 200 inches. I don't know anything else about it.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:45 PM

WOW thats a damn nice deer!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:45 PM

Wow! That is a beautiful buck! I Don't hunt in Ithaca, I hunt in Watkins Glen but someone sent me this picture saying it was from Odessa. I would give it 180-185"
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:46 PM

Yup that's big.

If it is then i bet its got a shot at the state record.

I wonder if it was the Cornell Campus buck?
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 02:55 PM

I don't think it would top the state record looks like to may deductions for a typical, but still a amazing deer.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 04:10 PM

Wow!! Great Buck indeed.
I love those split brow tines and it's got some good mass too!
Never seen one of those Big Boy's hunting.
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 04:21 PM

Holy crap, what a monster

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 04:23 PM

Not to shoot down a great deer but i heard that deer came from .....Well, I dont see a tag on it. I hope im just not seeing it and it's indeed a legit ny state buck!!!! Thats a brute!!!!

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 04:35 PM

that's a whopper!

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 04:51 PM

I think I see a tag wrapped on the antler where his right hand is.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:00 PM

lets not get too excited until its proven as a NY buck.
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:09 PM

I have heard rumors about this buck....from what I have heard there are some people in Cayuga Heights all fired up that someone shot the deer, I guess they had been watching and feeding the buck for a number of years....regardless it is huge.
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:28 PM

No other info online about this deer?
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:41 PM

i see a tag and it looks brown like this years tag. on its right beam.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:47 PM

Thats a giant,to myself looks like it's a Canadian.I have never seen one from NY with that much mass.Very nice any way.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 05:51 PM

I haven't heard of the buck yet...and I usually hear in a couple days.. if this is last weeks buck he has kept it very quiet... and thats nearly impossible.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:13 PM

Wow. That's a hell of a buck.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:21 PM

Deer not tagged?
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:43 PM

I got the same picture sent to me on my phone it said the buck was shot in an ithaca cemetary at night with buckshot. Not sure if its true but would explain why not many people have heard about the buck.

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 06:45 PM

My son lived on Cayuga lake in Ithaca and let me tell you I believe that is a New York deer. If they ever open hunting in the city of Ithaca you would see a lot of deer of that size taken. I know what I am talking about because I have seen them myself. If you don't believe me ,just take a ride through and around Ithaca and see for yourself. Be careful if you ever are there at this time of the year because the bucks are running does all over the place and you will get to see some of the biggest buck that you will ever see in New York State.

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