Author Topic: Well my first time out went.....haywire.....they found my deer today  (Read 5351 times)

Offline loonyone

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 :o :o  The guys found my deer today... >:( >:( >:(...It wasnt a 6 pt but a 5 pt.. ;D ;D ;D...getting me the skull and antlers and giving them to me next weekend so I got a trophy. ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D....but meat all gone from the coyotes and such.. >:( >:( >:( >:( >:(......DANG DANG DANG..................... :o :o :o :o :o but at least I get the antlers and do I treat the stuff so I can hang it?????? any ideas????do I have to report this????even though i didnt get the meat?????

Offline Chucker

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Your non-imaginary cohort can help with antlers and such. 

I believe you would have to tag it, but then report to your local ECO that it cannot be consumed and get a replacement or something like that.  Just call them and ask - their numbers are all in the back of the regs guide.
I'm bound to stay where you sleep all day, Where they hung the jerk that invented work, in the Big Rock Candy Mountains.

Offline drobertsinMaryland

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Thats great loonyone. Make sure to post some pics. Are you planning to do a Euro mount or a skull cap on a nice plaque? Not sure what the law is as far as tagging and such in NY.
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.

Offline Raquettedacker

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Put your tag on it and get a picture of it you and your gun..  Our team needs the points..... ;D ;D ;D

But first call the closest office and ask them what to do....  You can get a Meat Unfit For Consumption permit to continue hunting....   DEC numbers are on page 8 in the book..

As far as cleaning the skull... ::) ::)
"Dying is the easy part. Learning how to live is the hard part..."

Offline TR19

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Congrats on being able to at least have the horns & skull Lonnyone, too bad about the meat part of it though. I would have a Euro mount done of it !!!

Offline stka

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Glad they found it for you. To bad about the meat, but let us know how the unfit for consumption thing goes.


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I would personally fill the tag since you killed a buck. I beleive "unfit for consumption" is meant for diseased deer etc, not ones that weren't recovered. I'm sure you could get one though.


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