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If you where in the woods and came across 2 bucks fighting would you shoot them?
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The winner just as they broke apart, I love to watch a good fight.
 

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Yes if they were the size I normally hold out for.
 

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i would take them.

are you asking if they were stuck together or just fighting by your stand?

ethier way.
 

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If they are stuck together they will probably both die anyway so what is the difference except the meat will not go to waste.
 

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Long as you have the tags and its legal then yes.......if not I would call the wardens, we have had that happen around here they came out and tranquilized them....cut em apart, and let em go......
 

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I would not shoot them unless there was no way possible to get them apart and they were going to die that way. The other poster said that a Game Warden had came out and put them under for a few minutes and cut them apart. That's the way to go in my opinion. It's not very sporting to arrow a deer while they are stuck together.
 

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most locked bucks don't survive after the ordeal even if seperated..so i say shoot em!....it would be rare and a once in a lifetime oppourtunity to do it!...so i wouldn't hesitate!
 

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As long as i had tags for them i'd shoot em. Unless of course they were dinkers.
 

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As long as i had tags for them i'd shoot em. Unless of course they were dinkers.
I just looked at your Avatar and busted out laughing again over that thread. That 'bere' is the funniest thing I have seen in quite awhile!

As far as shooting the bucks, I think the OP meant while they are fighting. Not if locked together.

My answer to this is only shoot one. (That is all were allowed to shoot in MN)
 

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We can only shoot 1 buck in Ohio, so I did NOT vote on the poll. I'd shoot the largest one and when the live one became tired enough for me to approach it, I'd attempt cutting an antler off of the live buck for him to escape. :thumb: Or I'd call the GW after shooting the larger buck and have him take care of the other buck.

More than likely, I'd attempt my first option. If that option failed and I couldn't cut off an antler off of the other buck, then I'd call the GW and go from there. :)

Good hunting, Bowhunter57
 

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I just looked at your Avatar and busted out laughing again over that thread. That 'bere' is the funniest thing I have seen in quite awhile!

As far as shooting the bucks, I think the OP meant while they are fighting. Not if locked together.

My answer to this is only shoot one. (That is all were allowed to shoot in MN)
Look again, the poster stated in the poll, would you shoot two bucks that were LOCKED together fighting.
 

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I wish i could say that i would be the good ethical hunter that would seperate em but if they were shooters well......... you cant eat your tags right?!
 
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