Originally Posted by cycloneman
Well this is my last year hunting in swtx for a while. I must have seen 20 to 30 deer at each hunt. None were big enough to shoot. After 8 days of hunting I saw a 9 point that looked big enough and i shot him. Caught so much crap for shooting it I have just said screw it. I have to listen to stuff like "why would you shoot something like that, he is only 3 1/2 years old". His name was Tom.
Sorry to hear that. It is a shame that too many feel that you are not truly hunting unless you shoot the biggest, baddest buck and only a buck in the woods. Bunch of crap if you ask me. As you said deer are a natural renewable resource. A 9 point is a respectable deer anywhere in my book.