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Nuclear Whitetail Buck


Category: V-MAX™

Product: 22 Cal .224 55 gr V-MAX®

Shooter: Allen Garland

Posted: Nov 26, 2012

I have used Hornady 55 grain V-MAX on the last three deer I have harvested. I stalked the last buck and a doe to 15 yards while they were bedded. The doe stood and couldn't see or smell me due to the trees and wind in my favor. The buck stood about 3 seconds later. Neither deer were alarmed. Before he stood I could see his 9 points through the waist high grass. I was not impressed until he stood. I then saw what looked like a cluster of horns inside of his brow tines. He was tall and wider than his ears so I shot him just behind his head in the neck. I was so excited I didnt see the doe leave.

I don't endorse everyone shooting a deer with a bullet of this weight unless you are very sure you can put it where it is supposed to be. Thanks Hornady for another successful hunt.