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Missouri hunter gets 39-point buck after years of using cameras to stalk deer

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KHQ.COM - Missouri hunter Tim Phillips says he's been trying to hunt what he calls the "St. Paul Giant," a 39 point buck roaming the woods of northern St. Charles County, near St. Louis for four long years. On Saturday, November 11th, Phillips finally took home the trophy.

He posted several images posing with the buck on Facebook saying, "After 4 years of hunting the St. Paul giant I finally was lucky enough to bag him. Walter 39 pointer counting ring hooks. 32 points counting inch or more. ROUGH SCORE 243!"

Phillips told KFVS that back in 2014, another hunter had shot the buck with an bow but it survived. Then, nine days before before Phillips finally brought it down, his dad shot it with a bow.

Phillips also said that a lot of credit should go to his wife who let him go hunting more than 200 times in search of his trophy buck which he and his dad tracked using trail cameras over the years.

Fellow hunters have been congratulating Phillips on the kill and sharing photos of their biggest kill.  Chelsey Greenwood posted, Beats my 180 bow kill in Southwest Missouri! Congrats on a STUD!!!"

But not everyone is happy for him. Charlann Kable posted, "I understand hunting for food. I just don't get why be proud of killing a beautiful old creature for a trophy. Kind of sad actually. If he was so special, let him live out his life. Nothing to be proud of here...what's the difference between killing this deer and any other? Deer meat is deer meat right?"

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