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#2963733 - 10/01/12 09:33 AM Re: If only my bow was not on the ground [Re: WRbowhunter]
Hit&Miss84
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Registered: 09/11/12
Posts: 52
Loc: Kingsport, Tn

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Opening day 2012 I was hunting a piece of land I had just got permission to hunt two days before. I was set up on the ground with a crossbow, around 7:20 I looked down and there were 8-10 wasps crawling up my jacket. I decided to regroup at the truck and while I was leaving some scent on the ground 2 does walked right through the field in front of me. I probably wouldn't have got a shot off even if I had my crossbow in hand but the deer would likely have walked right by me had I stayed on the stand and not spooked them.
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#2964382 - 10/01/12 03:36 PM Re: If only my bow was not on the ground [Re: Hit&Miss84]
plinker22
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Registered: 02/07/05
Posts: 12880
Loc: Mountians of East Tennessee

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Been there, feel your pain. I did it with a coyote once. Hated I didn't get a change to kill that song dog.

Hope you get a second chance.
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#2966383 - 10/02/12 10:08 PM Re: If only my bow was not on the ground [Re: plinker22]
AlanH
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Registered: 12/24/11
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Loc: Alabama

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Y'all making me feel better lol
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#2966545 - 10/03/12 06:00 AM Re: If only my bow was not on the ground [Re: AlanH]
Bow Hunter
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Registered: 09/21/02
Posts: 16851
Loc: Murfreesboro Tn.

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I did the same thing about 10 years ago, got to the gate where I park my truck put my tree stand on my back then guess what no bow. Ha Ha had to go back and get it good thing it was only 20 min away.
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