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#2970064 - 10/05/12 04:04 PM Big Dead Doe
10 Point

Registered: 12/08/04
Posts: 4876
Loc: Middle Tennessee

Finally made my first kill of the season this morning. It was a little unorthodox but VERY effective. Two does came in at about 8:30 am this morning and I waited for a perfect shot. Well it wasn't happening. Finally at 32 yards I was offered an opportunity through a small opening in some limbs. I felt steady and calm as I squeezed the release. I didn't see the hit but heard the arrow hit the deer and watched it take off. It looked like the arrow had gone in and stuck into the opposite shoulder because it looked like it was running with just 3 working legs.

I climbed down and looked for blood finding it almost immediately and in large quantities. The blood was dark like a liver hit but I felt that was immpossible. I found my arrow about 10 yards into the tracking job and it was covered in blood with the broadhead missing. I found the deer about 50 yards later and upon inspection, I had a clean pass through shot. THROUGH THE NECK! I have no idea what happened to cause this. Maybe I made a bad shot, hit a limb, deer jumped the string. Who knows, all I know is that it was effective. Massive blood loss and a very dead deer. Obviously not where I was aiming or would ever aim with a bow but incredibly deadly nonetheless.

You Are The Result of 3.8 Billion Years of Evolutionary Success. Act Like It.

#2970067 - 10/05/12 04:06 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: Dbllunger]
Appalachian American
8 Point

Registered: 10/08/09
Posts: 1383
Loc: Cookeville, TN

Anything worth having don't come easy. Hunt hard and praise the Lord!
Hang on tight, life is a wild ride.
2010 Camaro 2SS/RS

#2970071 - 10/05/12 04:12 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: Appalachian American]
16 Point

Registered: 12/08/06
Posts: 10654
Loc: Harrogate, TN

Congrats on a dead deer!
God Bless, Carl

Jer 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.

#2970080 - 10/05/12 04:19 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: encore06]
18 Point

Registered: 11/15/02
Posts: 21067
Loc: south fulton

happy Online
Hey brother it happens \:\)

Congrats on a clean kill!
NO1 Greater- Ky Wildcats!!

Its not what happens in life, but how you react to it that matters.

#2970095 - 10/05/12 04:41 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: rem270]
harley 2008
6 Point

Registered: 03/16/09
Posts: 614
Loc: mont tn

#2970113 - 10/05/12 05:06 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: harley 2008]
Bow Hunter
16 Point

Registered: 09/21/02
Posts: 16669
Loc: Murfreesboro Tn.

Congrats on a great deer.
Life is good Today.

#2970123 - 10/05/12 05:22 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: Bow Hunter]
4 Point

Registered: 09/11/08
Posts: 324
Loc: monroe county tn

Big Jon

#2970135 - 10/05/12 05:47 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: deerslazer]
6 Point

Registered: 10/21/09
Posts: 522
Loc: TN,Carter

yep wierd stuff hapens when bow hunting
now then get your equipment your quiver and bow and go out to the open country to hunt some wild game for me. Genesis 27:3

#2970231 - 10/05/12 07:28 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: wayers]

Registered: 11/06/07
Posts: 29882
Loc: Chester County

Work to live, Live to hunt

#2970290 - 10/05/12 08:12 PM Re: Big Dead Doe [Re: easy45]
Bone Collector
14 Point

Registered: 09/09/09
Posts: 9261
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

Semper Fidelis!

“There are hunters and there are victims. By your discipline, cunning, obedience and alertness, you will decide if you are a hunter or a victim.”
General James Mattis

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