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#3036757 - 11/16/12 05:33 PM How long should I wait?
catman529
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Ok so a buck came in right before dark. Buck fever got the better of me and I shot ANOTHER tree. he jumped back a ways and then came back cautiously. I concentrated on the shot and heard that good thump sound of arrow hitting deer. He ran a short ways, stopped a few seconds and ran again. I have not gone to track but have found the arrow covered in blood and a small amount of light red blood near the arrow. Arrow smells strong like deer and I can't tell if its gut shot or just cause he stank from the rut. Not much blood near arrow and I'm gonna wait. How long should I sit here? I shot him at 5pm
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#3036758 - 11/16/12 05:36 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: catman529]
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Since its already dark, you might as well give it 2 hours just to be on the safe side.
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#3036772 - 11/16/12 05:47 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: Poser]
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I am no expert on this, but I would not think your arrow would stink from him being rutted up, as it passed through him.
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#3036773 - 11/16/12 05:48 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: Poser]
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If you can id wait til the morning rather be safe then sorry. And it'll be cool enough not to hurt the meat
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#3036780 - 11/16/12 05:54 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: deerhunter10]
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Wait 'til morning.
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#3036785 - 11/16/12 05:58 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: BigD_625]
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I would wait till morning. Good luck!
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#3036804 - 11/16/12 06:09 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: Master Chief]
catman529
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Never mind I found him. Stumbled on good blood so I tracked and he's down.
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#3036807 - 11/16/12 06:11 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: catman529]
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lets see him.
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#3036812 - 11/16/12 06:13 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: 57bear]
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No pic/didn't happen \:\)
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#3036813 - 11/16/12 06:13 PM Re: How long should I wait? [Re: 57bear]
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 Originally Posted By: 57bear
lets see him.


x2!!!!!!!!
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