LockNLoad Outfitting  Central Alberta Outfitter Be a more successful hunter!

Author Topic: Had to shoot him.  (Read 5048 times)

Offline Pathfinder101

  • The Chosen YAR
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 9674
  • Location: Southeast WA
  • Semper Primus
Re: Had to shoot him.
« Reply #25 on: November 01, 2013, 01:00:26 PM »
I'll warn you though, having to lay there and watch your kid take a shot on a buck (especially a big one) is one of the most nerve-wracking experiences of your life... :chuckle:

More than watching your wife draw back on a big bull!!!?  No wonder we never had kids.  Not sure I could handle it :chuckle:

Don't know, my wife doesn't hunt.  But have had to do it twice with the boy.  First time he was 12 and took a 290 yard shot, steep uphill angle at a 150 class whitetail that was facing him (staring at us) and about to bolt.   second time was last month when we found 3 bucks bedded in a draw.  The first two (the smaller 2) stood up from their beds and we had to wait for the big guy (a 150 class mulie) to stand for a shot.  There was a nice 3x3 in the group and I was terrified that the boy was going to take one look at that buck and touch off the shot with the bigger buck still bedded at his feet. 
He didn't miss either time, but man it's tough to watch.
Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.  That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.


* Recent Topics

Does anyone actually rinse their deer with a hose after it has been skinned?WHY? by cbond3318
[Yesterday at 11:43:49 PM]

Son's first buck and unique shooting style by cbond3318
[Yesterday at 11:42:30 PM]

Buck Down by Blacktail Sniper
[Yesterday at 11:41:16 PM]

Season is over too soon by Blacktail Sniper
[Yesterday at 11:33:07 PM]

What gun for bear, for wife? by Blacktail Sniper
[Yesterday at 11:27:52 PM]

Subaru head gasket and timing belt questions by floatinghat
[Yesterday at 11:21:34 PM]

Coyote or wolf track by Okanagan
[Yesterday at 11:09:59 PM]

Nooksack bull down and Congratulations wifey! by Piscatory_5
[Yesterday at 11:08:05 PM]

Should 209 primers be legal? by floatinghat
[Yesterday at 11:06:11 PM]

First bear ever! Alpine by Smokepole
[Yesterday at 10:41:52 PM]

Age 10 Girl Proudly Kills 220-Pound Black Bear. Mom Fires Back at Haters After B by mfswallace
[Yesterday at 10:37:35 PM]

the coming storm??? by lokidog
[Yesterday at 10:36:34 PM]

Goose Prairie Bull Elk Hunt by Naches Sportsman
[Yesterday at 10:29:11 PM]

Notched My Multi-Season Tag This Mornin' by elkboy
[Yesterday at 10:26:33 PM]

2017 Deer, post them here (photos & stats) by Tbar
[Yesterday at 10:25:27 PM]

Wapiti Wednesday by pd
[Yesterday at 10:24:38 PM]

As They Lay 2017 by lokidog
[Yesterday at 10:10:23 PM]

Venison ribs on the traeger? by lokidog
[Yesterday at 10:03:43 PM]

Just thought I would share by BD1
[Yesterday at 10:01:10 PM]

1200 yards down to 100. 23rd Deer! by Smokepole
[Yesterday at 09:59:03 PM]