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Offline Seahawk12

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Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« on: October 15, 2017, 11:14:13 PM »
How the the name of eyesight do you mistake a standing human being on a logging road for an elk????
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2017, 11:54:52 PM »
HOLY CRAP!!!! :yike: :yike: :yike:
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2017, 05:01:18 AM »
Glad you're okay! Could have been a lot worse. That Hunter should have his hunting rights suspended for some time until he learns how to identify a human over the game he is hunting!

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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 08:04:16 AM »
Glad you're okay! Could have been a lot worse. That Hunter should have his hunting rights suspended for some time until he learns how to identify a human over the game he is hunting!
Wasnt me. I just saw the video.
I agree with you though about losing his licence .
« Last Edit: October 16, 2017, 09:16:12 AM by Seahawk12 »
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2017, 08:53:13 AM »
somebody needs some new glasses and extra education training on ID you target   :bash:

an inch to the right and that could have been fatal   :yike:

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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2017, 09:13:30 AM »
It should be lifetime ban.  Criminal?  No excuses.
MAGA

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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2017, 02:59:37 PM »
It should be lifetime ban.  Criminal?  No excuses.
I thought it was.
Even if the victim doesn't press charges a negligent action that harms someone like that would get someone with a badge knocking on your door.
Perhaps it's being investigated.
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2017, 04:09:22 PM »
Did this happen in Washington? Glad the guy is alright! He didn't seem too angry with the guy who shot him, even said he was a "good guy."
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2017, 06:17:53 PM »
Sorry.
I'm not sure where it happened.
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2017, 11:57:48 AM »
Near Bend, Oregon.
30-35 yards.
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2017, 06:47:46 PM »
INSANE !!  TAKE THE FOOL OUT BACK AND HAND HIM A RAKE IN THE FALL , That way he's looking at the ground , his hands are busy , just worms have to worry , wood love to here the explanation and thoughts before drawing , leveling  , sighting , and still think it's a two legged elk , this just won't go in !  Very glad to see your   O. K. Get back at it bro , can't possibly happen again ,. He's rakeing the yard next year hopefully ??? W. O. W. !!
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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2017, 07:29:53 PM »
What a poor shot, guy certainly missed the crease at only 30-35 yards :sry:  WTF?!  How do you mistake a guy standing there for an elk?  And the shot, skim the shoulder and chest?  The shooter was aiming for the guts, the dewlap, or just an atrocious shot. Should coin a new term, instead of weekend warrior it is one weekend hunter...

Glad the hunter is ok and not going to suffer permanent damage.

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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2017, 07:47:41 PM »
How do you mistake a guy standing there for an elk?

Does the name Mr Magoo resonate?   This isn't the first time I have heard a similar story.  Each time it was some myopic guy stalking around the woods w/o their glasses who was responsible.   It would not surprise me one bit to find out that was the case here. 

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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2017, 07:53:30 PM »
This drives me nuts.  Absolutely no excuse.  He didn't ID his target ... period.  Id go after him, if just to keep him from doing it again and possibly killing someone.

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Re: Guy got shot (archery) while elk hunting.
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2017, 07:42:32 AM »
 :yike:
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