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Offline Doublelunger

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Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« on: January 31, 2012, 04:15:23 PM »
So I got these pictures and the end of November and didn't really know what to do with them.  So I guess Ill share them with all of you.  If you look close you can see that there is a black arrow with white fletching sticking out of this doe.  This was a doe that I was used to seeing pretty regularly, she disappeared shortly after this so I'm assuming she didn't make it.  Does anyone recognize this deer/arrow?  Just curious, these things happen.  It is one of the only negative things I can think of when it comes to hunting, and especially archery hunting.  Maybe it can stimulate some conversation though.  Has anyone arrowed a deer and not recovered it?  How long do you look/track an animal before giving up?

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2012, 04:18:56 PM »
How many deer are shot with a gun and not found. It's not just a archery thing! Let's not even start this one.

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2012, 04:21:56 PM »
kdume is right archers are not the only ones who can fail to recover a deer. a photo would help anyone tell if it is their arrow.. and my wifes are red and green with pink nocks, mine are red and yellow tiger stirped with green nocks, two shots two deer recovered  :tup:

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2012, 04:22:41 PM »
For some reason I cant get the pictures to load up. ill keep trying.  It certainly happens with rifles too, don't get me wrong.

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2012, 04:24:25 PM »
Seriously, why post the pic?  I'd surely think I would be a great idea to keep the sort of pics the anti's crave off hunting forums. :twocents:

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2012, 04:28:33 PM »
Seriously, why post the pic?  I'd surely think I would be a great idea to keep the sort of pics the anti's crave off hunting forums. :twocents:

The antis crave off anything on a hunting forum.
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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2012, 04:30:31 PM »
Post it up in the "Speak your mind" board then, if you're concerned with non-members seeing it.


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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2012, 05:03:12 PM »
here

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2012, 05:08:10 PM »
That sucks, should have used a Lumenock.  :twocents:
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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2012, 05:08:41 PM »
Must have been shooting a recurve, darn traditional bow hunters!

Jk

I bet that thing ducked the shot, well almost. Whitetail are notorious for that!  Hate seeing that though,  hope it lives.

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2012, 05:09:01 PM »
The backstrap!   :yike:     :'(






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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2012, 05:13:26 PM »
another one

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2012, 05:15:26 PM »
went all the way through

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #13 on: January 31, 2012, 05:19:06 PM »
with the placement I wont promise anything but it could survive  :dunno:

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2012, 05:38:18 PM »
not my arrow cause i will never ever shoot a doe. ever.  :tup:

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2012, 09:34:14 PM »
Could survive

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2012, 09:37:22 PM »
So much for not posting the pic...huh?

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2012, 09:41:05 PM »
wow, so i would have thought that that would have been a pretty solid spine hit. since shes still walking im assuming that it must have just hit the top of the spine, but not enough to break it? what would you guys say?
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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2012, 10:10:48 PM »
Post it up in the "Speak your mind" board then, if you're concerned with non-members seeing it.
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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #19 on: February 01, 2012, 03:56:45 AM »
Post it up in the "Speak your mind" board then, if you're concerned with non-members seeing it.
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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2012, 03:58:51 AM »
That sucks, should have used a Lumenock.  :twocents:

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #21 on: February 01, 2012, 06:39:39 AM »
That sucks, should have used a Lumenock.  :twocents:

???????
A little humor that points to an old thread on Lumenocks. Avery little humor apparently.
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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2012, 06:41:10 AM »
That sucks, should have used a Lumenock.  :twocents:

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A little humor that points to an old thread on Lumenocks. Avery little humor apparently.

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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #23 on: February 01, 2012, 07:01:17 AM »
They tell me that looks aren't everything.  :'(
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Re: Wounded deer, black arrow with white fletching.
« Reply #24 on: February 01, 2012, 07:24:45 AM »
Unfortunately this is the last place you want to hit a deer or elk ... Between the spine and the top of the lungs there is a hollow spot .,.....someone found it !

 



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