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My awesome first deer!
« on: October 19, 2015, 09:19:26 PM »
Many of you know my dad Lokidog. I am his 12 year old son. I started hunting last year in Eastern Washington, but I was unsuccessful. This year I decided to hunt using a crossbow. Why a crossbow? Because I don’t really like all of the kick and noise made by shotguns and muzzleloaders (I am in a firearm restricted area. :P ). My hunting began with dropping apples every day at a neighbor’s property. The first day of hunting began with (obviously) waking up at the crack of dawn to go sit in a blind with my dad for 4 hours. The first day was pretty uneventful, there was some noises (mostly made by me) some reading, and some sleeping.
   
   The second day though, was a lot more eventful. I had a sailing adventure in the morning, so no hunting then. In the evening (about 4:00) we arrived at the blind. We saw a couple does, but around 6:30, a doe walked in front of the blind, and following her was a HUGE fork with browtines. I quickly aimed behind the shoulder and pulled the trigger. The next few minutes was a blur of tears, adrenaline, and excitement. My dad decided to reload just in case, and about 2 minutes later a smaller fork walked in to shooting range, and we got a double! More excitement and adrenaline followed until my mom showed up. After that we followed the blood trail. We dragged him back to the clearing, and started following the other deer’s extremely long blood trail. Sadly though my dad never found his deer.  :'(
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2015, 09:21:39 PM »
Congrats on a fantastic buck :tup:

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2015, 09:24:49 PM »
Many of you know my dad Lokidog. I am his 12 year old son.

And son of WEATHERGIRL too!   :) :hello:

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2015, 09:26:06 PM »
Good job young man! Congrats!

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2015, 09:27:18 PM »
Many of you know my dad Lokidog. I am his 12 year old son.

And son of WEATHERGIRL too!   :) :hello:
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2015, 09:27:36 PM »
congrats  :tup:
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2015, 09:29:53 PM »
That is fantastic....great job!!!!   :tup: :tup:

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2015, 09:31:40 PM »
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2015, 09:32:47 PM »
Awesome job!
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2015, 09:34:19 PM »
Nice buck young man!
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2015, 09:35:31 PM »
Truly an awesome trophy!  The first deer is always a special deer, congratulations.
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2015, 09:35:42 PM »
Congrats on a great first buck!

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2015, 09:39:11 PM »
DUDE!!!!  Awesome deer, and nice story!!!!!  Remember though, you're never too old to hug your mom.
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2015, 09:39:19 PM »
Nice job young man. Great deer and story :tup:
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2015, 09:39:37 PM »
Great buck! You will remember him for the rest of your life. Congratulations! And great write up.

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2015, 09:41:42 PM »
Many of you know my dad Lokidog. I am his 12 year old son.

And son of WEATHERGIRL too!   :) :hello:

She had some part in that, I guess.....   :rolleyes:   :chuckle:

Here is how Little Dog spent his time... at least he was quiet.  :chuckle: 

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #16 on: October 19, 2015, 09:42:53 PM »
Another photo...

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #17 on: October 19, 2015, 09:46:26 PM »
Nice looking buck! Good shooting!

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2015, 09:56:04 PM »
Many of you know my dad Lokidog. I am his 12 year old son.

And son of WEATHERGIRL too!   :) :hello:

She had some part in that, I guess.....   :rolleyes:   :chuckle:

Here is how Little Dog spent his time... at least he was quiet.  :chuckle:
im telling you guys......the sleeping tactic works every time :chuckle:
awesome buck little dog, great write up :tup:

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2015, 10:22:37 PM »
Congrats!!!! Glad you were able to get your first deer and nice buck to boot!!!
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2015, 10:24:04 PM »
OK, I will bite.

What noises did you make in the blind?  (You are 12 years old, right?  I'll bet you laughed at every one of them.)

BLRMan doesn't remember anything: Twelve year olds never hug their mothers (although WeatherGirl is probably an exception, I cannot say).

Congratulations on a nice buck.  With a crossbow, too; that is something special.   :tup: :tup:
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2015, 10:34:25 PM »
The first day he said that he thought his body made every noise it possibly could.  I think it did... however, there was no puking.   :chuckle:

He is the first in the family to shoot a deer with a crossbow.   :tup:  I told him there are probably less than 500 people in WA that have shot a deer with one, though that's just a guess.

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #22 on: October 19, 2015, 10:43:51 PM »
This is fantastic, brought a smile to my face thanks for sharing  :tup:

Nice buck LittleDog!
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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #23 on: October 19, 2015, 10:56:40 PM »
This is awesome! Love how "mom" jumped in lol. Too funny. Congrats on your deer! I think crossbow hunting would be a blast and I might be a little jealous there, like your dad said, not a lot of people get to shoot deer with crossbows in WA. Great job!

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Re: My awesome first deer!
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2015, 11:13:12 PM »
Great job young man!
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