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Offline John B

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First archery deer
« on: December 06, 2018, 07:30:01 PM »
Got my first deer with the bow this morning. GMU 654 (any deer). Spotted a doe 20 yards out in some really thick cover, got on a knee for a clear shot under some branches. Quartering towards me, I put the arrow just forward of the front left leg. After the shot, hear the arrow smacking on brush, deer rears up and takes off. Very heavy blood trail, find the arrow 30 yards behind where the deer stood. Follow the blood trail 150 yards, find my deer and snap a few pictures. Roll the deer over and surprise, it's a buck. Once I removed the heart I saw my arrow had gone right through it. Pretty excited about my first archery kill (other than grouse and rabbits)

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2018, 07:35:29 PM »
Congrats!  I love the pic of the heart.  Can't get much better than that

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2018, 07:36:24 PM »
Congrats! Had he shed out or was it a button head? A buddy shot a blacktail several years ago on the late muzzy hunt that had shed out. I wanna sayit was right around December 8th or so
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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 07:40:43 PM »
Very cool congrats
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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2018, 07:41:51 PM »
Nice! Congratulations on the first of hopefully many.
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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2018, 07:56:20 PM »
Congrats! Had he shed out or was it a button head? A buddy shot a blacktail several years ago on the late muzzy hunt that had shed out. I wanna sayit was right around December 8th or so

Button head. Very small deer

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2018, 07:57:31 PM »
Very small very well shot very good tasting. Congrats.

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2018, 09:07:28 PM »
 :tup:congrats

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2018, 09:13:57 PM »
that's gonna be some fine eating  :tup:

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2018, 09:14:20 PM »
That's awesome. I was just in the unit yesterday but didn't see anything other than a grouse.
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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2018, 09:18:09 PM »
Nice work! Any deer with a bow is one to be proud of? Excellent shot also

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2018, 10:07:41 PM »
Nice job!!
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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2018, 10:30:16 PM »
Nice shot!  :tup:

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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #13 on: December 06, 2018, 10:48:16 PM »
 :tup:
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Re: First archery deer
« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2018, 06:55:18 AM »
Nicely done mister, congrats! 
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