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#5399190 - 11/04/14 08:44 PM First Case of Buck Fever-Funny
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Registered: 12/13/10
Posts: 1525
Loc: Tarrant/Jack, County
The Wife came back from her blind on Sat evening and she was absolutely incoherent, just babbling like a little kid. I asked her what was wrong so she tells me about this buck that came in to the feeder. It's a young 9 point that is just not quite legal. She asks me what's wrong with me I'm still shaking. I couldn't hold the bino's still, my heart was racing etc. I started laughing "Babe you have your first case of buck fever" She told me she looked at the deer with my (now hers) binoculars, then through her scope and she said she just kept going back and forth trying to tell if it as legal deer. She said she thought it was one we had looked at on camera but wasn't quite sure and I had told her it was not quite there yet. She was so frustrated because that was the first decent buck she has seen from the stand but she couldn't get a good enough look at it. I'm still laughing when she tells me all I could here was you in the back of my head going "why did you shoot that buck he's not legal". I told her I was glad she got the message, then started laughing again. It was great to see her so excited.
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#5399313 - 11/04/14 09:23 PM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
Luke27 Offline
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Registered: 12/12/13
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Loc: Sweetwater, Texas
Awesome!

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#5399318 - 11/04/14 09:25 PM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
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Registered: 09/24/10
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That is what it is all about!!! Without it, no point in returning to the woods up
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#5399323 - 11/04/14 09:27 PM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
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Registered: 08/04/10
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It is always funny until it happens to you...then it ain't so funny anymore crazy
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#5399622 - 11/05/14 01:29 AM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
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Registered: 09/26/07
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Loc: East Texas
I get excited seeing deer and if I didn't I would no longer hunt!!! The first day of bow season, I was shaking a little because I had deer coming out every where from 5 -15yds from me!!! I calmed down but was still excited!!!
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#5399760 - 11/05/14 06:54 AM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
ddmm Offline
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Registered: 10/29/10
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Loc: Haslet
That's what hunting is all about! Just wait till she see's the one that's a real bruiser! The whole stand will be shaking....

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#5399776 - 11/05/14 07:03 AM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
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I remember reading somewhere that a hunter's heart beat can equal that of a marathon runner upon seeing a deer.

IMO, something can help tremendously in overcoming buck fever is to spend time in the woods watching deer during the off season, perhaps while hog hunting. Dry hunting a stand before the season opener can also help overcome it.
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#5399944 - 11/05/14 08:30 AM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: txshntr]
RDNCK Offline
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Registered: 09/30/10
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Loc: Forney
Originally Posted By: txshntr
That is what it is all about!!! Without it, no point in returning to the woods up

Absolutely!

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#5400336 - 11/05/14 10:39 AM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
Las Colinas Hunter Offline
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Registered: 11/02/12
Posts: 206
Loc: Nocona TX
I love that sensation of seeing a deer. It keeps me going back to the woods.

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#5400429 - 11/05/14 11:10 AM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
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Loc: Azle,Tx /Hunt Jack Co.
I'm always cool, calm, & collected until after the shot is fired and the deer goes down......

.....then I'm like a blubberin' fool! loser8
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#5400461 - 11/05/14 11:19 AM Re: First Case of Buck Fever-Funny [Re: 7ARanch]
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Registered: 11/11/11
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Loc: Bellville, Tx
I agree with TRex, STex, and HnF...the day I fail to get excited before or after a kill, I will hang it up

The sheer joy of seeing my boys jump at every squirrel scurrying through the woods is priceless as well up
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You shouldnt have said that

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