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#5401003 - 11/05/14 03:35 PM My son got one
Lennie76 Offline
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Registered: 02/17/14
Posts: 30
Loc: Boerne, TX
Took my son out for his first hunt this past weekend. We got into the blind nice and early on Saturday. Had several does come in and I said he could try to take one of them. He took aim, fired and missed. Well, that happens. We then went out and practiced for a little bit Saturday afternoon. He said he was more comfortable and ready to try again. Sat in the blind again Saturday evening, and saw only a little bit of activity. I told him to hold off. So we just sat and watched. It was a good time in fact. I think he learned a few things.

Got back after it Sunday morning and just after 7, a lone buck came in. I could see he was anxious, but told him to hold off for a little while, lets see what else shows up. Well, after 30 minutes of watching this guy by himself, I gave him the green light. He probably spent 4-5 minutes sighting him up and waiting for a clean shot. I thought he might be having second thoughts. When he finally pulled the trigger, I was so surprised. It was good shot straight through the lungs and the deer curled up next to a cactus about 10 yards from where he was standing. I just wish he would have helped me clean the darn thing. Got a little sick when I started showing him the guts.

I know it's not the biggest, but it was his first and he was as happy as could be.

#5401006 - 11/05/14 03:36 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
Curly Offline

Registered: 08/08/08
Posts: 20140
Loc: Sittin on my butt on the THF
clap Awesome! Congrats to the young man!

#5401009 - 11/05/14 03:38 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24848
Loc: Wise County Texas
Great way to get him back in the saddle after the 1st miss and great persistence on his part, sounds like a great learning weekend and fun time with the old man up
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#5401012 - 11/05/14 03:39 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Curly]
landsurveyor Offline
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Registered: 02/16/11
Posts: 4643
Loc: Annetta TX
Originally Posted By: Curly
clap Awesome! Congrats to the young man!
"A hungry dog hunts best.” Lee Trevino

#5401014 - 11/05/14 03:39 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
firemack Offline

Registered: 09/18/13
Posts: 95
Loc: Ft. Worth, TX
Congrats to the young man!
Keep the Lord in your heart; but keep your powder dry.

-Chris Knight

#5401015 - 11/05/14 03:40 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
RDNCK Offline

Registered: 09/30/10
Posts: 745
Loc: Forney
Congrats to both of you!

#5401017 - 11/05/14 03:41 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7568
Loc: Lubbock, TX
My rule is that I'll clean your first one, after that you're gonna at least assist.

#5401060 - 11/05/14 03:57 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
ZK-315 Offline
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Registered: 10/11/13
Posts: 1813
Loc: Temple...Hunt in Freestone Co.
Congrats little buddy. Looks a lot like my first buck. up

#5401086 - 11/05/14 04:06 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
gary roberson Offline
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Registered: 09/18/08
Posts: 1299
What do you mean, "not the biggest"...Looks like a monster to me and your Son! Congratulations on great shooting and a GREAT buck!

#5401087 - 11/05/14 04:06 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
Tell your son congrats on that first buck up And great shot placement!

Edited by stxranchman (11/05/14 04:06 PM)

#5401093 - 11/05/14 04:07 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
ddmm Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/29/10
Posts: 406
Loc: Haslet
good one to get started on, nice shot! Way to go Dad for teaching him the important things in life!!

#5401095 - 11/05/14 04:08 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
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#5401098 - 11/05/14 04:09 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
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Registered: 01/02/11
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Loc: Houma, LA
Congrats to you and your son! up

#5401131 - 11/05/14 04:21 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
texasspazzman Offline

Registered: 10/15/04
Posts: 762
Loc: Freestone county, Texas
That's awesome! Tell him congrats from the forum. ,)

#5401137 - 11/05/14 04:23 PM Re: My son got one [Re: Lennie76]
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