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#5404502 - 11/07/14 06:24 AM I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____
bdotson Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 09/06/07
Posts: 1050
Loc: Bullard TX
Having already killed my deer for the year I find myself thinking of past kills. I recall how different hunting was then. I was remembering the first deer I ever killed. And was wondering about others here. Do you recall the first deer you ever killed? Recall what equipment you used? Like your truck how was it equipped, Gun, light, camping supplies, deer processors, stands and blinds. Many things have changed since I first killed a deer and I thought this might be a good time to hear some of your stories also.

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#5404522 - 11/07/14 06:38 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
sethcros Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/16/14
Posts: 453
Loc: Denton, TX
This is my first full year of hunting, and so far I haven't killed anything yet. I am hunting public land, so I'm at least getting a lot of exercised with armed hiking. I know how gratifying it will be once I finally get on an animal. I did take a shot at a coyote at about 200 yards when on a hog hunt with my kid, but barely missed. My thirteen year old has a great eight point and a nice hog on his record, so I have some catching up to do!

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#5404528 - 11/07/14 06:47 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
spg Offline
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Registered: 08/11/13
Posts: 905
8yrs old, Bracketville, TX, 8 point, .270WIN Ruger M77 6x redfield scope, federal ammo, still have same gun. (29yrs ago)

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#5404532 - 11/07/14 06:51 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
Enter Standman Offline
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Registered: 10/09/10
Posts: 2864
Loc: Mount Pleasant, TX
It's more work now, but still as much fun.

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#5404535 - 11/07/14 06:52 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
Seadog Offline
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Registered: 09/26/07
Posts: 13451
Loc: East Texas
Mine was a spike near Bryan/College Station 46 years ago!!!
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#5404542 - 11/07/14 07:00 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 19306
Loc: Corsicana
3 point. Camp Wood, TX. Winchester .30-30. Recoil knocked me over in my chair. I looked up and asked Daddy "Did I get him?" smile

42 years ago....
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That's the way I hunt don't know many that do. If a deer gets buy me I will try to run him down. Ive killed a bunch that way.



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#5404547 - 11/07/14 07:08 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
Starett Offline
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Registered: 11/10/09
Posts: 96
Loc: anahuac/huntsville
Junction tx 8 years old killed a doe with a 243, still have the tail of it to this day. 4x8 stand me and my dad built still hunt out of the same stand today.

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#5404606 - 11/07/14 07:47 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
Jkd106 Offline
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Registered: 08/20/13
Posts: 1014
Loc: Fannin and Hall
Colorado city, 7 years old, youth model 243, w/ my dad. 33 years ago. Doe
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#5404649 - 11/07/14 08:09 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: spg]
CCBIRDDOGMAN Offline
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Registered: 11/16/07
Posts: 9299
Loc: CEDAR CREEK LAKE
Originally Posted By: spg
8yrs old, Bracketville, TX, 8 point, .270WIN Ruger M77 6x redfield scope, federal ammo, still have same gun. (29yrs ago)


I killed my first deer in Bracketville 29 years ago but I was 12. My Grandparents owned 20 acres right on the edge of town had a Mini Storage & Liquor store right in front of the house. Had a gazebo out behind the house with a deer blind on top. little fork horned buck, still have the antlers.
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#5404699 - 11/07/14 08:32 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
olenarey87 Online   content
Woodsman

Registered: 02/12/12
Posts: 197
Loc: Weatherford, Texas
First deer was a small basket 8 point. No feeder, blind, stand or anything like that. Sitting on the ground with my dad when I was about 12 years old (15 years ago). I was using a 6mm with a Simmons 3x9, about a 75 yard shot. I will never forget that evening.
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#5404722 - 11/07/14 08:39 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
banderabound Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/30/14
Posts: 347
Loc: Bandera, TX
Mill Swamp Hunting Club. Dixie County, Florida.

Tree Lounge Telescopic Climbing Stand and a .270.

I was 15. Popped a little spike and then starting screaming like a complete idiot. Like screaming like I had just won the Super Bowl.

There isn't much I wouldn't give to relive that experience.

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#5404734 - 11/07/14 08:45 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
LandPirate Offline
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Registered: 08/18/09
Posts: 10919
Loc: Buda
1978, I was 10 years old, Mason Co, off of TX29 between Llano and Mason. It was a cold and windy day, so me and Grandpa decided to hunker down behind a huge granite boulder to shelter from the wind. After sitting for about an hour we suddenly see a herd of deer running our way. The last deer in the bunch was a buck. He ran up and stopped in front of us at 30 yards. I heaved Grandpa's old sportized military surplus 30.06 (by L.C. Smith Typewriter Co) with Weaver 6x to my shoulder. I settled the cross hairs on his chest and fired. The buck piled up on the spot. He was a young 10 pt with a massive 12" inside spread. Still have him on a plaque on the wall.
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Buda, Tx
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#5404752 - 11/07/14 08:53 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
JRJ6 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 3899
Loc: Dallas, TX
Wheeler county in the TX panhandle. Ground blind, 270 win, federal ammo, and no camo (didn't have any $ left). Took a 8 point that is mounted over my desk. Not the biggest 8, but my first buck

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#5404854 - 11/07/14 09:36 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
SingleShot85 Offline


Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 1750
Loc: S.A. and Kinney Co.
1pt spike, Hebbronville TX, 1983 (I was 9) .22 hornet to the neck @ 40yrds
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#5404878 - 11/07/14 09:49 AM Re: I remember the first deer i ever killed (fill in blank) ___ ___ ____ [Re: bdotson]
stxranchman Offline
Obie Juan Kenobi

Registered: 08/04/10
Posts: 52092
A spike grin DeWitt County almost 46 yrs ago when I was 12 yrs old while sitting in a blind by myself. I killed him using a Remington Model 700 BDL 6mm at 29 steps in a thick fog. You can see where my love for killing spikes started roflmao
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