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#5438713 - 11/23/14 01:52 PM Son got his first deer
TexasFJ Offline
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Registered: 09/14/06
Posts: 499
Loc: Central Texas
My son has been hinting with me for a number of years, but he has a fear of shooting guns. He loves the smaller calibers, and loves shooting his bow, but just can't get the nerve to shoot anything big enough to hunt deer. This dove season he got the courage to shoot the 20 ga, and loved it. So we have been practicing with the 22-250 and when he was proficient (3 shots in a row in the 8 ring at 75 yards) he was read to hunt. This morning was his first behind the gun. We had a couple does and this spike come in. He made a perfect shot, center punched the heart. I think its safe to say this is a trophy to him. He was talking shoulder mount. Regardless, it will be a memory he and I will never forget.

We had to do the ancient Indian blood on the face for good luck tradition. He refused to wash it off when he got home.

#5438721 - 11/23/14 01:57 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
txshntr Offline
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Registered: 09/24/10
Posts: 34452
Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Outstanding!!! Congrats to you both on a memory that you will never forget up

#5438722 - 11/23/14 01:57 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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Congrats on a successful hunt cheers Smiles tells it all. Great pics also. up

#5438746 - 11/23/14 02:19 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
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#5438748 - 11/23/14 02:21 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
batman Offline

Registered: 01/03/08
Posts: 580
GREAT JOB, Congratulations!

#5438756 - 11/23/14 02:27 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
wtr Offline

Registered: 09/25/12
Posts: 552
Loc: WestCOMMATexas hunt Comanche
Congrats to u both. food

#5438898 - 11/23/14 04:23 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: wtr]
Elkhunter49 Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3949
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Congrats to your son on a fine 11 point. Well done young sportsman! Baker
A true friend reaches for your hand but touches your heart.

#5438954 - 11/23/14 04:45 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
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Registered: 07/17/06
Posts: 82283
Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Congrats to your son.
Combat Infantryman, the ultimate hunter where the prey shoots back.
"Illegitimus non carborundum est"

_______ Old style calls for today's outdoorsman_________

#5438959 - 11/23/14 04:48 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
SniperRAB Offline
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Registered: 03/26/12
Posts: 21271
Loc: Nurturing Biosphere Mothership
Outstanding and a great shot up

#5439001 - 11/23/14 05:12 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
MikeC Offline
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Registered: 08/09/05
Posts: 12953
Loc: Grayson County
Greatness. Congratulations to you both up

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#5439007 - 11/23/14 05:17 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
txtrophy85 Offline
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Registered: 08/12/05
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Way to go!
Originally Posted By: Nogalus Prairie
I think the deer hunting shows and "Bro' Country" are going to be the downfall of this once-great nation.

#5439008 - 11/23/14 05:18 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
cm250 Offline
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Loc: Bells Texas,Grayson County
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Ruger 77 22-250
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Foxpro 416B & numerous hand calls
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#5439028 - 11/23/14 05:34 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24943
Loc: Wise County Texas
He is so happy, even the deer looks like its smil'n! Good job!
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#5439052 - 11/23/14 05:51 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
mbavo Offline
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 8515
Loc: odessa tx
That is great !!!
Congrats to him !!!

#5439073 - 11/23/14 06:00 PM Re: Son got his first deer [Re: TexasFJ]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 3327
Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Thats one that he will remember for a long time. Congrats.

A clear conscience is often the sign of a fuzzy memory.

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