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#5516848 - 01/03/15 07:56 AM Just got my first buck ever!!
shootingG Offline
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Registered: 10/20/12
Posts: 90
Shot it about 15 minutes ago. Dropped it right where I shot it. Not moving at all. How long should I wait before going to check it out? Also temperature is in the low 40's how long do I have to field dress it? I'm a novice at this.

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#5516850 - 01/03/15 08:00 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
Espy Offline
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Registered: 11/08/07
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Loc: Eddy TX.
congrats on the deer you should be good to go
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#5516855 - 01/03/15 08:00 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Go get your Buck man!, if the eyes are glossed over your GTG. Congrats and post photos!!!!

Now go get your prize and get it gutted grin Sooner it gets cleaned and cools, the better it will be for you
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#5516856 - 01/03/15 08:01 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
dee Offline
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Registered: 04/10/10
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Congrats!! IMO I dress asap sometimes thats back at camp other times its on the ground where the animal is.
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#5516861 - 01/03/15 08:04 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: dee]
therock Online   content
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Loc: Southwest TX
Congrats on first buck. Now go get it and get it cleaned. The sooner the better to me.

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#5516862 - 01/03/15 08:04 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
Ketchn Offline
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Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 124
its most likely done ....but ...
approach it carefully and look to see if the chest is moving before you touch it
second tag it and fill out the back of your license BEFORE you move it
next the party is over ...time to clean it roflmao
CONGRATS clap

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#5516869 - 01/03/15 08:07 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
shootingG Offline
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Registered: 10/20/12
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Had a doe and either a fawn or a younger doe come up to the feeder with the buck on the ground. Then they headed towards me. Got within 30 yds of me.

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#5516872 - 01/03/15 08:10 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
Western Offline
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Originally Posted By: shootingG
Had a doe and either a fawn or a younger doe come up to the feeder with the buck on the ground. Then they headed towards me. Got within 30 yds of me.


It happens, they got priority's! grin
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#5516880 - 01/03/15 08:16 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: Ketchn]
Seadog Offline
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Originally Posted By: Ketchn
its most likely done ....but ...
approach it carefully and look to see if the chest is moving before you touch it
second tag it and fill out the back of your license BEFORE you move it
next the party is over ...time to clean it roflmao
CONGRATS clap


x2 and take pics!!! Congrats!!!
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#5516882 - 01/03/15 08:16 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
kmon1 Offline
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Don't forget to get a few pics of your first buck. Congrats
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#5516894 - 01/03/15 08:28 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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cheers Congrats and worthless
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#5516989 - 01/03/15 09:37 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
Big_Ag Offline
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Registered: 12/23/12
Posts: 1006
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Fail safe way to ground check it is to approach from behind and touch its eye with the end of your barrel. If the eye doesn't twitch or blink, it's 99.9% dead. Congrats and get some pics posted up!

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#5516991 - 01/03/15 09:39 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
Lennie76 Offline
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Registered: 02/17/14
Posts: 30
Loc: Boerne, TX
worthless

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#5516994 - 01/03/15 09:40 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
BMD Offline
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Registered: 06/21/07
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Loc: Rockwall, Texas
Congrats. Where da pics?
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#5517010 - 01/03/15 09:50 AM Re: Just got my first buck ever!! [Re: shootingG]
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Registered: 08/27/12
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Realistically, you've got a couple hours before you truly have to worry about getting it cleaned, get it back to camp, have some breakfast, and get to work. It's cold out there. It's basically in a cooler right now. Wouldn't hurt to gut it in the field though.
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