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#5554156 - 01/20/15 02:02 PM First deer with open sites .357 handgun
staywarmguy Offline
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Registered: 09/10/14
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I shot this button buck within the first hour of the season with my new Taurus .357. I almost regretted filling my tag so soon.... almost....
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#5554162 - 01/20/15 02:05 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
kmon1 Offline
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Registered: 09/27/06
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Congrats, there is some satisfaction getting it done with a pistol.
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#5554293 - 01/20/15 03:07 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7301
Loc: Lubbock, TX
FAWN KILLER! laugh
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#5554320 - 01/20/15 03:25 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
BTW, I'm just busting your chops. Congrats on the shot and the harvest!
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#5554521 - 01/20/15 05:55 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
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Registered: 08/27/09
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Pistols are so much fun to hunt with. I've hunted everything from rabbits, squirrels, hogs and deer with my 460mag. Always puts a smile on my face. Good work!
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#5554535 - 01/20/15 06:05 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
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Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 4313
Loc: Central Texas
Great job! Tell us the story, was the .357 your primary or just happen to have it on you?

One of my ladder stands faces a hay patch but has a tree-line about 30 yards to the right. Being a righty, it's hard to get a rifle around on them in a stealthy fashion when they come out there. That's when the .357 comes out.
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#5554583 - 01/20/15 06:35 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
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Registered: 01/11/09
Posts: 5047
Loc: Germany
cheers
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#5554599 - 01/20/15 06:40 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
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Registered: 01/19/11
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Loc: Dollas,Taxes Bluff Dale Tx
Good show. up
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#5555615 - 01/21/15 10:25 AM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
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#5555631 - 01/21/15 10:31 AM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
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#5556287 - 01/21/15 03:12 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
High Country Archer Offline
Tracker

Registered: 05/17/11
Posts: 858
Loc: Lewisville, TX
DRT or did you have to do some tracking?

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#5556329 - 01/21/15 03:31 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
tth_40 Offline
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Registered: 04/05/10
Posts: 13874
Loc: North Texas.
That's awesome!!up

I want to try that with my Ruger Bisley .45 Colt.
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#5556430 - 01/21/15 04:32 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
driedmeat Offline
Tracker

Registered: 10/25/10
Posts: 666
Loc: Hondo, TX
congrats on the deer! due to rotator cuff problems I had to hang up my bow a couple of years ago. Now hunt my bow stands with a .357 Ruger Blackhawk Single Six and have successfully harvested two bucks. fun stuff!

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#5556710 - 01/21/15 06:55 PM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
JRJ6 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 03/13/14
Posts: 3969
Loc: Dallas, TX
cheers

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#5557424 - 01/22/15 07:35 AM Re: First deer with open sites .357 handgun [Re: staywarmguy]
Mason Brauchle Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 11/30/09
Posts: 109
Congrats, my dad has been wanting to get into handgun hunting

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