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#5947504 - 09/26/15 08:37 AM Need Help!**Axis Recovered! **
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9yr old son just shot an axis doe with his 7mm-08 139gr SST at 75yds. Found blood and other clear fluid and actually jumped her twice. Each time she's only run about 25yds before bedding down.

I've decided to back out a few hours. Thoughts on if he gutshot her? That's what I'm thinking.


Edited by eneat1119 (09/26/15 11:37 AM)
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#5947507 - 09/26/15 08:39 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Back off for a couple of hours is your best bet unless you can find someone with a tracking dog.
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#5947509 - 09/26/15 08:39 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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She'll die, just wait her out.
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#5947512 - 09/26/15 08:40 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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#5947564 - 09/26/15 09:20 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Gutshot ya can usualy smell... If only going 25 yrds, would try to humainly put it down with second shot.... flag
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#5947573 - 09/26/15 09:28 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Yeah, in the last spot she bedded it stunk to hell. Area is very thick with tall grass.

Each time we jumped her she was only 20 yds away but like I said the cover was too thick to shoot.
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#5947594 - 09/26/15 09:49 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Probably a gut shot. Let her lay and see if she jumps in an hour. I bet she passes by then after already being jumped twice

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#5947692 - 09/26/15 11:36 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Successful recovery! Found her still alive lying just 50yds from where we jumped her last. No gutshot tho. Hit abit too far forward and made a neck shot.

Helluva doe tho! His first Axis!

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#5947705 - 09/26/15 11:52 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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It's nice to see a happy ending.
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#5947707 - 09/26/15 11:54 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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cheers
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#5947711 - 09/26/15 11:55 AM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Fine looking doe and fine looking young man ,Congrats. cheers

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#5947729 - 09/26/15 12:05 PM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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cheers Congrats flag
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#5947742 - 09/26/15 12:17 PM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Glad you found her. Good times for sure!

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#5947750 - 09/26/15 12:27 PM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Glad she was found! Congrats!!!
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#5947760 - 09/26/15 12:48 PM Re: Need Help! [Re: eneat1119]
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Congrats.
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