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#5985514 - 10/20/15 10:15 AM FINALLY a bow kill
wall8053 Offline
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Registered: 01/25/12
Posts: 1015
Loc: Mckinney
So it's taken me 5 years to get a shot at a deer with my bow. And I made an error, my mesh screen was not completly clear of my arrow. I had the screen 3/4 of the way down thinking I would clear it, wrong! 20 yard shot deflected my arrow to the right causing a gut shot. I quickly nock another arrow as she only ran 10 yards away, slightly quartered away, but she had the sickly hunch back and sway. I draw back and let my pin settle, confirm arrow clearance and release. Heart shot. Pic shows the 1st entrance gut shot and the 2nd exit hole. She ran a whole 20 yards after the heart shot. First time getting out this season. She's not a monster buck but it was just as exciting for me to finally tag a deer with my bow.

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#5985516 - 10/20/15 10:19 AM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
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Registered: 09/22/11
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Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
cheers
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#5985526 - 10/20/15 10:23 AM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
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Registered: 09/24/10
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Loc: Mansfield, Texas
Congrats!!! Great that you were able to follow up and make a good shot up
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#5985554 - 10/20/15 10:34 AM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: txshntr]
jshouse Offline
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Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 6358
Loc: Rockwall
Originally Posted By: txshntr
Congrats!!! Great that you were able to follow up and make a good shot up
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#5985641 - 10/20/15 11:40 AM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: jshouse]
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Registered: 07/13/09
Posts: 1957
Loc: Franklin, Tx Hunt in Panola ...
Congrats on your first kill.
You got lucky this time, but you also learned or I hope you learned a valuable lesson. Always practice out of what you will be hunting in or out. If in a pop up, take a couple shots out of it. If in a tree stand, draw your bow and see if there is a limb or something that will hinder your shot, BEFORE the deer of a life time steps out. wink

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#5985650 - 10/20/15 11:44 AM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
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Registered: 03/26/12
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Congrats Sir
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#5985757 - 10/20/15 01:00 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
titan2232 Offline
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Registered: 12/29/14
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Loc: Conroe, TX
Congrats on your first kill. That's amazing you had that second attempt on her up
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#5985769 - 10/20/15 01:05 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
stxranchman Offline
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Registered: 08/04/10
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#5985775 - 10/20/15 01:07 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
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#5985787 - 10/20/15 01:13 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
twinbubba Offline
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Registered: 08/20/09
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Loc: DFW
Healthy looking doe.
Congrats.
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#5985792 - 10/20/15 01:18 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
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cheers Any animal with a bow is a trophy in my eyes. Congrats bud!
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#5986244 - 10/20/15 06:42 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
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Registered: 09/08/15
Posts: 732
Loc: College Station
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#5986301 - 10/20/15 07:14 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: Stickchunker]
Western Offline
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: Stickchunker
cheers Any animal with a bow is a trophy in my eyes. Congrats bud!


Shoot yeah, my 1st with a bow (doe as well), you'd have thought I shot the Hanson buck
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#5986316 - 10/20/15 07:23 PM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
BigPig Offline
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Registered: 08/27/09
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Loc: Forney, Tx
I hope you shoot a rifle better than that scared
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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#5986986 - 10/21/15 07:51 AM Re: FINALLY a bow kill [Re: wall8053]
Pitchfork Predator Offline
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
Congrats, nice doe. cheers
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