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#6029740 - 11/14/15 07:31 PM The young lad scores a big doe.
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Registered: 07/18/13
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Loc: Ontario, Grey County
Took my youngest son out for his fourth hunt of this season. At age 12 he started scrimping and saving and 2 years later bought himself a used crossbow.

We got to the farm about 1:45pm and because the leaves are wet conditions were perfect (silent) for a walk and stalk in the open hardwoods on the north side of the property. As we slowly made our way through the woods we found a scrape line around 3:30pm with 6 fresh scrapes and decided to hang out SE of the line as the wind was blowing from the NW.

We sat on the ground behind a massive downed beech tree that was the perfect height for a crossbow rest. At 4:07pm this nice doe came in and started checking out the scrapes. At 4:10 she presented a nice broadside shot at one of the scrapes about 25 yards upwind. My son took the shot and she did a nice donkey kick ran 55 yards and toppled in sight. We waited for 15-20 minutes and than tagged and dressed the deer.

The yellow tag is the tag we apply after the hunt to verify the kill for the game warden in case we are checked during transport. She ended up with a dressed weight of 118lbs on the hanging scale at home.

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#6029755 - 11/14/15 07:36 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
Larry W Offline
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Registered: 04/24/14
Posts: 89
Loc: Grayson County
Congrats

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#6029766 - 11/14/15 07:42 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
dlrz71 Offline
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Registered: 10/16/07
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Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
That is a healthy doe!!

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#6029816 - 11/14/15 08:13 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: dlrz71]
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Originally Posted By: dlrz71
That is a healthy doe!!


That girl has some groceries on her, congrats to your son on his succesfu hunt cheers
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#6029834 - 11/14/15 08:20 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
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Well done young sportsman! up
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#6029955 - 11/14/15 09:43 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
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#6029966 - 11/14/15 09:46 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
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Registered: 10/26/07
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Loc: The Island Cres
Cool, thanks for posting!
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#6030092 - 11/15/15 12:12 AM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
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Registered: 06/26/13
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Congrats, sounds like a great hunt.

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#6030110 - 11/15/15 04:12 AM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
Western Online   content
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Nice big doe. Congrats to the young man and a proud pop.
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#6030200 - 11/15/15 07:42 AM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
Mako My Day Offline
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Registered: 08/26/14
Posts: 274
Loc: Friendswood, TX
Nice doe, that should go a long way towards filling the freezer food

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#6030411 - 11/15/15 10:10 AM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
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Registered: 01/25/13
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Loc: Murphy, TX Dickens county
That is a big doe! Congrats to your son. up
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#6030522 - 11/15/15 11:11 AM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
mbavo Offline
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Registered: 12/08/08
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Loc: odessa tx
That is great !!!
Big ol doe !!!
Congrats !!!

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#6030662 - 11/15/15 12:58 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Congrats.
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#6030665 - 11/15/15 01:00 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
cmc Offline
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Registered: 12/08/05
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Loc: Graham to Arlington
Good deal
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#6030736 - 11/15/15 01:58 PM Re: The young lad scores a big doe. [Re: Hirogen]
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Registered: 12/02/08
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Congrats for the young man.

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