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#6046444 - 11/23/15 08:59 PM My wife's first
cowboybam58 Offline
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Registered: 11/24/10
Posts: 1110
Loc: Abilene
My wife has never been hunting before this last Saturday. We had some time so I took her out with me to show her the lease. The wind was bad during the morning and into the afternoon. It finally laid a bit around 2:30. We were after a mature doe for some meat, but momma wanted horns for the wall. Lol. We hadn't been in the blind more than 30 minutes when we see 2 does, each with twins. One was very skittish and jumpy. I kept thinking that a buck would show up soon as the rut has been getting closer. Finally around 4:15 I saw this buck sneaking through the brush. We only caught a glimpse of him but he looked like a good candidate for a cull. I told her he was headed towards the does we should wait to check him out when he showed up. After about 15 minutes he showed up right where I thought he would. Immediately I knew he needed to go, his body was large and I knew he was to old to only be a 7 point. He was facing us for a few minutes, so we discussed the final shot placement once he turned broadside. Finally he turned and momma put the hammer down. He was hit hard and only ran 20 yards before he piled up. After a few high 5's and hugs of celebration, she was ready to drop a doe or two as well. Lol. All the mature does with no yearlings had all left after the shot so we get wait til this Thanksgiving weekend to try again. I'm so proud of her for being as calm and collected as she was cause I was a nervous wreck. Lol. I think I've got a new hunting partner for life now and I couldn't be happier.

Picking out her doe.

Just before the buck came out.

That smile says it all.

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#6046458 - 11/23/15 09:04 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
wall8053 Offline
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Registered: 01/25/12
Posts: 871
Loc: Mckinney
Awww, thats a memory that'll last forever. Congratulations to you both.

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#6046460 - 11/23/15 09:04 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
SapperTitan Offline
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Registered: 11/17/10
Posts: 18206
Loc: Killeen/Ft Hood, TX
Nice buck
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#6046464 - 11/23/15 09:05 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
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Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 41370
Loc: Metroplex
Well done!!!!

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#6046478 - 11/23/15 09:12 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
Lotto Offline
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Registered: 12/25/10
Posts: 1023
Loc: Texas Panhandle
Congratulations...and a fine buck for the memory.

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#6046487 - 11/23/15 09:15 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: BOBO the Clown]
Western Online   content
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Registered: 04/20/11
Posts: 24060
Loc: Wise County Texas
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Well done!!!!


I can attest as well, for the most part, the wife is the best hunting buddy you can have.
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#6046516 - 11/23/15 09:24 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: BOBO the Clown]
bucksnbass357 Offline
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Registered: 12/20/09
Posts: 6698
Loc: Grapevine, TX USA
Originally Posted By: BOBO the Clown
Well done!!!!


Congrats to you both. up

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#6046641 - 11/23/15 10:48 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
dogcatcher Offline
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Congrats.
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#6046664 - 11/23/15 11:09 PM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
Big_Ag Offline
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Registered: 12/23/12
Posts: 1051
Loc: Denton or Knox County
Your wife did good! Congratulations!

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#6046913 - 11/24/15 07:57 AM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
cowboybam58 Offline
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Registered: 11/24/10
Posts: 1110
Loc: Abilene
Thanks guys. She can't wait til this weekend to go again.

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#6047016 - 11/24/15 08:33 AM Re: My wife's first [Re: wall8053]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 5955
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: wall8053
thats a memory that'll last forever. Congratulations to you both.

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#6047108 - 11/24/15 09:17 AM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
janie Online   content
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Registered: 08/30/05
Posts: 16254
Loc: Collin County TX
That's awesome. Congrat's to both of you.
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#6047117 - 11/24/15 09:22 AM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
BenBob Offline
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Registered: 01/27/06
Posts: 6050
Loc: Undercover
Fun times.
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#6047155 - 11/24/15 09:43 AM Re: My wife's first [Re: cowboybam58]
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Registered: 09/04/04
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Congrats to her!

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#6047160 - 11/24/15 09:46 AM Re: My wife's first [Re: Lotto]
tdecker22 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 4953
Loc: Emory,TX
Originally Posted By: Lotto
Congratulations...and a fine buck for the memory.
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