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#6092949 - 12/20/15 12:04 AM Will he come back?
KnoxCityNate Offline
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Registered: 09/21/14
Posts: 249
Loc: Knox County
Well I missed the biggest buck I've ever seen in my short few years of hunting today, and I'm worried I'll never see him again. My rifle jammed on me as I tried to take a shot on a beautiful buck around 8am. By the time I got set for a second attempt my heart was pounding so hard I just plain missed. This is only my third year hunting deer, my question is will a buck come back after this happening?
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#6092960 - 12/20/15 01:00 AM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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Only way to find out it to get back in the stand.

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#6092962 - 12/20/15 01:03 AM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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He'll be back. Just keep the corn flowing. He likes corn.


Edited by Captain Luke (12/20/15 01:03 AM)
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#6092989 - 12/20/15 06:06 AM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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Nah....he is in the next county and will not ever return.


















J/K No one really knows for sure. Keep some TC out and keep hunting him is the only way to tell. up
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#6093079 - 12/20/15 08:19 AM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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How did your gun jam as you were trying to take a shot? The deer will come back

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#6093085 - 12/20/15 08:24 AM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
rickym Offline
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Registered: 06/14/15
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Loc: texas
He will come back, but will you be there when he does? And how did your gun jam?
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#6093090 - 12/20/15 08:27 AM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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Registered: 11/30/11
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What STX said.
Keep at it or you will not know for sure.

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#6093479 - 12/20/15 02:36 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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Yep...
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#6093563 - 12/20/15 03:49 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: sbushee]
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Originally Posted By: sbushee
How did your gun jam as you were trying to take a shot? The deer will come back


This is a good question. Round in the chamber, and on safety as soon as I sit in the stand.
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#6093579 - 12/20/15 04:06 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
dgilbert Offline
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Rifle jam?

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#6093591 - 12/20/15 04:18 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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Originally Posted By: KnoxCityNate
Well I missed the biggest buck I've ever seen in my short few years of hunting today, and I'm worried I'll never see him again. My rifle jammed on me as I tried to take a shot on a beautiful buck around 8am. By the time I got set for a second attempt my heart was pounding so hard I just plain missed. This is only my third year hunting deer, my question is will a buck come back after this happening?


Second attempt... did the first shot miss and then the "jam"?

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#6093596 - 12/20/15 04:20 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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Registered: 08/18/12
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My guess is it was a lever or bolt action a d he tried to chamber a round too slow and it got wedged.

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#6093610 - 12/20/15 04:32 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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If you aren't going to keep a round in the chamber, you are better of single loading from the top. Then you can go as slow as you want and make as little noise as possible. But I don't see any reason whatsoever to not have a round chambered with the safety on once you are safely in your hunting spot.
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#6093633 - 12/20/15 04:51 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
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Not sure it applies here, but nothing calms the nerves better than using a rifle that has been fired so often, the shooter need not even think about how theyre working it. And likewise, trying to load and work with a rifle that's new or seldom used only makes the mind even more nervous in clutch situations.

Simply put, when you see cross hairs on a target often, they bring your mind to ease. See them rarely, and the mind usually does just the opposite.

As for seeing him again, they never get old being stupid.
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#6093693 - 12/20/15 05:24 PM Re: Will he come back? [Re: KnoxCityNate]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
no, I shot him this morning
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