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#6970591 - 11/23/17 03:11 PM Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones!
Theringworm Offline
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Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 497
Loc: Midland, TX
I have seen this guy on camera fairly consistently the past couple of weeks. My 10yo walks in as I am reviewing game cards and sees this guy on the screen. Completely blown away he says “Dad, can I shoot that one”. “Absolutely! Just need to be there when he is”. Headed out yesterday afternoon. In the blind for an eternity according to him. Saw one small 7 pt but he knew something was up when he stepped into the clearing. Couple of does came in later but an apparent resident grey fox blew them out. Son begging to go back to the truck. Daylight fading. Doe steps into the open and from the direction she was coming and how she trotted in I figured someone might be trailing her. Whispered to my son, “get your gun and get ready”. Moments later I see tall tines dancing through the trees.......boom there he was. Took us a while to get situated. Daylight was fading quickly. Son was having a hard time getting on him in the scope then couldn’t see the crosshair dot. Finally KABOOM! Immediate reaction was, “did I get him? Did I get him?”. He tooked two steps and paused. I did not see him react as though he were hit. I quickly grabbed the rifle and cycled another round for him. All of a sudden, I saw “the death wobble” begin. I knew he was about to go down. My son couldn’t have been more excited. High five-ing and hugs all around. He just dropped a trophy caliber buck for our neck of the woods w/ his new 6.5 Creed. Needless to say his 14yo brother heard ALL about it on the way home. Couldn’t be more proud of him (but man I just hope it isn’t bigger than my biggest deer. I’ll never hear the end of it then).





Edited by Theringworm (11/23/17 03:15 PM)

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#6970593 - 11/23/17 03:20 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
dlrz71 Offline
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Registered: 10/16/07
Posts: 9630
Loc: Arlington, Tx/Coke Cnty
Awesome! Congrats to the little man!!!

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#6970598 - 11/23/17 03:38 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
4Weight Offline
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Registered: 11/09/11
Posts: 3095
Loc: Tarrant Cty
Great deer way to go young man and great job Dad !
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#6970605 - 11/23/17 03:46 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
Simple Searcher Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 5677
Loc: Helotes, Hext
Good job up
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#6970662 - 11/23/17 05:02 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: 4Weight]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 7566
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: 4Weight
Great deer way to go young man and great job Dad !

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#6970691 - 11/23/17 05:31 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Deerhunter61]
Stub Offline
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Registered: 04/27/05
Posts: 18297
Loc: The Outer Limits
Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Originally Posted By: 4Weight
Great deer way to go young man and great job Dad !
cheers
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#6970704 - 11/23/17 05:46 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
sbushee Offline
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Registered: 07/08/15
Posts: 1877
Boom

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#6970719 - 11/23/17 05:59 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
Nogalus Prairie Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 23526
Loc: Corsicana
Great job congratulations!
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#6970740 - 11/23/17 06:13 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Stub]
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Originally Posted By: Stub
Originally Posted By: Deerhunter61
Originally Posted By: 4Weight
Great deer way to go young man and great job Dad !
cheers
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#6970787 - 11/23/17 07:05 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
Michael W. Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
Posts: 3440
Loc: Central Texas / Comal County
Good job dad and congrats to the young man.
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#6970835 - 11/23/17 07:42 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
Pope&Young Offline
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Registered: 02/02/12
Posts: 5292
Loc: Watauga, TX / Eastland
Good shooting little man up
Congrats on a heck of a buck cheers
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#6970900 - 11/23/17 08:42 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Michael W.]
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Registered: 07/17/15
Posts: 9124
Loc: Lake Texoma, TX
Originally Posted By: Michael W.
Good job dad and congrats to the young man.


cheers
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#6970923 - 11/23/17 09:06 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Simple Searcher]
Dink Dodger Offline
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Registered: 09/14/05
Posts: 1396
Loc: Lewisville Tx
Originally Posted By: Simple Searcher
Good job up

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#6970943 - 11/23/17 09:24 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
NDN98 Offline
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Registered: 09/07/09
Posts: 10730
Loc: McKinney, TX
Outstanding buck. Congrats

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#6970975 - 11/23/17 09:55 PM Re: Some days you sit back and let the kids shoot the big ones! [Re: Theringworm]
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Registered: 05/14/09
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Loc: Denton/Argyle
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