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Dead or not? Opinions. #5422124 11/15/14 04:01 PM
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Neighbor shot a big buck this am and asked if he could track it through my place. I said yes.

After 200 yards of "some meat and blood" turning into pin drop blood, they lost trail.

This was where buck was first standing after shot:



Looks like lung to me. Yall think it's dead? Gonna resume hunt tomorrow if they don't find him.

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he say what caliber he was using?


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looks like the liver to me? 200 yards at full throttle isn't much for a buck, but I bet he is laying somewhere by now the way you describe the "scene".


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It's 200 yards through very dense woods.

I'll look for buzzards tomorrow and in the creek. That's where I bet he ends up.

I think he's dead, but I've certainly been wrong before.

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I'd check around any water in the area...seen a lot of animals travel to ponds or water sources after being injured! Good luck!


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Looks like he might have got a little forward from the color.. did you smell the blood? serious question

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I don't think its lung but from what you describe, he's probably laid up somewhere. Call in the dogs.

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wish i was there i love to track

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I'm not out there. Will be tomorrow.

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Looks like brisket blood, more than likely in front of the shoulders or possibly below the vitals and behind the front legs.



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He said it just stood there for 5 minutes after he shot.

Hope you guys are right assuming he doesn't find it. Hate for a deer to go to waste like that.

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He shot low if that buck just stood there like that...

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Originally Posted By: stxranchman
Looks like brisket blood, more than likely in front of the shoulders or possibly below the vitals and behind the front legs.


Yup

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If it was a brisket shot, yall think its mortal?

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eventually if hes bleeding good enough..

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seen one also get hit in the same area.. more in the leg but he ended up getting shot 2 weeks later chasing a doe about 100yrds away... his leg was rotting off by this time... oh I had been hunting him hard also.. this was a 147 inch slick 8 that had 10 inch brows that crossed at the tips.. we called him cross buck.. insane deer wish I could have got him lol. oh one of his anters fell off when he hit the ground too.. pretty crazy

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sorry I got off track there lol oh the nightmares

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Hope I see/find him tomorrow.

According to the guy tracking him, he's not bleeding at all.

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If he's not getting good blood at a spot where the deer stood for 5 minutes after being shot he's got problems. What was shot distance and bullet type?

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I would tell him to back out

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Originally Posted By: Navasot
I would tell him to back out


Yep.

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Or keep pushing him maybe youll get a change to shoot him

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There was good blood at the shot site. That's the picture.

Trail just dried up.

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Cameron how far are you from New Ulum

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Originally Posted By: cameron00
If it was a brisket shot, yall think its mortal?

No and you will see him again or kill him on corn or oats. He will loose a lot of weight and if the coyotes don't get him he will live. Brisket or frontal brisket shots usually bleed like a stuck hog for 200-300 yards then quit. I when I say quit they quit totally.



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