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Finally got my first deer! #5422574 11/15/14 09:26 PM
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I've been going hunting with my dad for the last 3 years, with no luck. The rule was I wasn't allowed to hunt by myself until I got my first deer, which by this point I thought was never going to happen.

Well on Thursday we headed up to our lease in Kendall County. We got there at 2:00 p.m. and were in the stand by 3:00 p.m. I was expecting to sit there for hours without seeing anything, like usual. To my surprise, I saw movement in the trees only about 30 minutes later. I picked up my binoculars and it turned out to be a doe. I whispered to my dad, "I see a deer!" He picked up his binoculars also and he said, "He's legal, he's a shooter!" Turns out we had spotted two different deer lol. So the doe walked out with the buck following her. Dad asked me if I wanted to shoot the doe or the buck, and of course I said the buck. I picked up my rifle and aimed. The buck stopped and stood at the perfect position.

I was shaking, and all of my senses were going haywire. The doe's still walking, there's a hog walking towards the deer, and there's a big squirrel climbing down the tree next to us. That is what I remember. I remember the sound of the gun when I pulled the trigger, but I don't actually remember pulling the trigger or the gun kicking back. And then I heard my dad say, "You dropped him! He's down, you killed him!" When I looked back through my scope, I can see a set of antlers almost hidden in a patch of grass.

We waited about 10 minutes and then we climbed out of the stand and went to get him. Turns out I hit him a little higher than I was aiming and I broke his spine. When we were cleaning him, we actually found the bullet lodged in his back bone. He's a 9 point with a 14 inch inside spread, and I couldn't be happier with him being my first deer.

We got in the stand at 3:00, and I shot him at exactly 3:40. I know, I shouldn't expect the hunt to happen this quickly in the future. What an awesome day to share with my dad.


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Congrats on a nice first deer!

Re: Finally got my first deer! [Re: TxGirl90] #5422597 11/15/14 09:36 PM
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Congrats !

Re: Finally got my first deer! [Re: TxGirl90] #5422600 11/15/14 09:37 PM
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Way to go girl! Hope you're hooked now! up

Re: Finally got my first deer! [Re: TxGirl90] #5422617 11/15/14 09:49 PM
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Good job young lady, nice buck and your smile says it all, bet the old man is mighty proud right about now too up


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Awesome, Congrats to you!!!!

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Good job young lady, nice buck and your smile says it all, bet the old man is mighty proud right about now too up

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Great first deer and buck!!! Even better that you got to spend it with your dad and have a memory you will both share. up


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Congratulations and nice shooting!

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Great story and nice buck! Much nicer than my first. All the ingredients to be very proud!!

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Thanks, everyone!! smile

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Great story and trophy! cheers



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First of all CONGRATULATIONS. I suspect there will be many more in the future. Secondly that was a very well written post and account of an exciting experience. I enjoyed the read. GOOD JOB.

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Nice first buck! Congrats

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Well done, Congratulations! up

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