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Got my first Deer!!!! #5517714 01/04/15 12:22 AM
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Finally got my first deer last Sunday! Meant to post it sooner but been really busy. Anyhow, a few months back I posted a topic on needing help getting this nice ten point on my property. Needless to say he has evaded me ever since. But after reading everyone's comments ya'll helped me to realize that it's not necessarily about the trophy as much as it is about the hunt. Don't get me wrong, I still really want that buck, but i'm damn sure proud of this one! I shot this guy on a trail leading to the feeder with about 15 minutes left of legal shooting light. He walked in front of me broadside at about 40 yards and I dropped him with a open sighted 30-06. He reared up and stumbled about 20 yards before he came to rest. I was shaking so damn bad after he dropped I could hardly climb down the damn tree stand. I'm definitely hooked now! Anyhow, now that the rut is over and they are coming back to the feeders, tomorrow will be my last chance to get that big one. He showed back up on camera last week, so maybe he will show himself. If not, oh well......there's always next year! So with that all being said, thanks to everyone for all your advice and good hunting!



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Better than my first by a long shot! Congrats!


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Great first buck! Congrats!


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Originally Posted By: bobcat1
Better than my first by a long shot! Congrats!


Me too! my 1st was a doe LOL

Great buck up


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Congrats!

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Re: Got my first Deer!!!! [Re: Western] #5517789 01/04/15 01:07 AM
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Better than my first by a long shot! Congrats!


Me too! my 1st was a doe LOL

Great buck up


Same here, good start, cograts


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Better than my first by a long shot! Congrats!


Same here


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Congrats


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Congrats! That's a fine first deer. Good luck with the big 10 tomorrow

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Congrats! That's a fine first deer. Good luck with the big 10 tomorrow

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Congrats!!!

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Thanks ya'll! Gonna be a cold and windy day tomorrow. Hopefully they'll be on the move.

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Great first deer! Here's to many more. cheers

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Better than my first by a long shot! Congrats!


Same here



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Great job!

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Good lookin Buck, Congratulations!

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Outstanding first deer!!! Good luck on the ten up


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Outstanding first deer!!! Good luck on the ten up


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very nice up
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Congrats on a nice first buck!!!


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Great first deer! Congrats!

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Congrats on your first deer enjoy eating your kill. Like the hat too up

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