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First deer....was he excited #8044630 11/10/20 04:31 AM
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Joined a new lease between Fredericksburg and Mason. Paid for 2 spots because my youngest who is 9 wanted to hunt so bad. He has been shoot non stop to get ready and is locked and loaded.
Saturday evening he did it. The buck he wanted came out and presented him the shot. He was not nervous or shaking. Dropped the 8 point. A great deer for his first and from the smile you can see he is beyond excited.
As a dad I was so proud, all you dads know what I am talking about, WHAT A FEELING! He also killed 3 hogs. He was on fire and is forever hooked.

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That’s awesome! I also killed my first deer on our family lease between Mason and Fredericksburg, but that was 46 years ago. The brow tines on your sons buck are almost as big as that spike I killed so long ago.

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Congratulations on your son's first buck!! It's a beauty! My 27 year old son was also 9 when he killed his first buck. And add the excitement of 3 hogs too, doesn't get any better than that.

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Congratulations to you and the young man.

Just curious as to what rifle he's using, the one shown in the photo? I always enjoy hearing what rifle and caliber is doing the job for another hunter, especially for the youngsters. It's definitely working for him.

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Super sweeeeeet!

Re: First deer....was he excited [Re: cbkyle] #8044733 11/10/20 11:17 AM
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Outstanding! Congrats to your son. Nice buck.



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Re: First deer....was he excited [Re: cbkyle] #8044738 11/10/20 11:30 AM
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He or you will never forget this - awesome - congrats


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Great job! (to both of you)


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Re: First deer....was he excited [Re: Texas Dan] #8044751 11/10/20 11:46 AM
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I was going to add that in the post but left it out. Its a Mossberg youth 243 that I won in a drawing about 8 years ago. Has been a great gun. I have killed many animals with it and the boy is keeping it going.

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Congratulations! Memories for a lifetime and I'm sure it's only the beginning


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Wow what a great weekend you all had memories for ever. Plus the smile dad will never forget.

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Awesome! clap


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As good as it gets right there. Thanks for sharing. Well done dad.


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That’s what it’s all about right there! Congrats young man!

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Awesome stuff! Well done Dad. up


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Good Job!


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Congratulations to your son on a great first deer. He set the bar way higher than I did on my first deer. Really like that he got to take his first one with a rifle you had also taken deer with. Passing on the family tradition. up

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Congrats to you both!


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Originally Posted by cbkyle
I was going to add that in the post but left it out. Its a Mossberg youth 243 that I won in a drawing about 8 years ago. Has been a great gun. I have killed many animals with it and the boy is keeping it going.


Oh yes, the little rifle that could. I bought my youngest one years ago and liked it so much I bought one for myself when Academy had them on sale. Perfect rifle for young and old shoulders (like mine) alike.

Again, congratulations to you both.


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Originally Posted by Old Rabbit
Congratulations to your son on a great first deer. He set the bar way higher than I did on my first deer. Really like that he got to take his first one with a rifle you had also taken deer with. Passing on the family tradition. up


Yes he set the bar way high. Guess we have to keep hunting for the bigger one! Or maybe dad will get to pull the trigger!

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Originally Posted by Texas Dan
Congratulations to you and the young man.

Just curious as to what rifle he's using, the one shown in the photo? I always enjoy hearing what rifle and caliber is doing the job for another hunter, especially for the youngsters. It's definitely working for him.



I was going to add that in the post but left it out. Its a Mossberg youth 243 that I won in a drawing about 8 years ago. Has been a great gun. I have killed many animals with it and the boy is keeping it going.

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He or you will never forget this - awesome - congrats

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Fantastic!

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Fun stuff right there.
He's on the right track, good job Dad. up

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Congrats young man! Great buck!


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