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Proud Papa #8406826 10/04/21 11:03 PM
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After practicing with the xbow for the last few months, shooting at least 4 arrows every day I felt confident enough to let my son man it in the woods. Opening morning was eventful with numerous deer but none presented a shot I was comfortable with. It's hard to pick out a single doe when there are 10-15 chasing each other in circles.

Saturday afternoon was more of the same until 5:15 when a lone doe broke away from the group at 22 yards. After numerous times of him on and off the scope to compose himself (all by his doing, zero influence from me) he let a bolt fly at 5:19. She ran about 50 yards and piled up. To say I'm happy is an understatement as I'm sure yall with kids know all about. Just had to brag a little being as happy as I am. My season is complete, don't care if I kill a deer the rest of the year. [Linked Image]
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Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406830 10/04/21 11:06 PM
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Excellent!!

Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406833 10/04/21 11:11 PM
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Yup. Excellent!


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Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406844 10/04/21 11:22 PM
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Great job young man and dad also.

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Good job little man. Hope that is your first of many more

Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406867 10/04/21 11:49 PM
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Well done, he is hooked now.

Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406895 10/05/21 12:14 AM
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Nice. Congrats to you both!


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Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406903 10/05/21 12:21 AM
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Good job young man.



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Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406942 10/05/21 01:00 AM
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up up up

Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406966 10/05/21 01:19 AM
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Congrats!

Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406989 10/05/21 01:45 AM
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Yes sir memories made right there. up

Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406991 10/05/21 01:45 AM
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That's what it's all about right there!
Congrats

Re: Proud Papa [Re: ChanceHuiet] #8406994 10/05/21 01:51 AM
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Way to go!


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Great job buddy ! up texas


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Take that top photo and have it blown up to 8x10 and frame it. 30 years from now it will be his best trophy. And probably your best trophy as well.


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Originally Posted by QMC SW/EXW
Take that top photo and have it blown up to 8x10 and frame it. 30 years from now it will be his best trophy. And probably your best trophy as well.


Thanks everyone. Yeah I'm looking into having some canvas prints made to hang on the wall.

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Congratulations little man! Great shooting!


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That is an awsome store and thank you for sharing your proud moment with us. Congratulations to the young man on a successful deer hunt.


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Originally Posted by crankbait745
Great job young man and dad also.


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Awesome

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Congrats to you both, way to get it done little man.

There is only one first deer and making lifetime memories Father and Son Priceless.


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Congrats to the young man cheers
Perfect shot up


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Congrats!!!! That is so awesome...


I have a deer problem on my hog lease!!!
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up Congrats!! I remember my son's first as if it were yesterday

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Nice. Congrats to you both!


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