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Old 11-03-2005, 11:55 AM
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I figure since this is my first post Ill tell you what happened and a little about myself. I just picked up bowhunting this past year after about 7 years of rifle hunting. I wanted a new challenge and new passion in my life and man have I found it. There is nothing like the rush of drawing on a deer and watching as your arrow hits home. I had missed earlier on a doe and was very disapointed so I practiced more, well it paid off. I play college football so its hard to find time to make it into the woods between practiceand games, luckily i have land nearby so that makes it handy. I had gone about a dozen times this year but had only had the one shot on the doe early in the season, it was raining out andI almost didnt go but for some reason I have always had really great luck in the rain, Ive taken all my turkeys in the rain and all but one of my deer in the rain. I guess im just a foul weather kinda guy. This little button buck came in behind me after i had been on stand about two hours, the rest is a blur. I remember standing up and I drew back I had been shaking really bad but once I put that pin on it I settled down. He was quartering away and I just pictured where I wanted it to exit at. I dont remember lettin the realease go but I remember seein him buck hard and run about twenty yards before drilling a tree head on and collapsing. The rush and elation was indescribable and now I know why bowhunters are more passionate than rifle hunters. It may just be a young un but I have never been so proud of anything I have ever taken.

here is the pic of my first deer

http://photobucket.com/albums/c114/southern44/?action=view&current=d22.jpg
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Old 11-03-2005, 12:12 PM
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Hey good job on the kill..
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Old 11-03-2005, 01:43 PM
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Good job!!! Nothing like the first on ewith a bow. Congrats!!
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Old 11-03-2005, 02:15 PM
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congrats on the first bow kill. where do you play football
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Old 11-03-2005, 02:40 PM
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Congrats man! great doe!
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Old 11-03-2005, 02:43 PM
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Congrats on your first bow kill.
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Old 11-03-2005, 02:47 PM
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Congrat's. I love these stories! This is what true hunting is all about IMO. No scores, no record books, no "mine is bigger than your's".

Great story and great kill!
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Old 11-03-2005, 03:20 PM
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Congrates
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Old 11-03-2005, 06:04 PM
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Congrats!!
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Old 11-03-2005, 06:07 PM
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Way to go! Congratulations on your first bow kill. I killed my first deer with a bow (a doe) last year and it couldn't have been better. After rifle huntin for about 20 years, I never thought I could be that excited about killing a doe.
Great job.
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