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12/26/2005 buck

Old 12-27-2005, 10:34 AM
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This year has been a little up and down for me. I did see 2 shooters this year, but neither one presented a shot that I was comfortable with. Yesterday my buddy and I went out for one last try. I saw one doe in the morning-no shot. In the afternoon I saw 3 does and 2 fawns. Again none of the does presented a shot. At sundown a decent 8 pointer walked out at 30 yards and presented a perfect broadside shot. I was less than perfect, but I did punch through one lung and cut the other. I gave him a full hour and followed with flashlights. He left a great blood trail, but it went for a long way with several changes in direction. It took a full hour to find him and he was stiff when we did find him. The amazing thing to me was that all of the blood was from the arrow holes and none of it came out his mouth. While he wasn't any wall hanger, he was a great buck for one coming after gun season and as the sun set on my last hunt of the year. The drag out of that hole was tough but enjoyable. I also need to make a special thanks to my buddy for helping me with the tracking and dragging-he didn't field dress him, but I guess you have to do some things yourself.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:38 AM
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Congrats on the buck. No blood out of the mouth huh I don't know. I havent shot but one deer with my bow and I don't remember if he bled out the mouth.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:39 AM
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Congrats...nice story too. Any pics?
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Old 12-27-2005, 01:47 PM
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Great story and congrat's on your late season buck.

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Old 12-27-2005, 03:49 PM
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Nice going on that late season buck. Usually you will get blood in the nose and mouth with a lung shot but you recovered your buck and that makes you The Man.
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Old 12-27-2005, 04:08 PM
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Sounds like quite the season.
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Old 12-27-2005, 05:01 PM
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Good deal kansas, you'r fortunate to get one late like that. You da man!I still have three weeks left to fill my buck tag. I think I'll need it!
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Old 12-27-2005, 05:40 PM
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Well done on the late season success.
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Old 12-27-2005, 07:24 PM
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wow....amazing story...its good you found it 2! well, keep up the good hunting!
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Old 12-27-2005, 09:03 PM
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Congrats on your buck!! I have a killed a few deer with a bow and
some of them did bleed out of the mouth and nose and some did
not. All I know is if you hit them right, you will find them and usually
they will not be too far away.
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