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help with possible wounded deer

Old 10-18-2006, 05:46 PM
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hey guys, I was out hunting tonight and saw some doe go by and i wanted some meat in the freezer so i decided to shoot. I shot but i was unable to see where my arrow went or if it hit the deer. When it ran off out of sight, it stopped and continued snorting(it was the lead doe and the other deer were still back by me). Those doe stayed where they were and i decided i would go and get my flashlight at my house(opposite direction about 100 yards). Then as i was about to go i heard it snort again. When i came back with the light, i didnt find my arrow and i did not see any blood. All i saw was the doe up by where i last saw the possibly wounded deer.......any ideas on if i hit it or if it was a clean miss. Thanks
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Old 10-18-2006, 05:50 PM
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sounds like a clean miss but the not finding your arrow part scares me, go tommorow when its daylight and then update us again on your findings
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Old 10-18-2006, 05:53 PM
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What did the arrow sound when it hit? an arrow that hits a deer makes a noise like you hit a water jug. The next thing is to find your arrow and examine it for blood, hair, stomach contents, or fat, then you know if you need to track it further. Finding the arrow is the key.
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Old 10-18-2006, 05:58 PM
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Well, it was dark when i looked for the arrow, but the vanes are green and yellow(not good colors). I will have to check tomorrow tho.
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Old 10-18-2006, 08:28 PM
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Just check in the morning. Start in your stand, play the shot back again, and then start to look for your arrow where it should be on a pass through or a miss. Then just go from there depending on what you find.
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Old 10-18-2006, 08:33 PM
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ORIGINAL: NHmtpond

What did the arrow sound when it hit? an arrow that hits a deer makes a noise like you hit a water jug. The next thing is to find your arrow and examine it for blood, hair, stomach contents, or fat, then you know if you need to track it further. Finding the arrow is the key.
Exactly. Did she kick up when she ran, did she hunch up, did she run like you just kicked her up with her tail waiving??
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Old 10-18-2006, 08:33 PM
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find that arrow..retrace everything u did before and after the shot and where you last saw the deer..replay the hunt
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Old 10-18-2006, 08:41 PM
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You need to find the arrow. if nowhere in sight start looking for the deer. Hope you get your deer or find out it was a clean miss.

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Old 10-18-2006, 08:57 PM
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if she was blowing at you pretty sure u missed her.
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