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Old 08-09-2007, 08:30 AM
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No fawns for me I had a very sad expierience with a young one that will be with me forever. I won't shoot a doe with fawns either even if they will be alright. I hate the sound of a fawn searching for its mom and especially if mom is never coming back.

same with me.....young deer I try to stay away from....
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Old 08-09-2007, 08:44 AM
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As long as there are no spots and it depends on what stand I'm hunting, but other than the stand thingI don't feel any worse killing a young/small deer than I do when shooting a grown one.

Some advantages are:

1. Lightweight, easy to drag (I mean carry),
2. Field dressing / butchering are quite simple.
3. They whole thing will fit in my crockpot(almost).
4. My great, great, grandpappy can eat it without his dentures.

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Old 08-09-2007, 10:48 AM
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Last year I shot the biggest doe I've ever shot in my life and her two fawns. They were in an urban area andwere doing quite a number on our garden and fruit trees. They were delicious. Hindsight I have no regrets but in a rural area where our farm is I wouldn't shoot a fawn. I think it just matters on the circumstance.
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Old 08-09-2007, 10:50 AM
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I think it just matters on the circumstance.
Way to say it
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