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Old 08-07-2007, 06:37 AM
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I hunt a CWD zone here in Wisconsin which this year is earn a buck.
You have to shoot a antlerless deer before you can have a buck.
Last year I let pass a mom and 2 fawns opening day. Actually the last 3 years this has happen. I am torn on shooting either if this presents its self again. I dont want to shoot a fawn and dont want to shoot the mom.
Would you wack a fawn to get it over with?
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:39 AM
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Side note the farmers wife has a bit to do with it too. Ive heard her comment the old going to shoot bambi.
I usually come back with I just shoot the dad. I have shot doe's on this property but so far she hasnt been around when I leave with them.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:42 AM
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Me-No, I would take Mom.More meat and the fawns will be fine.Good Luck!!
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:43 AM
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No, not to get it over with, but I would shoot one for the most tender wild game meat you can find. I like veal and I like fawn. Call me whatever, but I just like it. I do ensure that it is not a button buck though.

I won't shoot a doe that I know is 3.5 or older. If I am shooting a doe it is strictly for the meat so I go with the younger, more tender variety.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:45 AM
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This isn't some moral high ground, but you asked what would I do..No I personally wouldn't shoot a fawn.

That's not a judgement, it's an opinion.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:46 AM
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Would you shoot the doe having 2 fawns around?
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This isn't some moral high ground, but you asked what would I do..No I personally wouldn't shoot a fawn.

That's not a judgement, it's an opinion.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:50 AM
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As long as it's out of spots.....THIS SEASON.....yes. I will shoot doe fawns.

I'm not proud of it. I'm not ashamed of it.

I won't post pictures.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:51 AM
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Shoot the doe, the fawns will be ok.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:51 AM
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I hear ya on the pictures pal
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As long as it's out of spots.....THIS SEASON.....yes. I will shoot doe fawns.

I'm not proud of it. I'm not ashamed of it.

I won't post pictures.
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Old 08-07-2007, 06:57 AM
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I wouldn't shoot the fawn.No judgement attached,just me.I prefer the lone older doe.I have shot doe's in the rifle season that had this years young with them.
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