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longislandhunter 10-27-2008 07:02 PM

First buck ever. Taken in Long Island Team 49
 
Ok so heres the story. Before I start i just want to say that this hunt was really special for me. I met up with a member from this site for the first time. Great guy and he is certain to become alife longfriend. I am glad I was able to share the moment with him. I also had my dad with me who only comes hunting 2 or3 times a year. he taught me everything i Know. It was amazing. So here goes.
Got to my usual spot a little latebut somebody was already there. Now a few days prior I did a little scouting in another areaand found some fresh scrapes. I set my dad up where the scrapes were because he seldom comes out and i would love to see him bag a deer. Then i try making it deeper in the woods but it was so thick i could hardly walk. I was getting smacked in the face and beat up real good. Anyway I make it into an area that was a little clearer and realize i went in a half circle and was only 100 yards off the road. DAMN!!! I could actually see my truck. By this time its already light so i figure i will do a quick scout and just sit there.I chalked it up as a wasted hunt and just prayed my dad would get something. I walk 15 yards in a circleand find a fresh scrape so I decide to hang a scent bomb and set up on the ground about 15 yards away. I was between a group of three trees so i had some decent coverage to draw. Anyway I sit there for two hours and do not see a thing. Squirrels were going crazy and everytime I thought I heard a deer it turned out to bea squirrel. I decided to do some light rattling and grunting. Ok so know its about 9:15 and i am figuring on leaving in 15 minutes. I text message my buddy to see how hes doing. As I am texting I here a rustling from my right and through the trees i see a patch of greyish red.I knew it was a deer. I drop the phone and stand up and draw. It all happened lightning fast. Anyway heree is this deer trotting about 15 yards fromright to left of me. Im thinking he is gonna run right by me. Suddenly he stops dead on the scrape and lifts his nose to the scent bomb. I knew he was not big but i saw antler and have never shot a buck so I make the decison to take him. He was 15 yards totally broadside and i set my 10 yard pin behind his shoulder and let it fly.I heard that infamous crack and knew he was hit hard. He went twenty yards and piled up. Upon dressing him i found that it was a dead center heart shot. PERFECT. What a day. i got my dad and my new found friend and we all celebrated together.
My first buck - so exciting. Small racK but still a 7 pointer. he was a year and a half and the butcher said he had amazing genetics so i had thoughts that i shouldof let him go and grow into a monster but it was my first buck and it just seemed like the perfect day to take him you know with my dad being there and all. With those genetics I cant wait to get out there and find his grandfather.
Team 49 is on the board!

lifesadrag 10-27-2008 07:05 PM

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Congrats on your first buck....and a great shot at that.

nissan300ztt 10-27-2008 07:07 PM

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Damn longisland has some small deer...But out toward montauk they get much bigger...lol but still a great deer for your first.

130woodman 10-27-2008 07:12 PM

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Congrat's on the first

mobow 10-27-2008 07:14 PM

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Man.....tis the season for firsts it seems......Congrats man, I know how that feels. Thanks for sharing that story with us, and be loud and proud man.....that there ain't easy.

bawanajim 10-27-2008 07:14 PM

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Man thats a great buck,Good friends and family are what its about.

Nice job.

Rory/MO 10-27-2008 07:15 PM

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Great deer whether he was your first or last!!
Congrats!

TexasBowHunter 10-27-2008 07:23 PM

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HEy brother...Congrats on your buck....Killer story too!!!!

wis_rifle_hunter 10-27-2008 07:27 PM

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congrats on your first buck. nice job

robdre56 10-27-2008 08:25 PM

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congrats partner

BOW HNT 10-27-2008 11:13 PM

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longisland - congrats on your first! - family and friends, it does not get better than that!

It is great getting to meet up with members from here - I know exactly what you mean by life long friends!

Congrats again - Mike

RuLzU 10-28-2008 12:44 AM

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Im that guy that joined in on the hunt. I feel the same way, life long friend. I want to thank you again for meeting up and taking me out there, as ive been wanting to find a hunting buddy for the longest time, and i def. found the right dood. Im still just so excited (1st year bow hunter) for you and the experiance. I cant wait myself to have that MOMENT of TRUTH! and here that whack sound which i hear about all the time. Im glad i was with ya, and looking forward to many many more hunts/harvests together. and you were telling the guys about THICK? o my GOD! after i made it in as deep as i did, i dont even know How the HELL am i gonna get outta here. need a bulldozer, i think i made so much noise going in becuase it was so thick that i pushed the deer over to the next county. ridicoulous! anyways. it was a Great time and looking forward to it very soon. Id like to also post another picture that gives the deer a better view and credibility, not that we have to prove anything, but that comment from that MoMO that said small deer. its probably not even a 1 1/2 year old and is of great size.MAX at that. the deer on Longisland get HUGE they are like Mules. anyways. Thanks again fora great time
PS i made it Black n White.. looks cool.


RuLzU 10-28-2008 12:48 AM

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I cant fingure out how to embed the damn picture from Image shack.
arggg

V8Ranger 10-28-2008 02:38 AM

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WTG, congrats to you on your first buck. Now the monkey is off your back and you can hold off on a bigger one next time if you choose to.

tsoc 10-28-2008 05:16 AM

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Congratulations! Sounds like it couldn't have been much better!

rybohunter 10-28-2008 05:42 AM

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Congrats. The 1st one is special, regardless of size.

Western MA Hunter 10-28-2008 07:06 AM

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Congrats!


burniegoeasily 10-28-2008 07:13 AM

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Congrats.

Belushi 10-28-2008 09:41 PM

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Congratulations team mate. Great first buck. I'm still looking for mine.

ScottF2345 10-28-2008 10:27 PM

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Congrats on the buck!


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