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Sleepless Night Anyone???

Old 11-07-2010, 04:58 PM
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Well, it looks as if I will be having a sleepess night. Hit a buck tonight and backed out until tomorrow. He came in on a string to my Tinks 69. I got him to stop at 20 yards and hit him a little far back. At impact (Horton Crossbow with Rage 3 blade) he jumped and ran about 15 yards. Then walked slowly stopping every few feet. Never ran at all. Lost sight of him about 75 yards out. As he walked away, it didnt look real far back or in the middle of the deer, but more forward than back. Waited two hours before even looking for my arrow. Found arrow with no blood on it, but there was stomach matter on it. After about 40 yards, blood on both sides of trail, but also some stomach slime. Bleeding well where he stopped every few feet. Lost blood at about same spot I lost a visual. Angle was pretty steep so im thinking the hole may have gotten filled with matter. Decided to back out and start over in the morning. Called off work tomorrow and wont stop looking untill I find him. Any thoughts???
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:03 PM
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Great job waiting 2 hours and then backing out when things got shady. He'll be waiting for you shortly!!!!! Lets see some pics when you het him!!
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Old 11-07-2010, 05:09 PM
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We've all been there, gotta just get through it, he'll be laying there tomorrow for you, its the worst feeling in the world but it'll work out it always does, I'd recommend bringing some help to track him, usually 2 sets of eyes make it easier than anything to track.

Good luck Post pictures for us tomorrow

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Old 11-08-2010, 12:42 AM
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Good luck finding him.... I'm sure he wont be much further up the trail...
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