Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > Archery Forums > Bowhunting
I finaly got my first buck ever. Bow or gun. >

I finaly got my first buck ever. Bow or gun.

Bowhunting Talk about the passion that is bowhunting. Share in the stories, pictures, tips, tactics and learn how to be a better bowhunter.

I finaly got my first buck ever. Bow or gun.

Old 11-13-2010, 08:14 AM
Fork Horn
Thread Starter
phil_pick's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 147
Default I finaly got my first buck ever. Bow or gun.

Hey guys,
So after 12 years of hunting and passing on three nice bucks because of the stupid Earn A Buck system I finaly connected on my first buck ever. Here's the story.

I set up a stand on the edge of a bean Field that is surrounded on three sides by woods. Well I am set up with a trail on my left and a trail on my right and a small tree directly ahead of me. So I am in my stand and across the been field I see this buck walking the edge. He filters down towards me just as I hoped and then he gets to the small tree and I am expecting him to make a decision, left or right. Nope he walks straight through the small tree and right under my stand. I am freaking out cause I think I am not going to have a shot because it's TOOO CLOSE of all things. So I draw back while he is under me just hoping for an angle and sure enough he turns and walks to my left and gives me a 5 yard quartering away shot. I was nervous because of the distance but put my 10 pin behind his shoulder and let one fly. Perfect shot. He took off and toppled at 35 yards. This is my first buck ever so I am super pumped.
Side note: I scored my buck at 126 3/8. This is my first buck so needless to say, I have never scored a buck before. I found some websites to help out so I think I was pretty accurate. I sure hope that I missed a couple inches though cause with deductions he is just outside of book. We'll see when I can get him in for an official score.

phil_pick is offline  
Old 11-13-2010, 08:19 AM
Typical Buck
Krypt Keeper's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Eastern Virginia
Posts: 661

congrats on your buck, great looking deer you harvested.
Krypt Keeper is offline  
Old 11-13-2010, 08:26 AM
Nontypical Buck
Hunt4Life23's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Poconos, PA
Posts: 1,712

awesome buck for your first! congrats. if he had a g4 on his right side he would make book, but probably not with deductions from not having that. great buck though
Hunt4Life23 is offline  
Old 11-14-2010, 01:37 PM
Fork Horn
Jeffro_17's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Greenville, AL
Posts: 202

That's a good buck, congrats on your first.
Jeffro_17 is offline  
Old 11-14-2010, 01:47 PM
Nontypical Buck
ManofTheFall's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Dover, Ohio.
Posts: 1,434

Nice looking buck, great job.
ManofTheFall is offline  
Old 11-14-2010, 03:56 PM
Typical Buck
blakefrautschi's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
Posts: 979

One helluva first buck!!! congrats!
blakefrautschi is offline  
Old 11-14-2010, 04:01 PM
Nontypical Buck
WIbuckchaser's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Chippewa county, WI.
Posts: 2,646

Congrats on your first buck, he's a nice one!
WIbuckchaser is offline  
Old 11-15-2010, 04:15 AM
Fork Horn
Ohboy's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: yorktown,va
Posts: 283

heck of a first buck man, congrats, thats a great deer
Ohboy is offline  
Old 11-15-2010, 05:10 AM
Nontypical Buck
WV Hunter's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Virginia / West Virginia
Posts: 4,906

Great job, and great buck!
WV Hunter is offline  
Old 11-15-2010, 05:32 AM
Giant Nontypical
Western MA Hunter's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Western Massachusetts
Posts: 7,168

That's a fine buck!!! Congrats.
Western MA Hunter is offline  

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.