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Easy Drags

Old 12-04-2017, 05:48 PM
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I was one lucky old man with drags this year. Took a doe with the crossbow, pass through. She ran about 20 yards and dropped right in the middle of the forest road going up to the cabin. Had to drag her a few feet to get her off the track so I didn't run over her with the truck. A few days later, on Veterans Day, the same crossbow, another pass through, this time on a 10 pt. Not a huge rack, but a big, strong buck (chest measurement indicated 228 # live weight). He ran over 100 yards from that creek bottom where I hit him, up a steep hill. Had to drag him about 20 yards back down the hill to another part of the forest road. I told my wife a few years ago that it won't be long before we need a 4 wheeler. Just not this year!
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Old 12-04-2017, 06:11 PM
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Congrats on the easy drags! And nice tracking on the buck!
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Old 12-11-2017, 04:25 PM
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Thanks, young gun. Not much tracking involved, I could see him for about a third of the trip and then I heard him crash when he went down.
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Old 12-12-2017, 02:30 AM
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Unless you've done the long tough drags, you don't appreciate and relish the easy ones. Congrats on both deer.
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Old 12-12-2017, 04:42 AM
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that's funny.. i'd suggest you go ahead and get that 4-wheeler lol
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Old 12-12-2017, 12:39 PM
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An easy drag is always nice!
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Old 12-12-2017, 03:18 PM
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Of my 2 deer this year one was a tough solo drag and the other was a wheeler job.
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