You made the right call. Now if he'd had a gut wound or arrow sticking out of his neck, something that was going to eventually be fatal or cause him a lot of issues, I'd have shot him and I'm sure you would have as well.
2013 Hoyt Spyder 30 (29", 66#)
29.5" Easton Hexx 400
100 Gr. Ulmer's Edge
2010 200 Point Club (230")
2012 Largest shed contest winner
Did they attempt a neck shot?
The Deer Alarm...an interesting article on re-examining how deer "think" and react.
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If he's eating and scent checking does, his senses are fine and he should make it. Good luck going for him next year!
Three bowhunters on a mission to master small acre hunting...