Bad Morning Hunt

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by racewayking, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. racewayking

    racewayking Grizzled Veteran

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    Today's morning hunt was a bad one. Mechdoc and I got into our stands around 6AM and that is where the trouble started. I took my first step up into the tree and busted my kneecap on the tree peg real good. Barely got up into the tree and chilled out while taking a seat until daylight. When I could see well enough I pulled up my pant leg because it felt wet and tacky. Sure enough I got a good gash on the kneecap about two inches long and as wide as a bow rope, tore through the skin pretty good.

    Shortly after that we had a deer that came in behind doc and somehow saw him or winded him and took off like a bat out of hell with no more deer to be seen. The only plus is that we decided to scout at 9:30 and found a killer scrap between our stands, several recent huge buck prints and a bunch of fresh rubs. The October lull is still biting our arses but November is right around the corner!

    Hopefully the afternoon hunt will be a little more productive.
     
  2. isaiah

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    crap, hang in there and make sure you clean out that knee so it doesnt get infected.......
     
  3. peakrut

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    Jas that looked nasty bro but glad you are ok.

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  4. in da woods

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    That does bite. Be carefull in getting that thing healed so it doesn't give real problems later in the season.
     
  5. racewayking

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    Merely a flesh wound. I sprayed it down with scent killer to get the blood off and then sent a picture to Peakrut. It hurts a bit but nothing compared to hunting with a fractured elbow.
     

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