First sika deer!

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  1. victoryhunter

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    I was fortunate to be able to shoot this great little sika stag yesterday. I had hunted them once last year during rifle but this was my first time with a bow and with guys who knew what they were doing. I never could have done it without the help of some good friends that know the ropes. We were covered up in deer all afternoon but called this one in close. He stepped out at 20 and I put him down easy. The rut is in full swing and he was bugling and dogging a hind, it was a fun hunt, I haven't been shook like that in a while. I am awful proud of this deer!

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  2. Jeepwillys

    Jeepwillys Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Very Cool
     
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    bowhunt4abuck Die Hard Bowhunter

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    That is cool I'm jealous
     
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    That's cool. Thanks for sharing.


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    Awesome! great job and a nice looking stag! I have been wanting to get down there for some time and go after them.
     
  6. victoryhunter

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    Holt it is a blast! You should definitely give it try sometime, it is well worth it.
     
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    They look easy to drag, congrats.
     
  8. victoryhunter

    victoryhunter Weekend Warrior

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    Thanks! Yeah they don't get very big.
     
  9. victoryhunter

    victoryhunter Weekend Warrior

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    This one weighed about 100 lbs on the hoof
     
  10. RugerRedbone

    RugerRedbone Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Awesome! I hope to be taking a similar picture next week!!
     
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    Congrats!
     
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    Lung Buster Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Pretty cool! Congrats! How are they to eat?
     
  13. victoryhunter

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    Hey man, totally forgot to send you a pic! I'm headed back out there Thursday. Good luck man, the rut is on fire right now.
     
  14. victoryhunter

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    I haven't had any yet but they are an elk and everyone I know that hunts them prefer them over anything else.
     
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    Nice, congrats.
     
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    Congrats!!
     
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    grommel Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Really cool, congrats are in order.
     
  18. victoryhunter

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    Thanks guys, I'm really proud of this one. Couldn't have done it though without the help of a good friend.
     
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