Fitz's 2012 Season Journal Thread *semi-live*

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Talk' started by Fitz, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. RackHunter

    RackHunter Weekend Warrior

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    Good luck brother. Like what other people are saying Dad knows best! Ill be praying for you.
     
  2. michael_pearce

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    I was thinking low and stuck in the offside arm pit area he said white grey and brown hair.
    no matter what I hope it turns out good for him and the deer (better for fitz :D)
     
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    Update??

    Pulling and praying for you Fitz!!
     
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    FITZ>>>>>FITZ>>>>>>FITZ>>>>>We all are chanting your name FITZ!!!

    Good luck brother...good thoughts and prayers of your success are sent your way!!!

    Keep the faith!
     
  5. Vendetta

    Vendetta Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Update!
     
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    x2 hoping it all comes togther
     
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    CMON MANNNNNN!!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  8. wolvenkinde

    wolvenkinde Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Hoping for some good news here - Good Luck!
     
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    Was hoping a dog was legal in your stand so checked n its now :( I'm sure you already knew that though. Fingers still crossed for you buddy! Can't wait to see what you got!
     
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    omg this is worse than waiting on the election last night......cmon fitz give us some info!!!!!
     
  11. michael_pearce

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    I'm not sure if i would be out in those woods right now with those wolves he has pics of running around.
    Either way i how you and your dad get back home safe.


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  12. wolvenkinde

    wolvenkinde Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Wolves aren't going to be an issue unless they took that buck down and are actively feeding on it and maybe get a little territorial/protective of 'thier kill'. I've had wolves watch me gut a couple deer and they in no way were threatening me...also tracked a couple deer in the middle of the night with wolves around and it's spooky but they never came very close in the end - Get Him First Fitz!
     
  13. Fitz

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    Alright. Update.

    We were able to find one more clump of hair, but that's it. Pretty much only following tracks, but as soon as he slowed there was nothing to go on. Followed all the bigger trails and combed over any of the remaining clumps of snow.

    Here's a close up of the known trail, not too far...

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    And here's a larger view. The areas in yellow we scoured pretty well. tomorrow I'm headed back to walk the red line to the north and listen for ravens. We took the boat out along the shore of the lake to see is he had gone there. I'll do the same tomorrow.

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    Clarification on the hair. It was white at the base but brown or grey at the tips. Here's a photo of the arrow. Bright red blood, no bubbles, some flesh. The blood stops at my thumb.

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  14. michael_pearce

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    Crap I'm sorry to hear that Fitz
    Looks like it hit hard shoulder

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    Doh! So what's the plan now? Grab a bite and keep looking? Wait till tomorrow?
     
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    Damn.. Sorry to hear Fitz.. I know that probably doesn't help but we're all behind you. I know you will expire every bit of energy you can. Keep your head up bud!!

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  17. Fitz

    Fitz Legendary Woodsman

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    I'm gonna wait til morning. It was nearly immpossible to track him in the daylight, night would be futile.

    This blows....
     
  18. okcaveman

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    Good luck man!
     
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    Good luck fitz!

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    Good luck Fitz. Tracking is going to be a challenge with no blood. I have used Hydrogen peroxide in a spray bottle to check leaves to see if they had blood on them one the trail went dead. Hope you find him.
     

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