Hoping for a morning recovery

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  1. 93firebird

    93firebird Weekend Warrior

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    Made a shot on a nice Delaware buck this evening. I'm 99.99% sure I hit him. However I cant find any trace of blood, my arrow, or the buck. I saw him burl up and buck when it hit him. I dont think it made a complete pass through. I saw him run away from me and stop about 100 yards or so from where I shot him, but then I lost sight of him. I waited about 15 minutes before I got down to search for blood and my arrow, couldnt find either. I pray I recover him in the morning, it would be my first kill by bow.

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  2. Fitz

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    You did the right thing by backing out and not going after him right away. Good luck in the morning :tu:
     
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    Giving it time is the best thing to do.
    Good luck!
     
  4. Broadway91

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    Hopefully you find him! I'm hunting Delaware as well and had an encounter with a buck tonight but it was after shooting light! If you need a hand tracking I may be able to help. You can't be far away in this state. Haha
     
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    If you can't find blood and can't find the arrow your doing the right thing by looking in morning. Not much to go on. Good luck in your search in the morning
     
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    pastorjim08 Legendary Woodsman

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    Good luck tomorrow.

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  7. RugerRedbone

    RugerRedbone Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Where at in DE?
     
  8. 93firebird

    93firebird Weekend Warrior

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    Townsend area, across near the Bell tract off of rt 9

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  9. RugerRedbone

    RugerRedbone Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Let me know how it goes in the morning. I could possibly come give you a hand tomorrow evening but your a little farther away than I'd hoped.
     
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    You made the right call, good luck in the morning.
     
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    Good luck in the search in the morning. Just take your time when doing it.
     
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    Good luck in the morning
     
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    Good luck tomorrow morning! Hope you find him.
     
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    Good luck
     
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    Jacob1 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Good luck
     
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    Best of luck in the morning. Getting that first deer is always special.
     
  17. BukFvr21

    BukFvr21 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Try to get some rest and good luck tomorrow!
     
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    Lung Buster Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Got my fingers crossed for ya!! Hope you make the recovery! Good luck!
     
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    Good luck!
     
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    Good luck this morning, don't forget to update the thread
     

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