Today’s hunt

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  1. alenhard15

    alenhard15 Grizzled Veteran

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    Today will go down as one of my favorite hunts ever!! Got climbed in the stand about an hour before light, dad was set up about 100 yards away. Not long after light I had a mom and two little ones coming in at about 50 yards, the mom got to my trail I walked and immediately started blowing, they took off to the neighbors pines. About 10-15 minutes later I caught movement behind me and saw a big doe out in the pasture that I can’t shoot into, she made her way off down the wood row and started heading towards dad, about 20 minutes later I hear the pop of my dad shooting a deer, he calls me and said a doe came in from the opposite side of the one I saw and came to 20 yards and he watched her drop!! Instantly I’m pumped and start building my game plan for the evening hunt. Now it’s only about 7:30am so we decide to keep sitting you never know what can happen, about 8am I catch some movement in the thick patch to my right, after awhile I make out 3 does working their way towards me. I get ready, they are coming in the path that will take them to a 12 yard shot, they mill around for what seems like forever, and eventually make their way to a further trail, the lead doe steps out into an opening at 38yards, I drew back fully expecting to let down because I thought I would be shaking too much to make that shot, to my surprise my pin was rock stead and I slowly started pulling, watches the nockturnal fly right where I had my pin set, only the doe jumped the string ducked and turned, my heart sank... I watched her take off with the arrow sticking out after about 10 seconds I hear what I suspect is her crashing in the pines.. I call dad, we give it some time and I get down to start looking for blood, none to be found, she headed off and I marked where I saw her last so I started going that direction, after about 20 yards I find my arrow just soaked with lung blood, way more penetration than I thought I got!! IMG_3384.JPG

    Then came having to get permission to recover the doe on the property, I’ll save the long story, eventually we got permission followed blood about 10 yards over the property line look up and there she was!!!!
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    What a day!!!!
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  2. virginiashadow

    virginiashadow Legendary Woodsman

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    Heck of a memorable hunt!
     
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    Swamp Stalker Legendary Woodsman

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    That is awesome! Congrats to you both!!
     
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    archbunk Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Awesome day for sure and great time spent with your dad. Good shooting on both your parts. Congrats to you both!
     
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    cls74 Legendary Woodsman

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    Congrats again!

    Curious, did the neighboring owners wife give you permission via FB messenger? I was wondering how that was going to work out.
     
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    arrowflinger1 Die Hard Bowhunter

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    What a hunt, congrats to the both of you!
     
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    Nice work. This exact same story has played out in my head for 18 years now... hasn’t become a reality yet. Fun memory. Enjoy it.


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    bowhtr1 Weekend Warrior

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    Memories are forever.

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    She did not, the farmer that farms the property I hunt ended up knowing him!


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    great day for sure...you will remember this day over any big buck you kill...years and years down the road when your pops is gone, you will look upon this day as one of the truly greatest in your life. Good for you both!!
     
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    Westfinger Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Congrats, A great day indeed! So glad you could share that with your Dad. Awesome stuff.
     
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    What a great day, congrats man.
     
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    Awesome! Congratulations to both of you! It was great to follow along on your adventure today and will be one you won't forget!
     
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    cls74 Legendary Woodsman

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    Curious again :lol:

    You going to have her mounted? Noticed you did not split the sternum
     
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    Hahaha no mounting on this one


    Adam
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    Great story, and great photos -- CONGRATULATIONS!
     
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    Congrats, my old man is hunting this year for the first time in three seasons because of poor health. I plan on spending at least a couple evening sits with him on the ground, just like when I was a kid. I pray for any success although I am just thankful he can be there this year.
     
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    Congratulations to you and to your Dad, Adam.

    I can't even imagine how that must feel.

    Awesome day for you both!!!
     
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    AL fulldraw Weekend Warrior

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    That’s the way to double up. Congrats
     
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    That's some quality time!
     
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