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Catching up to my Wife!!


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#1 Male OFFLINE   A&N_Hunter

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Posted 10/28/16 - 04:07 PM

So my preceding post congratulates my wife on a very very successful first week of Permit Bow!

 

Now it's my turn with another late post!

 

Falling in her shadow, I knew I had to play catch up! On the first evening after Earn-A-Buck ended, the winds on my weather app showed my primary spot (where I have been tracking two decent 8s) had bad winds! This would of pushed me to my secondary spot which primarily has a TON of doe.. Something in my gut told me I needed to be in my primary stand that evening. Off to a late start, I got in my stand about 3:45-4pm. I was texting my wife and told her I was going to put my phone on my bow, as I wanted to record my hunt if anything came by that evening. The winds changed and became the most favorable winds possible. At 4:45pm, my buddy upstate started texting me as he was out for the NY Opener. Naturally I took my phone off the bow and started texting. Not even 15 minutes later, I caught movement of a deer about 100-150 yards out. I quickly stuck my phone in my pocket and got ready for what would come. To my surprise, the smaller of the two 8's that I have been watching was headed right towards me! Heart starts pounding! 30 yards out, he turns broadside. As I am ready to draw back, he turns and starts walking head on at me. Not stopping, I was thinking he was going to walk right at me and past me. If he were to walk past me, I would not be able to turn around fast enough without getting busted..Nor was I comfortable taking a front shot.. 15 yards out, walking straight at me, he stops..he turns..as he turns quartering away, I was fortunate enough to let one fly. Nailed him right in the lungs.. He ran maybe 20 yards and stood still. After about 30 seconds (which felt like a life time), I am asking myself..WTF just happened..I know I hit him! He then takes a step..starts wobbling..and then falls over! Lights out!

 

Feels great to have harvested this nice buck and feel blessed to have a piece of property with no pressure to be able to experience this! After a troubling season last year shooting two nice bucks, and managing to drill two shoulder blades, and then witness the bucks still living days and weeks after...this really ended up as a real confidence booster! Now to get back out there tomorrow to chase the bigger 8!

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#2 Male OFFLINE   Rusty

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Posted 10/28/16 - 04:16 PM

Nice buck A&N, congratulations.   :up:  :up:  



#3 Male OFFLINE   3 Blade

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Posted 10/28/16 - 04:24 PM

I don't know...her buck looks a little bigger :) Just kidding , congrats!! :up:


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#4 Male OFFLINE   NorthNJHunter

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Posted 10/28/16 - 04:25 PM

Nice! Congrats!

#5 Male OFFLINE   rackemup

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Posted 10/28/16 - 05:04 PM

Nice Buck!! Congrats!!!

#6 Male OFFLINE   Cripple Shot

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Posted 10/28/16 - 05:08 PM

Congratulation...It might be from the light, but those darker racks always looks neat.


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#7 Male OFFLINE   Buck154

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Posted 10/28/16 - 05:16 PM

Congrats

#8 Male OFFLINE   dlist777

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Posted 10/28/16 - 05:18 PM

Great buck!



#9 Male OFFLINE   JHbowhunter

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Posted 10/28/16 - 05:24 PM

congratulations



#10 Male OFFLINE   Racknfin

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Posted 10/28/16 - 05:55 PM

Nice story and buck . Congrats!

#11 Male OFFLINE   buckhound

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Posted 10/28/16 - 06:01 PM

congrats yup hers looks a little bigger...LOL



#12 Male OFFLINE   hammer4reel

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Posted 10/28/16 - 06:07 PM

Congrats, nice pics
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#13 Male OFFLINE   Silver Belly62

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Posted 10/28/16 - 06:20 PM

Nice buck, congrats 



#14 Male OFFLINE   Haskell_Hunter

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Posted 10/28/16 - 06:49 PM

Way to git 'er done!   :up:  :up:  :cool:


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Posted 10/28/16 - 07:16 PM

Noce, congrats!

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#16 Male OFFLINE   LPJR

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Posted 10/28/16 - 07:35 PM

Awesome congrats! :up: 



#17 Male OFFLINE   browning44

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Posted 10/28/16 - 07:46 PM

Congrats !!

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Posted 10/28/16 - 08:02 PM

I remember a couple years ago, you guys were just getting into it.Amazing the success your having. Congratulations to you both!!
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Posted 10/28/16 - 08:54 PM

Nice buck, Congrats!!

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Posted 10/29/16 - 06:00 AM

Good thing making us boys look bad  :shock: congrats






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