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Author Topic: Report, Day 1  (Read 298 times)

Offline Bearclaw

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Report, Day 1
« on: September 07, 2013, 09:03:49 AM »
Great to be back in the woods! Saw a doe around 7:30 Am but too far to shoot. Didn't see another deer from the stand until right at dark. It was getting too dark to shoot so I decided to put my arrow back in the quiver and was about to put the quiver on the bow and then she appears! She was coming up the trail right below my stand and was just about to come up when I was trying to get my arrow back out and hang up the quiver. She heard the noise and froze. Stayed a minute and them ran around 40 yards and stopped. Stayed for a minute and then with a few bounds she was gone! Just as well. I had already decided it was time to quit for the day and I didn't want to take a bad shot when it was too dark to shoot correctly. I probably would have reevaluated the darkness and see if I could get a good shot or not but what was done was done. The deer around here move at the last possible moment right before dark. ALways have. No matter where yo put a stand, they still appear right at dark! It was good to get back up a tree and start to get back into the rythmn!
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Offline Gutshot

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Re: Report, Day 1
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2013, 09:52:36 AM »
Sure beat the day I had at work, get um next time.
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Offline 5114TX

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Re: Report, Day 1
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2013, 09:59:22 AM »
Good start to your season, bear!!    I hear ya about first light and last light.   That magic hour!!   (Or 30 minutes)    Hope you get one next time!
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Offline dave 1211

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Re: Report, Day 1
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2013, 10:07:44 AM »
the best thing is you are out there and sharing it with us    @--0--0118
time for food plots deer season is coming 10/1/20




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Offline Snortweeze

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Re: Report, Day 1
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2013, 10:55:32 AM »
It beats a day at work, glad you saw some deer.
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Offline buckone1

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Re: Report, Day 1
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2013, 02:59:08 PM »
Sounds like a perfect first hunt to me. Great to see them and know they will be back! @--0--0101
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Offline Flintlock1776

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Re: Report, Day 1
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2013, 03:30:22 PM »
Nice to be out on a good day regardless if you got the deer or not!
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