What do you remember about your first deer?

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Re: What do you remember about your first deer?

Postby Jslotter » Sun Jan 15, 2012 11:15 am

Great stories. I began hunting in 1995 at age 12. I came away with no deer that year. I did take a shot at a running doe during a drive. I looked and looked for blood for awhile, even though I knew I made a clean miss. In 96, I finally got my first deer during gun season. A nice doe. I was hunting on a ridge, she came up from the ravine below walking parallel from me. Perfect broadside opportunities. I hit her high in the spine area at 60 yards. She went down and kicked around for a few minutes and died. I was excited and scared at first. My stepfather and mother were on the ridge across from me. They heard the shot. I started yelling that I got one. They came over and it was an awesome moment.
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