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Old 12-05-2017, 05:56 PM   #1
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Default What firearm (or bow) did you get your first deer with?

Mine was a .410 with a slug. Killed a doe sometime around 1983

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Old 12-05-2017, 05:58 PM   #2
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Savage model 99 in 308. About 1980.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:05 PM   #3
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Remmy 30-06
I was like 15, can’t remember if I was legally able to drive yet but we use to drive all over our property.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:07 PM   #4
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:07 PM   #5
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Model ‘94 30-30. I thought everyone did?
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:07 PM   #6
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Browning BLR 308...a schpike circa 1979 and yes the gun is pointed in a bad direction thanks..

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Old 12-05-2017, 06:08 PM   #7
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:08 PM   #8
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Remington Mohawk 600 6mm in 1977.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:09 PM   #9
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Awesome pic Jason!
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:09 PM   #10
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Remington 700 in .270 WIN.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:09 PM   #11
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Killed a nice six point last year with a Remington 710 in.243.

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Old 12-05-2017, 06:11 PM   #12
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Winchester model 94 .30-30.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:12 PM   #13
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SAKO Forester in .243, with a blond stock. My oldest son (18) got his first deer with that rifle too at the tender age of 7. It's his now.

Funny thing. Got a plain-Jane 4x Leupold on that rifle and it hasn't been touched since 1986. Still dead-on.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:12 PM   #14
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Sako 222.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:14 PM   #15
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Savage .222
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:15 PM   #16
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Model 94 30-30 open sights in 1990ish.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:16 PM   #17
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Bear Kodiak magnum
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:16 PM   #18
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Marlin 30-30 8yrs old
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:18 PM   #19
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Remington 7600 in 30-06 that my dad bought me. Killed a yearling doe in 1996 with it, shot her head smooth off....
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:20 PM   #20
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Marlin 30-30 @ 14yo. First and only buck I shot with a rifle
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:22 PM   #21
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Old Winchester 243 (my dads that was given to him by his dad)


Sierracharlie out…
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:23 PM   #22
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Remington 1100 with some 000 buckshot in front of hounds.

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Old 12-05-2017, 06:34 PM   #23
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I shot my first rifle deer with a Marlin 30-30, first deer with a bow was shot with a Reflex Bighorn


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Old 12-05-2017, 06:35 PM   #24
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:37 PM   #25
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22 hornet


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Old 12-05-2017, 06:37 PM   #26
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700 in 6mm Rem...it is now a tight neck 6BR
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:38 PM   #27
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Killed my first with a Remington model 700 222 when I was 12.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:39 PM   #28
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Remington Model 788 .243

Hoyt Rebel XT and 2213 Easton aluminum arrow, 125gr Thunderhead.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:42 PM   #29
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M77 25-06.

I can't even remember what model Hoyt my first bowkill deer was. It was new in 97.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:42 PM   #30
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Basket-racked little 8 pointer with my uncle's Model 700 Classic in 270.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:44 PM   #31
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243 shot a nubbin buck, blew his nub off knocked him smooth out my older brother cut his throat
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:45 PM   #32
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SAKO Forester in .243, with a blond stock. My oldest son (18) got his first deer with that rifle too at the tender age of 7. It's his now.

Funny thing. Got a plain-Jane 4x Leupold on that rifle and it hasn't been touched since 1986. Still dead-on.
Oh, yeah, first bow kill was 178 lb boar hog in December '03 with an AR34 @ 7 yards.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:46 PM   #33
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22 hornet


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I may have to get me a Hornet
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:46 PM   #34
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Excam .50 cal muzzleloader in 1977.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:47 PM   #35
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A .257 Weatherby about 10 years ago.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:48 PM   #36
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Savage Model 340 30-30 bolt rifle with a Weaver fixed 4x scope, Weaver mounts and Winchester 150 grain bullet. Shot on my Uncle's 640 acre ranch, North end of Harper Texas on the Mason to Harper Highway. Afternoon hunt, sitting in an oak log ground blind with my shot at 45 yards broadside.....Dad to my right side. Deer was a basket rack 8 point buck, feeding in the middle of my Uncle's Boer goats. Made the shot, one high kick, stepped forward one step - dead before it's head hit the ground. Dad laughed at me when he looked over as I shook. Great memories - 1970.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:49 PM   #37
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Winchester .222. 8 years old and killed a doe. You’d thought it was 200”.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:49 PM   #38
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Marlin 30-30


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Old 12-05-2017, 06:50 PM   #39
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Mid 60s Remington 700 in 270 wearing a Leupold 4x when I was 11. I bought the rifle myself when I was 10 with money earned from mowing yards.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:51 PM   #40
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.222 Remington Model 7

Surprised at all the .222 responses so far considering very few use them for hunting these days.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:51 PM   #41
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:52 PM   #42
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winchester 94 25-35 in 1963
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:53 PM   #43
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remington 870 12 gauge with 00 buck, around 1998.
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:00 PM   #44
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A doe with a .222 at 9 years old. Was shaking like a leave
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:03 PM   #45
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.222 Remington Model 7

Surprised at all the .222 responses so far considering very few use them for hunting these days.
You wouldn't be interested in selling that rifle would you?




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Remington 788, .243.
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:04 PM   #46
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Mine was 30.06 at 11 years old. Still don't know why my grandpa let me shoot that gun. My neck and shoulder was jacked up for a couple days lol.
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:07 PM   #47
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Sporterized Swedish Mauser in 6.5 X 55
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:08 PM   #48
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Remington 722. 257 Roberts


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Old 12-05-2017, 07:09 PM   #49
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Mohawk 600, .243.
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Old 12-05-2017, 07:11 PM   #50
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Sporterized 8mm mouser when I was 11.
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