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Old 02-20-2017, 02:19 PM   #18
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Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Home: Hallettsville, TX Photo/Video: Canon 7D DSLR
Hunt In: Webb, LaSalle, Lavaca
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Originally Posted by Jmsck12 View Post
I'll watch it shortly, anticipation is building up quickly!! 360 inches is a lot of bone for one day.


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That's from one hunter...technically, there was 660" between three hunters on that day!

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Originally Posted by AntlerCollector View Post
Michael, your videos are some of the best hunting videos I have seen. I really enjoy them. As far as the shot on the doe, I think it was ill advised. The combination of the deer slightly quartering toward the shooter, and the front leg being back was reason to hold off. That doe was definitely on alert, and I'm sure that played a factor in making what looked like a rushed shot. There wasn't much arrow penetration, but given the angle and leg position, I don't think she could have placed it much better. Always sucks to lose a deer. I'm glad you showed it as part of your series. It's hunting, and it ain't always pretty.
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Originally Posted by starn11gy View Post
Great video really enjoyed it. The shot was a little tuff with leg in that position. Not sure the bow set up maybe it would have been better with more poundage or maybe not. It sucks to lose a deer but that happens sometimes, my opinion is that it was not a terrible position for that shot just was not ideal. Enjoyed the video.
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Originally Posted by RascalArms View Post
Couldn't have said it any better. The deer was alert and the bow set up and broadhead may have contributed but the shot placement was solid. Not much else to say. Sucks to lose any deer but it's just bowhunting and it will happen to you if you are in the game very long.

As always...great video Michael.
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Good stuff


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Originally Posted by SFAbowhunter View Post
Another great video, Michael! Thanks for sharing. I'm just as surprised as you are about that doe. Looked like a great shot to me. Maybe y'all pushed her a little bit too soon. Hard to say. They are tough animals.
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Originally Posted by JRL View Post
Love these!
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Originally Posted by killerbee View Post
Great video
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Originally Posted by bps3040 View Post
Great video, always enjoy them.
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Originally Posted by SaltwaterSlick View Post
Likely 2 holes in the doe would have produced the desired results too... not sure what J-Net's set up is, but looked line mechanical head in the video... maybe a COC head like the Stinger would have given better results... Bottom line, your analysis is spot on. We could all spend 3 pages of what if's that might all be helpful/informative, but quartering-to shots are ill advised on deer, and especially on what seems to be a low poundage set up and not one tuned for maximum penetration.

I've just started watching your video series and I am getting motivated!! Thank you sir for taking all the time to do this. It is obviously a passion for you and you're pretty good at it!
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Originally Posted by TildenHunter View Post
CDLC produced some GREAT bucks this year. Congrats to all of you guys. That was a great shot on the doe and I never would of guessed it would of led to a .75 mile trail. Deer do weird things. I think you shoot 10 deer there, 7 get recovered shortly. Keep the videos coming and good work once again.
Thanks for all the feedback and comments!
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