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Old 10-26-2020, 01:49 AM   #1
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Default My first deer, like ever

And it only took 32 years haha. The spike came in around 10 am shortly after another spike, and it immediately chased off a doe with two fawns. I used the distraction to ready the crossbow. He came to a stop presenting broadside at 15 yards. I took a breath to steady my aim and pulled the trigger.

He just kind of flinched and then ran, but caught the barbed wire on the way out. I lost sight of him pretty quick with all the brush around but heard him running north before curling west, and then it sounded like it was flailing or ran through a bush or something. At first I thought I missed but the bolt was laying pretty much where I'd aimed and it was bright red with blood.

The blood trail was extremely light and it took 4 of us about 45 minutes to track it down. The shot was a pass through both lungs, a little high on the entry side and it ran about 200 yards. He was 100 lbs on the dot.
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Old 10-26-2020, 01:56 AM   #2
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Old 10-26-2020, 02:04 AM   #3
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Old 10-26-2020, 02:24 AM   #4
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Old 10-26-2020, 02:55 AM   #5
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Old 10-26-2020, 03:43 AM   #6
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Old 10-26-2020, 03:51 AM   #7
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Old 10-26-2020, 03:53 AM   #8
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Old 10-26-2020, 04:54 AM   #9
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:06 AM   #10
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:10 AM   #11
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:14 AM   #12
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:40 AM   #13
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:42 AM   #14
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Old 10-26-2020, 05:55 AM   #15
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:19 AM   #16
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:37 AM   #17
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Old 10-26-2020, 06:39 AM   #18
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:01 AM   #19
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:08 AM   #20
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Congrats! Some tender meat right there!
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:09 AM   #21
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That's a dandy first deer!!

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Old 10-26-2020, 07:14 AM   #22
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You’ll never forget that one! Supercool, congrats!!!
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:16 AM   #23
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:24 AM   #24
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:27 AM   #25
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:29 AM   #26
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:33 AM   #27
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:34 AM   #28
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100# spike is big un ...Congrats
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:35 AM   #29
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:35 AM   #30
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:48 AM   #31
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Old 10-26-2020, 07:50 AM   #32
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:06 AM   #33
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:09 AM   #34
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:11 AM   #35
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Same way I started my bowhunting career was with a spike. Congrats!!
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:17 AM   #36
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:29 AM   #37
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:32 AM   #38
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:32 AM   #39
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Old 10-26-2020, 08:46 AM   #40
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Congrats! And now the quest for #2 begins.
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:03 AM   #41
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:07 AM   #42
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Congrats on your first take of an animal.

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Old 10-26-2020, 09:08 AM   #43
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:09 AM   #44
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:10 AM   #45
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:11 AM   #46
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:11 AM   #47
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:17 AM   #48
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:21 AM   #49
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Old 10-26-2020, 09:23 AM   #50
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The first is the best! Congrats!!! ��
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