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Old 10-13-2011, 11:21 PM   #1
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Well I shot the biggest buck of my life this evening and after I shot the buck he didn't even know he was hit. He slowly walked off acting funny. I climbed down 20 minutes after I shot him I was hunting at my house on 85 acres in Harris county. Well I shot the deer with a 2 blade rage, He was pouring blood at the beginning then would turn into little specs then pour blood.
When I shot the buck he was quartering away I hit him far back and exited low behind the shoulder.
But long story short I been tracking him since 8 till around 10 followed blood trail into nasty thick brush to were I was on my hands and knees and could not find anymore. The last blood I found was about the size of the top of a cole can. I decided to go in the morning, he was headed toward the river. Guessing because that's the only water in the woods right now.
But I can't describe the disappointment I have right now.
From the smell of my arrow it went through the guts but the blood was bright red and looked like it was coming out his nose. What do y'all tbh'ers think?
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:24 PM   #2
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It's gonna be a long night but just let him go. Look again in the morning once you get some better light. Good luck bud. We've all been there. Keep us updated
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:26 PM   #3
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If you don't find him early call someone of the blood tracking dog list. Nevermind, I see where harris County is NOT a legal county to use a tracking dog.

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Old 10-13-2011, 11:29 PM   #4
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go back to last blood in the morning and move as slow as you can........and then move slower.......pay attention to every last detail........broken branches, branches/leaves/sticks/limbs/twigs pushed into unnatural positions leaves and debris turned over exposing fresh earth etc.........good luck........wish I was closer I would offer assistance.........also if no other options are available have you thought about using a dog? there is a sticky with dog handlers and tracking dog info, im sure there is someone around your area that can help.........good luck and I hope you recover your deer
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:29 PM   #5
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dang man! keep up the search!
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:30 PM   #6
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Sounds like you only got one lung, hope you didnt bump him. They can run a long ways on a single lung but will lay down as die eventually.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:30 PM   #7
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It sucks, but like said above, it has happened to most of us one time or another. I hope you find him in the morning!

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Old 10-13-2011, 11:31 PM   #8
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If you don't find him early call someone of the blood tracking dog list.
Don't mean to be a killjoy but I believe the use tracking of tracking dogs in Harris County is illegal. Sounds like the deers hit well. Let him sit overnight and have a go in the morning. Good luck and keep us posted!
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:33 PM   #9
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:33 PM   #10
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Back out and wait till sun up. We won't be too far if he's bleeding that good.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:37 PM   #11
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I put flagging up on last blood and I'm going at first light in the morning. I have a beagle but have never tried him on a deer,but I am in the a.m!
One good thing is he was headed to a place where there is a big curve in the river so it's like a peninsula. There was at moments for around 20 yards to were I wouldn't even jab to bend my back to look for blood just pouring out. Also I did not get a pass through the arrow fell out after 150 yds of tracking.
Thank y'all for the luck if I find him I'll post pics if not I'll update y'all of me pouting like a 5 year old.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:37 PM   #12
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A 2" hole all the way through his body... He's dead brother! It's just a matter of finding him now. Hind sight is 20/20 but it sure would've been better to back out from the start. Go back in the morning and post LDP's
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:40 PM   #13
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Keep us updated brother. Wish I didn't have to work in the morning or I would be there to help you. I live about 15 minutes away and I have a yellow lab that loves to go for walks and find treats at the end.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:46 PM   #14
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That bites, Hope you find him in the morning...good luck with the recovery.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:49 PM   #15
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Hope you find him.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:55 PM   #16
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Well you tried to find him now go back in the morning and try again, it's happened to all of us good luck in finding him
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:03 AM   #17
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Good luck on finding him. Hope to see some LDPs' in the morning


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Old 10-14-2011, 12:10 AM   #18
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He's down, you just need to find him in the morning. Good luck!
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:12 AM   #19
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:14 AM   #20
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I know that is a sickening feeling but I think you will find him in the mornin! Good luck
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:35 AM   #21
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Don't mean to be a killjoy but I believe the use tracking of tracking dogs in Harris County is illegal. Sounds like the deers hit well. Let him sit overnight and have a go in the morning. Good luck and keep us posted!
That is correct^^^

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Old 10-14-2011, 12:38 AM   #22
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I have to go to Waltons Feed in the morning. Give me a ring in the morning and I'll stop by and help. 281-808-9544

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Old 10-14-2011, 12:40 AM   #23
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o one other idea, if all else fails and you can't find blood after searching go to every single spot you can think of holding water, including the river and look very carefully, in my experience wounded deer go to water 90% of the time if it is available
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Old 10-14-2011, 01:01 AM   #24
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Good luck!!! Will be looking for update!!
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Old 10-14-2011, 02:31 AM   #25
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Old 10-14-2011, 02:40 AM   #26
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Good luck,80 acres look where he jumped or went thru the fence if he got that far. They can also hide real good.
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Old 10-14-2011, 04:51 AM   #27
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Good luck this morning. I've got a good feeling about it, and think you're gonna find him.
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Old 10-14-2011, 04:58 AM   #28
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I think a lot of us have "been there, done that" and the above comments are good ones.
Good Luck and let's see some LDP's
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:04 AM   #29
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Dude,get outta bed.Get a cup of coffee and go get your deer.Good luck !!


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Old 10-14-2011, 05:08 AM   #30
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Dude,get outta bed.Get a cup of coffee and go get your deer.Good luck !!


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just about to say the same thing. hope you get him bud. good luck!
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:40 AM   #31
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:54 AM   #32
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:59 AM   #33
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Well I'm up now, well that's if I ever fell asleep or if I was just in deep thought for 6 hours ha, but I called my neighbor down the road he's in college and is going to help me go look. I saw a post up there about look at all the spots with water well, the east fork of San jacinto runs through the property so there's a lot of it.
I'm not going to quit looking for the deer till either I loose all hope or well, find him of course. I thank y'all for the luck wishes hopefully I recover the buck and will have LDP's here in a few hours.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:05 AM   #34
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:10 AM   #35
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Best of luck to you bud. That is a sick feeling for sure. I will keep watching the updates on here and see if you find it.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:11 AM   #36
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:13 AM   #37
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Good luck this AM!
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:14 AM   #38
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Best of luck this morning.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:16 AM   #39
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Just got up and moving. Feel free to call if you need another nose on the ground. Gonna be out that way shortly.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:23 AM   #40
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Just got up and moving. Feel free to call if you need another nose on the ground. Gonna be out that way shortly.
Will do.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:40 AM   #41
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Lemme know if you need any help, I'm just down the road in Crosby at work. Grew up in Huffman, I know alot of those woods. I'd be willing to lend a hand if needed. 7134163101
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:43 AM   #42
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Good luck...had this happen to me about 5 yrs ago. You'll find him!
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:43 AM   #43
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Lemme know if you need any help, I'm just down the road in Crosby at work. Grew up in Huffman, I know alot of those woods. I'd be willing to lend a hand if needed. 7134163101
You know where Hargraves rd is just past the commons? Thats where I'm located, but will do if I need more help.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:47 AM   #44
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Good luck.

Sounds like a dead deer to me.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:51 AM   #45
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good luck keep us posted!

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Old 10-14-2011, 06:57 AM   #46
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You know where Hargraves rd is just past the commons? Thats where I'm located, but will do if I need more help.
Yes sir, I now exactly your at. Cypress point if I'm correct.
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:59 AM   #47
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:59 AM   #48
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I have a feeling we are going to see some LDP's here in a little while. Good Luck
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Old 10-14-2011, 07:01 AM   #49
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Something else to consider is going back to your last blood and look for a place the deer turned. Happens alot. They will turn and be dead within 20 yds sometimes. Good luck.
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Old 10-14-2011, 07:08 AM   #50
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Headed to the woods now boys, I'll keep y'all posted.
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