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Old 10-14-2011, 08:10 AM   #51
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Good luck! Looking forward to the pics!
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:15 AM   #52
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Go slow, he's there!
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:28 AM   #53
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:33 AM   #54
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:33 AM   #55
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Good Luck this morning bro, I know exactly how this feels....I bet you will find him. A rage quartering away is usually a deadly hit even if you hit a little back.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:35 AM   #56
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:36 AM   #57
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Good luck
i think you will find him
i hate loosing animals but it happens sometimes
but from the way you said it hit him i bet he is down
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:38 AM   #58
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I got my fingers crossed for ya brother !
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:39 AM   #59
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I shot a buck a couple years ago. After I hit him he ran 30 yds away,looked around and started eating acorns again with his little 4 point buddies. They walked a big half circle around me for 20 min. He laid down in sight for 10 minutes then got up and walked off.
There was so much blood all the folks I got to help look for him all said there is no way this buck is more than 40-50 yds away. Never found him, it is just crazy the things that can happen while hunting
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:43 AM   #60
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Get as much help as you can. The more eyes, the better! If he had blood coming out of his nose, you hit lungs. That is good. I'll bet you find him. Good luck!

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Old 10-14-2011, 08:46 AM   #61
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Good luck. Don't give up.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:48 AM   #62
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:52 AM   #63
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Look hard and u will find him. Good luck.
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:52 AM   #64
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Best of luck to ya........
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:54 AM   #65
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good luck man
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Old 10-14-2011, 08:59 AM   #66
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Been almost an hour...
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:01 AM   #67
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The suspense is killing me. Good luck !!
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:02 AM   #68
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refresh, refresh, refresh... stuck on this one
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:07 AM   #69
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hope you find him.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:07 AM   #70
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:08 AM   #71
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whats the udate
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:10 AM   #72
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:13 AM   #73
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:13 AM   #74
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Good luck, looking forward to the LDP's.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:13 AM   #75
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Good luck! Hope you get him!
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:14 AM   #76
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:19 AM   #77
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Good luck, hope you find him.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:19 AM   #78
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Come on LDP...
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:21 AM   #79
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:25 AM   #80
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Found another 20yards of blood then stoped, but from the looks of where he's headed either way he goes he has to cross a big creek which heads to the river along the river is fairly open with cypress trees but in the center is thick with yopons. I'm still on the look sorry for the wait.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:26 AM   #81
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You will find him, I hope to have that same problem shortly myself this season.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:27 AM   #82
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Good luck !!


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Old 10-14-2011, 09:32 AM   #83
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watching, good luck
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:40 AM   #84
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Good luck. Can yall get a dog in there?
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:44 AM   #85
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can't wait to see the LDPs, you'll find him
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:47 AM   #86
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My hunt isn't going well so far, so I'm keeping up with yours. Good luck!!!!
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:47 AM   #87
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Look for tracks where the hooves are spread out like his toes are spread. A wounded deer will do that and it is a tell tale sign of the one you are after when there is no blood. Good luck.
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:47 AM   #88
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That deer is dead! Get him


I don't always kill animals with my assassin, but when I do I use BLOODRUNNERS!
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:49 AM   #89
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Good luck guys! You'll find him!
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:50 AM   #90
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Good Luck! Keep us posted!
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Old 10-14-2011, 09:52 AM   #91
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Take a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide in in it. It will foam the blood if you get to an area where you lose the trail and can't tell if it is a blood drop you are looking at. Good luck!
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:01 AM   #92
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:08 AM   #93
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:11 AM   #94
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I have a couple of pointers that may or may not be helpful when tracking this or any other animal or even a person.
Don't get a bunch of people out there, do it alone or with one or two people to make up a team.
Track the track and not the blood, blood can dry up the track won't.
Track with your eyes and brain and not your feet.
Never walk the track, a few TBH'ers have been barked at me for this.
Stay to the side.
Go back to where you can identify that it was your deer and he wasn't running, look at his track, his stride length, where he is putting most of his weight. Are his back feet coming down in the front track, if his front track is between his back tracks then his shoulder his hurt, if his back tracks are wider and a little turned out, toes opened up more he is probably gut shot and hunched up but putting more weight on his back.

Get a tracking stick, it will help you focus your eyes in a smaller area. Once you are on the track and get a feel for his stride length you can move the stick from track to track as you move along, when you hit a spot where his track should be but isn't look for a turn. When this happens it is time to work it out slowly,
I've spent an hour in 100 square ft of rock trying to sort it out. The deer may walk back and forth over his own track a few times looking for a plack to lay down. take your time

Good luck hope you find him
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:12 AM   #95
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Man... this waiting is killing me.
Sure feel sorry for Talon. Hopefully he's taking some picks and hauling that beast back to his truck!!
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:13 AM   #96
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Good luck man! Hope you find him.
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:25 AM   #97
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Quote:
Originally Posted by az2tx View Post
I have a couple of pointers that may or may not be helpful when tracking this or any other animal or even a person.
Don't get a bunch of people out there, do it alone or with one or two people to make up a team.
Track the track and not the blood, blood can dry up the track won't.
Track with your eyes and brain and not your feet.
Never walk the track, a few TBH'ers have been barked at me for this.
Stay to the side.
Go back to where you can identify that it was your deer and he wasn't running, look at his track, his stride length, where he is putting most of his weight. Are his back feet coming down in the front track, if his front track is between his back tracks then his shoulder his hurt, if his back tracks are wider and a little turned out, toes opened up more he is probably gut shot and hunched up but putting more weight on his back.

Get a tracking stick, it will help you focus your eyes in a smaller area. Once you are on the track and get a feel for his stride length you can move the stick from track to track as you move along, when you hit a spot where his track should be but isn't look for a turn. When this happens it is time to work it out slowly,
I've spent an hour in 100 square ft of rock trying to sort it out. The deer may walk back and forth over his own track a few times looking for a plack to lay down. take your time

Good luck hope you find him
Great advise. Lots of people ruin an easy track job. Stay to the side, fee people and use your brain and common sense.
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:29 AM   #98
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Still no blood after that 20 yards I found a hour ago, The blood I have found the last 3 spots weren't specks of blood they were large amounts around every 15 to 20 yards from eachother I've even back tracked the blood all the way back to the stand. Then I back tracked all the way to the last blood.
There is no way the deers not dead to much blood. I hav walked atleast 15 circles around last blood.
First started small circles then to large circles out to 60 to 70 yards. The disappointment is starting to kick in. I'm not sure what else to do. Some of y'all are saying look for tracks but there are no tracks visible......Sigh
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:30 AM   #99
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Old 10-14-2011, 10:32 AM   #100
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Will be following this thread..,. Good luck, hope to see pics soon!!
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