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Old 10-15-2020, 08:35 PM   #1
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After 16 unsuccessful Tradbow seasons since my last kill, I finally connected this morning. He’s not a big Buck but for me he is a trophy and I feel so blessed.

He came in about 8:15 directly to my feeder at about 15 yards. He fed for about 10 minutes and I really didn’t consider shooting him and he bolted out and I thought he was gone but “No Worries”. He came back in and started feeding at 12 yards and I thought “I’ve got a big Buck tag too so why not”. I drew back picked a small spot behind the shoulder and released the arrow. Instantly I saw the shot placement looked good but maybe a bit back. I waited about 20 minutes and thought I would get out of my pop up and check for blood. About 10 yards from the impact point the blood flow looked very good so I began to trail him. He only went 65 yards and piled up. He was a much larger bodied deer than I thought and I estimate he is a 2 1/2 year old with no antler growth. That said, I feel he was a great deer to remove from our small herd.

I am both thankful and proud that my arrow was true and for a quick kill.
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Old 10-15-2020, 08:38 PM   #2
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He's a fine buck. Congratulations!

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Old 10-15-2020, 08:38 PM   #3
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Congrats on the shoot wow 12 yards is close ! Persistence paid off
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Old 10-15-2020, 08:39 PM   #4
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Outstanding work!


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Old 10-15-2020, 09:14 PM   #5
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Congrats sir! Good shootin’!
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:24 PM   #6
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:29 PM   #7
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Awesome, great job !
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:30 PM   #8
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Congratulations. patience and persistence paid off.

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Old 10-15-2020, 09:38 PM   #9
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You trad guys are straight up killers! Nice!
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:40 PM   #10
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Great job Sir!!!
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:43 PM   #11
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:46 PM   #12
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Congratulations on a hard won trophy!
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:46 PM   #13
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Congratulations that’s awesome!
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Old 10-15-2020, 09:51 PM   #14
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Congratulations! Good shootin'.
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Old 10-15-2020, 10:19 PM   #15
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Old 10-15-2020, 10:28 PM   #16
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Congrats, that is a heck of a accomplishment sir.

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Old 10-15-2020, 10:36 PM   #17
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Congrats. Well deserved.
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Old 10-15-2020, 10:36 PM   #18
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Congrats!! Meat in the freezer!
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Old 10-15-2020, 10:47 PM   #19
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Fantastic! Congrats!


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Old 10-15-2020, 10:52 PM   #20
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Fine accomplishment right there sir. Congrats
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Old 10-15-2020, 11:00 PM   #21
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Great harvest bud! Way to go!!
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Old 10-15-2020, 11:04 PM   #22
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Well done, congrats
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Old 10-15-2020, 11:54 PM   #23
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Way to go Doug. I’ve read the threads and seen your patience and persistence. I’m glad it finally paid off for you!!!!

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Old 10-16-2020, 12:00 AM   #24
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Very nice, congratulations!
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Old 10-16-2020, 12:17 AM   #25
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Way to preserve. Congratulations!


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Old 10-16-2020, 06:17 AM   #26
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Congratulations on a good hunt.
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Old 10-16-2020, 06:32 AM   #27
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Very nice congratulations
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Old 10-16-2020, 06:33 AM   #28
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Nice work, congrats.
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Old 10-16-2020, 06:38 AM   #29
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Old 10-16-2020, 07:12 AM   #30
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Love it!
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Old 10-16-2020, 07:14 AM   #31
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Old 10-16-2020, 08:46 AM   #32
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Old 10-16-2020, 08:55 AM   #33
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Attaboy
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Old 10-16-2020, 09:02 AM   #34
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Very nice!
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Old 10-16-2020, 09:11 AM   #35
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CONGRATS that is awesome!
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Old 10-16-2020, 09:36 AM   #36
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Awesome... love it when a plan finally works. Congrats to you. I've been in that situation before and it is frustrating hunting east Texas knowing deer are around but having a difficult time bow hunting them.
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Old 10-16-2020, 09:50 AM   #37
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Congratulations, thanks for sharing your story.
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Old 10-16-2020, 09:53 AM   #38
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Great job, nice deer.
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Old 10-16-2020, 10:03 AM   #39
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congrats!
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Old 10-16-2020, 10:17 AM   #40
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Old 10-16-2020, 10:38 AM   #41
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Congrats!! And a really nice set-up! Is that bow a Kota??
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Old 10-16-2020, 10:40 AM   #42
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Great shot sir!
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Old 10-16-2020, 12:12 PM   #43
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Congrats ! Way to hang in there !
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Old 10-16-2020, 01:23 PM   #44
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That's great.....Congrats!!
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Old 10-16-2020, 01:25 PM   #45
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congrats!!
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Old 10-16-2020, 06:20 PM   #46
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Congratulations! That's awesome!
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Old 10-17-2020, 09:21 AM   #47
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Thanks to all for the nice words and encouragement. I was shooting a Javaman Assyrian static Recurve; 58” and 47# @ 28” with a Cedar shaft and 165 grain Rib-Tek 2 blade head.
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Old 10-17-2020, 09:29 AM   #48
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Old 10-17-2020, 09:30 AM   #49
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Dig it! Congratulations
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Old 10-17-2020, 04:11 PM   #50
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Way to go!
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