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First Bow Kill

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I shot my first deer with a bow 17 minutes into the season.
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   Basinboy
Congrats Brew! 17 minutes! Wow!
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   MICAH M
Congrats on your first bow kill! Bet your hooked for life.
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   CRO
Great job, and thanks for sharing.
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   7mmSAUM
You'll never forget that moment for all your life. I still remember every detail of my first one I slung down. The feeling was like no other I killed with a gun. Don't get me wrong, every deer killed is a trophy in my eyes, but you can't beat the feeling of a bow kill. Well, welcome to the game and keep the arrows flying. Congats!!!
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   MARSHALLD
NICE DEER, at least someone killed. I went to westbay wma sat. but saw nothing..man it was hot!!
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It won't always be that easy or quick, but there is no doubt that you will now be hooked. Good luck on the rest of your season.
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   Gerald
Congradulations.......now, can you tell us the story with all the details!!!!!!!!!!
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   dyepac
17 min... did the truck even cool off,o.k lets here the details..congrats on the first bow kill .
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You may not know it yet, but you are hooked! Bowhunting is a truly thrilling sport. I love it, as do many of the readers here on this website. What a fantastic way to start the season. We are all very happy for you, keep us posted on the rest of your season.
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Congrats on your first bow kill! This is my first year to bow hunt also,I sure hope my first bow kill is like yours!!! Good luck for the rest of the season!! Come on Oct 1st!!!
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   sniper2
this is my first year too and sunday i missed a 4 point about the same size as yours. I guess it was a mixture of buck fever and misjuging the distance cause i shot right under him. good luck the rest of the season
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   Lil Hank
Congrats! Awesome way to start out the season.
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   brew33
I have been watching this deer for the past three months on my scouting camera. He and another buck have been hanging around together and I have several pictures of both bucks. I knew that I had several deer visiting my location, but I never thought that I would get to see a buck on opening day. I have been seeing a big doe in this spot for the past few years and I decieded that I was going to wait for her or I was going to shoot a buck. Having that in mind I figured that I would see a few small does, but not the one that I wanted to shoot. To my suprise, about 17 minutes after day light I saw this buck eating in a pile of corn that was about 15 yards in front of me. I never saw the deer walk up. The only bad thing is that he was facing me. When he put his head down to eat I drew back and when he turned broad side I let it fly. I will never forget the feeling that I had when I heard that arrow hit. After waiting 30 minutes I got down and found my arrow. I new I had hit him a little far back and the arrow was full of stomach contents (mostly corn). I gave him another hour and then got some of my hunting buddies to help track him. There was no blood trail. We had nothing to go off of. We looked for what seemed forever with no luck. Two of my hunting buddies gave up on the search. Another buddy and I continued to look and I eventually found him. He had only ran 40 yards, but we were looking in the wrong direction. Talk about a rollercoaster of a day. I will never forget it. I am definitely hooked. I plan to do a lot more hunting with my bow.
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SAWACK!!! Isn't it a great sound. Congrats.
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   snake
Congratrs on a great bow kill. You will never forget the first one, or any of them. It always does seem like an eternity before you find one that was stuck, but it is all worth it when you walk up to him laying on the ground. Good luck with the rest of the season and welcome to the "hooked for life" club.
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Great job man looking to get my first one also this year I'm patiently chewing my nails off waiting for OCT. 1st. It can't come fast enough.
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   11 Point
Great job Brew. Hope you get many more this season. Just remember they are not always that easy when bow hunting.
I wish you luck on a full freezer. Welcome to the club.
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   dfiant
Our deer season doesn't open here in North Louisiana until Oct 1. Still hunting only Oct. 1-Jan. 31 in all deer hunting areas, EXCEPT Areas 3 and 8 where the season will be Sept. 16-Jan. 15, and Area 6 where the season will be Oct. 1-15 for bucks only and Oct. 16-Feb. 15 for either-sex. What Parish did you get that one in ?
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