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9 year old shoots her first deer

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Hollie Trahan shoots her first deer while in Arkansas for duck hunting. Took the family up to shoot some ducks and since the ducks are really far and few between, we went deer hunting on a friends property. I took my 9 year old daughter with me as always and wouldn't you know it this nice doe popped out and she wanted to shoot and I felt she was ready. She grabbed her Ruger American compact in 7mm-08 with her Remington 'Managed Recoil' loaded and laid her rifle on the stand rail. All she could see was green in the trees. I put her on my lap and she looked through the scope again and saw BROWN. She asked me 'right behind the shoulder, right?' I told her hold it there and I took the safety off. She reached for the trigger and dropped the doe where she stood. Her exact words were, 'I dropped that doe in her tracks, huh daddy!!!' After that it was hugs and high fives!!! I don't think I ever saw her so happy! It was an awesome time! Just don't get any better than that!!! She shot it the day after Christmas and still talking about it and proud of herself. So am I!!! Lol
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super great job!!!!! very nice!!!!!
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Thanks! I told her we got a comment on 'her' post and she ran to come read it. Now she's all excited again! Thanks for the support and making her evening!!!
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no problem she deserves it!!! she did a great job!!!! I was a lot older than 9 b4 I got my first deer!!! I think i'm a lil jealous of her!!!!! u did a great job dad and I know u are some proud!!!!
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Tell me about it! I'm 38 and I shot my first around 31 or 32. My 19 year old shot her first at 14. Guess they got it better than we did, lol! I'm definitely not complaining! Just lucky the big man in the clouds hooked us up and get to enjoy these great times!
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Way to go young lady, There's more meat on a deer than a duck anyway!
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She said, 'that is true'! She also told me that she's gonna feed us for a month with her deer, lol!!! Anyway, we appreciate the comment and support! She is very proud and we brought her deer to the taxidermist where she already has the spot picked out in the living room when we get it back. Thanks again!
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