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RIDGE RUNNER
10-03-2011, 06:53 PM
I left work early on Friday to get in an afternoon Hunt. Pretty quite evening then about 6:00 this young fella pops out and gives me a nice quartering away shot. After checking the arrow and finding good blood I think it would be cool to have my Sons help me track and recover the animal. Spend some quality time with Dad. I head back home P/U the boys and head back to the stand. Well the skies open up, we've got heavy rain, fog and lighting. My great idea is getting pretty soggy. We get to the POI and of course the blood is washed away. We head in the general direction without any success. Drenched we head back, I have the boys stay at the POI, so I've got a lighted reference and then head back out. I'm starting to 2nd guess myself and I'm worried if I don't recover him tonight he'll go bad. About 60 Yds out I spot a white bellly through the fog. The long faces turn to smiles and a big congrats from the boys make for a perfect ending to this roller coaster ride. Drenched we dress and drag my trophy back to the truck 4735 4741

bloodtrail
10-03-2011, 06:54 PM
nice deer!

MoodusHunter
10-03-2011, 07:08 PM
congrats! It always ncie getting the kids involved.

vanbowhunts
10-03-2011, 07:14 PM
That's Awesome!! Congrats!! Way to put em' down, he'll be some great eating!!

cthonkerheaven
10-03-2011, 07:20 PM
Congrats on the buck

TooManyHobbies
10-03-2011, 07:24 PM
Good for you. Nice eating there.

joemichael
10-03-2011, 07:30 PM
Congrats on the buck! Glad you found him despite the rain.

Broadhead Joe
10-03-2011, 07:37 PM
Congrats on the Buck

*HuntЯ*
10-03-2011, 07:39 PM
Way to go! Nice lookin buck.

Harvester
10-03-2011, 07:41 PM
Congrats on the buck and the find!

Horizontal Hunter
10-03-2011, 09:11 PM
Congratulations on a nice harvest.

Bob

shadow
10-03-2011, 09:24 PM
Congratulations on a great looking buck! And good for you to get the kids involved with the recovery. Now all ya gotta do is have them learn how to butcher them.

bobbythehunter
10-03-2011, 09:30 PM
congratulations on a great deer. good thing you made the great shot and it didn't go far. .

DeerSniper
10-03-2011, 09:54 PM
It's good to get the kids involved anyway you can. Congrats!

spike_horn
10-03-2011, 09:59 PM
Great job and recovery!

ctdeer
10-03-2011, 10:48 PM
Shot looks perfect if that is the entry. Nice deer

Andy
10-04-2011, 04:10 AM
Great job on the recovery alot of deer are lost this year because of the rain were haveing guys go out shoot a deer it starts to pour blood trail is gone thats why i hate to hunt in the rain .

Again nice job its great to take the boys out and get them started with tracking :icon_e_smile::icon_e_smile:

KJB
10-04-2011, 08:07 AM
great read , Congrats on a nice buck and the find

Big Country
10-04-2011, 08:19 AM
Great shot. Nice buck. Congrats.

passinthru63
10-04-2011, 10:41 AM
congrats on the buck and for getting the kids involved. I hope they dragged out the deer for you. :icon_e_smile: