First Deer

Discussion in 'The Great Outdoors' started by Fishindude, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. Fishindude

    Fishindude Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Game on !

    Arrowed a big fat doe about 5:30 last evening. She only ran about 60 yards before expiring, drove right to her with the loader tractor and had her skinned and in cooler an hour later.

    Usually try to put 3-4 deer in the freezer every year.
     
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  2. RonM

    RonM Well-Known Member

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    Good job...
     

  3. Oregon1986

    Oregon1986 Well-Known Member

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  4. hunter63

    hunter63 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats....good luck adding a few more into the freeze.
     
  5. MichaelZ

    MichaelZ Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Good job!
    I got a big fat doe about 2 weeks ago with my crossbow (now legal in WI) - the deer went down like a sack of bricks. No trailing - just gutted on the spot leaving guts on a big plastic piece and dragged with my ATV. Registered online. That was the easiest I ever had it, which I appreciate right now. The next day I hauled the guts out to my open field farther away so I would not have coyotes near my house and my dogs eating and then throwing up the guts - also, the crows quickly found the pile.

    There are a lot of deer by us this year, but since I am mostly vegetarian for health reasons and half the kids are no longer home, I may just settle for this one deer. Don't want more than I will use.