Got another one!

Crossbow Hunting

Moderators: Bill T, Excalibur Marketing Dude

User avatar
Posts: 13441
Joined: Wed Oct 09, 2002 9:21 pm
Location: Ohio

Re: Got another one!

Post by wabi » Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:31 am

Thanks for the replies!

Went back this morning and located the arrow. It was 21 yards from the base of the ladder, so the deer was probably about 19 yards away when I shot.
No damage to the arrow or broadhead, so I'm at a bit of a loss as to the small exit hole?
I suppose that's probably very tough skin on the leg and it just didn't tear any.

I took a pic of the stand looking back from where the arrow was -
The ground is dry now, so I was able to drive my truck in. The old blind in the background is the cover for the shooting bench now. Not much left of it, but it keeps the seat dry. :D Those sticks in the food plot are my yardage markers for the blind - 30 yard "in range" zone. :wink:

I also went to where the deer went down and paced the distance back to the shot location - 31 yards by the actual path he took. (he had made a small circle downhill as he went down)
Repeated my prayers to Creator at the sight where he fell, giving my thanks for the gift of meat and asking Creator to guide the deer's spirit on the journey ahead.

Came home, cleaned the arrow, gave it a few passes on the sharpening stone (I'm out of replacement blades and have had a hard time finding new ones - currently in the process of ordering more directly from the manufacturer), and I'll be ready to hunt again this evening. :roll: (I'll probably use the camera this trip)
Bet my son will insist on tagging along today. :lol: :lol:

User avatar
Posts: 93
Joined: Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:14 pm

Re: Got another one!

Post by KBW » Tue Oct 12, 2010 1:13 pm

:shock: :D

Posts: 7297
Joined: Mon Nov 13, 2006 2:00 pm
Location: Southern Ontario

Re: Got another one!

Post by VixChix » Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:45 pm

Congrats, Wabi! Now go get another one, with your boy along! :)
Sent from a mobile device - So spelling and grammar may be questionable!
"Team DryFire"
Vixen, Micro 315, HHA Optimizer, Boo & VixenMaster strings, Munch Mounts, Dr. Stirrup accessories.

Posts: 384
Joined: Tue Nov 18, 2008 8:29 pm
Location: Brantford Ontario

Re: Got another one!

Post by killshot » Tue Oct 12, 2010 3:45 pm

Nice buck congrats.
2008 Vortex 200
Vari-zone Scope
150 Grain Boltcutters

Grizzly Adam
Posts: 5701
Joined: Fri Aug 04, 2006 8:36 pm
Location: Decatur County, Indiana

Re: Got another one!

Post by Grizzly Adam » Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:25 pm

Good job, Mike! :D

Keep on tearin' em' up! :P

Posts: 137
Joined: Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:18 am
Location: Ontario

Re: Got another one!

Post by TrophyBuck » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:06 pm

Great job on the buck, and i like your stand setup.
If i'm not hunting i'm fishing, and if i'm not fishing i'm wishing.

User avatar
Posts: 1696
Joined: Sun Aug 20, 2006 2:07 pm
Location: Harpers Ferry, WV

Re: Got another one!

Post by DuckHunt » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:08 pm

I agree. It would be a bit hard to pass on him. Nice buck. I still haven't seen a buck that size this season yet. Congrats.

Micro Suppressor 400 TD/TACT-100/16.5" Spynal Tapps
Micro 340 TD Realtree Timber/TACT-100/16.5" Spynal Tapps
Matrix 350 SE/TACT-100/18" Zombies

Posts: 851
Joined: Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:34 pm
Location: Carlisle Pa. united states

Re: Got another one!

Post by Crispy » Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:55 pm


Nice buck, congradulations!

Posts: 4505
Joined: Thu Oct 10, 2002 2:12 pm
Location: Innerkip , Ontario , Canada

Re: Got another one!

Post by R.J. » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:13 pm

Sweeeeeet ! .... What a beauty ! Congrat's !

Cool field and stand pic's as well !
See Ya. ... R.J. > " Remember , Trophies are measured by the time and energy expended to get them , not the size or quantity of the quarry "

gerald strine
Posts: 2986
Joined: Mon Nov 30, 2009 7:41 pm
Location: southern Michigan

Re: Got another one!

Post by gerald strine » Tue Oct 12, 2010 8:37 pm

great buck nice story
Hunt eat sleep repeat.

Posts: 1273
Joined: Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:15 pm
Location: Monroe, Georgia

Re: Got another one!

Post by groundpounder » Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:07 pm

Great job Wabi! Your definitely on a roll!
Why ride when you can walk!

Posts: 226
Joined: Fri Mar 27, 2009 8:05 am
Location: Columbia,PA

Re: Got another one!

Post by PABOWDUDE60 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:09 pm

You are wackin and stackin them. Nice Deer and shot.
09 Exomax
Boo String
Ground Pounder Mount
Crazy Farmer Alum Camo Arrows With Bolt Cutter BHs
2016 Bull Dog 400 diablo bolts bolt cutters

Posts: 1796
Joined: Wed Oct 04, 2006 12:06 am

Re: Got another one!

Post by MADMAX2 » Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:35 pm

CONGRATS!! gotta love the easy recovery NICE!! those yardage marker's help to take the guess work out of those kill shots!! :wink:
The best things in life are not things!!

Posts: 50
Joined: Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:41 pm
Location: east of orangeville

Re: Got another one!

Post by raven12 » Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:43 pm

Nice buck !!!!!!Congrats !
Excalibur Exocet 200, Lumizone scope, G5 Montec 100grn

Post Reply