Eight pointer hits the ground.

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Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by catcher » Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:24 pm

Well try as I might I have not been able to get a big buck in front of me this year , but do not count me out yet.!!!!!! But I have been trying to in the mean time get my son a nice buck with the crossbow and try out our new TriggerTech trigger for Excalibur crossbows . These triggers are so sweet to use , with a 2.5 pound breaking force it brings a whole new element to Excalibur shooting.
Well this Sunday past with the cold snap I just knew the deer were going to move , and sure enough we got in the stand at about 3:00 pm and about 4 : 15 we heard some foot steps in the leaves in front of us. And three does came right in and fed in front of us for about 5 minutes or so. Then we heard some more leaves being walked on and we could see a rack coming through the woods. A buck was heading our way , my son who just turned 13 last week being an apprentice hunter this year was getting a little nervous. But he kept his calm and waited for the perfect opportunity to make his move and I knew the buck was in trouble . We had just practiced shooting an hour before and he was hitting toonies size targets at 25 yards. I glanced at my son looking through the scope and no shaking or any sign of nervousness . I was almost wondering what was taking so long for him to shoot , then the buck angled a little quartering away and I saw my son bear down on the scope and easily squeezed the trigger. WACK the buck jumped and off he went and the perfect shot could be seen on the buck as he ran off. He made it about 60 yards and started to get a little weak in the knees , and down he went. Oh ya high fives all around and we got down to admire his trophy. And after field dressing the deer he had made a perfect heart shot with a nice broadhead hole right trough the heart. He was pretty excited to get a nice buck with the crossbow and is still smiling from ear to ear today. Great memories for dad and son to share in the woods.

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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by mr meat » Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:27 pm

Congrats! the pic says it all!
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by Amrap » Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:42 pm

Congratulations! Great story!
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by Masboy » Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:14 pm

Congrats for both of you! that,s what it,s about an a memory made fore sure !

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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by strum » Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:34 pm

wow catcher that is such a great story and an awesome deer..youll never see deer that big down here. tell your son we are all proud of him.
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by Waif » Wed Nov 27, 2013 1:37 pm

An arrow head a dad and a son and a buck in Canada.
An Excalibur.
Wow, what a hunt.
Congrats to you two and thanks to the deer for making a gift of him self.
A fine shot.
Savor the memory.

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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by Normous » Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:38 pm

Oustanding father and son photo with his first deer, and a huge bodied one at that. SUPER!!
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by yooper_man » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:13 pm

Congratulations dad and son. Nice job.

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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by vixenmaster » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:23 pm

Double congrats to both of y'all!
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by Pydpiper » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:24 pm

Great work gentleman! Inspirational hunters, to say the least.
Congrats to the both of you.
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by maine hunter » Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:57 pm

:D nice one!!!! some very happy hunters there!!!
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by RexKay » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:24 pm

That's just super awesome!! Congrats!
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by wabi » Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:34 pm

Very nice buck!!!!!!!!!
Your son looks like he's pleased with it!
Was he still calm after the shot? :lol:
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by frisky » Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:26 pm

Congrats on a great deer. The smiles tells it all. Nice looking bow, by the way! :D
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Re: Eight pointer hits the ground.

Post by TriggerTech » Wed Nov 27, 2013 5:46 pm

Once again, many congrats. A great one!

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