Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

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Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by Hatchet » Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:40 am

Mrs. Hatchet and I have been hunting every chance we get since archery season opened October 3rd. I have seen a few deer and she saw one when we hunted together.

Monday night we went to the orchard shack for an evening sit. After an hour the deer started to file into the food plot. In a matter of seconds we were looking at 5 deer. The largest one was closest to us and I told my wife when she had a clear shot to take it. The deer was at 20 yards and perfectly broadside. Tink! The Axe slung a Muzzy tipped Zombie Slayer right into the sweet spot. Deer scattered in every direction. I saw her deer go hard to the left side of the orchard and disappear behind a brush pile.
It was hard to sit and listen to see if we could hear anything. After a few minutes I cautiously crept from the shack to the point of impact. If I would have looked in the direction she ran I would have seen her laying there. I found the arrow with good blood end to end. After a moment I looked into the brush. Deer down. Only made it 15 yards. I looked at Ma in the shack and told her. She was so excited.

We have been deer hunting together for a few years. Every year without success helped us plan and change our tactics. This year we built a shack in an old overgrown orchard behind our house. We planted a small food plot of turnips and beets. The deer seem to love this place.

When we opened the deer up I noticed she had made a perfect double lung heart shot.

Here are some pics for you guys.


And a picture of our orchard shack buried in brush.


Hoping everyone is enjoying the season. Good luck to you all. Be safe.

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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by Bcxbow » Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:58 am

Congrats to the Mrs. on her first with a great shot. :thumbup: :thumbup:

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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by vixenmaster » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:09 pm

Fantastic, tell yer Mrs. fine tick toter n congrats
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by longbow joe » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:18 pm

Congrats to that blind rocks hatchett...l think I'm good at brushing in a blind but you got me beat!!
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by Normous » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:18 pm

Love hunting with my wife too.
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by xcaliber » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:22 pm

Congrats on a GREAT shot, & fine vittles! :thumbup:
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by grouse » Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:12 pm

Nice big doe. Congratulations to your wife! You're going to enjoy the venison.
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by Riflemanz » Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:49 pm

Congrats! Nice pics! Nice deer!
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by gerald strine » Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:01 pm

Well done congratulations, your efforts paid off.
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by AJ01 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:55 pm

Uuummmm.... Tasty Critter!!! Tell the Mrs. "Great Job"!!! Great job on the blind too!! Old abandoned Orchards are "the bomb"!!! Wonderful places to hunt!!
One question??? Where's your deer??? :lol: :wink: :lol: :eusa-doh: :lol:

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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by DuckHunt » Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:59 pm

Uh oh! You've got competition now. :lol: I'm seeing an extra crossbow in your future. Congrats to her on the great shot! That blind looks awesome.
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by mr meat » Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:02 pm

Congrats to the wife and great blind
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by tremps01 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:05 pm

Perfect shot! Congrat both of you. :thumbup:

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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by frisky » Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:04 pm

Congrats to Mrs Hatchet! :thumbup: Nice blind! :thumbup:
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Re: Mrs. Hatchet's first deer

Post by W.Miguire » Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:20 pm

Looks like one happy lady congrats.

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