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Anybody Kill Anything Yet?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Gonzoso, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Gonzoso

    Gonzoso

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    Most places have archery open already, has anyone here killed anything yet?

    I just got out for the first time today even though archery opened this past Saturday.

    I've been busy with work, trying to sell my bike and life in general so I only got to tune my bow up with the broadheads today.

    I also sighted in the crossbow I got off my buddy last year.

    I had no intention of hunting but then I got my stuff tuned and I was already where I hunt so smelling of cigarettes, wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt, my smelly old work boots and all I set out.

    Walked around for a few hours, the wind was not in my favor until 6:20, 15 minutes before dark. I snuck up on this herd in an open field like a lion in the Serengeti. I got to thirty-five yards away and I shot her right in the ticker with my arrow gun.

    I still think my recurve and compound bows are more fun, but this is an an efficient meat harvester.

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    I need to hire a new photographer though!:supergrin:
     
  2. Peace Warrior

    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

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    Photo's fine.
     

  3. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

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    Shot a 3rd on a friends tag when he failed to connect on his stalk, but aside from the shot, nothing really worth making note of.

    Got 2 first time hunters on caribou. Didn't get a moose, but I've still got bear and 5 deer tags to fill, possibly a late season musk ox, or buffalo as well.
     
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    Not yet...been too damned hot to pack out. HH
     
  5. Gonzoso

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    Wow those are impressive!

    I got a bear tag last year but didn't have much luck.

    This year I know where a good place would be but I just bought a new motorcycle so a taxidermy bill isn't in the cards for me.:crying:

    For big game all we have in PA are bear and deer, and some elk out west via lottery. Heck I think they even call turkey big game here.:supergrin:
     
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    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

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  7. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    No archery here, but I'll be going with a rifle in a few weeks for Mulies and Whitetail. Gonna try to bag at least one with my new AR. Grouse after that.
     
  8. frank4570

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    Not yet. I really need more hazelnut saplings to make proper arrows.
     
  9. Hummer

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    Gonzoso, nice work on the impromptu doe hunt. :wavey: Kind of proves the point about the work just beginning once the animal is down.

    AK_Stick, beautiful caribou in beautiful country, I'm envious! Someday I'm going to hunt Alaska.... :reindeer:


    I've got a pronghorn doe tag for a season that begins this weekend in NW Colorado. It'll be a quickie meat hunt but good prep for the more rigorous elk, deer & bear season coming in three weeks.
     
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    Rifle season ended several weeks ago out in most of CA! Crazy...
     
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    I've shot two raccoons and two skunks in the last week, wasn't good eating though.:rofl:
     
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  12. collim1

    collim1 Shower Time!

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    I just planted my fields this weekend. Its still hot, humid, and swarming with biting insects down here.

    Cant wait though, got a nice buck on the property I didn't get a shot at last year. Hoping to find him this year.
     
  13. Gonzoso

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    Holy cow! Rifle doesn't start here until the Monday after thanksgiving.

    I kinda dread it a bit. I hunt a large private piece of land, only myself and 2 other guys hunt a thousand acres.

    Rifle season comes and I "hunt" it but mostly I spend my time keeping off trespassers and poachers.
     
  14. GreenDrake

    GreenDrake Rip Lips

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    Picked up my tags yesterday, got the rifle cleaned up, sighting in this afternoon. Heading up to elk camp in 5 days. Hoping for some meat this year, seems like a late rut so we may be in luck. Either way, going to take a whitetail down as well this year, I hope.
     
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    Very nice. Congrats!
     
  16. finz50

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    Got my first bow kill/first buck on Saturday...
     

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    I had a beautiful compound bow a few years back but had to sell it (awesome trophy pics by the way!) and am looking to find a good 30-06 for deer hunting up here in New England. Any suggestions anyone?
     
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    Just gotta couple of lopes in wyo.
     
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    Glock20 10mm Use Linux!

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  20. Gonzoso

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    Congratulations! How did it feel compared to a rifle kill?