We're scheduled to have a baby Friday morning, so no hunting for me. Good luck !
Season doesn't start til Saturday!!!
We found it! This was one of three bucks that we kicked up out of a thicket on our last drive. I was hunkered down in a fencerow over 600 yards from the thicket but in a well traveled path to a neighboring farm we refer to as the " refuge"... NO HUNTING.
He ran across 80 acres of open ground and when he crossed the 100 yard zone I let him have it. A head on shot, that is one of my favorite shots, just below the white patch on the neck. The shock of the bullet took him completely off his feet and over backwards. He hit the ground skidding to a stop, I was sure he was done but amazingly he got to his feet and bolted for the CRP.
My shot was off center but enough of the bullet fragmented bone to take out one lung. We found it dead this morning about 100 yards from where we'd tracked blood last night. Not a giant by any means but quite a thrilling hunt!
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