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#2382504 - Tue Oct 04 2011 02:52 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: great white hunter]
wildatheart Offline
enthusiast

Registered: Sun Oct 09 2005
Posts: 623
Loc: Carbon Cnty, PA
Congrats to all! Love the "hill-billy" smile!
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#2382861 - Tue Oct 04 2011 07:20 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: wildatheart]
Adam K Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Wed Oct 10 2007
Posts: 2515
Loc: Union County
Congrats to everyone who scored

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#2383305 - Tue Oct 04 2011 10:29 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: Adam K]
Fly Guy Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Fri Jul 07 2006
Posts: 3716
Loc: Up A Creek - No Paddle
Thanks guys . . . it was nice to tag out early, but I will really miss watching leaves change and fall, animals preparing for winter, and the cool chill on my neck, but I just couldn't let the 8 walk even though I know at least one bigger buck roaming the woods. I can now spend some quality time with the family and maybe, just maybe fight the steelhead crowds in Erie.
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#2383550 - Wed Oct 05 2011 07:51 AM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: Fly Guy]
NiceRack! Offline
Carpal \'Tunnel

Registered: Fri Aug 30 2002
Posts: 2856
Loc: Cumberland County
 Originally Posted By: Fly Guy
Thanks guys . . . it was nice to tag out early, but I will really miss watching leaves change and fall, animals preparing for winter, and the cool chill on my neck, but I just couldn't let the 8 walk even though I know at least one bigger buck roaming the woods. I can now spend some quality time with the family and maybe, just maybe fight the steelhead crowds in Erie.


now you'll have more to lip rip some steelies I'm guessing the runs are starting up there once the rains come..
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#2391124 - Mon Oct 10 2011 08:33 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: great white hunter]
rem1187 Offline
On the board

Registered: Wed Nov 28 2007
Posts: 234
Loc: Washington Co.,Pa.
Got my first doe with a crossbow Sat. evening.Parker Tornado with red hot arrows and broadheads. Deer traveled 10 yards and that was it. She just folded up. Only downside I was unable to recover my arrow. I was shooting up hill from a ground blind and the arrow past thru and just kept goin.

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#2391206 - Mon Oct 10 2011 09:09 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: rem1187]
PSA Offline
veteran

Registered: Wed Sep 22 2004
Posts: 1380
Loc: Butler, PA
Got my first crossbow buck today. My largest buck to date. It was a 7 point. Got a complete pass thru. Found the bolt covered in blood and hair. Heard the buck crash. He went about 100 yards. Got to love the Columbus Day! This is my earliest date to be done buck hunting for me. Now I gotta focus on getting my 13 year old a deer. We love early muzzleloader season.
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#2391213 - Mon Oct 10 2011 09:10 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: PSA]
dpms Offline
The man

Registered: Wed Oct 11 2006
Posts: 11959
Loc: Pittsburgh
Congrats to all of the latest harvests!!!
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#2391378 - Mon Oct 10 2011 10:21 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: PSA]
Uke1997 Offline
journeyman

Registered: Mon Oct 25 2010
Posts: 74
Loc: Harleysville, PA
Excellent!

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#2393187 - Wed Oct 12 2011 09:46 AM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: Uke1997]
RB-HPA Offline

HPA NW Rep/Site Owner
Stopped counting

Registered: Tue Jan 13 2004
Posts: 27728
Loc: Home 2F, Camp 2G & 2F
Congrats to all making these harvests...don't forget to enter the HPA buck pool with your pictures. Anyone who has pics and just does not know how to post em on-line contact any Mod for help...WE LOVE PICS!!!

One thing I am noticing in both the stories and pics is that these shots (even youth shots) are close range, very accurate, and quick to kill and that ladies and gentlemen is what it all about to me.

CONGRATS AND CONTINUED SUCCESS to us crossbowers!! The GOOD NEWS to those that haven't scored yet, It only gets better right up til the last minute of the last day of the season. Enjoy those days, burn a vaca day or two, (or 5 in my case), best show on earth!!

It only takes a second to change your season...
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#2393469 - Wed Oct 12 2011 12:15 PM Re: 2011/2012 crossbow harvest comment thread [Re: dpms]
foxhound1 Offline
veteran

Registered: Mon Feb 05 2007
Posts: 1466
Loc: Middletown, PA
Congrats on the harvest fellas.

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