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Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Live in Venango County. Hunting Camp in Warren County
Well, I promised myself I would wait for a buck but at about 8am I heard deer coming. Pretty frosty and loud this morning. Three deer came into view about 60 yards out. All doe. I didn't shoot. Then a forth deer came into view and was walking toward me. It seemed a big doe, but with the downhill view it was tough to tell. A friend (that has killed more deer than Chevrolet's have )told me last Oct. that the best way to know if your looking at a big mature deer is to look at the face. He said a mature doe will have a long face. Long jaw and nose. He's right, and its easier than just judging size of a moving deer. This one had the long face. I shot her at about 30 yards. So much for my buck tag.
The PRB took both lungs. She ran about 50 yards and piled up. That's three flintlock does for me this season. So I'm done and happy with that.
Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf.
"When a pine needle falls in the forest, the eagle sees it, the deer hears it, and the bear smells it."
an old First Nations saying