Last weekends 9 pt. - The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community
 1Likes
  • 1 Post By Xbowandflint
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 11:14 AM Thread Starter
Banned
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 24
Back To Top
Last weekends 9 pt.

Last Saturday was the lucky day for me. I went a ladder stand I don't use to much. Saw 2 deer in the am. A small doe first, then later a small 6 pt. He walked by at 35 yds, I try to stay 30 yds or less. So he got a pass. Left for lunch. Went back to the same stand cause the wind here was from the southwest. A bit strange for here, but it worked out great. A little before 6 pm I heard footsteps from my left. Pretry close to. I see a big bodied deer coming through under the scrub trees. The scrub trees are 5 or 6 ft tall. Tought to see anything type stuff. He stopped right even with me and made a scrape and rubbed the tree a little. That's when I saw his rack. Panic set in pretty quick. I did have the bow ready, only need a few steps forward. When he got in the window I gave him a soft meh. Stopped and looked right at me. PUT the cross hairs right on the pocket behind his right leg and fired. The bolt blew through him at 15 yds. He ran up the hill about 40 yds and turned and went down the hill another 40 yds. Crash in threw everything in his path. Crashes into a rock and silence. Hes down, 50 yds from me. I walk over to him and wow. Huge body deer, with the biggest rack I've gotten so far. Man he was heavy. I only had to drag him 80 yds downhill to the powerline. Luckily the property owner let's me use my 4 wheeler. Got him the trailer and out. I didn't get any pics of him. I forgot my phone earlier and didn't think to when I got home. Wanted to get him to butcher pretty quickly. I did take a pic of the rack after. I'll try and post that if I can figure it out. It really was a great hunt, cause I didn't expect to see anything with the temp up.
bigguy54 likes this.
Xbowandflint is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 11:23 AM Thread Starter
Banned
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 24
Back To Top


Ok, think I got it to load.
Xbowandflint is offline  
post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 01:32 PM
Regular Member
 
RacksnQuacks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: SW PA
Posts: 2,396
Back To Top
Congrats!
RacksnQuacks is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 02:39 PM
Frequent Contributor
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Lycoming Co
Posts: 696
Back To Top
good job!
shuey 270 is offline  
post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 03:01 PM
Diehard Outdoorsman
 
Honkers51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Hunting in Pa ,5C&5D
Posts: 3,101
Back To Top
Congrats Bud!
Honkers51 is offline  
post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 03:06 PM
Hooked on HuntingPa
 
C R O W's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Fayette County
Posts: 425
Back To Top
Picture wont load, great story and congratulations on a successful harvest!
C R O W is offline  
post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 03:50 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: 15065
Posts: 4,528
Back To Top
That is cool man.Congrats on great harvest.

Bob Seger,till it shines.
Hiamovi is offline  
post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-06-2016, 09:04 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: ND/Bucks County
Posts: 3,611
Back To Top
Congrats!

USAF 1980-2010
OEF VET
VFW Life Member
NRA Life Member
American Legion Life Member
USAFRET is online now  
post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-07-2016, 05:29 AM Thread Starter
Banned
 
Join Date: Nov 2016
Posts: 24
Back To Top
Xbowandflint is offline  
post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 11-10-2016, 09:49 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: 2A-Wash. Co.
Posts: 16,418
Back To Top

2A-Wash. Co.
Fleroo is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The HuntingPA.com Outdoor Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome