Youth Weekend Success

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by Chilly, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. Chilly

    Chilly 10 pointer

    It turned out to be a great weekend of hunting despite the hot weather on Saturday. My oldest boy and myself hunted Saturday morning and evening. We seen several deer and he got to see his first buck fight / sparring match. It was pretty neat. My youngest was hunting with my brother and they seen a couple of does and turkeys on Saturday. None of us seen a deer Sunday morning. The front started coming in hard about 4:00. My dad and my oldest son went and sat on an oak flat. They seen 10-12 doe and 1 small buck. My youngest son and me got in our ground blind on the food plot we put out. He killed a doe off of that food plot the week before with his crossbow so he got his first with a crossbow off of his bucket list. The wind was swirling something bad and we had already been busted by a small spike. Two doe had shown up and did not hang around long. All of a sudden, out of nowhere, this buck shows up downwind from the blind at 10 yards. He walks directly in front of us and I hand my boy the gun. I hold the trigger stick as he puts the gun on the cradle. He made his shot at 15 yards. The buck heads up the hill wide open but packing a leg so I knew he was hit hard. After a 60 yard recovery, my son had his buck in his hands. He was shaking like a leaf in the wind and I wasn't far behind him. We couldn't believe that it happened that fast. It has been a great year for my family so far! Truly Blessed!
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2017
  2. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

    Aug 21, 2007
    the woods
    Congrats to the lil man on a nice buck.
  3. invasion36

    invasion36 8 pointer

    Aug 29, 2013
    Kenton Co
    Well done young man! Congrats to you and dad!
  4. Feedman

    Feedman Cyber-Hunter

    May 28, 2003
    In the basement
    Congratulations Nice buck
  5. bondhu

    bondhu 12 pointer

    Jul 3, 2015
    Battle Run
    Great job Chilly,on the hunt and for sharing. Wow congrats to the young man, but boy he ain't leaving much to dream about.LOL
  6. yelper

    yelper 8 pointer

    Nov 17, 2003
    That is outstanding, congrats!
  7. Cornpile

    Cornpile 12 pointer

    Dec 1, 2006
    Kornfield County,KY
    Look at the size of the body on that mule and a
    beautiful rack. Congrats on a great buck young man.
  8. JDMiller

    JDMiller 12 pointer

    Jun 12, 2005
    " Between the Rivers "
    Congrats to the young man.... absolutely beautiful buck!!

    Great tine length.... and looks about even on both sides.... I'd drop the hammer on him and not have thought twice.

    A job very well done .
  9. childersb24

    childersb24 6 pointer

    Mar 25, 2010
    Glad I was there to enjoy it with ya bro.
  10. kriggs

    kriggs 6 pointer

    Jan 23, 2016
    Congratulations, awesome buck.
  11. Joe Bryan

    Joe Bryan 8 pointer

    Jul 4, 2006
    Nelson County
    Great read brother those boys are killing machines! I can't wait to hear it from him at the archery shop!:cool:
  12. iwuvhunting

    iwuvhunting 6 pointer

    Nicely done young man! Congrats!
  13. bgkyarcher

    bgkyarcher 12 pointer

    Aug 23, 2011
    Holy cow! Great buck! Congrats!
  14. elkaholic

    elkaholic 12 pointer

    Jan 12, 2012
    Pendleton County
    Good story and a great buck, congrats.
  15. DePre

    DePre 6 pointer

    Sep 8, 2016
    Nicely done young fella!

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