BEGINNERS LUCK

by D. King
(Brooksville, fl)

I spent most of my days growing up working and driving race cars, so never really hunted.


So I Turned 38 last year and had friends that hunted and decided to give it a try, but Fell in love with Bow hunting rite away...

After 2 weeks of practice I thought it was time to head for the woods, but needed a stand. That Thursday a friend and I went out and picked out one. The next afternoon we went out and put up our stands for Saturday morning.

So it's 4 A.M. (the next day) and we ease out through the woods and split off to our stands. the climber about whooped me but I got it...

It was a beautiful morning and was just enjoying it! I spent the morning just listening and watching. 9 o'clock came and figured well no deer first day, no biggie...

I looked to my right and there he was! A BUCK!!!! My heart was pounding like crazy! my Bow laying on my lap and he was staring at me. I stayed perfectly still till he went back to the Acorns, then I raised my Bow shaking like a leaf! I didn't even have the peep sight in line and almost shot I was so excited! But composed myself and lined up my 25 yd. shot.

I hit the release and he bolted! It felt like i had been holding my breath the whole time!!!! I text my buddy and said I think I got one!!! We regrouped and scouted for 45 minutes till I found him.


(I WILL REMEMBER THAT DAY FOREVER!)

FIRST DAY

FIRST BUCK

FIRST ARCHERY HUNT





Comments for BEGINNERS LUCK

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 12, 2012
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Beginners luck NEW
by: Huntergirl62

I started hunting when I was 27 yrs old. I will be 50 in a week. LOL WOW!! Anyways. I love hunting!!!! I have never felt the feelings before that you feel when a big Buck steps out. Its so great. After I shoot my right leg jumps up and down like crazy. I am so glad you got to experience that the 1st day. I will hunt till I can hunt no more. I loved your story. I am Turkey hunting on the 23rd. That's really fun!! Its all in the calling!!! Good luck

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Deer Hunting Stories.