First Rifle Kill

After quite a few years working on my rifle mount, have finally perfected it. First couple years rifle hunting I did not get too many shots. I believe only one. And I blew that chance. This year KDM told me I was going to shoot a buck and it was going to be on his land. After talking quite a bit during the summer, we devised a plan to build a blind that I could easily use. Last week we met again and worked out the wrinkles in the blind. Thursday went over to his land and we checked out the blind and how it would work. It would work well, but we found out Friday that the wind was going to be out of the South and that was bad. So yesterday on my way over KDM's, he came up with a new plan. We were not going to sit in the blind. We would just sit on his CRP and wait for the deer to start moving. I was surprised we had saw the first deer around one o'clock. Two healthy does with two fawns. After we saw them go by, we decided to move a little closer so we could see over a draw just in case something tried to sneak in. At 3 PM I noticed a deer sneaking out of the shelter belt in front of us. KDM said, "it's a buck." It took me a little while to get on him, probably close to a minute. I could not believe he just stood there. Yelled at him once to keep him there and he just stared at us. He was about 170 yards away, broadside. KDM said, "if you want him, shoot him. He isn't going to stand there all day." After I heard that, I pulled on the trigger and smacked him in the pump station. He hunched over immediately and ran about 30 yards and piled over. This is my first rifle kill and one that I will never forget. Thanks KDM and family.

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 AWESOME!!!

 

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This is our view from where we were sitting. He was shot right by the railroad tie fence post.

Tagged and ready to go in the bag.

This is how you transport a "Buck in a Bag" redneck style in the shaggin wagon.

 


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This is my gut man and caper, Ham.

 


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You must be the only one who has tagged out so far as yours is the first pic up from the gun season!  Congrats on the buck!

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Congratulations, Skoalongcut!!!! I really enjoy reading stories such as yours. I am quite sure you will be able to rub it in with Big J!!!!

 

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Dam right you put the smack down on his. Hold your head high and keep smiling cause thats what it is all about right there skoal. Hope you get many more. And thumbs up to KDM for his service. Need more people around like that.

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Awesome story Skoal!  This makes me happy.

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Atta kid Skoal!!! Good guidework KDM!

I dont go around guessing cup sizes either I just know a nice rack when I see one.

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I am happy for ya Skoal!!!! Nice work! That kdm is one helluva nice guy too.

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That is the best news I've heard in a long time. Just awesome skoal. And congrats to the guide, kdm is the guide of the year. (sorry Josh) ;)

 

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awesome!

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congrats  way to go man

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   LOVE IT!!

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congrats Clint!!. us that have mobilility take for granted that gift. can't imagine having your condition. you've got a great "stick-to-it" attitude and it does'nt seem to bring you down. Kudo's to KDM. way to go man

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Makes me smile!!  Nice job buddy!!  Glad to see you were able to put the ole smack down.

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mobillity or not you beat my buck i got last year. keep hunting and start drinking a better beer.

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Way to go!

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One huge congrats Skoal!!  Well done.  Your one helluva guy KDM, congrats to you too!

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Stay thirsty my friends

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Good shiite! 

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Already been said but Congrats Skoal, thats a great buck. Not too many people out there like KDM , hes a straight up character, and we need more people like that.


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Way to go Skoal, KDM, and friends!

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Its great when a plan comes together! Nice job skoal and KDM, thats what this sport is all about!

 

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Congrats!!!

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Outfreakinstanding ! Way to go Skoal.

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 GOOD JOB SKOAL!!!

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 Nice work!

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guywhofishes Said:
That is the best news I've heard in a long time. Just awesome skoal. And congrats to the guide, kdm is the guide of the year. (sorry Josh) ;)

Oh I concur, 100%!


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Sounds like a great hunt! Congrats!

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nice. i approve of this

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Atta boy Clint!

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