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mshane
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In January of this year I sold my wheel bow and started shooting a longbow. 10 months later with the help of a lot of good guys from the UBI here in Illinois and great info from this site, I got my first deer with a stickbow. She came in and milled around my tree for about 5 minutes before she gave me a perfect broadside shot at 5 paces off my tree. Double lunged her and wateched her fall 55 yards from me in a bean field. I literally shook for 15 minutes afterword, like it was the first deer I had ever killed. Also I watched a 160 class monster about an hour earlier on the other side of the bean field, if I'm lucky maybe I'll get a shot at him before the season is out.....


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Doug Campbell
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Life is wonderful in Montana!!
"BEING CHALLENGED IN LIFE IS INEVITABLE. BEING DEFEATED IS OPTIONAL."
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Timo
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Nice going bud!

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(Enny o yuns know ware thu heart o a stumpytail izz??)

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Deerchaser
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Great Job!
Hopefully that excitement never leaves you when you get that deer working toward you. It's a great feeling isn't it?

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