September 16, 2012 at 9:14pm
I recently bought a bow and practiced a little bit. After a couple of nice groups I decided it was time to hit the woods. I had not been in the stand very long when a spike and a four pointer come up the ridge and helped themselves to some corn. Even though I knew I was not going to shoot at either one of these deer it still got my blood pumping to say the least. Soon after they mosied away a couple of nice size does came to get thier fill of some good ol' corn on the cob. My blood was pumping by now as I could already taste those backstraps and smell the jerky!! At 18 yards Im thinking this is not even fair, I draw back, squeeze my release and totally missed, I mean I shot 10 inches over her back. I played it over in my mind and came to realize I had put the wrong pin on her. I have hunted with blackpowder and rifle and have NEVER missed a deer, guess there is a first time for everything!! Lesson learned: I love bow hunting!!!!