The Girls Doe hunt this weekend

Discussion in 'Turf and Surf Hunting and Fishing' started by Quigley_Sharps, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    The weekend I Took Amy My wife and Shelby my Daughter Doe hunting back in our home area.
    Sat Morning we had three in front of us at daylight, but they were running and the Girls choose not to shoot.
    So we made our way up the hills and across the flats and spotted some deer.
    I led them through the field up a wash into shooting position.
    Amy told Shelby to shoot one first and she would pick a seconded one after the shot.
    So I got Shelby up on the Dike and ready to shoot, (her first hunt, 270 win, 13yr old.)
    It took her a couple of minutes to get her self together, and take the shot.
    She was really nervous and I told not too worry and to shoot just like we practiced at the range, off handed at the life size deer poster.
    So she came to the moment of truth and started her breathing and squeezing and the 270.
    IT BARKED! and the Doe went down right where it was standing.
    The other deer started running and I pulled my little trick to stop them, which my wife has witnessed many time’s , and later told me she knew when I did it to be ready to shoot !
    Which is exactly what happened.
    They stopped and Amy whacked it with her 25-06 and it went down in the exact spot where it stood before the shot.
    The two deer lay 10’ apart!
    As I turned after Amy shooting her doe, I looked over at Shelby and as soon as I did she started to cry I think emotions over took her from the excitement and I hugged her and reassured her he did great! She Pulled a shot off better than most of my hunting friends could.
    After a few mins we broke out the knives and I taught her to clean a deer, she did perfect, chip off of the ole block!
    She didn’t seem to mind the gutting at all!
    They both made me very proud with their hunting skills and shooting skills and also equally important the after the kill job!
    So now I have been informed we are going Elk hunting!
    Doe hunt 06 004. Doe hunt 06 002.
  2. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Nice trip. Congrats to Shelby on her first. I understand your wife is an old pro at this business but good work on her part as well.

    I take it your 'trick' will not be discussed here? :lol:

    Thanks for sharing
  3. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Nahh I will its series of sounds I make that stops them everytime.
  4. ghrit

    ghrit Bad company Administrator Founding Member

    Good job all around. (I've seen a similar trick work.;) ) Don't forget a bit of jerky to go with the roasts.
  5. RightHand

    RightHand Been There, Done That RIP 4/15/21 Moderator Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    They bring home the venison....cook it up in a pan.....

    Good job gals!
  6. Clyde

    Clyde Jet Set Tourer Administrator Founding Member

    I am looking forward to hunting with my kids as they grow up. You have to be happy. My 13 yro nephew will be going up for his first deer hunt this fall and I have him set up with a 50-100 yard shot from a blind. He is excited.
  7. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Great job, Ladies!!

    ~giggle~ @ RH's song reference (now I've got it stuck in my head;) ).
  8. TailorMadeHell

    TailorMadeHell Lurking Shadow Creature

    Looks good to me. One day I'll bag me one. Been deer hunting, jest never brought one down. There is always the future. :D
  9. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Great hunt! Give the girls high-fives from us. That is really great.
  10. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    There's nothing more beautiful than a fine woman standing over a fresh kill! :)

    You must be very proud of your daughter, and I'm so glad to see that some kids are still being raised this way. She's 13 eh? 'bout the same age as my nephew who hasn't killed yet, but he does thouroughly enjoy guns. I hope I can help him get a deer next year (I live too far away now).
  11. TexasDoc

    TexasDoc Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Like I said before your wife and now your daughter can come and hunt here anytime Quig.

    tell both of those young ladies comgrads and keep shooting them like that .

  12. monkeyman

    monkeyman Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Looks good.
  13. ricdoug

    ricdoug Monkey+++

    Nice, Quigley! There will be Steak and Burger on your table for a while, now. Ric
  14. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Nice.... wanna take my little princess hunting one day....;)
  15. TexasDoc

    TexasDoc Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Hey Quig. it looks like your wife and Daughter are out shooting you again LOL, my offer still stands to take your wife and now your daughter hunting for some Exotic's here in Texas.

  16. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    LOOL yea Doc they can shoot thats for sure, we are coming down your way next fall, viva Poachers, then to Texas and see as many as we can there, including pecos and all the guys here, and im heading to morts. then off to the east to meet up with a Dude in Tenn.:cool:
  17. TexasDoc

    TexasDoc Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Well when you make it to texas ,give a ma call and I will drive to Pecos or you can come by teh house and some good coffee and home made cornbread.

    let us know and I will PM you a number

  18. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    Roger Doc for sure PM me.
  19. yonder

    yonder No Despot's Servant

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing this.
  20. WildBill

    WildBill Monkey+++

    Congrats to your wife & daughter.

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