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Kingcreek

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Deer meat again
« on: November 13, 2022, 04:29:15 PM »

Had a wild night in the deer stand last night. Walked in and turned a corner to my stand and had 4 deer and 6 wild turkeys looking at me. Totally busted. Deer everywhere in the cornstalks. By the time I got back to my Jeep I had seen over 20 deer.
Shot a fat yearling button buck just before dark with wind and snow flurries.
No blood trail not a pinhead drop so I decided to wait until this am.
Started finding blood 40-50 yards into hellís 5 acres. Tangled hateful mess of brush and trees but tracked and found the deer in good shape. 20 degrees last night, 30 when I got it home and hanging in the barn.
Hit it high but lunged him out just didnít bleed for awhile.
100 yards uphill Iím glad I didnít shoot a bigger one. Iím getting too old for this.
I need to mentor a young hunter, one with a good strong back and a cell phone.
Iíll be butchering and making more sausage next couple of nights.
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Re: Deer meat again
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2022, 09:15:18 PM »

Nice.  What did you hit him with?
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Re: Deer meat again
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2022, 09:14:05 AM »

Nice.  What did you hit him with?
100gr muzzy broadhead off my old Mathewís legacy bow. Hit him a little high and through the offside shoulder. Hit him hard enough that it knocked him down and he flipped over like a dog before taking off and running about 100 yards into a tangled mess of trees and brush. No blood trail for almost 40 yards.
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Re: Deer meat again
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2022, 11:40:53 AM »

I was stupid. I had 11 pounds of bone in untrimmed pork butt left over when I did my last batch of sausage. I froze it all together. I should have cubed it and vac sealed in 1# packages.
I need 3 pounds. Have to thaw out 11 to get 3.
Duh.
Setting up to do another 10 pounds of my famous venison breakfast sausage.
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Re: Deer meat again
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2022, 11:41:44 AM »

Congrats on your deer!
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