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A great youth season hunt
Posted: 14 October 2013 12:53 PM   [ Ignore ]
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My son Wyatts hard work, at practicing his shooting skills, paid off Sunday evening. He made a tough shot off his knees, from his bi-pod & in the edge of some tall grass, to connect on a good shot to the lung.
We tried to get him a shot from laying on his belly, but he didn’t feel comfortable with that shot, so we took a chance, raised to his knees, got his bi-pod under his gun & that got him the good shot he was looking for !

The doe ran about 100 yards & crashed just out of sight. This was just a couple minutes before sunset, when he shot her. Couldn’t be prouder of him for not taking an iffy shot that he didn’t feel good about. That is what I like about muzzleloaders. It teaches hunters you have one shot, to make the kill. So make that one shot count !

He killed that doe from about 50 yards & she weighed 110# field dress.
He was also using his new T/C Impact muzzleloader, we bought for his 9th birthday a few weeks ago. It has a 12 1/2” stock, that also has a 1” spacer for when he is a little bigger, then it will 13 1/2”.
He shoots a very light load with a 60gr triple 7 pellet & a 250gr Barnes Expander (all copper) bullet
Wyatt also killed a nice 8 pt on opening moring of the firearm season last year, with his grandfather’s muzzleloader.
2 shots…2 kills….

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Posted: 14 October 2013 02:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Good shooting Wyatt!

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Posted: 14 October 2013 04:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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And that’s how it’s done.

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Posted: 14 October 2013 04:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Sounds like Wyatt can teach all of us a thing or two about shooting deer…  Great story and Congrats to Wyatt!!!

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Posted: 14 October 2013 08:20 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Way to go Wyatt

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Posted: 14 October 2013 09:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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Now that is AWESOME:)Great job wyatt. That’s a great deer….

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Posted: 15 October 2013 09:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Congrats Wyatt! That is a big doe!

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Posted: 15 October 2013 10:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Congrats Wyatt! And congrats to you too Lynn. Sounds like a great hunt.

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Posted: 15 October 2013 11:02 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Congrats!  Thats what its all about.

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Posted: 15 October 2013 11:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Wyatt is a hardcore deer killer;)

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Posted: 16 October 2013 02:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Congrats to Wyatt!

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