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Daughters First Deer!

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Unread 01-08-2008, 09:20 AM
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Aint! no words for that one.
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Unread 01-08-2008, 10:54 AM
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Two things are exceptionally cool about this hunt. One is being there to assist your deer with her first deer. (Great photo too, by the way.) Two, I find it especially neat that you can let your child hunt at such a young age. What I wouldn't give to be able to let my kids hunt when I felt they were ready rather than the state mandated age of 12. My 10 year old daughter is my favorite hunting partner. She can out shoot all her brothers and a fair number of adults I know. She loves to hunt and be outdoors. It drives us both crazy that she still has to wait two years to hunt deer. Pretty much every week she gives me a count down until she's 12. Right now the count is 1 year, 2 months, and 3 weeks. Yeah, I'd say she's anxious. All that aside I think it's fantastic that you and your daughter were able to successfully get her first deer. Great job to both of you!
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Unread 01-08-2008, 11:54 AM
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That is awesome! My daugher is two years old and my wife and I take her out to the range when ever possible. I have been looking at one of those cricket 22 single shot rifles to start her out with, I am just waiting for to show the ability to safely hold the rifle up where I do not think it will be dangerous.


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Unread 01-09-2008, 08:32 PM
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223's aren't legal for big game. the smallest legal cal is a 243.
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Unread 01-09-2008, 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by diderr View Post
223's aren't legal for big game. the smallest legal cal is a 243.
With respect, do you know where Qzilla and his daughter were hunting? If not, how could you possibly know what the laws are there?
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Unread 01-09-2008, 10:23 PM
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That's awesome! So young too, great shooting!
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Unread 01-09-2008, 11:53 PM
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[QUOTE Also for those that ask, she will be 4 in March so she is 3yrs and 9 months old!


That's got to be some kind of record! Youngest girl I've heard of taking a deer. You have your hands full and she's a cutie... Looks like that's somewhere in southtexas?

Hey, 47yds is long range when you are looking through those little eyes at your first deer..... Awesome!!
I hunt South Texas

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