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    Just saved some fawns this spring! In the blind after turkey and 2 coyotes strolled out and came to the decoys. At 30 yards I put a Beman ICS Hunter tipped with a 125 grain Slick Trick Magnum through the closest one. Was gonna try for #2 but the battery in my rangefinder went dead.

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    Congratulations! Song Dogs are'nt the easist bow trophy, and as you said, now another generation of deer lives on. In a perfect world, the fawn you saved grows up to be the biggest buck you've ever seen!
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    Quote Originally Posted by SJunior View Post
    At 30 yards I put a Beman ICS Hunter tipped with a 125 grain Slick Trick Magnum through the closest one. Was gonna try for #2 but the battery in my rangefinder went dead.
    looks like the rangefinder & you did real good on coyote#1; but you let the rangefinder cheat you out of another shot. if one sticks around like that again, just stick a pin on it and let er rip next time.
    what did the coyote do you shot?

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    Looks like a big coyote! Guess you did your good deed for the day! Congrats.
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    Thanks guys. Ryan thatnks for posting the pic.

    Madman, I didn't have to range her but the other one was about 60 yards when it stopped but I wasn't completely sure. Anything past 40 I like to know the exact distance before I cut it loose.

    After she took the first arrow she spun twice and stopped and started biting the exit hole. I put a second arrow through her and she went 10 yards and was done. Unfortunately her hide wasn't worth keeping, very thin fur this time of year she was pretty rubbed.
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    i hear ya on them long range guesses. look at the big deer track right in front of it, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJunior View Post
    Thanks guys. Ryan thatnks for posting the pic.

    Madman, I didn't have to range her but the other one was about 60 yards when it stopped but I wasn't completely sure. Anything past 40 I like to know the exact distance before I cut it loose.

    After she took the first arrow she spun twice and stopped and started biting the exit hole. I put a second arrow through her and she went 10 yards and was done. Unfortunately her hide wasn't worth keeping, very thin fur this time of year she was pretty rubbed.
    Still will make a nice skull mount, lop off the head, bury it somewhewre out in the back yard, and of course, mark it, along about fall, the bugs will have cleaned the skull. Scrub it up, glue the lower jaw and teeth in place, mount on your favored wall plaque.
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