« Email from an old friend this morning... | Main | Sarah Palin: Moose Hunter for VP »

August 29, 2008

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

"Was this kid really just 15? He had handled the knee-buckling encounter like a much older pro."

Well put. I shot a giant a couple years ago and wasn't able to recover him, missed him once and was offered and immediate second shot. Shot a small 6 pt last year and wasn't able to recover him. Bowhunting is hard, no question about it and even that small 6 had me so excited I rushed the shot and punched my release. Knew it wasn't a great shot when I released so props to Collin. Can't wait for the rest of the story....

Cody

Check out the brows on that sucker too man!! Incredible!!

Fantastic job, Colin. You are the man! You have great taste in bows, too. Martin Cougar for me.

I think all of us here on the Big Deer Blog realize just how special Colin's hunt was. He did indeed handle it like a true pro.

That is a buck of a lifetime for most hunters, Colin. But, that doesn't mean you can't have a liftime of hunting memories to follow it. Plus, you still have a drop tine to shoot. Ask Mike how easy that is...

this gives hope to all who don't have hundreds of acres or who haven't watched a deer get this big for 5 years and have him named that their are still monsters out there lurking for anyone who puts in there time and has GOD smiling down on them......

my next deer attractant/call might be kids on dirt bikes :)

can't hardly wait for the rest ot the story.........
come on MIKE it's Friday can't you post the rest today:)

What a story. What a buck. What a hunter. Reading stories like this about the next generation of bowhunters really gets me going, these kids hunt hard, aren't afraid to try something a little out of the ordinary (like hunting in their backyard - I hunt the suburbs a lot, there's huge deer and you'd be surprised what they're used to - I hunted about 75 yards from a guy with a log splitter running all day and the deer didn't even care).

Great comments I'll go ahead and post Part 3--tomorrow :) yes, this is an incredible story and yes, look at those killer brows!!

Great deer Colin!

Deer go where they feel safe (and in this case) it was right behind the house (with all the normal noises going on). Great job!


Jim

Congrats Colin!

That buck has "GIANT" written on one side
and "AWESOME HUNTER" written on the other side!

Way to go.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Welcome to Big Deer



  • About This Blog

    The blogosphere has changed the way we talk about world events, politics, entertainment…and now hunting. Come join the discussion...think, learn and tell us what's on your mind. This blog is also the place to see and read about some of the biggest whitetail bucks shot in North America. Send me your story and photo!

Big Deer Blog™

  • a Big Deer, Inc. website
    (c) Big Deer, Inc. All Rights Reserved

_________________

My Photo

Quote

  • “Some men are obsessed with good guns, fine wine and beautiful women. I am consumed with one day shooting a drop-tine buck.”—Hanback, January 1, 2008, the day this blog was launched

Get Updates Delivered!