Very nice buck. Congrats and "Waidmanns Heil" as we say here. Would you please tell me where you hit him and how far he went. In GE bowhunting is absolutely forbidden by law.
I'm a ML hunter.
I got him on the ground. I was down by the creek when I spotted him coming down the hill. I was able to sneak behind a tree and wait for him. He was less than 15 yard from me uphill. The shot went under his shoulder right trough the heart. He ran about 30 yard. this is where I found him.
thanks for the fast answering. I always find it fascinating when a deer is hunted with a bow. Because I think successfull bow hunting needs many components. It is not only the bow, but also the hunter who must handle is bow absolutely professional. You know what I mean. It is more than pulling a trigger. For me as ML hunter the harvest with a flinter rifle needs many profession, so bow hunting is much more difficult. I think each bow hunted deer is a real trophy.
Wild boars are like many other (male) wild animals in that they will tangle over the affections of the fairer sex. Nature has however given them some additional padding over the fairer sex to prevent them from tearing each other to shreds. This bony cartiledge is most commonly referred to as the boar's shield. This armor helps prevent the tusks of mature males from penetrating into the vitals of their rivals (usually). I'd heard of such a thing before going on my first wild...