My Very First Deer

by Justin Mishler
(Howell, Michigan, United States)

My Very First Deer

My Very First Deer

November 16th 2008, a day after the opening day of deer season.
I was 14 and I really never went hunting before but I really wanted to. So around 2 o’clock my dad and I walked to our hunting spot just behind my house. We sat for about an hour and I just set my head down and closed my eyes for a few minutes. I raised my head to look around, I looked to my left and then I looked to my right when I saw the most beautiful buck I have ever seen. He was coming out from behind a couple of trees and was walking my way. I was shaking like no other as I raised my 12 gauge. When he was walking in front of me he was only ten yards away. I Shot him just above his left shoulder and he flew to the ground. My dad and I ran up to him when we both realized that he was a 10 pointer. I had to shoot him a second time to finally kill him. It was the most awesome experience of my life. He was just a beautiful buck.

Comments for My Very First Deer

May 25, 2010 me too
by: johnny i as well shot my first deer on nov. 16th 2008. but i got a three point:) good luck this season

Mar 04, 2009 nice buck
by: jessica nice buck Justin u gotta love deer season I bet u had buck fever bad lol good luck next year

🙂 Jessica


Mar 02, 2009 Awesome Buck!
by: john@deerhuntingguide.net Awesome buck Justin! You are the future of deer hunting in this country and we love to hear stories like yours! Thanks again!
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