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Thread: The Stag who had the last laugh

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    The Stag who had the last laugh

    Hey fellas thought you'd all enjoy my tale of woe from yesterdays mission into the Ruahines.
    Anyway I persuaded the missus to come for a hunt with me into ranges, three and half hours later we arrived setup camp and had about an hour of light left.
    Off we went to go have a look at some slips I have been scoping out on google earth.
    I lift my binos onto the slip instantly spotting a stag just above him what looked to be hind and another three hinds about 50 yards higher. It was on. Setup the rifle on the big stag with only a couple minutes of light left, Bugger it hes moved behind a pine lights fading very quickly. I made the snap judgement to take the hind just above him. Squeezed off BOOMFA! Poleaxed her she rolled down the slip.

    So what I did next was not only stupid but also dangerous. I decided to try recover this deer in the dark on a slip Ive never been too before. This not only was a massive mission in it self I found myself getting lost in the dark up in the ranges more then once trying to find this clearing haha lesson learnt.
    After scuffling around for a couple hours I find the slip follow it to the bottom found the blood trail where the deer has fallen.
    Turns out the hind was actually a stag! WOOHOO first red stag a massive three pointer. Looks like it lost one of its antlers in velvet.

    This is where things took a turn for the worse, the stag was positioned on its side on a steep face so I thought I take its backstraps off while hugging the slip abit lower with the stag. So im eye level with its body. Im removing the backstrap from the stag noticing that I had a missed a bit I was thinking in my head "Thats abit strange its protruding abit" Ive never been one for common sense haha So I cut it with an absolute confidence. What immediately happened after what I can only explain as a torrent of flying deer shit and juice. A shit fire hydrant if you will. im dripping shit all down my head absolutely covered mate. In my eyes nose and mouth.... now not only am I up a dark clearing in the middle of the night, but also covered in shit hahahahhahaha what an epic first red stag cheers guys thanks for reading.

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    Good "honest" yarn
    Hope you weren't sharing duel sleeping bags
    Nothing worse if you cant get properly washed out of hair etc
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarvo View Post
    Good "honest" yarn
    Hope you weren't sharing duel sleeping bags
    Nothing worse if you cant get properly washed out of hair etc
    Ill be honest mate after I finished up with the stag we pack up and I drove us home back to the naki. Job done would rather sleep in our own bed after a shower haha

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    @Been Upto, you'd worry me if all you wrote was about how perfect everything went.

    Being able to admit what went wrong is an important part of real character.

    Promise me you'll wear a raincoat next time?
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    Crack up yarn I can almost picture it cheers for posting.
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    @Been Upto, you'd worry me if all you wrote was about how perfect everything went.

    Being able to admit what went wrong is an important part of real character.

    Promise me you'll wear a raincoat next time?
    Lmfao cheers maxy! A raincoat might be due for next time haha

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    Hhahaha cheers bro

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarvo View Post
    Hope you weren't sharing duel sleeping bags
    I'm picking if they were staying the night and he was shite covered there may have been a duel for the sleeping bag...... ;-)

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    I enjoyed that write up, congratulations on your first stag, it will definitely be remembered for years to come.
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    Good shit..... & literally covered in it . Great story mate, cheers for the laugh.
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    ha ha crack up
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    That's brilliant.
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    Good effort, great to hear you got another deer. You must be happy , well done
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