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    I didn't put in for deer or antelope this year. Try and concentrate on the kid's first year. Hopefully I picked decent areas. I am a little worried about it and want to start looking into the area he gets. I put him in for the draw on deer so hopefully it won't be a zoo. He does pretty good, but I didn't want to push it to hard and get into the really gnarly areas away from people. I might have to put in for points I guess. I have never done that for deer or antelope. I am kindof excited for elk this year, though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Againstthewind View Post
    I didn't put in for deer or antelope this year. Try and concentrate on the kid's first year. Hopefully I picked decent areas. I am a little worried about it and want to start looking into the area he gets. I put him in for the draw on deer so hopefully it won't be a zoo. He does pretty good, but I didn't want to push it to hard and get into the really gnarly areas away from people. I might have to put in for points I guess. I have never done that for deer or antelope. I am kindof excited for elk this year, though.
    I understand just taking your kid huning this year but arent you a WY resident? What ya gonna do with the points? lol
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    lol, I don't know. I obviously don't know what I am talking about. My parents live in Area 60 deer and it is almost impossible to draw and it is archery only this year I think. It apparently doesn't work that way. Oops, foot in mouth.
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    Antelope hunts are always the best way for the youngsters to start IMO. No matter what happens they can have more than one opportunity if they get nervous on the first one and you can ease them in if you have too.

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    Antelope are always a fun hunt, even for us big kids
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Musket Man View Post
    Antelope are always a fun hunt, even for us big kids
    I thought that was common knowledge

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    Quote Originally Posted by libidilatimmy View Post
    Antelope hunts are always the best way for the youngsters to start IMO. No matter what happens they can have more than one opportunity if they get nervous on the first one and you can ease them in if you have too.
    Thanks, it should be fun. We got the stock fitting him better with a cheek rest and he is shooting pretty well. I am kindof impressed. Its a lot different with an animal in the sights.

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    Any suggestions on how to calm the nerves?

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    Quote Originally Posted by libidilatimmy View Post
    I thought that was common knowledge
    You would be surprised. lol
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Againstthewind View Post
    Any suggestions on how to calm the nerves?
    Wish I could help but still working on that one myself
    "Now two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I fee. One is the colors that fly high and proud The red, the white, the blue. The other one's got a rattlesnake With a simple statement made "Don't tread on me" is what it says and I'll take that to my grave. Because this is me. I'm proud to be American and strong in my beliefs. And I've said it before but I'll say it again 'Cause my family's always fought and died to save this land. And a country boy is all I'll ever be."

 

 

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