Deidre: “I just drilled one!!!!!!!” 8:05 a.m.
Trace: “What !!!!” 8:06 a.m.
Deidre: “He’s down 52 yards in front of me” 8:06 a.m.
Trace: “Awesome!!!” 8:06 a.m.
Deidre: “And I am shakin so bad I can’t text and I don’t know what to do now” 8:07 a.m.
Trace: “Go look at him if he’s dead!!” 8:07 a.m.
Deidre: 8:22 a.m.
This was the snippet of the conversation between my wife, Deidre, and I on Nov 19th.
I know this blog is to post about the things that happen at Lil’ Toledo, but I’m the blogger so you have to deal with what I put up here. And who doesn’t like looking at pics of big deer laying on the ground with a happy hunter sitting behind that deer. Due to the fact that I’m in the position that I am and don’t have the opportunity to hunt much myself or take my wife out hunting, my wife was left to try and do it all by herself this year. She helped set up the stand site on the property she grew up on and was responsible for putting in the work to see if she could make it happen.
Out checking the camera to see if anything new had showed up on camera.
Look what happened to show up!
A beautiful clean 10pt made his appearance on camera towards the middle of November.
November 19th, 2016 at 8:14 (the time on the trail camera was off due to the time change) my wife crawled out of the stand to check her downed deer that lay only 54 yards away.
After a perfect shot, the buck only made it a short ways from where she shot. To say I’m proud is an understatement. Deidre sat on the coldest day of the season up to that point, after a buck that she had worked for, made a perfect shot, all while 5 months pregnant.