another hunting trip done

Discussion in 'The Hunting & Fishing Forum' started by Big Chevy, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. Big Chevy

    Big Chevy Member

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    Damn Doe's got me again. I saw 6 doe's, 1 button buck ( not legal here) and 1 hog on the run, and an empty cooler. Note to self when borrowing someone else's gun make sure you have the safety figured out. I didn't realize that the safety on the Ruger rifle I was using has 3 positions. when I jumped that hog, I flipped the safety, put him in the crosshairs and pulled the trigger. well I didn't flip the safety up enough and nothing happened:eek::mad: by the time I got back on him he was in the thick woods and I missed
    Lesson learned (the hard way)
  2. hstout1143

    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

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    Ouch, that sucks. I've made similar mistakes that cost me a shot. Better luck next time.
  3. Big Chevy

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    Yeah definitely a tough lesson to learn. He's mine next year.
  4. RYANINMICHIGAN

    RYANINMICHIGAN New Member

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    Were you sitting in a blind? I never have the safety on if I am sitting just more movement and sound if I see something.
  5. Big Chevy

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    I was done hunting, just walking out of the woods when I jumped him.
  6. jim summers

    jim summers Active Member

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    Next time use your own rifle and that kind of mishap won't occur.
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