Hey everyone, I need some advice; I shot a good buck around 5:00pm yesterday, broadside at 23 yards, in my haste I think I hit him either high or a little far back. My arrow was laying on top of the leaves right on the other side of where I shot him, no blood that I could find, but my fletchings had blood on them and my arrow was covered in red meaty type material and wet all the way down, it didn't smell like a gut shot, so I am asking what you guys think about where he is hit. I only found 1 drop of blood about 20 yards from where I hit him, he tucked his tail and ran down the ridge with 8 does, he wasn't running hard but he wasn't wobblelegged either. I looked on top of the ridge where I hit him for about 30 minutes and backed out, going back this afternoon to look, so what do you think, just a wounded deer or a dead deer. By the way, this is the first deer I have never recovered so I am kinda at a loss and don't feel real good right now.