But the light was fading fast and it was difficult to determine the buck's size. "I knew the antlers were wider than the ears, but couldn't say how big," Erb said. The buck headed for the yearlings, browsing across the field toward Erb. At last he decided the buck was a shooter and drew his bow while seated. The buck paused broadside at 18 yards and Erb released his arrow, just two minutes before legal light ended.