posted on March 09, 2014 09:48
After a long day on the job, Mark Sharp wasn't sure he wanted to go bowhunting after work on Nov. 8, 2013. Although that's usually a good time to be in a deer stand, he hadn't seen much activity to that point.
While trying to decide what to do, the man from Washington Court House, Ohio, checked the wind direction several times that day. Still, it was hard to commit.
He wound up calling his brother-in-law during the drive home for their daily discussion of what they'd seen in the woods the previous day.
"He convinced me I should go out that evening," Mark said. "He said, 'It is Nov. 8, dude. You HAVE to!'"
Mark opted to go to a farm he'd hunted only twice that year, a place that had seemed devoid of deer. A buddy had mentioned that the neighbor had finally harvested his corn, which meant the resident whitetails would've been pushed back into the timber.
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