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Big Dank Down

Big Dank Down

By Mike Handley

Tim Starkey’s friends can breathe a sigh of relief. The 25-year-old oil field worker has buck meat, which means the jerky is about to flow. He’ll continue to give it away, but this batch will cost him a lot more than he normally spends for spices. His taxidermist can vouch for that. Tim’s was one of the first Oklahoma bucks liked ...

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