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Change of Scenery Just the Ticket

Change of Scenery Just the Ticket

By Mike Handley

The next time someone asks Daniel Montgomery to sit in his treestand, the retired sheriff from Mt. Vernon, Indiana, will not be able to say YES quickly enough. Doing so last November resulted in adrenaline-marinated venison and quite a large piece of wall art. The owner of the property he hunts in Posey County asked if he would mind if a friend hun...

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