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Entries for January 2020

Hook on a Feeling

Hook on a Feeling

By Mike Handley

Dusty Nelms might be three weeks away from finally learning what his 2019 Oklahoma buck scores, at least by the B&C yardstick. Since Nov. 26, he’s received only wild guesses, no two alike. The state Department of Wildlife Conservation is hosting a day-long Rack Madness scoring event in Oklahoma City on Feb. 25. Qualifying animals will be... READ MORE

Backyard Bounty

Backyard Bounty

By Mike Handley

When James Goldman unwrapped a new trail camera for Christmas in 2016, his father told him he could test-drive it in his backyard. The elder Goldman had been feeding birds there, but he’d seen deer tracks as well. “I wound up putting it on a tree facing his back porch,” the Louisiana hunter said. “I was just hoping to see a ... READ MORE

Tripod Destined to be a State Recurve Record

Tripod Destined to be a State Recurve Record

By Mike Handley

Thomas Naegele normally uses his old recurve bow to shoot does for the freezer. On Nov. 2, however, he arrowed much more than meat. The 30-year-old Hillsdale, Michigan, archer was hunting that afternoon with his father, Mark. They were in separate stands on the elder Naegele’s 2,500-acre lease, which is sandwiched between an organic beef farm... READ MORE

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