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TAKEN BY: Jerry Bryant
DATE: 11/15/01
PLACE: Fulton Co. IL
HARVESTED WITH: Crossbow Bow
ANTLER CLASSIFICATION: Irregular
SCORER(S): Jackie McConnell Ed B. Waite, Jr.
OWNER: Jerry Bryant
TYPE: Free Roaming
TROPHY MEASUREMENT DATA
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TOTAL POINTS PER ANTLER 17 21
NO. OF IRREGULAR POINTS 11 15
TOTAL IRREGULAR INCHES 61 4/8 68 1/8
LENGTH OF MAIN BEAMS 27 2/8 26 7/8
LENGTH OF 1ST POINT 7 1/8 7 7/8
LENGTH OF 2ND POINT 9 4/8 8 4/8
LENGTH OF 3RD POINT 9 2/8 7 6/8
LENGTH OF 4TH POINT 7 2/8 7 4/8
LENGTH OF 5TH POINT 2 7/8 3 5/8
LENGTH OF 6TH POINT 0 0
LENGTH OF 7TH POINT 0 0
1ST CIRCUMFERENCE (C1) 5 1/8 5 7/8
2ND CIRCUMFERENCE (C2) 5 4 6/8
3RD CIRCUMFERENCE (C3) 5 5 3/8
4TH CIRCUMFERENCE (C4) 5 6 2/8
SCORE PER SIDE 144 7/8 152 4/8
INSIDE SPREAD 22 4/8
PERCENTAGE OF IRREGULARITY 43.5
Total Inches 297 3/8
BTR SCORE 319 7/8
(INCLUDES INSIDE SPREAD)
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Jerry Bryant Buck
By Mike Handley

Strangely, the buck didn't react to the loud pop of the crossbow's string. The deer didn't charge off toward parts unknown. It merely stood there, sort of bobbing its head and pawing the ground.

"I thought he was just peeved," remembers Jerry Bryant.

There was no way that the hunter from Peoria, Ill., could shoot again. He can only cock his 10-year-old crossbow from the ground, where he can get a boot on it.

Unaccustomed to missing, Jerry stood immediately - the Mountain Dew tipping from his lap and hitting the ground in a neon yellow spray, drenching the front of his Scent-Lok suit en route.

"My God, I missed," he gasped, oblivious to the intrusive clatter of the drink can's descent. He'd never missed a deer so close. Never! He won't even take a shot at a deer unless he's convinced that he can hit it.

Jerry is not among the hunters who believe that a crossbow's effective range is two or three times farther than a compoun...

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