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Entries for November 2016

3 Not-So-Easy Pieces

3 Not-So-Easy Pieces

By Steve Scudder

Hard Luck Story Has a Happy Ending. My story starts and should’ve ended back in 2008, when I saw this buck at 150 yards during Indiana’s muzzleloader season. When I squeezed my blackpowder rifle’s trigger, the giant whitetail collapsed. I was so sure the deer was stone cold dead, I didn’t bother reloading. I just sat there, ... READ MORE

2 Antlers, 2 Holes

2 Antlers, 2 Holes

By Lisa Price

A sliver of light let Ryan Dietsch know that the tosses and turns of his almost sleepless night had come to an end. Once more, he turned from one side to another, resetting his pillow and rearranging the covers. “Just go back out there,” his wife, Kari, said. Ryan had spent the night reliving his afternoon, plagued by doubt and confusio... READ MORE

Early Birthday Present

Early Birthday Present

By Mike Handley

Three or four minutes after a spike crossed the ridge he was watching, Logan Sewell saw a much bigger whitetail approaching and lifted his binoculars. One quick glance, and the 16-year-old hunter knew he was going to shoot the deer. He saw only a couple of tines, but both were more than a foot long. And those 24 inches were backed up by lots more. ... READ MORE

Prone to Success

Prone to Success

By Greg Hicks

Ever since he decided to take off his training wheels and trade his compound for a recurve bow, Corey Bailey’s known that loosing an arrow is a wham-bam maneuver. Launching one from an almost prone position, however, isn’t exactly a move one practices. The bowhunter from Charenton, La., found himself in that situation in Kansas last fal... READ MORE

Arrow Worthy

Arrow Worthy

By Mike Handley

Avoyelles Parish Yields World Record to a Very Picky Bowhunter. The last time Mark Huval thought enough of a buck to put an arrow through it, Louisiana folk were still reeling from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina. There was a different president, a different pope, and gasoline cost $2.10 a gallon. Six years is a long time to wait for t... READ MORE

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