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Not Only a Scorer

Not Only a Scorer

By Ken Piper

When Hunter Schmittou gets out his measuring tape, it's not always for someone else. As an official scorer for Buckmasters Trophy Records, Hunter Schmittou gets to see giant bucks fairly regularly. Impressively, some of those bucks were taken by Hunter himself - and the giant he took in 2020 came from public land! What's more, the public parcel Hun...

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New Script Followed
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Public Land Ain't Easy!
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