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"Muley Bowhunting Fun"
Photo provided by: Roy Grace

Roy Grace, aka BOHNTR here at, writes, "Well, here's the start of the 05 season. I hunted 2 weeks (counting scouting time) after a nice 180" class buck and almost connected several times. But it wasn't meant to be. I had seen a freak looking buck we called "Cyclops", limping around the area all week. He had a unique raghorn elk like (3 point) configuration on the one side and a long 12" spike with base cheaters on the other. So, two hours before we packed up and left, I hiked into the area he frequented and let the air out of him with an arrow. Good thing I did, as his teeth were completely worn and he wasn't hiking too well. Doubt he would have made it through the winter.

On a more positive note, my hunting partner brought his 14 years old son, Travis, on his first mule deer trip. Can you believe he arrowed a 27" 4x4 that will net score in the low 150's! A P&Y mule deer for your first deer. Doesn't get any better than that for a youngster."

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