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K-114 heading for AZ
Mule Deer
Contributors to this thread:
[email protected] 26-Dec-20
buckeye 26-Dec-20
Mule Power 26-Dec-20
t-roy 26-Dec-20
KSflatlander 26-Dec-20
Beav 26-Dec-20
[email protected] 26-Dec-20
Scoot 26-Dec-20
Treeline 26-Dec-20
JW 26-Dec-20
Jasper 26-Dec-20
AZ8 26-Dec-20
Buglmin 26-Dec-20
Bowboy 26-Dec-20
Whocares 26-Dec-20
tkjwonta 26-Dec-20
Brotsky 27-Dec-20
sticksender 27-Dec-20
Treeline 27-Dec-20
orionsbrother 27-Dec-20
[email protected] 27-Dec-20
BOWNUT 27-Dec-20
Treeline 27-Dec-20
Jaquomo 27-Dec-20
PA-R 27-Dec-20
NorCalVineyards 27-Dec-20
Turk 27-Dec-20
Nick Muche 27-Dec-20
BOWNBIRDHNTR 28-Dec-20
RonS 28-Dec-20
Rancher 28-Dec-20
buc i 313 28-Dec-20
Chief 419 29-Dec-20
Will 29-Dec-20
AZ8 29-Dec-20
Chuckster 29-Dec-20
Helgermite 30-Dec-20
26-Dec-20

paul@thefort's embedded Photo
paul@thefort's embedded Photo
I have the honor of taking K-114 to Arizona on my archery mule deer hunt. Will be leaving this Sunday in time to arrive and scout for a few days before the January 1 opener. This hunt to Arizona will be much different that the Coues deer hunts I have hunted in the past at elevations around 5,000ft and in scattered hardwoods, oak brush and semi desert.

This time there will be a lot of spotting from high advantage points over looking the semi desert environment, spotting mule deer does/bucks and then make a plan to advance. I will not be easy as I will not have the advantage of having a spotter that can help direct me or signal me if the deer disappear. Solo hunting and getting archery close will be a huge challenge but then K-114 will bring me luck and I have some great Karma on my side.

I can only hope there will be a successful Part 2 to this story but a kill or no kill, K-114 will live on. my best, Paul

From: buckeye
26-Dec-20
Good luck Paul and be safe,, looking forward to part 2 and a bloody k114!

From: Mule Power
26-Dec-20
Best of luck Paul. Be safe bud!

From: t-roy
26-Dec-20
Looking forward to following along on your adventure, Paul!

From: KSflatlander
26-Dec-20
Paul- much respect. Love following your hunt. Good luck!!

From: Beav
26-Dec-20
Good luck Paul! Hoping you have a great adventure.

26-Dec-20

paul@thefort's embedded Photo
All packed and ready to go tomorrow at O"Dark Thirty. 990 miles will pass by quickly, a two day trip. Should be set up and scouting by Wed afternoon. I need a bigger truck!
paul@thefort's embedded Photo
All packed and ready to go tomorrow at O"Dark Thirty. 990 miles will pass by quickly, a two day trip. Should be set up and scouting by Wed afternoon. I need a bigger truck!

From: Scoot
26-Dec-20
Outstanding! Good luck Paul!

From: Treeline
26-Dec-20
Good luck Paul! You will have fun for sure down there!

From: JW
26-Dec-20
Best of luck Paul! Be safe out there.

From: Jasper
26-Dec-20
Prayers for a successful and safe hunt Paul!

From: AZ8
26-Dec-20
Good luck and safe travels! Snowstorm coming through the northern part of the state Mon night through Tuesday...just a heads up on the roadways!

From: Buglmin
26-Dec-20
I'll be flying back into Phoenix on Wednesday. Buddy down south is seeing some good bucks now, but they're alone still and cruising. He's hunting till the 30th then back to NM for his January hunt. I'll be down there till the 4th. Good luck and travel safe.

From: Bowboy
26-Dec-20
Good luck Paul and take lots of pictures!

From: Whocares
26-Dec-20
Good luck and have fun , Paul. This will be fun to follow along.

From: tkjwonta
26-Dec-20
Good stuff Paul, looking forward to hearing all about it

From: Brotsky
27-Dec-20
Best of luck and safe travels Paul! Lots of good reading in that journal!

From: sticksender
27-Dec-20
Best of luck Paul, looking forward to a full report.

From: Treeline
27-Dec-20
Need to get out of bed and rolling! Letting the best time of the day slip away! Heck, I’d be bustin tail to get down and do some hunting this afternoon;-)

27-Dec-20
The mule deer should be nervous!!

Have a great hunt Paul!!

27-Dec-20
6 am, o'dark thirty. Ate the last piece of pumpkin pie. All packed, Heading south. Thanks guys. my best, Paul

From: BOWNUT
27-Dec-20
Good luck Paul! Be careful and stay safe and shoot a nice one.

From: Treeline
27-Dec-20
Safe travels! Have fun and good luck!

From: Jaquomo
27-Dec-20
Good luck and keep an eye out for our friends from the South!

From: PA-R
27-Dec-20
Lots of luck to you Paul, be safe.

27-Dec-20
Good luck!!! Only takes one buck to break down a hunter's mental system. hope you find a good one!

From: Turk
27-Dec-20
Good luck Paul and safe travels! Funny to see this as the first post I look at on Bowsite today. I was thinking about you the other day and was wondering how you were doing. Looks good to me. Have a great trip!

From: Nick Muche
27-Dec-20
Safe travels and good luck!

From: BOWNBIRDHNTR
28-Dec-20
How long will you be down there? I'll be south of Tucson Jan 12-20 looking for mountain lion and possibly deer. Good luck my friend.

From: RonS
28-Dec-20
Good luck Paul!

From: Rancher
28-Dec-20
Drive safe Paul,always follow your reports.

From: buc i 313
28-Dec-20
Good luck be safe.

From: Chief 419
29-Dec-20
Good luck Paul! I'm looking forward to hearing the story.

From: Will
29-Dec-20
Heading East of Tuscon near Willcox on the 10th. Hoping for some great MD rut activity by then. Anyone have experience around those dates

From: AZ8
29-Dec-20
Will, you’ll never get to Wilcox if you’re heading west of Tucson! ;)

From: Chuckster
29-Dec-20
Reading this thread gets me excited as I will have the K-114 August, 2021. Looking forward to reading the entries and hopefully I can add my own. I am truly honored to be a part of this.

From: Helgermite
30-Dec-20
Best of luck Paul!

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