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Son’s first archery muley
I had an enjoyable Saturday helping my son pack out his first archery mule deer buck. Blaine headed out a week before the season (probably to get out of work on our farm in MO) to scout the unit.
His plan came together this morning with a nice 40 yard shot followed by a sparse blood trail. We pretended like we were the African trackers we saw in action earlier this year. We kept saying how we wish we just had one of them with us. In the end we found the buck bedded and dead within 250 yards. I couldn’t be happier for Blaine and I know he sure is proud too.
Proud papa moment Congrats to your son on a great deer
Nice deer and you both should be proud.
Congratulations to him. Now back to those bomber whitetails he shoots!
Heck yeah, very nice buck. Very happy for that young man. Would love to hear the story.
Congrats old well down hill now that’s a heck of a buck to start with great job Lewis
Great buck! What a way to kick it off! Congratulations to Blaine on a great first mule deer!
Awesome buck & hunt! Huge congrats!
Great buck! Congratulations to Blaine and Dad!!!
Great buck! Congrats to your son!
Beautiful buck. Congrats Blaine!
Nice! Did he film this hunt too by chance?
Outstanding! Beautiful deer!
Congrats to your son. Proud dad moment for sure.
Thanks! Yes, he filmed the entire week leading up to the hunt, time in camp, scouting and more. I’m sure he will chime in soon. I’m packing my camp stuff now and am going to fly home tomorrow. He gets the long drive with all the gear, tents, coolers, etc..
Great buck….even better memories!
Today’s sunrise from the mountain
Today’s sunrise from the mountain
Thank you all! I really appreciate all of the kind words!
This was a hunt that I was really looking forward to ever since we found out that I drew the tag. Having the opportunity to come out a week before the season started, gave me plenty of time to experience the area in an unpressured state which made scouting for this hunt very peaceful and enjoyable.
Getting to spend the last few days up here with my dad, and having him there alongside me when we first walked up on this dream come true, made the entire experience even more special and memorable.
I’ll make a video of the hunt shortly after I return to Missouri!
Excellent buck. Congrats!
Well done! Congrats on a great buck!
Great buck and great pics! congrats!
Nice buck! Congratulations to your son
Tell Blaine congratulations on a fantastic buck!
Congrats on a great buck.
Awesome, looking forward to the video.
Fantastic deer and hunt congrats..
That's a great looking buck!!
Thats a good one, right on!
Love this on many levels. Congratulations!
Congrats to him on a great buck!!
Congrats on a great buck!
Great deer! Congratulations!
Congrats Blaine. Had to amazing to be out there alone and then get to have your dad join you for the hunt. Those memories last forever.
Helluva first Muley Buck, way to go, Blaine!
Very awesome! Congrats to you both!
Heck yeah!!!! Congrats!!!
I’m so happy it has began.
Congrats that's what it's all about! Bomber of a buck too!
That's great stuff! Happy for you guys.
And a dang goodun too ! Congrats to all !
Nice work putting all your scouting info into action. A Great deer, Congrats
Dang nice buck-------->
Congrats young man,
Very nice buck, Congrats!
Great buck, first or tenth! Can’t wait to see the action on video.
Congratulations on completing the plan and a fine trophy!