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    Guess the Score of this White Mountain Apache Buck!

    We are holding a Guess the Score Contest on this buck.  To make a guess, please visit the following thread in the forum:..

  • March 5, 2015Finally arrowed 100+ inch buck

    Finally arrowed 100+ inch buck

    January 2015 I was fighting a cold and didn’t feel like hiking into some of my usual hunting areas, so I decided to hunt closer to the road. The area I was hunting was close to Rosevelt Lake...

  • January 27, 2015Birthday Buck

    Birthday Buck

    Long story short….Left Southern California at 10am on Sunday Jan 4th, stopped in Mesa, Az to have dinner with my mother. Checked into hotel in Globe at 9pm. Woke at 4 am on Monday Jan 5th and..

  • December 24, 2014December Coues 2014

    December Coues 2014

    My paps glassed this guy up about a mile away and he looked like a dandy so we made a great stalk on him and well the rest is history. 280 yard shot with the 300 ultra mag.

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