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    Hevi-shot

    TSS or Winchester Long Beard XR. Cannot go wrong with either.
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    Big bird down youth hunter

    that bird was giant! I picked him up outta the cooler after the OP had told me his son shot a Jake. Didn't weigh like no Jake I've held. Got him onto the tailgate and told his son he had shot a dinosaur of a turkey. The head on that bird was massive. Everything about that bird is mature. Great representation of a AZ mountain Merriams. Congrats again Z. Can't wait to do it again.
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    Son's First Turkey!

    Amazing! Thanks for sharing!
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    Teamwork and spotting/guiding a shooter in on a buck

    NOTHING will develop successful stalking skills like practicing stalking game in the field. A radio will only get you so far. At that point(being in your effective range)is where I feel a bowhunter is made. At that point your patience is tested to its max. The last thing I want to hear when I'm stalking and especially when I know I'm in range is another voice in my ear other than whats going on in my head. I want ALL that weight on MY shoulders. To me, bowhunting deer is so darn intimate. I want my success or failure solely based on MY skill. As a kid my grandfather would have me stalk everything we ran into in the field. Rabbits, quail, javelina, bucks, bulls, doe, cow elk, cattle, you name it. I cannot stress how important this was to me developing as a bowhunter. I still do it to this day. Bowhunting is so darn pure. I hold it near and dear to my heart. I'm not against radios. They just aren't for me and how I bowhunt(for the most part I solo hunt) But I do feel for someone that's newer to the archery hunting game they can definitely help you get in range but that's about it. From there it's on YOU to get it done. I have taken plenty newer bowhunters out and they wanted to use radios. I'll get you in range but YOUR patience/skill will determine if you get a shot off. It's a mental game at that point. The one and only time I used a radio in my ear to stalk in I felt it was a hindrance(cords, noise, movement restriction, an extra voice in my head) When I'm stalking in and especially when I know im in range I always tell myself "WHY AM I IN A RUSH TO BLOW THIS STALK?!?!?!" Any serious archery mule deer hunter knows exactly where this question/quote comes from. The late, great Dwight Schuh's book "Hunting Mule Deer in Open Country." I have read this book so many times. This text to me is just as important as bringing my bow on the hunt. I even carry this book in my pack when I hunt. My experience is when I am in range, more often than not, it is on the buck to make the mistake. And it can be HOURS before that happens. And the stars have to absolutely align to be successful at this point in the process. Bowhunting deer is so darn time consuming. It's an odds game. Keep putting in the time and itll happen and when it does your confidence will shoot through the roof. It's a sweet feeling. Pivotal really. Life changing. Enjoy the process! Goodluck and shoot straight!
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    Rut winding down?

    White tanks is a TOUGH place to get it done! Goodluck!
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    Senior's unit 8 late rifle bull elk hunt

    Congrats on tough hunt. The amount of snow was insane in there this year.
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    Unit 8 elk hunt

    Way to get It done in the circus that was unit 8 this year! Forest service is gonna have their work cut out for them working on those roads
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    Upcoming elk draw-6b,6a,or 8?

    With how the late hunts went this year. Probably gonna be a higher age class of bulls next year. 6b and 8 can hold good bulls. The caveat, the number of tag holders and all their buddies out in the woods blowing calls and running roads. Which can make for a very frustrating experience. You're right on the edge of being able to draw a great tag if you can be just a little more patient, God willing. But if you do plan on putting in for both of those units and draw, please feel free to PM me. Would be more than happy to help you out any way I can. Good luck!
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    Please delete

    PM sent
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    6b muleys

    I'd look below the rim for a good muley. Lots of areas to hike into. A few wilderness areas to choose from. Believe that tag is "any antlered" seen some dandies both coues and muley. But they are far and few between. Can be a great hunt if you put in the work.
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    Grandpa's Rifle and Antlers

    I have a few of my grandfather's old rifles and shotguns! I Still hunt with a few of them too!
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    WTB Quarter/Half Cow

    Gold bar ranch In Walnut grove raises and sells beef. Give Mike a call 928 899 3438 He also has some pigs ready for slaughter right now Tell him Alex sent you
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    Vortex Razor HD 10x50

    $900 glass is flawless. Only selling to fund the new UHD's TEXT is best way to contact me 6234188858
  14. Coyote brown. Used one season. Packed out one Muley. All zippers and buckles are present and work. No rips or tears. BAG ONLY. TEXT OR CALL 6234188858 $140
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