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First Deer with My New Z9....

First Deer with My New Z9….

Thursday afternoon November 14, 2013 It got to the stand late this day around 4:00pm. This was the second buck I’d seen that night and I had only been in the stand 30 minutes. The first was a 6pt that just “appeared” under my stand 30 seconds after I got up. In the panoramic picture… Continue Reading →

Mathews Creed

Mathews Creed

It was the 28th of October, the rut was just kicking in. I watched this buck fight a smaller buck at eighty yards, I bleated to him three times. he come right toward my stand stepped from behind a tree at twenty yards, he didn’t run forty yard until he fell over and laid died,… Continue Reading →

Bastion

Bastion

In 2012 I was issued my first draw tag for Dall sheep since moving to Alaska 9 years prior. It was a late season archery tag for the Chugach mountains near Anchorage. Three months after winning the tag, I was sent to Afghanistan for a time frame that included my hunt. Upon returning stateside I… Continue Reading →

What a Veteran's Day

What a Veteran’s Day

My very first trail camera picture on this new property I began hunting this year was a beautiful 10 point. Still in velvet, I was anxious to see what he would be later in the season and if I would ever see him again. It wasn’t until November 7th that I got more pictures of… Continue Reading →

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A meeting with Larry Bird

I had the next 14 days off of work starting the afternoon of November 1,2013. I live in Arkansas and was working just outside of Lincoln Nebraska for the last couple days. I finished up work and headed south to Northern Kansas. I wanted to make it to the lease by 2 pm so I… Continue Reading →

Wisconsin Bruser

Wisconsin Bruser

A perfect cool October morning. I got into my stand a little late, just after first light. Passed up on an average 8 and 9 pointer and at 9:47 this hog stepped out of the thicket and presented me with a broadside shot at 25 yards. 11 points 19 3/4″ spread I love my Mathews… Continue Reading →

Five Long Days

Five Long Days

Five straight days in one stand. Sun up to sun down I knew he would show. We had watched this deer all year with game cameras. We knew he would show up….. it was just a matter of being able to wait him out. He showed up on day two but would not step out… Continue Reading →

Another Great Hunt!

Another Great Hunt!

I shot this Buck at 12 yards on 10/12/13. I got the shot at 7:23 am and he went only 30 yards.

Lucky #7 with my Jewel

Lucky #7 with my Jewel

Lucky #7 taken with my Mathews Jewel. (5 deer and 2 turkeys with this particular bow). I have harvested 9 animals with a bow and all nine were taken with a Mathews. Thanks for making great bows!!

First Bow Kill

It was my very first bow kill ever and even though it didn’t have horns, I was incredibly pumped as though I’d just shot a 200 inch buck. My ZXT sent my Gold Tip straight through boiler room and not 80 yards later, I was holding my first deer with a bow!