Tonight’s snapshots are all off of the deer hunts this past fall.
Remember this buck? I sure do. Back in October my buddy brad and I hunted for this buck on the Henry Mountains but could never turn him up. But Mike Hyde did. Mike found this buck right where we’d been chasing him. Mike says it took him 18 years to draw the tag, he was greatful to have his boys on the hunt for this 200 inch typical.
[CG :2 LineSteven Collett2 for 2!]
Steve and his cousin Ryan were lucky enough to draw 2 of the 3 public deer tags for the Summit Point CWMU in Monticello Utah this year. After 4 days of hard hunting in a year with low deer numbers, they harvested these 2 dandy bucks. Steve says they had a lot of laughs and memories that will live on around the campfire in this family forever.
[CG :2 LineNick NaborKekoa’s first buck!]
Check out the beautiful typical Nick shot on the opening evening of his general season archery hunt. But it wasn’t his hunt that had this dad excited. This is Nick’s son Kekoa. It was Kekoa’s first eligible year to hunt deer and after passing five bucks on the opening day he finally made it happen with this great two point. A memory, Dad say’s he’ll never forget.
[CG :2 LineTim ParkerA buck with grandpa]
This is Oliver Parker with his first buck. As he was posing with his deer, he told his dad that the only thing that would have made his hunt better was to have his grandpa Jim with them on the hunt. Grandpa Jim passed away in 2009. Ever since then Tim has been packing his dad’s ashes along on his hunts. With tears in his eyes Tim pulled out his dads ashes and told Oliver that Grandpa Jim was with them and handed him, his dad’s ashes so that Oliver could take a picture with his grandpa and his buck.
[CG :2 LineJayden CairesWINNER!]
But our winner tonight caught his miss on camera. 16 year old Jayden, made a short stalk, steadied his muzzleloader on the fence for a shot and with his mother right behind him snapping some pictues. HE missed! However, the next morning, Jayden found success with this fine two point, his second muzzleloader deer to date. The whole family was on the hunt, Dad, Chad says, his wife Trish, never goes anywhere without a camera around her neck, and it’s a good thing. As these great shots, just won this family our big prize for having the snapshot of the week.
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