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Old 09-25-2009, 11:44 AM
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elkoholic501
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Hunting in Co on public land I had been watching a mulie grow up over ten years. Started putting in for a tag when he was 8 to 9 years old and got drawn for a tag when he was 11 to 12. Scouted for a full week with my bowhunting buddy, no sign of him. Opening day spotted him a 400yds a 200" monster my buddy was filming and could not see him clearly so we decided to cross the first ravine which put us a little less than 200 yards. Spotted antlers walking through the aspens buddy said I got him and I fired and rolled him. 30 min later we got to him, only to see the big boy sneeking over the ridge. My heart was broke I shot the wrong buck!! Still a giant, but I knew I would never get a chance at big boy again.
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