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Backcountry Bow Hunting for Huge Mule Deer Bucks: Harvest Moon (Full Draw Film Tour 7) (2017)

Jun 08, 2021
I have always had a kinship with

mule

deer

and an affinity for the wild and remote places they inhabit. Eight months ago, my friend Andrew convinced me to take up bow

hunting

. This is my first bow hunt and I will be taking Andrew to a rugged location. of the countryside, a place that I have come to love for its wild nature. I have no expectations of killing anything, but I know this area well having explored and hunted it and I know it has a lot of money, mainly Andy Buck with a bow. I would be totally happy.
backcountry bow hunting for huge mule deer bucks harvest moon full draw film tour 7 2017
Because we are in a beautiful country that we traveled in yesterday, it is very difficult to get here and if you know, even if we don't

film

anything, it is an amazing country, so we are having a good time regardless of the first day. I had my first chance to fill my tag, we saw a male lying hidden on a Rim Rock. I managed to sneak within 17 yards of the buck, but as I was preparing to back away, he got up and lay down in front of me, finally pinning me down. he saw me and exploded, that was your first action with the boat first.
backcountry bow hunting for huge mule deer bucks harvest moon full draw film tour 7 2017

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I get reasonably tough right there, we weren't seeing many

deer

so we decided to move to a new country, we're basically just

hunting

from our backs or not really. We'll camp in the same spot, we'll just move around until we find a spot we didn't want to end up in and we'll just camp there, moving along these ridges. It's exhausting, but it also gives us the best opportunity, the best opportunity to try to find. a deer and do something with it, make it move towards it in this place. I've never had a problem finding deer if we have this trip, so it's been a challenge, but obviously that's hunting, just trying to stay positive.
backcountry bow hunting for huge mule deer bucks harvest moon full draw film tour 7 2017
I know we are Here it is difficult to find good hunting companions. I'm lucky to have a friend like Andrew. He was equally obsessed with wildland hunting and he has a penchant for adventure. The physical aspect is very high. The terrain is unforgiving. All day is up. down you're on a rock or a knife ridge there's no flat there's no trail which is cool I mean that's what you look for that's what these deer do here I never know what's around the next ridge and we're working hard to find it Those deer and we will find them.
backcountry bow hunting for huge mule deer bucks harvest moon full draw film tour 7 2017
I think we're going to have a good opportunity to take advantage. I'm tired, my legs feel it, but it's just part of the job. You know, you don't come back here unless you do. We're looking for something very specific since we've been here like five-shooting bull game, never banter everywhere, bugle notes everywhere, elk bugling chasing cows right now and we have, we have, we have deer tags and we've Seen a dollar so far. If you shot one of those bowls back here, we'd spend three days getting that thing out of here. I mean, we're so far back here at your pace that it took forever to get that thing out here and then we wouldn't spend it. zero time to hunt me dear, in addition to the difficulties we were having finding deer, a strong gust of wind came through and destroyed our main camera, very discouraged, you saw a buck in two days and we have been riding ridges doing everything right. trying to do everything right for some reason we just haven't landed in the right place but we're struggling a little even when things go wrong just remember they can always get worse someone decided not to take the backpack to Rachael Water and then trip and then step on her bladder of water and now we're on minimal water bladders and water and we're on a

mule

deer in high country where there's no water so I'm feeling pretty good right now, unintelligent, pretty sleepy.
Brad won't let me take naps. I'm not really enjoying it, plus there are no flat spots, so yeah, yeah, that's hard. An old coach used to tell me that the difference between good teams and winning teams was that winning teams capitalized on other opportunities. I think that's the kind of situation we're in, it's just a matter of time. It takes a dollar to stand in the wrong position at the right time. This whole tribe goes from being some kind of fight fest to something we talk about for years after days of not seeing each other. We found a spot that looked promising and set up camp atop a windy ridge, so after a tiring day yesterday, I blasted this basin and saw just a bit of 2 for 3

bucks

and a handful of dough and then headed back here.
To find Andrew and they already did their makeup this morning, it has to look pretty in the mountains, he got very dressed up, so what you see was here checking out some desi and I saw some masses. I ran back to the top of the ridge and just watched. on the south side and, indeed, two dollars feeding a little sleep. I was able to watch them while they fed themselves on a ridge. I went to a site plan. Now let's run back there to get a better view. look back at it spend the afternoon trying to locate two box beds I hope we locate it go through a stem so as not to break finally I had a wonderful rest day without seeing a single darling made for a morning so tenacity and patience sometimes give Its fruits after six After hours of meticulously separating a basin, Andrew finally saw the

bucks

he was looking for here, so it's the last day of our search and I think Andrew and I are ready to shoot our bows down the mountain, both of us. on the last

full

day. of our deer hunt you didn't see my idea because it was in a remote place and I didn't find it you didn't find yours no, there's nothing to sugarcoat, honestly we both hit the deer I thought I made a good shot I found traces of blood inside our effective range.
You know, this is adversity. I guess it won't be over until it's over. I feel terrible. We'll go get my money first and then we'll see if we can find that I had a nice one. Nice blood trail yesterday, so let's follow it and mark my last plot suit we find and then we'll go to Frankie's male a week ago. I saw the buck I ended up shooting after a two hour action on my second Always with a bow, I took what I thought was a perfect 55 yard broadside shot after following a good blood trail for hours the trail went cold and we never found my pocket, knowing that the deer was almost certainly dead and I couldn't find it.
I felt sick to my stomach, but this was not the time to feel sorry for myself, we had to go find Andrews's male and return to the last place where Andrew saw his male the night before, we found no blood or tracks and in a last ditch effort we formed a grid pattern to search the wood we needed a little luck and finally we found something. Finding Andrews Buck almost made me cry. He was so overcome with emotion that we literally found a needle in a haystack. My first time with a bow didn't end. As he expected, sometimes honey it feels easy and sometimes it feels impossible, that's hunting and that's what I love and in the end my first archery season turned out well.

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