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Marc Anthony of Goodfield owns and operates Look Alive Taxidermy and Non Typical Hunter magazine. Anthony grew up in central Illinois and spent eight years as a commercial pilot before giving that up to spend more time with his wife Jan and three children, Victoria, Drake and Elesa. Anthony hunted on and off as a child but started seriously at age 30 and focuses on bowhunting for deer and turkeys. He's arrowed four bucks that meet the Boone and Crockett Club (net) standards and 20 Pope and Young Club qualifiers. Anthony is on the Pro Staff for Muzzy broadheads, Bear Archery, Vital Gear, Natural Predator, Non Typical Hunter and several other companies. He also is a member of the Outdoor writers Association of America, OWAA.

 

Non-typical Hunter

A Web log by Marc Anthony

Getting Pumped!

August 03, 2010 at 08:59 PM

Less than eight weeks for bow season and I can’t wait! Even closer yet is a hunt I have scheduled in early September in North Dakota that I’m not sure I can make. Late September I’ll be in Kansas and I’m really looking forward to that hunt! I’ve always wanted to hunt Kansas and now it looks like I will be. I’ve got several bruisers on trail cameras and have already got my tags for 2 different zones there. Kansas will be my first ever video hunt. I’ll be joining two other guys who film whitetail hunts, so hopefully I’ll get some action. I’m going to hunt from the ground there unless some unforeseen circumstances dictate otherwise. If I am lucky enough to harvest a big buck, I’ll do some video work for the other guys. Funny thing, at these places, the doe/buck ratios are in check, so I won’t need to pop a doe unless I want to. Normally, I would want to do my part in keeping things in check where I hunt but it seems to be in balance there. Back in Illinois, I’ll be hunting two known bruisers and several does. I’m itching real bad to hunt this new place I picked up here in Illinois!

On another note, I just finished writing chapter 5 out of 14 in my new book this week. I don’t think I’ll ever get it finished! Man, that’s a lot of work, especially if you have a lot to talk about. Next comes all of the pictures. I wish I knew how to draw good as that would save a bunch of time. Oh well, maybe by next year I’ll have it finished???

Below are some pictures that Paul Rients sent me of a fawn and a turkey! Enjoy! Hopefully, I’ll have some more from my cameras later this week.

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