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Steve Marshall’s 12 pointer

October 31, 2009

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Scorable Points: 12

Kill Date: Oct. 31, 2009

County: Perry

Season: Bow

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here in the words of bowhunter Steven Marshall of Smithton is the story of his hunt for a 12-point Perry County buck.

I was not seeing much in the last week as far as good mature bucks and decided to go and try to harvest a doe.

I was sitting on the ground where a lot of doe activity occurs in the evenings and this buck walked by at 20 yards.

He caught me drawing my bow and bolted but stopped at 40 yards.

I double lunged him and recovered him three hours later.

I have one trail-cam picture of him and tons of video footage of this deer.

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