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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

I swear they know!

December 30, 2009 at 08:29 PM

Today I was out of bed by 4:00 am. preparing for my trip to Canada. Low and behold, I looked out my bedroom window as the sun came up and saw 5 deer and one monster buck. In know this buck as I’ve seen him before. He’s a nice 150-160 class buck but today he didn’t have his head gear on! I think he shed his antlers over the weekend and now for some reason, he decides to pose for me for over 30 minutes! I have hunted this same nocturnal buck with no luck in the day time but I really think this old boy knows I’m going to leave for a trip today, so he wants to tease me! What he doesn’t know is the fact that he’s now safe…with me anyway. He might not be so lucky with the other hunters who hunt the same 100 plus acres down the road.

So here I am in Canada seeing deer almost everywhere I go. Unfortunately, I’m not hunting up here. Yeah, I saw deer in Mich. also. Indiana, Yep.

It must have been a good day to hunt!

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