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Henry Mountains Buck

Guy off one of my local boards out here didn't really want another out of state hunt this year, but figured he'd put in for the Henry Mountains Buck Hunt.  Figured he wouldn't get it, and would take the bonus point and be happy.

Well, yep, go figure, he drew the hunt.  Lucky guy, hard to be unhappy with that...... Wink

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I now want you to go up to

I now want you to go up to him with a 10 pound hammer and smack him in the foot. The odds of him drawing that tag with I suppose 0 points is actually scary if that is the number of points that he had. If not he still beat all the odds and you can also tell him that he can forget about playing any lottery again as long as he lives since he used up all of his luck on that tag. Was it archery or general rifle?  If he has the time to spend there he will come home with a deer of a lifetime.   

 

Inquiring minds want to know.

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I am not sure how many points

I am not sure how many points he had, but I do know he wasn't at all expecting to draw.  I believe he got the #1003, Buck-Any Weapon tag.........

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Has he ever been into the

Has he ever been into the Henry Mountains, or did he just put in for the tag as a maby?

If he needs any information on them let me know.  What ever tag it is he will have a fantastic hunt of a lifetime.

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Just to get your mouth

Just to get your mouth watering a little bit here is a picture of a coupleof bucks down there last   bow season.  They never did turn and offer a shot

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WOW !!

I see what you mean about the hunt of a lifetime, those are a couple of great deer without a doubt.

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Nice Critter!  Not sure if

Nice Critter!  Not sure if he's been there.  One of the other guys on the board is going to help.  That guy's brother drew the Henry Mtn ML tag 2 years ago, I think, and got a 200 3/8 green score buck.  They had some sweet photos from that trip.

One can only dream...... I've heard it's possibly the single best Muley tag in the country, and that it even goes into the 6 figures sometimes at auctions.

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big money

Ca_Vermonster wrote:

One can only dream...... I've heard it's possibly the single best Muley tag in the country, and that it even goes into the 6 figures sometimes at auctions.

The last few governs tags went for better than $250,000 each.  If you really want to see some crazy money spend on a deer hunt Google "antelope island deer hunt"  Here is a article on the one that Dennis Austad shot.  He is the same hunter that paid for the governs tag to shoot the Spider Bull on Monroe Mountain in Utah.

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/55969765-78/antelope-conservation-deer-http.html.csp 

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Ugh, I still hate that Spider

Ugh, I still hate that Spider Bull story today.  Not just the fact that guy would pay so much, but that he had a dozen guys trying to track it down, and some questionable (Alleged) antics on their part.....

I'll read that story though.

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My biggest gripe on the way

My biggest gripe on the way that he took the Spider Bull is that he was able to use a high power rifle during the muzzle loader hunt, but he was within the rules of the hunt that he paid for. In my opinion if you buy a tag like that you should have to use the weapon of the season that you hunt the animal in. But then when you hold a tag for a 365 day hunt what do you expect.

Now the guide that he used and has used for all of his Utah hunts is a piece of brown excrement.

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