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Submit photos of your trophy kill for all to see to Bugs N Bullets or by email to foley@buttesports.com. Please give us a brief description or story about your trophy.

Cicely Nichols’ 170 class Montana Mule deer, which was shot on public land at the beginning of the rut. (Photo by Ray Nichols)

Sara Gillespie says: My first year in Colorado for the Elk hunt, i couldn’t have been more excited. We were only about an hour away from our house. We rode the horses up to the top of a mountain where there was a lake, this was our spot. The whole week we were up there we didn’t see anything.. Until the very last day. About 200 yards away i could see something down in the trees and i turned to my dad and told him that i think i saw some deer. My dad got his binoculars and started freaking out telling me that those weren’t deer those were elk. So we waited for them to move a little more out of the trees and i could barely even hold my gun up, i was shaking so bad. So i made the first shot that didn’t even phase him. So my dad is yelling at me to shoot him again. My mind was so panicked i couldn’t even reload my rifle. I threw it at my dad and he gave it back and i shot again. Nothing was phasing this elk that was sitting just staring at me. But he finally went down and when we found him the next day i couldn’t have been more surprised and happy to see that my first bull was a 6×6.

Danny Stoll says: This was my first trip to Wyoming and definitely won’t be my last.

 



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