Two bucks found entangled turned out to be the catch of a lifetime.
Likely motivated by the oncoming rut season, two male deer were found drowned in Wolf River near Fremont, Wisconsin, their antlers locking them together in a territorial struggle that left them both dead.
According to FOX 11, Tom Smith saw what he suspected were logs floating in the river, and upon further inspection, discovered an 8-pointer and 10-pointer with interlocked antlers.
“All I seen was two brown spots, because their heads were underwater. And I put the binoculars on them and I said that ain’t no log,” Smith told FOX 11.
Luckily, the water was cold enough to preserve the venison, which Smith says he will process.
But not before a few folks get a chance to view the rare spectacle. “My friend called me and told me to come to Fremont that there was something to see, so that’s what I did, this is something to see,” said Bernie Emmering in the story.
Watch the video from FOX 11:
Local DNR officials said the scenario happens about once every other year, and typically involves water.
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