Tom Miranda demonstrated his bowhunting skills by landing an incredible shot on a blacktail deer as it ran past him.
Alaska is known for its bear, moose, and caribou populations, but it is also a great place to hunt Sitka blacktail deer.
The buck did not present Tom Miranda with a great opportunity to take a shot as it ran past him. Blacktail deer are nicknamed “grey ghosts” for good reason! However, he demonstrated he is either a very skilled, or very lucky, bowhunter.
The antlers on Sitka blacktail deer normally don’t grow anywhere near the size of those on mule or whitetail deer. This Sitka measured 79 2/8 inches, so it will make a pretty nice trophy.
Great work, Tom!
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