Every form of hunting offers its own unique experience, each constructed of different elements of intrigue. Without a doubt, bowhunting trumps any other genre of hunting in the way of thrilling moments, but also presents the greatest challenge. However, therein lies the appeal, as there's something inherently rewarding about successfully harvesting an animal with nothing more than a stick and string. This is especially true with big-game animals like elk and moose, which have the luxury of getting so see for ourselves in the clip below. Here, bowhunter David Hunter gets eerily up close and personal to an incredible bull moose, creating an all-or-nothing atmosphere to an already exhilarating hunt.
If this doesn't make you want to try your hand at archery season, bowhunting simply isn't for you.
That's a shot you don't want to miss when the range is that close. This is also why you always bring at least one buddy with you as backup while moose hunting. To watch your back when there's an encounter like this.
It simply does not get much more exciting than a giant bull moose crashing through the dense brush sounding more like the T-Rex from Jurassic Park than a member of the deer family. There is no mistaking what is heading your way in a situation like this. That just makes the hunt even more memorable. To top it off, this guy places a great shot. It does not get a full pass-through, but the shot is more than enough to get the job done.
We got a small adrenaline rush just from watching this, we can only imagine what it was like for the guy who was holding the bow in this scenario. Talk about a memory that will last a lifetime!
The only part we don't envy? Cutting up and packing out that giant bull from such a dense area. It had to be a chore and a workout. That part probably wasn't a lot of fun, but that full freezer likely kept his family fed for months on end, which is what it's all about in the end.
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