While bowhunting mule deer in Wyoming's Region G, these hunters endure dry conditions, blown stalks, and other hunters before finally getting a buck on the ground.
This hunt is proof that bowhunting mule deer is not for the faint of heart. If you can't take a little disappointment, you might be better off staying home. But who wants to do that?
Watch the video to see how hard these hunters worked to put a tag on a big old buck.
Obviously, these hunters were willing to put in the hard work necessary to accomplish their goal of tagging a big Wyoming buck with a bow.
They did their research and put in for tags in an area known to hold the caliber of bucks they were after, then they put a plan in place to kill one. By using pack goats, they were able to pack in water and camp in a prime location. They didn't let the disappointment of a blown stalk or hunting pressure from others dampen their spirits, and they stayed behind the glass even when their backs and eyes were telling them to quit.
This hunt should serve as a reminder that whether you're bowhunting mule deer in Wyoming, chasing backyard whitetails, or trying to put your tag on a burly bull elk, perseverance and a strong will to keep going will make you more successful.