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Iowa Deer Hunt of a Lifetime for Big John Barker [VIDEO]

Big John Barker Iowa Deer Hunt

'Drury Outdoors' hosted Big John Barker, a young Louisiana man with a mental disability, on this Iowa deer hunt where he bagged his first trophy whitetail buck.

John Austin Barker, also known as "Big John," comes from a family of hunters and became famous several years ago when his father filmed a heartwarming video of him finding a doe that he shot in the woods of central Louisiana.

After seeing that video, Mark and Terry Drury of "Drury Outdoors" decided to bring Big John and his father up to Iowa for a whitetail deer hunt. Watch the video below to see Big John take down his first-ever trophy whitetail buck.

As you can see, Big John nails the shot, hitting the 10-point, 5 1/2-year-old buck in the heart at just over 130 yards.

Nice work, Big John!

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Iowa Deer Hunt of a Lifetime for Big John Barker [VIDEO]