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J.R. Vazquez
Pembroke Pines, Fla.

John Yeley
Marshall, Ill.

Miserable conditions on J.R.’s first trip to Missouri began to discourage him until he spied a huge rack in the mist. After an hour waiting near the area he last saw it, he turned to find it close behind him. One shot and a tense track later, he was elated to find this -pointer.

Though John wasn’t thrilled to get out of bed, he got up and hunted on his Clark County, Ill., farm anyway. Less than an hour later, this nontypical brute came by and soon received a heart shot from John. It green-scores ⁄ inches.

Capt. Cameron P. Turner Superior, Mont. Though he hasn’t had much time to hunt since graduating from West Point, training and shipping off to Iraq, Cameron made it home to shoot this whitetail near Ovando, Mont., over Thanksgiving. He’ll deploy to Afghanistan soon and he dreams of hunting in Big Sky Country once more.

Paul Shogren
Reno, Nev.

Nathaniel McCarthy
South elds, N.Y.

Randy Windsor
Roseburg, Ore.

Last year Randy was lucky to draw a Unit  tag in Oregon, where he took his largest bull yet last October.

Brad Smith
Harrisburg, Ore.

In mid-October, Brad went on a public-land hunt in eastern Oregon. He took down this mega-buck as it was grazing on a hillside just before dark. It has a -inch spread.

After drawing his first mule deer tag in Nevada, Paul scouted an area that seemed devoid of deer. Luckily, winter snows drove them into this area, including this mega-muley, his biggest buck to date.

On the last day of a family Illinois whitetail hunt, a bruiser seemed impossible and any buck became acceptable. Finally, this brute came in at  yards to give Nathaniel a shot. “I was skeptical of the size of the buck, because they always look bigger running away with an arrow sticking out of them,” he reports. It scores  inches B&C.

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Rob Charles
Williamsburg, Va.

Larry Wengert
Boulder City, Nev.

On the last day of the season, Rob was peeking through his scope when a doe appeared. He didn’t want to pass up the meat, so he shot. Next, a reckless -point buck emerged from the brush looking for the doe. Rob quickly sent another slug its way and dropped his best buck ever.
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Richard Hampe
Galesville, Wis.

Richard was hunting from a treestand overlooking a waterhole in a shale pit. This buck initially avoided his shooting lane, but climbed out of the pit at  yards and received an arrow. It measures  ⁄ inches B&C.

“Drawing a Nevada bighorn sheep tag is like hitting the lottery,” Larry declares. When he hit it, he spent  hours scouting until hitting pay dirt the day before the season. He took the biggest sheep in the group from  yards with his muzzleloader. It scores  B&C, a large sheep for the area.

Jeff Theilman
Milford, Ohio

After seeing little from his ground blind all morning, Jeff decided to still-hunt in the fresh snow. He came over a ridge to find this buck bedded down. One shot from his muzzleloader made sure this -pointer didn’t get up.

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American Hunter - April 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of American Hunter - April 2010

American Hunter - April 2010
Contents
Says You
Armed Citizen
Standing Guard
President’s Column
Bloomberg to Obama: Take “Federal Action”
First Light
Know-How
Gundogs
Gobblers in Paradise
New Guns and Gear Preview
Members’ 2009 Photo Album
Reflections on Turkey Madness
Hornady Superformance
Federal Premium HW 20-Ga.
Gear
Political Report
ILA Report
Member Info & Benefits
Regional Report
NRA Board Spotlight
NRA Woman’s Voice
Member’s Hunt
American Hunter - April 2010 - American Hunter - April 2010
American Hunter - April 2010 - Cover2
American Hunter - April 2010 - 1
American Hunter - April 2010 - Contents
American Hunter - April 2010 - 3
American Hunter - April 2010 - 4
American Hunter - April 2010 - 5
American Hunter - April 2010 - 6
American Hunter - April 2010 - 7
American Hunter - April 2010 - Says You
American Hunter - April 2010 - 9
American Hunter - April 2010 - Armed Citizen
American Hunter - April 2010 - 11
American Hunter - April 2010 - Standing Guard
American Hunter - April 2010 - 13
American Hunter - April 2010 - President’s Column
American Hunter - April 2010 - 15
American Hunter - April 2010 - Bloomberg to Obama: Take “Federal Action”
American Hunter - April 2010 - 17
American Hunter - April 2010 - 18
American Hunter - April 2010 - 19
American Hunter - April 2010 - 20
American Hunter - April 2010 - 21
American Hunter - April 2010 - First Light
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American Hunter - April 2010 - 25
American Hunter - April 2010 - 26
American Hunter - April 2010 - 27
American Hunter - April 2010 - Know-How
American Hunter - April 2010 - 29
American Hunter - April 2010 - Gundogs
American Hunter - April 2010 - 31
American Hunter - April 2010 - Gobblers in Paradise
American Hunter - April 2010 - 33
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American Hunter - April 2010 - 35
American Hunter - April 2010 - New Guns and Gear Preview
American Hunter - April 2010 - 37
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American Hunter - April 2010 - Members’ 2009 Photo Album
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American Hunter - April 2010 - Reflections on Turkey Madness
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American Hunter - April 2010 - Hornady Superformance
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American Hunter - April 2010 - Federal Premium HW 20-Ga.
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American Hunter - April 2010 - Gear
American Hunter - April 2010 - 61
American Hunter - April 2010 - Political Report
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American Hunter - April 2010 - ILA Report
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American Hunter - April 2010 - Regional Report
American Hunter - April 2010 - NRA Board Spotlight
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American Hunter - April 2010 - NRA Woman’s Voice
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American Hunter - April 2010 - Member’s Hunt
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