Alcona County, Michigan

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Alcona County Michigan (Class B) BFRO

October 2006

On Saturday, October 21, 2006 my brother-in-law and I were bowhunting for deer in Alcona County in an area that we had been hunting for several years when we heard a sound that neither of us can explain. I was sitting in my tree stand facing basically south with my back to a dense cedar area with a small creek and a mixed hardwood forest in front of me. My brother-in-law was hunting in a similar situation approximately 200 yards to my east. The time was around 5:45 in the evening and the weather was clear and relatively warm perhaps in the upper 50s ' low 60s. At this time I had a small 4-point deer come walking down a deer run from the east toward me and stop approximately 40 yards away, standing there sniffing the air around it. The light breeze was out of the north/northeast with the deer definitely upwind of me. The deer stood there for about a minute or two mostly looking to the north and east, then turned directly south and walked away. Shortly after this moment I heard a scre...

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