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A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« on: December 22, 2015, 12:37:04 PM »
My 92 year old brother-in-Law has passed away. He was a hunter of untold stories and situations.

He has taken every animal available in Africa except a hippopotamus. He has taken every species of North American game animal, except a Blacktail Buck. He was making plans to come to Washington
to do that, but his hunting guide (me) got too old to host him.

Below are a couple pictures of Utah mulies he has taken over the years. Both of these mulies are B&C animals. The first one has a 37 inch spread, the other a 38 inch. These pictures were taken by
me as he was trying to figure out where to hang them. All walls are taken.

His funeral is today in Austin Texas. RIP Boone.

Please enjoy the pictures. Muskrat

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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2015, 12:39:09 PM »
Sounds like Boone had a full life. Sorry for your loss. That's an amazing mulie!
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2015, 12:40:35 PM »
Good to see someone that truely enjoyed life! :tup:
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2015, 12:44:13 PM »
The other picture.

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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2015, 12:47:42 PM »
This guy lived!

I'm sorry for your loss, but sounds like you were lucky to call him your brother in law!
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2015, 12:59:14 PM »
This guy lived!

I'm sorry for your loss, but sounds like you were lucky to call him your brother in law!
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2015, 01:02:13 PM »
Cool, RIP...
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2015, 04:17:36 PM »
Thanks for sharing the photos, sorry for your loss. 
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2015, 04:52:19 PM »
Sorry for your loss.
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2015, 06:47:39 PM »
Sorry for your loss...RIP
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2015, 09:47:13 AM »
Sorry to hear of your loss. Gonna be a lot of jumpy critters in Heaven now!

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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2015, 10:14:00 AM »
He is probably living the good life in the happy hunting grounds. Rest in peace Boone.
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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2015, 10:21:31 AM »
Sorry for your loss.

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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2015, 10:31:36 AM »
Thank you for sharing this tribute of him with us. 

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Re: A World Class Hunter Has Passed
« Reply #14 on: December 23, 2015, 10:32:27 AM »
WOW! those muleys are monsters. You have my upmost respect Boone.  R.I.P. sir
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