Well a couple of buddies and myself ventured out to western ND on a mule deer hunt. The weather was cool in the evenings and hot during the day. There were some close encounters, and a few misses, but it was great to finally be back in the field. I watched from 600 yards one of my buddies stalking on a 3X3 that was about 22 in wide. It was a picture perfect stalk, but not a picture perfect ending. When he got to the top of the hill the buck was only 16 yards below him! Got a little excited and missed. :sniper: I did not shoot this weekend, but not for the lack of trying. Saw a couple of 130 to 140 in deer, but couldn't get within range on either of them. Mabey next year.