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Bowhunter Downs 199-inch Suburban Alabama Whitetail

B.J. Davis arrowed the buck of his dreams while hunting the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama.

Bowhunter Downs 199-inch Suburban Alabama Whitetail

Bowhunter B.J. Davis poses with his giant non-typical buck. The impressive whitetail scores 199 4/8 inches. (Photo courtesy of B.J. Davis)

Once a deer hunter, always a deer hunter, right? That proved true for B.J. Davis, despite a 20-year hiatus from the sport. Introduced to the outdoors by his father, B.J. went hunting for the first time when he was 5 years old. At that time, dog hunting was the preferred method of most locals.

They’d load the trucks up with canines and kick off the party. Men would turn the dogs loose, and then let them drive deer past the hunters. That was a way of life for decades. Then, around the late 80s and early 90s, tree stand hunting became more popular. B.J. and his father enjoyed spending time together hunting, regardless of the method, though.


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