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deer

any of the ruminant quadrupeds included in the family Cervidae.
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Typically, this age class of bull has a very athletic-looking body, well-muscled and considerably bigger than cows and spike or raghorn bulls, but they haven't yet gained the impressive mass of a really big bull.
I was prepared to draw at the first sight of the incoming bull, which turned out to be a four-point raghorn, so I relaxed my draw arm.
The reality is 95 percent of the elk reduced to round steaks are spike or "raghorn" bulls, or don't even have antlers at all.
Craig, who was sitting outside the blind and well hidden, saw him first and whispered to me it was a small raghorn bull.
Red flags for guides include too many photos of the guide with big animals (egoists are horrible guides, and it means clients haven't done much), the two dirty words "public land" (please clarify!), too hot deals (hustler), cliche testimonials with first names only ("hunt of a lifetime," says Sandy P, of New York), guaranteed kill (check for high fence), high emphasis on success rate (ranch code for "raghorn five point"--nothing wrong with that, unless you want a trophy), P.O.
The first elk to step into the clear was a raghorn bull, followed by two calves and then a mature cow.
I was hunting with Mark Nelsen at Cross Mountain Ranch last fall when he ended his elk curse, and the joy that "small raghorn," as he calls it, brought to a seasoned hunter was a sight to behold.
The two raghorn bulls he'd taken on guided hunts on exclusive private land apparently came this way.
The first bull, a raghorn, circled our position, and I only got a few seconds of video of his antlers as he circled around and above us.
He was a grown-up raghorn, just exactly what I had hoped for, and if he kept coming he was going to offer the kind of shot the .338 Marlin Express was designed for.
A lone raghorn was making his way through the timber, clearly on a mission.