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irvingdog

Theodore Wirth Park

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I'm lucky enought to start and end every business day with a brisk ride home on a bike. I take a wiggly little back route through the Wirth park area. This afternoon (within site of my usual archery range) I ride within 20 feet of this enormous buck. Even without the big fat swollen neck, he was intimidatingly large. And he had fist-sized antlers starting on his head. He's gonna be a biggun'! My wife works for a company that backs up to the railroad tracks near there. In the early fall, I've stumbled upon bachelor groups of 10 or more mind blowing bucks nuzzling and romping around on the blacktop of her parking lot. I'd swear that acre for acre, that area has more and bigger bucks than anywhere else I've ever seen.

Wouldn't it be great to fling an arrow through those trees? Surely some tree hugging nudist sunning themselves on the shores on Twin lake would have a coronary at the thought of killing one of his furrry friends, but the thought of dragging a once in a lifetime buck out of a park within sight of my office building would be pretty darn cool....

Anyone else have much experience around this park?

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