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Colorado's Deer - A goHUNT original film

Colorado's Deer is a short film that tells the story of what happened when a meat hunter from Colorado, hunting for cow elk in 2014, accidentally stumbled onto a deer that turned out to be one of the largest mule deer to have ever been taken.

Brett Ross Colorado mule deer

We are right alongside Brett Ross from his story of the hunt, the social media frenzy that followed, the drama of the official scoring event by Boone & Crockett and everything in between. 

Brett Ross quote
Shortly after, photos began to surface on social media with speculation of this being one of, if not the largest nontypical mule deer ever taken. Colorado's Deer provides an inside look at the story behind the hunt and the aftermath that followed. 

Brett Ross social media storm surrounding the buck

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Bruce_Hutcheon
Bruce H. - posted 4 years ago on 02-18-2015 03:54:15 pm
Colorado Springs, CO
goHUNT INSIDER

Apologies Susan R.

Bruce_Hutcheon
Bruce H. - posted 4 years ago on 02-18-2015 03:52:39 pm
Colorado Springs, CO
goHUNT INSIDER

Susan H.
Well said.

Susan R. - posted 4 years ago on 02-18-2015 03:30:06 pm

I've been writing all the editions of the book, Colorado's Biggest Bucks and Bulls, and this is by far one of the finest bucks I have ever seen. My book is about great stories and great photos and what I love about this hunting story is the family and the hunter that appreciate such a truly gift of God. Hunting for me is a tribute to the wonders of nature and this buck is truly a wonder. I also think it is neat that the hunter was a meat hunter. Of all the hundreds of stories and thousands of photos I've collected for my three editions of the book, almost all of the B&C bucks were taken by accident when a hunter was meat hunting. How cool is that? I'll likely never harvest such a creature but I am honored to have seen most of the biggest bucks ever taken in Colorado that are entered in B&C, P&Y and Longhunter for muzzleloaders. Breathtaking. Semper Fi.

Chris P.
Chris P. - posted 4 years ago on 02-17-2015 08:32:40 pm
Las Vegas, Nevada
goHUNT Team

Thanks Colby, we appreciate it. This story had all the pieces.

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Colby K. - posted 4 years ago on 02-17-2015 01:00:50 pm
Ogden, UT

Very well done guys! That was fun to watch. Leave it to goHUNT.com to be the first to document such a cool story.

Lorenzo S.
Lorenzo S. - posted 4 years ago on 02-17-2015 09:59:32 am
goHUNT.com world headquarters
goHUNT Team

@Andy L. - thank you!! The second we caught wind of this story and met Brett we knew it was a story for the books. Can't say enough great things about Brett and his family!

@Bruce H. - that's exactly how we feel and why this story has been so awesome for us.

Bruce_Hutcheon
Bruce H. - posted 4 years ago on 02-17-2015 08:56:20 am
Colorado Springs, CO
goHUNT INSIDER

Just saying: Hunting is more about tradition, family and friends than a B&C score. Well done telling the story.

Andylarson40
Andy L. - posted 4 years ago on 02-16-2015 06:51:02 pm
Alpine, Utah

That's Frikin awesome! Great doc guys!

Andy L.