With less than 4% draw odds, Jess somehow pulls a Nevada archery Mule Deer tag.

A summer scouting trip with friends who knew the area gave us confidence, we had a good starting point come season opener.

August rolled around and we had 10 days allotted for this hunt, we headed south – finding target bucks the very first night. But, as big bucks do, they didn’t cooperate by either bedding in tough stalking terrain or not presenting shots as they left their beds that Jess stalked in on.

After many days and multiple attempts to notch an out-of-state tag – dirty, dusty, sunburned, and tired Jess was able to hang her tag on one of the original bucks from the first night in Nevada