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N.M. megabull: third choice a (typical) charm

Albuquerque recurve hunter turns lower-tier tag into potential state-record archery bull.

Updated: September 22, 2006, 3:20 PM ET
By Lynn Burkhead | ESPNOutdoors.com associate editor — Sept. 22, 2006

Arrowed in arid, central New Mexico, the 6x6 Bill Clark bull tallies at 411 1/8 inches.

"Spend time among the elk in September, and there will be mornings when you simply will not believe your ears." — E. Donnall Thomas, Jr., in "Longbow Country"

In this golden age of modern elk hunting, conventional wisdom from wapiti hunting experts dictates that to kill a 400-inch world-class bull, several things need to happen.

First, you need to draw a virtual once-in-a-lifetime ...

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