STRAIGHT ARROW: Bowhunting in the Arctic

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Straight Arrow

By Gene Culver

On Sunday morning, Aug. 13, I met Dr. Ron Shrewsbury and his wife at their home at 6:45 a.m., transferred my gear to their vehicle, and we were on our way to the bowhunt of a lifetime.

Ron and I were headed for the small Eskimo village called Ulukhaktok, (formerly Holman) in the Northwest Territories of Canada to bowhunt muskox, some 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle. WHY?

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