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Wrangell Hunter takes first place in national contest with 45 year-old antlers


Rachel Coblentz / Petersburg Pilot

Felix Villarma won the first place certificate this year from the Boone and Crockett 28th North American Big Game Awards Program for the Sitka Black-tailed antlers from the buck he shot in 1968.

It was during a typical cold Southeast Alaskan November day in 1968 when Felix Villarma tied his 20-foot wooden scow onto a Kadin Island beach. He was in a draw and nearing the top of a mountain, sneaking through the foliage and the rain, when he...

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