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RS hunter takes 2nd largest goat recorded


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Will Russell poses with the mountain goat he harvested, which turned out to be the second largest ever recorded from the state. Wyoming Game and Fish Dept. photo

Will Russell, a hunter from Rock Springs, and the 2015 Wyoming Game and Fish Department Super Tag mountain goat winner, harvested the second-largest mountain goat ever taken in Wyoming. The mountain goat officially scored 50 2/8 inches, certified by the Boone and Crockett Club.

Mountain goat hunting licenses are one of the most coveted and hard-to-draw hunting licenses in Wyoming.  Russell, though, won the opportunity to purchase his license through the Super Tag raffle. Russell bought just one Super Tag mountain goat raffle ticket, and his ticket was selected among the 4,526 tickets sold...

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