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Young hunter earns first moose, defies slow start to Haines' hunt

 

September 23, 2021

Courtesy of the Bradford family.

Casey Bradford, 23, harvested his first moose last Wednesday on the opening morning of Haines' hunt. Two years ago, while hunting with his father in the same area, Casey was mauled by a brown bear. This year was only the second time he had his own permit.

Before Casey Bradford, 23, set out on the opening morning of Haines' moose hunt last Wednesday, his mother, Candi, had a gut feeling that her son would strike his first bull and redeem a hunt two years ago when he was mauled by a bear.

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