Home Hunting Mark and Terry Drury’s Treetop Fight

Mark and Terry Drury’s Treetop Fight

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Most brothers have had their fair share of disagreements over the years. After all, there’s no one who knows your quirks and secrets throughout your life like a sibling. For Mark and Terry Drury of Drury Outdoors, their typical brotherly love turned into a near knock-down, drag-out fight while hunting in a treestand many years ago. For Mossy Oak, Mark shares his funniest hunting memory.

markdrury1_llPhoto by Mossy Oak

One time in the early 1990s, Terry and I were sitting in different trees to film a deer hunt. I planned to be the videographer, and Terry would shoot and call. We set up over a greenfield, and several bucks started chasing a doe. Two of the bucks’ antlers would score more than 170 points on Pope & Young. Our emotions and adrenaline had risen to a very-high point in anticipation of filming this rutting activity and harvesting one of these giant bucks…

Photos: Listerine (top); Mossy Oak (above)

Shannon Rikard is a freelance writer and photographer with a passion for conservation and wedding and portrait photography. The Archery Trade Association and National Wild Turkey Federation have published her work. A self-professed word geek, she enjoys Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, and finding a dynamite synonym to illustrate any point. After starting her career in public relations with a national conservation organization, she ventured out on her own with Copper Door Studios.