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2016 Season

2016 Season
At the time of this writing I have a handful of days left on my late season archery deer tag in my home state of WA. I have been out enough to kill a big buck, problem is though I have not seen a mature deer during daylight hours. The rut here didn't spill over into late archery like it usually does so conditions have been tough. I will put a few more hunts in here and there, but it may come down to stroking a doe. In fact, I had an anterless tag for late season and stroked a doe yesterday while sitting in a mountain tree stand from dark to dark. The spot is so remote that I quartered the deer up there and hiked it out on my back. Spring bear kicked my ass this year. I stuck a big bear and had wolves recover it before I could...you can't make this stuff up. Then I stroked a really big bear and made a horrible shot through "no-man's" land so that bear lived. Fall was epic killing my first and probably last once-in-a-lifetime mountain goat in Utah on September 12th. Two days later I killed my the first bull in Idaho. Then a few days later I killed a good second bull on my dad's 60th birthday in Idaho. Finally, I drove to Arizona for late season elk and did the impossible and killed a great bull on my last day down there. It's a rollercoaster ride and that's why I live to bowhunt. Now onto the off-season which means ramping up CrossFit and indoor shooting. Monday 11/28/2016 1. Power Snatch Doubles #125,125,134,145,155,165,145 2. Split Jerk Doubles #135,165,185,205,225,205 3. Clean Mid Thighs Doubles #165,185,200,215,200 4. Front Squat Doubles #205,225,235,255,235 5. 3x12 Unbroken Bar Muscle Ups 6. 4 rounds for time: 5 ring muscle ups 10 squat snatches #115 15 box jump overs | 11:52 Tuesday 11/29/2016 1. 2 Cleans and 2 Jerk #180,190,210,225,210 2. Hang Squat Snatch Doubles #140,155,165,175,165 3. Halting Snatch Pull Doubles #155,180,190,205 4. 3 min AMRAP 15 cals Assault Bike + 15 Power Cleans #115 | 1+25 rest 3 min 3 min AMRAP 12 cals Assault Bike + 12 Power Cleans #135 | 1+23 rest 3 min 3 min AMRAP 9 cals Assault Bike + 9 Power Cleans #155 | 2+6 5. 18 min EMOM ODD: 18 cal row EVEN: 6 strict 4" deficit Handstand Push-up Wednesday 11/30/2016 1. Snatch 2 reps #135,146,157,168,157 2. 2 Power Cleans + 2 Push Jerks #160,175,185,200,185 3. Back Squat doubles #220,240,255,275,255 4. 14 minute EMOM odd: 25' HS Walk (add 5' each round) even: legless rope climb 5. For Time 3 rounds of 7 thrusters #75, 7 pull-ups, 7 burpees 15 cal row + 25 GHD sit-ups 3 rounds of 7 thrusters #75, 7 pull-ups, 7 burpees 15 cal ski erg + 25 GHD sit-ups 3 rounds of 7 thrusters #75, 7 pull-ups, 7 burpees 15 cal assault bike + 25 GHD sit-ups | 16:53 Friday 12/2/2016 Partner Workout... WOD A. (10 min Cap) 100 Cal Assault Bike Cals 120 Thrusters *Switch every 15 reps #95/115/135/155 WOD B. (10 min Cap) 100 Cal Row 125 One Arm KB Snatch #70 *Switch every 20 WOD C. (10 min Cap) 300 Dubz 135 Hang Squat Clean & Jerk *Switch every 5 reps #95/115/135/155/175/195 Saturday 12/3/2016 1. Clean and Jerks #170 2+2, #200 2+2, #230 2+1 #215, #225, #230, #240 2. Clean Pull Doubles #235,255,270,285,310,310 3. 12 min AMRAP *3 power cleans every minute on the minute and start with #135 5 toes to bar 10 push-ups 15 wall ball shots #30 | 5+25