Rushford man bags 21-point trophy buck ... allegedly on a deer farm

Authorities in Houston County say the man cut a hole in a fence to pull his prey out of its pen.
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Authorities in Houston County say the man cut a hole in a fence to pull his prey out of its pen.

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