“One Man Shoots Two Deer” is a headline that seems to pop up every year during the rut, as hunters encounter locked bucks and elect to harvest both animals. Far more rare is the twofer experienced by Kellen Meyer (left) and Jordan Owens.
The pair was hunting on Owens’ farm during the Nebraska firearms season when this 20-point Cornhusker giant topped a hill 250 yards from where the two men were hunkered down at opposite ends of a U-shaped draw. Learn how these lifelong friends handled what may be the most unusual success story of the season.
The friendship between Kellen Meyer and Jordan Owens of Seward County, Nebraska, which began in grade school, would most likely have hit a serious rough patch if either hunter had been a lesser person. When they both scored shots that brought down this high-mass, 228 B&C nontypical whitetail buck, the hunters decided to share their success. Steve Hill got the story of how these lifelong friends handled what may be the most unusual success story of the season.