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2012-2013 Season Success Pictures

Old 10-05-2012, 04:22 PM
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Please share your success photos and a little info about your hunt/equipment.

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Old 10-05-2012, 08:11 PM
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Sharing I can do

I already entered this in our team contest thread, but not with many details. So here goes:

The area I hunt is a hillside that's quite open but has copses of brush and scattered pines. I had a nice blind all set up close to a couple trails I figured the deer would pass along but sat several mornings watching most of them work up a ridge 200 yards away.

Finally it twigged - go hide behind a bush where the deer were. In the dark one morning, I set up by a big pine tree and started seeing deer with first light. The first one to come by my hiding spot was this 4-pt (i.e., 4x4). He stood broadside for me at 17 yards and I zipped a Gold Tip Expedition Hunter with a 100 gr G5 Montec through his heart. My favorite hunting bow is this 2003 Hoyt Razortec. The buck ran about 40 yards before keeling over.

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Old 10-08-2012, 04:06 PM
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Doe taken on 10/6 in MD. Story here. http://www.huntingnet.com/forum/bowh...oe-10-6-a.html

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Old 10-08-2012, 09:02 PM
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New World Record (SCI) typical Merriam's Turkey shot in South Dakota. PSE X-Force Super Short

Cape Buffalo Killed with a single custom 1045 grain arrow from an eighty pound PSE X-Force

Red Hartebeest bull-East Cape of South Africa...74# X-Force Super Short

White Springbok-East Cape of South Africa...74# X-Force Super Short

Genet Cat-East Cape of South Africa...74# X-Force Super Short-killed at 34 yards and shot during daylight.

Cape Bushbuck-East Cape of South Africa...74# X-Force Super Short

Zebra-East Cape of South Africa...74# X-Force Super Short

Black wildebeest-East Cape of South Africa...74# X-Force Super Short

One of a couple Pronghorn from Wyoming...74# X-Force Super Short

Addax-Texas...74# X-Force Super Short

Scimitar horned Oryx-Texas...74# X-Force Super Short

On occasion, I still enjoy hunting with my rifles. This is an area 146 Colorado Pronghorn. More than likely he will be my last Colorado antelope. Hunting them in Wyoming (every year) with a bow is still too much fun!

A proud daddy moment: 11/10/12 my 12 y/o daughter fills her very first Colorado youth elk tag.

I traveled to Alabama over the Thanksgiving holiday-on my quest to kill a deer in all fifty states. As time was running out, I began to unravel the tactics of hunting these elusive "sweet home " deer. They liked hanging in heavy cover! In the end, I used my Ruger to shoot both a buck and a doe.

A hard earned buck from South Dakota

A litte late season Muzzleloading in Iowa

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Old 10-14-2012, 06:56 AM
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Awesome Africa pics, Huck!!!
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:04 PM
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My buddies first buck with his bow. Small but of course a trophy to him.
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:09 AM
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Heck yes, it sure is a tropy to him! He looks pumped! Reminds me of when I first started hunting way back when. Glad to see the young fellas getting into the sport.
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:31 AM
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Here is my bull this year. Called him into 9 yards
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Old 10-19-2012, 09:57 PM
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Simply outstanding Will, congrats bud.
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:06 PM
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Thanks John, again I feel blessed. The trip to Africa among friends was the best ever.

RMA, nice bull amigo!
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