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Unread 04-03-2006, 10:00 PM
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pdog hunt in some nice scenery

Uncle b, 7mmrhb and I had the opportunity to relieve a local rancher of some pdogs this weekend. It was great fun and we shot about 30 or 40 dogs. The gun list was 2 6br's, one 6br improved, a 222 rem, a 223 rem, a 22 hornet, and a 17 hmr.

Ranges were from about 150 to a tad over 925 yards. Could have shot to around 1 mile in this spot with such a nice view of the mounds.

We sat the bench up in this spot and stayed there all day:



Another view of the shooting spot:




And here is some pics of the local area they call the San Rafael Swell in central Utah. We went looking for a few desert bighorns after the pdog shoot but they were hiding and we never saw them. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]


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    Re: pdog hunt in some nice scenery

    That country is just plain beautiful. I really need to move out west somewhere....
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    for being so dead and dry there it sure is beautiful!
    nice pics. sounds fun, I wish we had prairie dogs around here, you wanna mail me some babys and I'll plant them here... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
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    Re: pdog hunt in some nice scenery

    Goodgrouper, what tripods are you using for your spotting scopes?

    I'm having problems finding a good enough tripod for my Swarovski. The problem I get is keeping the spotting scope FOV on target as I tighten the adjustments. I find most tripods too wobbly.
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    Nice looking pics GG

    That is some awfully pretty land, even for being so arid. We are heading out this weekend to shot some pdogs, will post some pics but I am sure they wont be as pretty as yours

    take it easy
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    Some really nice pictures. That was one of the great things about Utah, there were many different types of terrain and so many different things to do
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    Beautiful spot, wish I was there to help. I could use a few reactionary targets to shoot. I'm ladder testing 2 rifles tomorrow that will go on a pdog hunt. Not my sticks, but their mine to work the loads for. Punching paper just isn't the same! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]
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