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Old 10-10-2005, 08:16 PM
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Speed Goat Speed Hunt

Midnight on the 5th after work I was packing for Wyoming. Up four hour later and off the the airport, 11:30am I arrived in Wyoming. Ric Horst and Steve met me at the airport and less than an hour later I was at the hotel and changed. Off to the hunting area to meet Chris Matthews. Less than two hours later I was belly down in the dirt low crawling up along side Chris glassing a bedded doe on the next hill at 370 yards. A quick dial up and Ric and Chris got front row seats when her nose hit the dirt. When I got to her my first words were OH SH..! The .30 175 SMK exited with most of her belongings [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img] Day one over.
Day two up at 5:30 and off to the area we were hunting bucks. At 9:30am we were glassing some goats when a nice one came out of no where. As Chris alerted us the goat kicked it in overdrive. Another voice (Steve/Ric?) yelled get your gun. I don't know much about goats but I figured it out quick! Seconds later I was on my belly again with Chris along side calling out yardage. As the goat approached 550 yards and a drop off it stopped and looked back, a few more clicks and the SMK was off and my hunt was over. The Goat went a touch over 15", and to make things better it was on video. Ric caught great trace and I hope the video did also. Ric, Chris,and Steve were awesome! as where the other hunters. It was a great time and anoter great buck was taken that day. I'll let the shooter tell that story. I cant wait to hear from the rest of the guys and see how things went after I left.
Oh yeah the airline lost my checked bag and my LSR 300WSM!!! after a day of searching they were loacated. My gun and luggage have been to the west coast and more states than I have. A delivery service just dropped them off ten minutes ago. Hope to have pics soon.
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Old 10-10-2005, 08:35 PM
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Re: Speed Goat Speed Hunt

Congrats on the two fer. Sounds like you run in the right circle. I would love to shoot/hunt with you guys someday. Waiting for the pics!
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Old 10-10-2005, 08:54 PM
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Re: Speed Goat Speed Hunt

Congrats on the successful hunt! I will be using the same combo next week to try and take a pig with my 300 SAUM. Maybe I will have the same results as yourself.
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Re: Speed Goat Speed Hunt

Congrats on the hunt, bring on the pictures!!

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Congrats

Man That must of been a blast! Hey Rimfire...Keep your eyes open for an email Want to see if your interested in something.

Cant wait to see the pics. I bet you had a heart attack with the luggage missing. Sounds like you had a great time

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Old 10-11-2005, 09:48 AM
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Way to go Rimfire. The stories are getting better and better and the season has just begun.

I can't believe that they (temporarily) lost your rifle. Did you have to change flights mid-way? I was very concerned about being separated from my rifles so I flew direct into Denver Intl. and drove a rental up into Wyoming.

Forget the pictures - post the video! Can't wait. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]
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Old 10-11-2005, 02:59 PM
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Great story you should be a writer
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