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View Poll Results: In the last 12 months, what was your longest rifle kill on big game?
0 to 200 yards 1,556 26.02%
201 to 400 yards 1,918 32.08%
401 to 600 yards 1,376 23.01%
601 to 800 yards 602 10.07%
801 to 1,000 yards 234 3.91%
Over 1,000 yards 293 4.90%
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Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

 
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Old 06-08-2011, 11:29 PM
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Re: Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

712 yards doe antelope. AR10T .243 and 87 VMAX at 3200 fps. Leupold VXIII 6.5-20 VHR. 43 gr. H4350 and 210M. Swarovski LRF. Thru the onside shoulder and into the heart. The shot was cool, but the shock from my hunting partner was even better!
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:33 PM
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Re: Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

Too soon old, too late, but I had to slap these in here... Alaska Yukon moose, 388 yards (1998, but measured later); same @ 361 yards (2005); same @ 403 yards (2007) all with M70 Winchester 270, 140 Barnes, 61 grains RL 22, Leupold 2.5-8. 2010's bull--six feet and closing--same equipment, and no, contact was thwarted, but he fell 30 feet beyond me as he no longer had control of himself. See photo.


Today's technology has me all excited and I'm pining to convert my M70 375 into a 300 Lapua Mag with a cylinder 28" barrel and Nightforce scope--got some lakes and my river that present some long range challenges... If any of you have some advice on my dream don't be timid--send them on!



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Old 07-09-2011, 10:07 AM
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Re: Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

my last kill(s) was november in sully county, SD along the river bluffs. 2 mule antlerless atop the ridge line i'm GUESSING 200 yards out. up hill shot into 30 mph wind blowing to my 8 o-clock in below freezing temp with a borrowed .22-250. never shot it before, no idea what kind of bullets. luckiest shots ever. i aimed a foot over their backs where the neck meets the back thinking, "that looks about right", from a cross-legged position and dropped both of them with one shot each in the neck. hopefully next time i have a clue. but i can't complain...that was within 30 minutes of the start of my only day hunting last year. BTW...saw 2 8 point mules out there. wish i had the tags.
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:15 PM
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Re: Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

I think it was a 640 yard 4x4 whitetail. with my tikka 25-06 rapid z 800 scope shooting 100gr. ttsx
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:13 AM
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Re: Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

whitetail buck, 634 yards, 270 win 140 berger vld, 58gr h4831sc half a step and dead.
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Old 08-11-2011, 03:10 AM
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Re: Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

962 Red Stag in New Zealand.

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2875fps
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Old 08-19-2011, 12:23 PM
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Re: Longest Big Game Kill With Rifle

245 yards with an H & R 12 ga. Ultra Slugger shooting Hornady SST's.
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