Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Photography > Trophy Photos


Reply

2011 Wyo. Whitetail

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-01-2011, 10:25 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 369
2011 Wyo. Whitetail

I finally filled my late season whitetail tag on the morning of Nov. 29th. He was rutting hard and chasing a doe away from me, but made the fatal mistake of turning around to look at some deer behind him. That's when a 130 gr. AB from my 6.5-284 hit his shoulder from 341 yards away. He dropped instantly and I was relieved to say the least. It wasn't the long shot I was hoping for, nor is he a huge buck, but I feel very blessed for the shot opportunity the good Lord gave me! I consider him a great second to the last day buck ... Also, have to say thanks to Mike for extending his season by doe hunting and giving me the intel on this buck while I was gone for Thanksgiving.



Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-01-2011, 05:20 PM
PUBLISHER
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 5,853
Pretty nice!
__________________


Long Range Hunting Rifles

Long Range Rifles, LLC - Ready To Ship

Components and assembly by LRH Sponsors
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-01-2011, 08:35 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Winterville, NC
Posts: 1,498
Re: 2011 Wyo. Whitetail

Congratulations, nice buck! I'd probably flip out if I saw something like that here in coastal Georgia (the local bucks would too!)
What powder/load were you using with that 130gn AB? JohnnyK.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-01-2011, 11:02 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 369
Re: 2011 Wyo. Whitetail

I have been using H4350 with the AB but it was just a temporary load. I'm anxious to start using the new 127 gr. Barnes LRX.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-02-2011, 08:49 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Miami Lakes, Fl
Posts: 96
Re: 2011 Wyo. Whitetail

Congrats on your buck....
__________________

Take your kids hunting and fishing...no experience like it!!!!!

Follow us on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/BoneHeadHuntClub

http://www.facebook.com/RunningwithDanny

Like our page and join in the fight to Find the Cure for Cystic Fibrosis
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-07-2011, 07:44 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Canadian County, Ok.
Posts: 128
Re: 2011 Wyo. Whitetail

Congrats, nice deer! Looks like he did some fighting and got busted up alittle.
__________________
"You may find me one day, dead in a ditch somewhere. But by God, you'll find me in a pile of brass"
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-08-2011, 09:49 AM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 369
Re: 2011 Wyo. Whitetail

Thanks! Yes, he broke off both G4s. One side looks old, the other is fresh. I wish he hadn't, but whaddya do..
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: 2011 Wyo. Whitetail
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2011 and my best bull ever! mtbohunter Long Range Hunting & Shooting 9 11-07-2011 10:57 PM
Antelope #1 and 2 2011 dk17hmr Antelope Hunting 0 10-16-2011 09:52 PM
2011 NM Pronghorn mark42quin Antelope Hunting 10 09-23-2011 11:40 AM
2011 Montana elk help please texan79 Elk Hunting 4 09-14-2011 11:21 AM
2011 bucks Tikkamike Antelope Hunting 2 09-13-2011 04:01 PM

Current Poll
Do you archery hunt for elk?
YES - 32.52%
80 Votes
NO - 50.81%
125 Votes
Not yet, but I plan to. - 16.67%
41 Votes
Total Votes: 246
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC