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NV 041-042 Speedgoat

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Unread 09-24-2011, 11:39 AM
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NV 041-042 Speedgoat

New to the forum...Thought I'd share a photo of my 2011 Nevada pronghorn shot in zone 041-042 during the early rifle hunt. Took this guy high off a ridge in the Seven Troughs Range at 329 yds with my Rem 700 Varmit Special chambered in .308 shooting custom loads topped with 168 berger VLD bullet. Stock is a MPI Thumbhole and scope is a Leupold Mark IV. Saw lots of goats up high in most all the ranges in the zone. Had to really look at quite a few dinks before seeing some good ones.

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    Unread 09-24-2011, 01:12 PM
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    Re: NV 041-042 Speedgoat

    Congrats and thanks for sharing
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    Unread 09-25-2011, 03:15 AM
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    Re: NV 041-042 Speedgoat

    I had the same area and posted here. Did he run after the hit? Did you recover the bullet? What is your load and chrono speed?

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    Unread 09-25-2011, 03:53 AM
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    Re: NV 041-042 Speedgoat

    Very Nice, Very Nice!! Great buck, Congrats
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    Unread 09-25-2011, 07:21 AM
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    Re: NV 041-042 Speedgoat

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    Unread 09-28-2011, 01:12 PM
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    Re: NV 041-042 Speedgoat

    Love the heavy cutters way up like that. The gun is pretty sharp too! Congrats.
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    Unread 09-28-2011, 01:27 PM
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    Re: NV 041-042 Speedgoat

    Looks great! Nevada Antelope are worth the time between tags.
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