14 Year Old's First Buck

Discussion in 'Specialty Handgun Hunting' started by Ernie, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. Ernie

    Ernie SPONSOR

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    My son was able to fill his first buck tag today. Yep, I'm pretty proud.
    Here it is in his words:

    "Today after cross-country practice my dad and I went to hunt for antelope. My dad told me there had been some nice bucks where we were going, but hunters had shot most of them. I didn't really think I would see a nice buck, but thought I would see some does or a tiny buck. Right as my dad parked the truck we saw a small group of antelope with a buck. It was pretty windy and they were bedded down. I don't know why they didn't spook, but they remained bedded. As I was setting up the buck stood up and was looking at me but didn't run. My dad told me to shoot a little further behind his shoulder since he was not all the way broadside. At the shot the buck fell instantly. He went down so fast I thought he was moving away with the does, until my dad told me he was down.
    I was shooting my 6x47 Lapua MOA."

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  2. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations, young man, on a nice buck! You seem to be doing very well at following your dad's foot steps.
    Nice animal!
     

  3. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Way to go! gun)
     
  4. 7mmSendaro

    7mmSendaro Well-Known Member

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    Great buck, hope I can find one like that next week. Great job young man!
     
  5. hshunter

    hshunter Well-Known Member

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    Good shooting young Man!! you are becoming quite an accomplished hunter. congrats again.
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  6. ss7mm

    ss7mm Writers Guild

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    Great looking buck and congratulations on a fine handgun kill.

    Look out Ernie, he's gonna give you a run for your money.;);)
     
  7. long450

    long450 Well-Known Member

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    CONGRATULATIONS!!! That is a nice buck and a good story. Great shooting with the MOA!
     
  8. Mark Hampton

    Mark Hampton Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations to the hunter and his father. Great job on a nice antelope. Keep up the good work.