16 Year Old Antelope Hunting

Discussion in 'Specialty Handgun Hunting' started by Ernie, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. Ernie

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    Took Erik antelope hunting today.
    We spotted a large heard with multiple bucks. There were three in the group that Erik was willing to take. After a long stalk, with several re-routes, we finally made it to a suitable shooting spot. Look-out doe knew we were there, but only knew something was there.
    Biggest problem was that there were so many antelope he couldn't get a clear shot and movement to a better shooting position would put them on the run. Finally, one of the bucks stopped, was semi-quartering and clear of other antelope. Animal went down right where he stood. He was shooting the 7mm SAUM XP-100, shooting 162 A-max. Distance was 210 yards. Dad is quite proud of course.
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  2. jorvin

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    enjoy this time ernie. you may have to take a back seat to girls and cars soon :rolleyes:. LOL. great job eric
     

  3. long450

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    Good shooting Erik! These are the memories that last a lifetime.
     
  4. Buffalobob

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    You can tell he is 16 by the fact he is wearing sneakers and no sox in cactus country. Probably won't wear a coat when it is snowing either. :D
     
  5. Ernie

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    Good observation there:D
    Crazy Wyoming Cross-Country athleteslightbulb
    He was wearing gloves and elbow pads though earlier, as we had to crawl quite a bit
     
  6. Derek M.

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    Nice! Congrats to both of you. (looks like he's at least wearing ankle sox)
     
  7. Ernie

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    Yes he was, and the high that day was 73--Warm here for late October.
     
  8. Derek M.

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    Crap! that's the same as current temps here.
     
  9. Ernie

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    Right now is 38 degrees here with chance of snow on Tuesday:D
     
  10. Slopeshunter

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    Congrats Erik! Beautiful field pic.