2008 Antelope Buck..The Edge Strikes Again

Discussion in 'Antelope Hunting' started by gamedog, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. gamedog

    gamedog Well-Known Member

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    Got my best Antelope to date yesterday morning.
    Hunted hard Friday-Sunday and finally made a successful stalk on this stud.
    Was stalking in on a different group when this bunch started feeding towards me at 420 yards.
    Ranged the buck at 418 yards and when he turned broadside, I nailed him with a 300gr SMK.
    This Long Range stuff sure is addicting:D
    I'm thinking of getting a shoulder mount on this fella.
    He's 15 3/8" long and scores 72 4/8"
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  2. butcher307

    butcher307 Well-Known Member

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    not bad gamedog not bad
     

  3. Down Under Hunter

    Down Under Hunter Well-Known Member

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    Congrats Gamedog !

    Thats a great looking buck ! Where's the big gun in the pic ?

    How did he react at the strike ? Oooouch !!!

    DUH
     
  4. gamedog

    gamedog Well-Known Member

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    The guns on the other side of the gut pile:D
    He didn't argue much with the 300 gr SMK.
    The bullet is certainly over kill for a critter this size, BUT with the nearly constant winds here in Montana along with the shot distance required to harvest these animals, it's tough to beat. Plus I don't eat ribs:D
     
  5. magicofmt

    magicofmt Well-Known Member

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    Nice antelope, last day of the season too! Good job! We still need to get together and go out long range shooting sometime, maybe after hunting season.
    Over 15" would be a great antelope mount!
     
  6. gamedog

    gamedog Well-Known Member

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    Any time Magic!! Get a hold of me:D
     
  7. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    Really nice buck Gamadog, beats mine by almost 1 1/2", and nice prongs too, definitely a mounter. Just one question, why did ya wait til the end of the season? :D
     
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  8. gamedog

    gamedog Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the compliments MT Rifleman.
    I was out for 5 days on opening weekend with my brother and his boy's.
    We had that nasty snowstorm that made everything miserable to say the least.
    I managed to fill a doe tag that weekend and felt lucky.
    Been out Elk and Deer hunting since.
    Time for some antlers:D
     
  9. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations, nice buck!!!