Howdy from San Diego

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by M_freeman, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. M_freeman

    M_freeman Well-Known Member

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    Howdy,
    Getting back into hunting after a 30 year hiatus, recently bought a Tikka T3 Lite in 7mm-08, wears a Zeiss 3x9x40 conquest. I will be hunting this doggedly difficult San Diego region, these mule deer bucks I am convinced
    have gone nocturnal extreme. Can't blame them there isn't hardly a place in D16 zone that doesn't have a road every mile. Anyway, hope to get the most out of the 7mm-08 hope to learn here.
    m freeman
     
  2. ss7mm

    ss7mm Writers Guild

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    Welcome to Long Range Hunting. Good luck with the mulies. Big game and roads don't mix too well.
     

  3. WolfTrap

    WolfTrap Member

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    Welcome to a great place to hang out. 7mm anything is just about the way to go in California that is edible.
    You'll find just about every question answered ten ways to h... and have fun picking out which is right for you and your equipment!
    So welcome aboard:cool:
    Wolftrap
     
  4. morhuntin

    morhuntin Well-Known Member

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    howdy,best bets on using that 7mm08 on a large mulie is area 12 down by colorado river,there is some 36" plus monsters but few and far between.backside of julian and san felipe out back side of lake henshaw are you best bets good luck and welcome.
     
  5. M_freeman

    M_freeman Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the welcome, can't wait to put in for draws next year, maybe I can still find an over the counter tag out of State for some big game this season anyway.
    Watched three does at dusk 600 yards out yestrday cautiously sneak down the hillside, couldn't see their buck anywhere. Once I get better optics that buck may show up, right now using cheapy 8x bushnells.
     
  6. M_freeman

    M_freeman Well-Known Member

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    I agree this is the problem with Southern California D16 these deer here are hypervigilant due to pressures of all types. I am convinced the bucks here are 100%
    nocturnal year round.