LRH Newbie full season Montana

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by skidlyman, Nov 4, 2006.

  1. skidlyman

    skidlyman Well-Known Member

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    I've been here at LRH a couple years now and finally got a pretty nice setup. 338rum Sendero, 5.5 x 22 x 56 NXS w/ NP-R2 ret. Anyway, I got my Son Josh (now 19) interested in Longrange hunting. I got him a Savage 300rum for his B-Day last year and give him a BSA 6 -28 mil-dot scope that was originally on a 50bmg. He has been kickin butt on me this season. Started off with a 1/2 mile stalk and a 100 yard belly crawl and took this fine heavy horned 14" Pronghorn buck with 1 shot at 325 yards
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    then we headed out on opening day for elk and he took this 4x5 bull at 736 yards with a shoot to the ribs with his 300rum 200g Accubond
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    then to top it off friday eve during the last 1/2 hour of shooting light he puts an Accubond thru the lungs of this exceptional Mulie at 598 yards! think he's hooked
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  2. royinidaho

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    Hey, that left horn on the speed goat looks to be at least 5 feet long. He may be a mutant of one of his African cousins....

    How many times does a pic setup like that happen? Sweet.

    Well, Pops, ya better get humpin. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

    This was a great season for both of you.
     

  3. skidlyman

    skidlyman Well-Known Member

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    didn't even notice that fencepost when I took the picture LOL
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  4. lovdasnow

    lovdasnow Well-Known Member

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    do I see a doe in the bed of the truck also? whats the story on that one. great shooting.
     
  5. sambo3006

    sambo3006 Well-Known Member

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    That is a really nice goat. I was fortunate to take one almost identical to that and I'm looking at him up on the wall right now. Is the antelope or the mule deer destined for the taxidermist? Sounds like a fun season! You better get movin, you got some catching up to do! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif
     
  6. Mountainsheep

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    Skidly & Josh,
    Congratulations on a successful season. More examples of fine trophies and great shooting that seems to just keep comming from Big Sky Country.
    Dave
     
  7. Buffalobob

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    That is good shooting and nice animals too.
     
  8. bsb

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    Nice pics and hunt! I swear that is a Doe in the truck. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  9. skidlyman

    skidlyman Well-Known Member

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    That is a whitetail doe in the truck too,(1st Post) here in Mt we can get some doe tags too, That doe was franks (Josh's buddy) Frank shot his buck 10/24 heres a picture
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    Here is the bucks the boys got last year
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    Since Josh took a 79 1/2 Pronghorn 2 years ago Had it mounted. he decided to do a European mount on this buck. He was going to do that with the Mulie buck but I think I got him talked into a shoulder mount. Myself I've been working on a 170 class whitetail with my bow (urban deer). I took my antelope already and it was not as impressive as Josh's but had some unique horns. Bad angle but he's on the way to processing.
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    I'm heading out next weekend to SE Mt to try and find a Mulie buck to top Josh's. The last week of the season its back to the mountains to find my bull. If I don't take another animal this season, its not a big deal. I'll still be one happy Dad. But I can be REAL picky now the freezer is full! ;-)
     
  10. Eaglet

    Eaglet Well-Known Member

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    Nice animals, great shooting, congratulations!
     
  11. skidlyman

    skidlyman Well-Known Member

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    we just measured the Mulie and came up with 182 3/4 B&C