NZ Fallow.

Discussion in 'Deer Hunting' started by 300WSMMAD, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. 300WSMMAD

    300WSMMAD Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys thought I may share yesterdays success with you.

    He anit huge(head wise)! It wasnt far! The weather was absoluly shit,rain and humidity was a bitch!!! to make it even better I tore the tendons in my shoulder doing the big heave on to my back with him (so Im screwed for next couple of weeks).

    But sure beats sitting at work.:D:D:D:D

    3 yr old fallow buck, 260 yrds downhill, Tikka 595 7-08 140 gr Nosler BTs.

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    A huge thanks to "Top Predator" who was with me to carry this out for me after my injury!


    Regards 300WSMMAD
     
  2. kiwi3006

    kiwi3006 Well-Known Member

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    Nicely done, he looks in really good condition. He's a bit bigger than the one I shot a few weekends back.

    You weren't tempted to use the 338 lapua?

    Stu.
     

  3. 300WSMMAD

    300WSMMAD Well-Known Member

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    Best hatched plans never work out! They were supposed to be in the pines 5 mins walk from the truck, damm it ,not out in the open, bottom of a valley amongst the raupo grass, didnt they get my email:D

    So the 708 was the natural choice to take,but the Lapua is always the one I look at and pause for a brief moment, then come back to reality!

    He is a little fatty, oh and the deers in great nik too King Country grass!!

    regards 300WSMMAD
     
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  4. Topshot

    Topshot Well-Known Member

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    Well done 300wsmmad.

    He should eat well.
     
  5. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    Congrats, beautiful animal. I have hunted Fallow several times and taken a couple bucks over the past 10 years. I would love to be able to hunt them in an area where they are free range hunts. The ones I have hunted, while very challanging hunts were in large area high fence ranches.

    Again, congrats!!!
     
  6. Coldzero

    Coldzero Active Member

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    Hey Fiftydriver, if your after free range fallow there is plenty in Australia and New Zealand. Fallow are mostly plentiful free range in Tasmania, much greater chance of succes there. I think in Tasmania though you just need to buy a tag down at the police station

    Cheers,

    CZ
     
  7. Roe Buck

    Roe Buck Well-Known Member

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    well done
    the Fallow buck season starts over here in August
    i cant waitgun):D

    rb