Powderpuff Elk Hunt

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by Broz, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Well, today I took my wife along for the "powderpuff" version of our elk season. We spotted a small herd of cows mostly bedded on a hill side. We headed up an irrigation ditch and then up a revien to keep us hid. The wind was blowing pretty good so we contintue up and around until we were almost shooting straight into the wind. Diane has graduated this year to the big gun so I ran the field conditions, Baro 25.08, temp 20* Humidity 41%, wind angle 11:00 wnd speed 8 mph. Program says!!! Up 16.5 moa and left 1.75 moa. I dialed her in and got her on sand bags prone. When she was on the elk I went into spotter mode with my bino's. " OK, the bedded cow one up and left form the calf that is all stretched out sunning?" " Yes that is the one I am on" " That cow is facing slightly angled away, so put it in the crease we talked about and it shound exit far shoulder" " Ok,,, got it" "Are you solid and steady?" "Yes... very solid" " I am on her, so send it when ready" BoooooM!!!!!!! says ole " No Sneak" ......................... Whack!!!!!!!!! Done deal!!! Nice shot Hun!!!

    Ha! More meat in the freezer.

    Jeff gun)-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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  2. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Better add. 300 GR Berger OTM Hybrid. Gen 2.

    Jeff
     

  3. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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    High fives from my wife and I. Great picture. Congrats!!!

    AJ
     
  4. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Thanks AJ, Diane is all smiles tonght. This was her longest shot on game.

    Jeff
     
  5. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Outstanding, give her my compliments!! :D
     
  6. jmden

    jmden Well-Known Member

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    Nice! Good job to you and your wife!
     
  7. royinidaho

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    Honors to your wife! And her spotter!
     
  8. T3-OleMan

    T3-OleMan Well-Known Member

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    Sweet! The family that hunts together stays together....long as MAMA gets hers.:) Congrats to you both.
     
  9. phorwath

    phorwath Well-Known Member

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    Very nice results. Thanks for posting the photo and sharing your hunt. Just like clockwork, but it doesn't happen that way by accident. Lot's of homework and preparation required in order to make it look easy!
     
  10. Buffalobob

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    Should of shot the calf. They are easier to pack out. :D
     
  11. SBruce

    SBruce Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations Jeff and Diane, Nicely Done!:)
     
  12. Bravo 4

    Bravo 4 Well-Known Member

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    Nice!
    You make it look so easy, kinda like them fellers on the TV.:D
     
  13. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    You put in all the variables into your ballistics program and it spat out the adjuments in MOA. Does yours work perfect for your gun or do you have to adjust for real world bullet drop? If it works everytime, that would be awesome!
     
  14. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I have varified and adjusted with muliple BC's on my real world drops with this rilfe to well past a mile. I would never engage game not first proving the rifle and program are in agreeance. I have full confidence in the rifle and program now.

    Jeff