Prairie Dog Trophy Bull?

Discussion in 'Varmint Hunting' started by acloco, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. acloco

    acloco Well-Known Member

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    This is the largest prairie dog I have shot to date. Well over 13" long (not counting tail).

    Savage long action, single shot, 28.5" 1:12 twist 1.250 straight shank barrel, Federal brass, 27.0 gr Benchmark, 55 gr VMax, & CCI 450 primer.....distance of 345 yards.

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  2. milanuk

    milanuk Well-Known Member

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    Wow! Get 'im stuffed-n-mounted! :D

    Where'd you find grass that green in Nebraska in August?!? Thought the official summer grass colors there were yellow, brown, & grey!
     

  3. acloco

    acloco Well-Known Member

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    We have had a LOT of rain this year. To date, have only been on four short PD safaris. In fact, it rained tonight, two nights ago, and four nights ago....in AUGUST!!!!

    Believe it or not, I have only turned my sprinklers on 4 times this year....and I still have to cut at least once a week.
     
  4. milanuk

    milanuk Well-Known Member

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    Dang. I remember growing up out by Oshkosh where we used to joke about the rain gauges being graduated in 100ths of an inch for a reason. Other places might say "We got a little over 3/4 inch of rain last night". We'd say "Got 87 hundredths yesterday!" :D

    Good to hear you're getting some rain. Last time I talked to family out that way (been a while) things were pretty dusty for a spell.

    Back to the trophy 'dog... is he as fat as those pot-bellied little porkers they had mounted in Cabela's? :D
     
  5. acloco

    acloco Well-Known Member

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    He was big. I will check in Cabelas next time I am there.

    No kidding on the rain.....August is usually VERY hot and VERY dry.
     
  6. dogdinger

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    hes a booner!!! better get him officially scored.....AJ
     
  7. MachV

    MachV Well-Known Member

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    Thats a monster!!! I thought the dogs in SE Montana where big but aint never sean one that big anywhere!
    Looks like you are getting some of the rain the rest of us are getting, we where out yesterday doggin and still cant believe all the green yet as it usualy browns up in late June around here.
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    That dog is all of twice the size of the little devils around these parts, even with all the rain and extra grub they are not gettin any bigger.

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  8. LewisH

    LewisH Well-Known Member

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    Looks like that dog has tits. You may have a pregnant MAMA DOG there. :rolleyes: Please check for male genitalia.
     
  9. acloco

    acloco Well-Known Member

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    LOL! I have to hire a travelling veterinarian too?

    Per Nebraska Trophy Rules.....section 2, sub A

    "....evidence of game sex must be left on trophy for submission."

    :)