Colorado public land muzzleloader buck

Discussion in 'Antelope Hunting' started by Stk, Sep 30, 2018.

  1. Stk

    Stk Well-Known Member

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    After a frustrating and unsuccessful elk season, I was finally able to punch my antelope tag on my first muzzleloader kill ever. I spotted him bedded down with a bunch of does from 900 yards away. It was empty ground between me and him and I didn’t think I had much of a chance of closing the distance. I watched him for a bit, and when he stood and turned to the side and I saw how big his horns were, I knew I was going to try anyways. Over the course of an hour and a half, I was able to crawl to within about 150 yards before one of them must have spotted me in the grass and they all stood up. The 300 grain Barnes/Thor bullet dropped him in his tracks. It was my longest kill with iron sights, and I couldn’t be happier.
     
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  2. Hatrick

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    You didn't take the picture with the gun!
    Nice goat!
     
  3. Gwine

    Gwine Well-Known Member

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    Nice shot! Congratulations.
     
  4. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    Oh wow. Well done.
     
  5. manitou

    manitou Well-Known Member

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    That is one beautiful goat! Well done.
     
  6. Stk

    Stk Well-Known Member

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    I took one right after I got him. CVA optima, rear sight replaced with a peep sight. I’ve got all these nice custom rifles, and I killed this with the cheapest gun I own! Plenty accurate with Blackhorn 209, and dropped like he was hit by the hammer of god.

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  7. dok7mm

    dok7mm Well-Known Member

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    A very, very nice buck! Congrats on a fine hunt.
     
  8. SShultz

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    Beautiful buck! Awesome shot! I’d be more than happy with that dude in any unit!
     
  9. toecutter

    toecutter Well-Known Member

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    Great buck, nice job. Congrats
     
  10. Monttrap04

    Monttrap04 Well-Known Member

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    Very nice. Will be tough to top that!