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Great pictures but what is that guy doing hunting moose with a .243. I know he killed the animal but a .243 is the smallest gun I'd use to deer hunt much less moose.
And what happened to that deer in picture 6? Looks like there is a massive hole in its side and it is covered with dirt. Did he shoot this or hit it with his car?
I was wondering the same thing ^^^
Ohio seems like the place to be this season! Glad i have a front row seat. Lots of great pics!
I also wanted to know about the hole in the side of that deer. He told me that coyotes got it overnight...
Image 27: I always thought that if there was lightning you shouldn't be fishing. Or does that only "apply" to being on a boat?
Is it just me or does anyone else think there is no way that the buck in image 22 is 200 inches. maybe it just looks like its big because he is sitting way behind it and holdin it with his finger tips
That pheasant pic is a great shot!
all puppies dream of the big hunt. #17 too cute.
I agree on picture 22 there is no way!
Maybe if he'd step back alittle farther. Lol!
I'm glad deer here in NC do not break down as fast as the deer in Picture 6. This deer looks like its been dead for a lot longer than over night. However it does have a great rack.
I love picture seven. My dog is the same way. She is usually very good about staying with me but when she finds something that she knows she isnt supposed to get into (rolling in a dead deer carcass and deer poop, finding the smelliest puddle of water to role in and drink...Gotta love dogs
hellava view taking that mountain caribou. a hunters dream
what a rack!!!!!!
Awesome Muley in picture 15!
Great buck in #2, I've only missed deer
Like how pic 6 is a dead deer That probably was hit with a car or died from age, but never was shot with a bow unless you left it for a week
sorry that i said pic 6 lokked like it wasnt shot until i read that the yotes got a hold of it
The deer in pic6 was shot with a bow on October 12 2011 and recovered on Oct. 18. I logged over 16 hours over the weekend searching thickets and hillsides with the help of many buddies. I have to thank my mom for finding the deer as it had died within 100 yards of there house in an empty pond next to a stream and she smelled the decomposing body while riding my kids on the atv. I had walked this area several times but do to the tall grass never seen the deer.
moose with the .243....nice shot, heard they die easy so no calibre problem with a well placed shot.. lads joke that even if you miss they fall over dead anyway
ken.mcloud said it best! “So, I think that the superior killing power of larger rounds is largely in our heads.(likely testosterone induced) A flat-shooting round that you can accurately place will produce as many if not more "bang-flop" kills as a heavy caliber round.”
On the other hand
"We have not heard from Ken McCloud in ages hope he was not carrying a fast stepping small caliber rifle and ran into a testosterone laden elephant that could not spell hydrostatic shock. Just teasing Clay. Kindest Regards"
november 16 2011 - shot a 16 point buck with my bow scored 172inch. plus in warren county ,ohio
In 27; I that right?
I mean its a great pix, but I always was told, if you can see lightning, you are in the danger zone and it can hit you. And if thats a carbon rod, he's one heck of a lightning rod. That pix was an accident waiting to happen.
You go Son (#3)! Great fish!! You're on your way... What a great smile!!! GREAT DAD too (or MOM)? :)
Don't feel bad RyanK. After several hunts, I have yet to bag a Whitetale as well! I mean to get one this year though, and will be bragging it up here when I do with pics and stories to share!! Good Luck!!!
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I agree re moose with a .243. I know it has more powder but sheesh. I shot a whitetail doe 70yards broadside with Remington Managed Recoil CoreLokt, which has 115gr slug and slow burning powder. Nearly identical trajectory as the more potent loads but helpful for avoiding the development of bad habits like flinching. Well it didn't even pass through her, there was no blood AT ALL and I lost her! I found her by accident two days later after it'd snowed a bunch and saw my shot had been perfect.
I can't imagine using a .243 on deer (let alone anything larger!) after that, and the idea that some states including mine are approving .223 for deer now is patently ridiculous. Beautiful moose that guy took, but I am almost willing to say he got lucky with the lethality of the shot. It's a good thing the animal didn't run far.
Glad that you found your buck, Adam. Most of us can sympathize how you probably felt before you recovered him. I don't think I could have had an open mouth smile like you're sporting for that particular pic though. Wheeeww! That buck must of reeked!
I love labs and have owned two. That's one of the better pics I've seen of any dog in awhile. Great shot.
Granted, the guy in pic 13 had some serious luck on his side by the way it sounds, but luck has played a more than small part in many of my brown and down happenings. Thanks, too, for reminding us that we don't need all the expensive gear and latest this or newest that to drop a big monster of a buck. Congrats, man!
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