46" Cape Eland shot in Namibia June 2011

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  1. Charl

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    Hi everyone, id like to share with you, i shot this eland in june this jear, up in Namibia, close to Grootfontein, it measures 46"
     

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    Charl, incredible spiral.
    Congratulations on your success.

    What is the story behind the picture?
     
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    just my luck thats all, stumbled across this bull,
     
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    Great Eland.Share the hunt..ammo..rifle with us.
     
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    well i used my custom built 30-06, Zeiss 7x50 Illuminated Reticle, with Norma ammunition in 180gr Nosler Partition, zeroed at 200m, shooting distance was 230m, walking and stalking, heard the eland walk, and waited by a tree for him to walk out into the clearing, and took the shot, he dived forward and ran of into the bush, 1oom from the i found him stone dead
     
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    You better go get a lottery ticket today. Or maybe you used up all your luck.
    That is a great bull.

    Good shooting.
    Great to hear that clicking isn't it?!
     
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    Have a look under my galleries, i shot 4 bulls while up there, this was the first one,
    i got pics from my taxidermist today, so excited, cant wait for it to arrive here end october.
     
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    Let me get this straight, you took FOUR Eland bulls on this Safari?
    We may need to take your gun away so the Eland can have a chance for a come back in Namibia!
    I can not seem to access the photos or your link for some reason.
    Feel free to attach them to your next reply here.
     
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    Congratulations, Charl !
     
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    What a trophy! Aside from the size, it is also an old bull... well done and thanks for sharing.
     
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    That is a stellar eland! Congrats on a fine trophy.

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    Nice bull plus great photo and yes some are luckier that others.
     
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    That is exceptional eland, congrats!!!
     
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    More pics

    Eland Jag Storie P3 C.jpg
    here is another pic
     
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    and another pic

    and another pic
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    more pics

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    Couldn't fit a little guy like that all the way in the Bakkie! Imagine.

    Have you wiped that grin off your face yet?
     
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    My shoulder mount

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    Looks pretty good.
    Should be fun to fit this one in the house.
     
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    Great trophy!!!
    Wish I was you!!!
     

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