BOTSWANA: BOWHUNT: Diary of a Day in the Blind - Kanana

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  1. Stretch

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    Thanks of for the walk down memory lane Brick. I too have all those fond memories from that same little piece of real estate that allowed me to see what Africa could be. You have a unique way to blend your thoughts and experiences with visual digital images. I am a lucky man that I was able to grant a dirt nap to a old eland bull with an arrow, at this location. As I close my eyes and stare into the dark I see those inedible images. Thanks again Brick.
     
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    Couldn't agree with you more Stretch it is an awesome read. I've never been there but I keep coming back to look and read again it makes me feel like I am there just looking at the pics, Wayne has missed his calling he is an awesome Author!
     
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    Glad you guys have enjoyed the thread.
     
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    l hope you mean, enjoying the thread oldmate :thumb:
     
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    What's a tense among friends. I'll actually do another thread for the rest. :)
     
  6. death-from-above

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    Absolutely wonderful read , Brick. The pics put me in the blind... I am a bow hunter to the n'th myself. I will be packing the Hoyt to Zim later this year (along with the bang-stick just in case) . Can't waitfor more.
     
  7. bluey

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    how much later this year cobber , theres only 6 days left :biggrin:
     
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    :clap::laughing: I guess being serious with the bow has taught me one good thing...how to laugh at myself. What an idiot. If I am gonna make it "this year" , better head to the airport right after lunch.:eek:
     
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    Glad you enjoyed the thread.

    A good sense of humour will do you well on your trip.
     
  10. death-from-above

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    Hey Brick , not trying to hijack your thread , but I have a question. What setup do you bow hunt plains game with ?
    Thanks
     
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    Make: APA INNOVATIONS
    Model: BLACK MAMBA XL 7.0
    84# Draw weight
    Arrows: 7595 Gold Tips 31.5 inches with inserts
    Broadheads: 220 grain German Kinetics 2 blade (Big Game - 795 +/- Grains)

    Same everything else but;
    Montec 125 Grain (Plains Game- 415 Grains)

    I can not be bothered to reduce my draw weight. It's set up and shoots well and I have no issues holding it.
    Pretty darn flat trajectory out to 70 yards.
     
  12. death-from-above

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    Thanks friend. I am gonna stick with my North American setup for plains game. If I try to bow hunt my buff in two years , I will bump up. My setup blew through a bull bison last year. It went between two ribs on the entry and centered a rib on the exit , cutting the bone into. The arrow went about eight yards after exiting.
     
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    I designed and set up for Buffalo and never went back.
    Your NA game rig will kill all the plains game.
     
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    if you don't have a sense of humour ,bowhunting wont be your cup of tea ,that's for sure d.f.a.:biggrin2:
    I was tanked up by that time of xmas day mate , sorry if you think im an asshole ,I was just being a smartass.:clapping:
    before we walked to the beach for some tippety run, beach cricket .:doh2:
    if your bow can punch through a bloody big bison , it wont have any trouble venting the chest cavity of a huge kudu .
     
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    Bluey , you weren't being an ass at all...it's all in good fun. I am a little upset that I missed out on adult refreshment time though:cool: Ahh , but come tomorrow afternoon though , I am gonna throw some bratts on the barbie and partake in some "cowboy koolaid":beer:
     
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    ..why is it that when I take a few days off as assistant gofer to the super-moderator, I always return to find that the bat-man from upsidedownland has been stirring again..? :biggrin2:
     
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    while the cats away chazz, the rats play....
    I thought you would've been still looking up, king billy coke bottle on youtube
     
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    brats?? koolaid??? where the bloody hell are from d,f,a?
    what about the beach cricket ??
     
  19. death-from-above

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    Beach cricket...that's one I don't know, my friend. Where I grew up the only crickets we played with went on a hook and in the water.:fishing:
    I am from Georgia originally , but now call Wyoming home (USA).
    As far as the koolaid , it depends on the mood. Most times it's Red bull and vodka , or whiskey and sprite.:beer:
     
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    I really enjoyed that. Shows you what goes on of you pay attention.

    I probably would have shortened that to "I sat in a blind all day. And saw a bunch of animals. It was a great day."

    I like your version better.
     
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