Late Winter Bow Hunt

Discussion in 'Bowhunting Africa' started by Gerhard, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. Gerhard

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    I was lucky enough to spend a couple of days in a blind last week.

    The dark moon phase in August is always a good time in the hide.

    I tested the 125gr Viper Tricks from Slick Trick.

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    They were on my Carbon Express Maxima 350 arrows for a total arrow weight of 450gr.

    My 2010 Bowtech 350 Destroyer at 70# shoots the arrows at 308fps...

    Early Wednesday morning in the blind and I finally got the Gemsbuck bull I have been looking for...


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    After dropping him at the skinning shed I jumped into another hide for looking for an impala ram but when after a couple of hours this boy presented the shot I could not resist.


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    The Gemsbuck was 36 and the Kudu 53 1/8

    The Viper Tricks performed perfect with straight line penetration busting ribs on entry and exit on both animals.

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  2. bluey

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    Good stuff Bernard
    Nice animals mate
    I've heard good thing about slick tricks but never used them
    Thanks for showing us your great trophies
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    Bobpuckett GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Sounds and looks like you've got the right setup, Congrats on some fine trophies and thanks for the pics.
  4. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    That is a pretty damn good days bow hunting.
    Congratulations.

    Thanks for sharing.
  5. Gerhard

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    Some more and better quality photos...

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    Entry on the Gemsbuck

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    Exit

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    Entry on the kudu

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    Thanks for the up an personal photos, I love them. Glad you had a great hunt!
  7. Blue Skies Hunting Adventures

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    Great shooting, I'm with you on not letting that kudu get away as well. Enjoy that great meat.
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    Well done Gerhard.
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    Congratulations on some very nice animals.
  10. Gerhard

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    Here are the videos of the hunt...




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  11. Stretch

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    Felicitations on two super animals. What a thrill. Perfect shot placement with those viper tricks got it done. Nice pics and videos.
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    Congrats, and thanks for sharing !
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    Nice shooting and great shot placement. Congrats on some nice looking animals. Bruce
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    Bobpuckett GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Great Videos Gerhard Thanks for sharing, Fantastic shot.
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    Two great shots Gerhard! Thanks for sharing.
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    Well done Gerhard great trophies!!! Would like to run into a kudu bull like that:clap::clap:
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    awesome animal did you add insert weights to the arrows?

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