10 hours from now ill be at the trailhead starting my mountain goat hunt.
All is packed and double triple checked.
20 years to draw this tag in Colorado.
At least the area I'm hunting isn't caught up in all the wildfires.
I'll try to post as possible.
Not sure how much I will be...
In Africa Zebra was our favorite.
In the states
Wild sheep both Dalls and rocky mountain bighorn
Not a huge fan of mule deer.
I hear mountain lion is top notch.
Just have to get one first and then I'll let you know.
Your right Phil. Been applying since 2000.
I'm super lucky to have drawn that either set mountain goat tag. I'm excited. Plus the added bonus I get to take my 32 year old son on a pack in wilderness hunt.
Who knows maybe ill draw a moose tag. But not holding my breath.
I've been assured that...
I can speak directly to part of this.
I'm 62 now but 3 years ago I actually had one of my retinas detach . My history was of retinal tears secondary to trauma over 40 years prior that was repaired with a laser.
This time was quite different I required surgery and my chances were poor to...
I've followed this thread for awhile.
Its been tempting to jump in and give some first hand perspective.
I'm in a unique position to now attempt to engage this subject.
First of all what we absolutely know today about treatments, methodology and survivability could very well change in coming...
Fantastic story! Wonderful buffalo! Congratulations!
As far as hunting with dogs following a wounded buffalo I can relate that it was extremely helpful for me. The alertness of the dogs gave us the heads up we needed to face a charging buffalo.
Again awesome buffalo!
Thank you sir.
That certainly helps with a time frame.
What is the average shot distance on crocodile?
I ask because my 416 is topped with a 1.5x5 Leupold scope. is that enough magnification
For the smaller target of a crocodiles brain ?
When I do my part I can shoot 1.5 to 2 inch groups at...
What time of year is best to hunt crocodile? I don’t really have a clue.
This is the combination that I’ve been looking for.
Since it’s my wife and grandson who are non hunting. Well for the time being.
This Christmas Zane who is 5, got himself a BB gun. He is telling me that little hunter is...
Happy New Years to you also, and thanks for the amazing offer!
Like others here my sons are above 18 but my awesome grandson wants to go hunting with papa all the time.
Getting youth outdoors and off electronic devices is a win for everyone including wildlife.
Sir thank you for the remarkable account of a fantastic hunt.
The pictures are certainly a very nice touch. I love the old black and white photos.
You painted such a vivid story with your words,the photos were almost not needed.