Mountain Reedbuck Whats the hunting like?

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  1. dmyers

    dmyers AH Senior Member

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    Interested in what a mountain reedbuck hunt is like? Fun? Challenging? Long shots? How to they taste?
    Thanks for any info or advice.
     

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    Yes! Great animals. They are small.... shots typically not “too far”. Good table fare. I saw dozens on my last trip a couple weeks ago.
     
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    An animal I wasn’t interested in until I saw one! Truly a beautiful little guy. I will hunt them again.
     
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    Very fun hunt and great table fare. You could possibly combine them with Klipspringer and double your fun! That is what I did and will definitely hunt both animals again.
    As for shot distance, probably depends on the specific area/terrain. Shots can be real close, I missed a running ram at about 30 yards, or a few hundred yards.
     
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    Great little critters to hunt and very good eating.
     
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    Hunted this one last year ago in the hills of Natal.

    About 40 meters uphill shot, they keep moving all the time, you have to be fast. Lots of vegetation in this area.
     

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    Honestly, while your at it.... depending upon where you go.... consider Klipspringer, Steenbok, Common Reedbuck, Vaalie, etc.... many are in same area. All great. Saw several on my last trip.... low on time & low on funds....
     
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  8. dmyers

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    Budgets of time and money get in the way of the best hunts.
     
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    I see cull hunts for Mtn Reedbuck advertised here from time to time
     
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    Mtn Reedbuck was my #1 animal. I love hunting mountains, - it's similar to Coues Deer in habitat and tactics. GREAT Eating,
    I shot mine just under 200 yds.
     

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