The Animal Moved

Discussion in 'Shot Placement' started by Bullet Safaris, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. WildRose

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    Great job on the Bull and a great job of telling the tale, I could almost smell the blood and taste the dust.
     
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  2. enysse

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    Congrats, on getting the good done without anyone getting hurt!
     

  3. Bullet Safaris

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    thanks this was a great hunt and a close call - here are some other pictures from that week in Tanzania. Enjoy!
     

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    I am about to run some specials on our Tanzania buffalo hunts that will be valid at Vegas SCI. we are in booth 3985 - if anyone is interested in a big buffalo in the best country in Africa give us a call in advance or see me at the show.

    I am not going to let the price get in the way...even though TZ is expensive we will make it work. It is the best free range - big game experience on earth! We have 40 or so on quota so I need some serious hunters...
     
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  6. Wheels

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    Exciting story Nathan.

    Congrats to you and your client.
     

  7. Devin Twitty

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    I've never hunted in africa and can't say what I'd do there. Know it takes nerves to stand and shoot. It sounds like a good thrill for sure I know the black bear that charged me was a rush and I was able to hit it with my 44 mag at 10 yards had another bear charge me after a shot from my rifle that ended in me putting a sec round in it at 35yards. But I can't imagine something like a buffalo.
     

  8. johnnyblues

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    You have to give the client big time kudos. That's not easy to do when black death is yards away.
     

  9. 8 x 60

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    Great report. Good men, both you and your client. A story your grandchildren will one day enjoy.
     
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  10. TallGrassHunter

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    I guess the Tracker thought his job was done.
    Just reading about a close quarters charge is exciting. Well done Sir.
     

  11. sonnyn913

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    Wow nice job. Very exciting. I wish mine would have charged. Lol
     

  12. tarbe

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    Great work Nathan...on the hunt and the telling.

    What can you tell us about the first shot(s) on the buff, that led to the charge?


    Tim
     
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  13. tarbe

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    I should probably clarify my above question....

    You said the animal moved...but then said he was well hit.

    Did a well hit animal really absorb all this additional punishment through a charge, or was the heart missed, etc?

    Just wondering about the actual, final facts on the first shot, now that an autopsy was possible.

    thanks,

    Tim
     
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    Congratulations to the client for standing his ground and well handled Nate
     

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    People can’t understand why they just don’t tip over.....
    I’ve heard stories of dozens of hunters say that their bull didn’t go 10 feet after their shot....almost like bragging.
    I’m here to say, even the best shots on those animals, a strong percentage can take every bit of it.... they are all different.
     
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    Tough Hombres for sure.
     

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