Weirdest animal shot and what with?

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If we're allowing stories that dont involve shooting as the method of dispatch...

I once took a canada goose with a 40oz beer bottle :)

Probably 25 years ago.. I was working a midnight shift as a cop in a city thats not too far off one of the major migratory flyways... about 4 AM I found a huge canada goose laying in the middle of a major roadway that appeared to be dead...

I assumed he had caught a pellet earlier in the day from a hunter and had flown several miles and ended up giving up the ghost over the city (it was duck season at the time)...

So I parked the squad car, got out.. and approached the goose, intending on just throwing him to the side of the road and getting him off the pavement before traffic started up in a couple of hours...

The moment I touched his neck to pick him up, he came to life.. and he was none too happy with me putting my paws on him..

The fight was on...

As we got close to the roads edge, while in an active bout of pugilism with said Canada Goose, I spied an empty 40oz Schiltz Malt Liquor bottle.. so I picked it up and brained my angry feathered friend with it..

I ended up having to whack him a good 3 or 4 times before I was 100% certain he was dead...

I then threw him in the trunk of the squad car, took him home when my shift was over 2 hours later... and ate him later that evening :)
Mdwest, I think maybe you have won the event so far. Good story!
 

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This would have to be my top trophy that I have hunted. I have a passion for hunting Spotted Hyena with my hunters, so decided to hunt one for myself. I took this one with my .300 Win Mag. It turned out to be a behemoth.

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Two, both taken on nights hunts in Limpopo. The first is a Spring Hare. Nothing whatsoever like a jack rabbit. The other was a Brown Hyena. Sneaky, clever, brutes that had me frazzled with their sixth sense to know something was up just before 3lbs applied to the trigger.
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Two, both taken on nights hunts in Limpopo. The first is a Spring Hare. Nothing whatsoever like a jack rabbit. The other was a Brown Hyena. Sneaky, clever, brutes that had me frazzled with their sixth sense to know something was up just before 3lbs applied to the trigger.
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Spring Hare.... the African Kangaroo
 
 

 

 

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