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    Winter Trip

    Last week 5 of us crossed on the ferry and headed down south. We dropped my 2 sons off at a spot of theirs on the way down south and then myself and 2 others carried on down to the McKenzie.

    We only had 2.5 days to hunt but still managed 4 Tahr. The boys got 2 deer and a chamois.

    Here's a few pics. No need for a story.

    My Mitsi, sporting new Cooper AT3 tyres. They were great in the snow and on the rocks, maybe won't be so good in mud. Beautiful on the road.

















    I shot a couple of Tahr with the .243. Shot them up in the bluffs (as you do), and then dragged them both right down to the creek to butcher them. That took a couple of hours, and I left one gutted and opened up for the morning. I got back to him at 11am the next day and he was still half frozen. Bugger of a time knifing the skin off.

    Me a bit buggered back down at the creek and looking about a 100 years old...





    Where they fell to after I shot them, and looking my real age of 99. Range 200 yards, .243, 95 grn Targex. Rifle Browning X Bolt Micro. One shot each.



    Here's a few of the boys' pics...





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    Nice one

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    Wicked!!! Need to get down that cold ass looking place for a shoot myself!

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    Here's the scene of the crime the following morning, with the bull gutted and opened up for skinning draped over a rock. It was a cold night out for him, but at least he had his clothes on.

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    Looks like he fell out of a plane onto that rock!!!
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    Mint photos,definitely don't need a freezer for the meat.
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    That doesn't look anywhere near steep enough for Tahr

    Great pics cheers for sharing.

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    Awesome stuff!!!
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    Brilliant Tahr, your making me look & feel young after seeing those photos.....well done mate....looks/sounds like a great trip!
    While I might not be as good as I once was, Im as good once as I ever was!

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    Quote Originally Posted by veitnamcam View Post
    That doesn't look anywhere near steep enough for Tahr

    Great pics cheers for sharing.

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    Is this better?...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahr View Post
    Is this better?...

    Would be the sort of photo that big foot would be lurking in? !!!

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    Nice going tahr

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    top stuff well done
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    good shit and nice pics

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    TA.... for sharing. great to see an older member out there doing it... makes some of us younger guys look pretty sad. well done, great pics. great calibre.

 

 

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