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ChadH
09-23-2012, 02:35 PM
We just wrapped up our Wyoming hunt and had a blast ! It was my son's first time to hunt the state, he's 14 and we've been saving points. We are on the road, so I will post more pics and a story latter but wanted to show you all his bomber buck...... quite a first Antelope........

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Caseyu
09-23-2012, 02:59 PM
holy smokes... what a trophy. he will never forget that one! great job!

Ikeepitcold
09-23-2012, 03:02 PM
Wow great goat! Even better for his first. Congrats

dhershberger
09-23-2012, 04:08 PM
What a great buck!

HuntWYODon
09-23-2012, 06:38 PM
Damn nice buck ! Congrats !

Nebraska Outlander
09-23-2012, 08:14 PM
Great GOAT!!!!

Doe Nob
09-23-2012, 08:59 PM
Very Nice!

lrpatton81
09-24-2012, 07:59 PM
Heck yeah! He'll have a hard time topping that one.

ElkTrout
09-24-2012, 08:16 PM
Wow! What a great first buck! Congrats!

canvsbk
09-24-2012, 09:48 PM
Nice, very nice. Congrats.

bigshot
09-24-2012, 10:19 PM
Thats a toad!! Awesome.

6mm Remington
09-24-2012, 11:09 PM
That is one dandy buck. He has great mass, shape, and is just flat out pretty! Good on you and your boy. What did he use?

ChadH
09-25-2012, 01:21 AM
That is one dandy buck. He has great mass, shape, and is just flat out pretty! Good on you and your boy. What did he use?

He shot my .270, which I don't think he plans on giving back! He also shot his first Elk (cow). We are driving home tonight, I promise a story of the hunt will follow. Until then... here is his cow (sorry it is a little bloody it was getting dark fast and I had to rush the pictures a bit), my Antelope (can't brag next to his), and my cow. I was shooting my pre 64 model 70, .264

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ChadH
09-25-2012, 01:39 AM
We hung out a day waiting for our meat to freeze, so to pass the time we bought a Daily Upland bird license and did some Sage Grouse hunting with a 'friend of a friend and his dog'. Shot two each! All and all, an incredible hunt. It surpassed my wildest dreams. I dropped his Antelope off with Dan Harring in Thermopolis to get it mounted. HE called tonight and said he scored it and it gorssed 83 3/8", net 82 7/8". Unbelievable.... he tells me, "Dad, you get dibbs on the next 80" Goat! Little twerp... haha. My buck scored a meeger 76 7/8". I could not have wished for a better time with my son.
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pseshooter300
09-25-2012, 08:57 AM
That is a good one for his first

bigshot
09-25-2012, 10:08 AM
We also took shotguns for our Wyoming hunt in case we saw some sage grouse. But, we never saw any birds in the area we were hunting, so we went fishing on the Platte river instead and caught lots of rainbows and some browns.

sjsmallfield
09-25-2012, 02:55 PM
That goat your boy killed is a stud! Congrats to both of you on an incredable trip. Looks like you guys had a blast.

HuskyMusky
09-27-2012, 01:16 PM
His 1st goat is a booner!?!?


I'd give him a bill for the hunt.

Nebraska Outlander
09-27-2012, 09:25 PM
Holly COW!!! You guys won't have to buy any meat for a while, you guys have enough freezer space??? That is awesome and congrats on getting to show your kid a good sport!!

Nebraska Outlander

Bitterroot Bulls
09-27-2012, 09:27 PM
Awesome hunt!

Looks like one happy kid, rightfully so!