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    Wifes first hunt

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    unit 26 wyoming, 25-06 rem . 117 gr sierra pro-hunter. 250 yards

    very proud of my wife, mary. She had never hunted before and after a year of practice she got it done ! 1 shot and drt.

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    Congrats. I'm planning on taking my wife on her 1st Western hunt in a couple years for antelope also. I'll have to show her this.

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    Great job Mary! IMHO the 25-06 is one of the most underrated calibers and is great on deer and antelope, especially for ladies and kids that hunt. It bucks the wind better than a .243 and I don't think the recoil is that bad either and why it is the perfect caliber unless you get into bigger game and then I go to the 30-06s. I use a .243 Sako on days with little wind (100 grain Hornday BTSP handloads) and go up to my Ruger M77 25-06 with 117 grain Hornady BTSPs when the wind picks up.

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    Thank you . We sure had fun ! Planned a hunt for deer for 2014 cant wait ! Practice Practice and more practice ! lol We love it!

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    Work to Hunt check your private messages I sent you some info.

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    Very cool. Is she hooked?
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    She sure is ! LOVES to hunt and Fish and practice with her Rifle ! I AM a lucky man !!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 270whiz View Post
    She sure is ! LOVES to hunt and Fish and practice with her Rifle ! I AM a lucky man !!!!
    Awesome congrats! I really like having the wife with me hunting. I'm more excited when she take a animal then me.
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    That's awesome 270whiz - I think antelope is the perfect animal for someone new to the world of big game hunting. Can't wait till my kids are old enough to do it!!

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    Congrats! Antelope is one of my favorite hunts. To me it is just laid back & fun. I also shoot a 25-06, 115 grain Winchester Ballistic Silvertips.
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