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#3192278 - 03/13/13 10:26 PM Bob tail female this am 031313
Plateau Hunter
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Registered: 05/19/00
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Ok- went again this morning-37*, 5-10 nw wind, partly cloudy. The first set was uneventful except that the batteries died in my Foxpro after about 30 minutes which was good enough. I always carry a couple of hand calls too so the dead batteries were no big deal. Ate a snack and drank a coke and then moved about 1/4 mile away to set up again over a small saddle along a known travel way. Being a good site for an ambush just decided to watch awhile- after about 30 minutes I spotted a coyote cross wind of me working through the timber toward me; it would move a few yards and then stop and watch/listen. It finally stopped in a clear place broadside at about 25 yds. The 85g Sierra ended her career with a pinwheel through the chest-bang flop-no yips spins nor struggles. She was a good sized female with a bobbed tail from some sort of old injury I reckon. Anyway another good day in the field.


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#3192369 - 03/14/13 06:29 AM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: Plateau Hunter]
cozy23
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Registered: 12/10/10
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Nice!
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#3192464 - 03/14/13 08:23 AM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: cozy23]
7mmDeathPunch
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Good kill man, congrats.

Where did you find you 85g bullets?

Or if your not reloding what Type of ammo is it.

cant find any higher than 77g bullets around here


Edited by 7mmDeathPunch (03/14/13 09:02 AM)

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#3192584 - 03/14/13 11:22 AM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: 7mmDeathPunch]
Plateau Hunter
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The rifle is a 6.5mm wildcat that I have to reload for-using Sierra .264 diameter 85g bullets. Thanks for the comments but don't brag too much-I missed one this morning at about 225 yards*!#!#!#! Should have made the shot but think I shot just over him-durn. Would have been 3 for 3 mornings in a row but glad to call one in anyway-there will be another day.
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#3193019 - 03/14/13 09:07 PM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: Plateau Hunter]
easy45
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congrats
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#3193065 - 03/14/13 09:57 PM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: easy45]
hunter0925
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Registered: 01/21/13
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Loc: TN, Rhea,

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Cool man.
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#3194167 - 03/16/13 06:27 AM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: hunter0925]
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#3194813 - 03/16/13 09:24 PM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: RUGER]
Umpire
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nice
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#3204499 - 03/26/13 01:38 PM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: Umpire]
PinchPoint
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Nice kill! Congrats
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#3205715 - 03/27/13 05:07 PM Re: Bob tail female this am 031313 [Re: Plateau Hunter]
plinker22
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That bobbed off tail is sure interesting.

Congrats on a nice kill. I enjoyed the story.
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