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#5516548 - 01/02/15 10:46 PM Shot me a big badger....
Bulldog4949 Offline
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Registered: 11/19/09
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Loc: TX Panhandle
I have only shot 1 before this one in 2000. Didn't save it as I was new to hunting and didn't really know how few and far between these are for my area.

Went to a prairie dog town where the ranch manager said he has been seeing a nice badger. Went up there today and this dude was digging holes and tearing up land. He ran to a hole and immediately sat down and squatted his body down to recess himself in the hole.

I put the .223 below his neck and above his right shoulder and let the 55 gr ballistic tip eat.

He fell into a hole so we pulled him out.

He weighed 15 lbs AND is getting mounted!



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#5516552 - 01/02/15 10:49 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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Registered: 10/16/07
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Going to make a great mount. Congrats!!
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#5516553 - 01/02/15 10:49 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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Outstanding up
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#5516556 - 01/02/15 10:49 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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Loc: Lewisville, TX
That is awesome! Nicely done!
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#5516563 - 01/02/15 10:53 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Bulldog4949 Offline
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Thanks guys. This is one animal I have been longing to get another crack at. This is only the 2nd badger I have seen on this ranch and it is 12 sections.
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#5516567 - 01/02/15 10:54 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Bulldog4949 Offline
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Another picture
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#5516568 - 01/02/15 10:55 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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Loc: Denton/Argyle

Cool deal up
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#5516582 - 01/02/15 11:05 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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So awesome
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#5516604 - 01/02/15 11:24 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
BMD Offline
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They make great mounts, one of my favorites I have done.
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#5516610 - 01/02/15 11:28 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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A badger is on my list of creatures to kill
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#5516617 - 01/02/15 11:34 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
tex70 Offline
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That is something I would like to take at some point. Congrats up

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#5516650 - 01/02/15 11:51 PM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
Bulldog4949 Offline
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Thx guys.
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#5516661 - 01/03/15 12:03 AM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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Registered: 01/01/07
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Loc: MIDLAND, TX
Very nice. partyon555

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#5516662 - 01/03/15 12:04 AM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
BradyBuck Offline
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Registered: 10/18/07
Posts: 5213
Loc: Abilene, TX
Nice badger!

When I used to trap I caught a big old badger one time. This sucker was huge and was sitting on about four foot pile of dirt when walked up on him. I wish I would have kept him along with several other nice animals I trapped. I sold a huge beautiful red fox and monster spotted bobcat that I regret selling,

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#5516678 - 01/03/15 12:17 AM Re: Shot me a big badger.... [Re: Bulldog4949]
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Loc: Lubbock, Texas
They sure are pretty. Very nice.
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