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#6520376 - 10/31/16 05:11 PM Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR
Hunter-Steve Offline
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Registered: 01/17/10
Posts: 1006
Loc: Plano. TX
This is the second time I've been to Wendy Lou Reserve for a Red Deer Hind meat hunt and again was very happy with the results. I had several shot opportunities and almost wish it took longer to locate a heard that was within my range. But this year I was confident out to 300 yards. I had a suppressed .270 Win M70 with a First Focal Plane Nightforce scope. Loaded with Custom Reloads of Dallas 130 grain SP magnum loads that I was grouping at 1/4" at 100 yards. (Thanks Chad)

I took the first shot at a comfortable 224 yards. The second was a little further at 257. Both were double lung and went down is seconds.

Mike and Kevin were fantastic. They also did a great job skinning and quartering the deer. I am very impressed with Kevin's knife work on the back straps. Wish I took pictures of that but lets say there was not much left on the bone.

I look forward to my next outing with WLR.



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#6520408 - 10/31/16 05:27 PM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
TXSIGNGUY Offline
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Registered: 09/08/15
Posts: 775
Loc: College Station
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#6520723 - 10/31/16 08:14 PM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Registered: 06/21/11
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Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Well done sir, that last photo shows just how big even a hind is! cheers
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#6520959 - 10/31/16 10:08 PM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
passthru Offline
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Registered: 12/05/06
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Loc: Saginaw, Tx
You sir have some good eats in the freezer. Great shooting.
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#6521071 - 11/01/16 03:09 AM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
the lab Offline
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Registered: 05/10/13
Posts: 575
cheers

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#6521148 - 11/01/16 07:04 AM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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#6525154 - 11/03/16 08:35 AM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
WLR Hunter Offline
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Registered: 07/17/12
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Loc: Erath County
We are very happy we got to welcome you back to the WLR again Hunter-Steve, and thanks for sharing your experience/pics! Mike and Kevin don't get onto these forums much any more but I'll share this with them up
-Kim
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#6525971 - 11/03/16 04:09 PM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Registered: 01/17/10
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Loc: Plano. TX
Kim, I want to thank you and your team (especially Mike and Kevin) for providing this opportunity. I look forward to going again next year.
Steve
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#6528581 - 11/06/16 04:36 AM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
fray Offline
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Registered: 09/01/16
Posts: 368
Loc: Commerce, TX
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#6528620 - 11/06/16 06:12 AM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Hunter-Steve]
Deans Offline
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Registered: 12/23/06
Posts: 495
Loc: Magnolia,TX
Nice. Looks like a full freezer and a great hunt.
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#6529349 - 11/06/16 04:21 PM Re: Red Deer Hind hunt success at WLR [Re: Deans]
Matpk Offline
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cheers food up

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