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#6620310 - 01/06/17 07:13 PM What did you hunt with this year? How did you do?
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Like the title says. What was your rifle/shotgun/handgun of choice? What was your load? How did you do?

I bought a Tikka CTR in 308 during the summer and used it the last week of November out in West Texas. Scope is a Leupold Patrol 3-9. Load as a 150 NBT at 2875 FPS.



Good for my first mule deer.




A decent boar.



My first Collard Pecker.



Now that deer season is over I plan setting up my 40 acres in East Texas for hog. I'll put out the feeder next week. Hogs are usually bold in February and March after deer season is over. My dedicated hog rifle is a FNAR 308 with a Super Sniper 1-4X. My property is 75% timber so the hunting is CQH (close quarter hog). This year I'm using the 185 Lapua Mega at 2350 FPS. I doubt my shots will be over 50 yards.

One of last years hogs.

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#6620324 - 01/06/17 07:25 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Registered: 06/13/15
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Weapon of choice was a McWhorter 7mm08, 140 Accubond, 2820fps, Leupold VX3 CDS. Killed a nice 140" whitetail buck in the Panhandle, and a 180" TX sandhills mule deer. Shot lots of hogs as well.

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#6620387 - 01/06/17 08:08 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Either a ruger m77 300 mag with the boat paddle stock or my AR. Killed deer with each.
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#6620394 - 01/06/17 08:11 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Scott I mainly used your fave the Creedmoor... cheers
So far since Thanksgiving 21 deer 8 hogs not sure on how many coyotes but will add to that number tomorrow hopefully.



Here it is in "Hush" mode






Edited by DStroud (01/06/17 08:17 PM)

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#6620400 - 01/06/17 08:15 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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I used my old deer gun (ruger m77 ) in .270 to kill a few does and a pig. Works just like it's been doing for the past 20 years.

I used my mark V accumark on a wt doe in October to test it out then out to west Texas where it got a few coyotes and a mule deer at 300 yards





Edited by txtrophy85 (01/07/17 10:54 AM)
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#6620412 - 01/06/17 08:25 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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6.5CM Rem 700 by Horizon. 120 A-max.




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#6620431 - 01/06/17 08:36 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Lots of pigs and yotes with one mature 9pt with a 162gr ELD match running 2688fps. Worked great with no issues.
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#6620432 - 01/06/17 08:39 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: TexFlip]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip
6.5CM Rem 700 by Horizon. 120 A-max.





Man I like that rifle! I'm putting together a build list for a short 6.5.

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#6620452 - 01/06/17 08:46 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Used my McWhorter 6.5 Weatherby, 140gr Berger VLD, 67.5gr H1000, Swaro Z-5, 5-20X50, BT. Lease between Kerrville and Boerne.






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#6620462 - 01/06/17 08:50 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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My Daughter with her Browning X-Bolt Miro Midas 7mm-08, Hornady Custom Lite factory ammo on our lease



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#6620489 - 01/06/17 09:10 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Damn Creemoors!
laugh

Really nice animals!

In case I forgot to mention it,


worthless

worthless
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#6620495 - 01/06/17 09:15 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Buzzsaw,

Love your whitetail and your daughter's is freaky cool with that palmation.
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#6620527 - 01/06/17 09:34 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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It's gonna take me a week to post pics of all the kills and guns I used to do it
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#6620549 - 01/06/17 09:49 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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Originally Posted By: scottfromdallas
Buzzsaw,

Love your whitetail and your daughter's is freaky cool with that palmation.
[quote=scottfromdallas]Buzzsaw,

she killed one last year had the same genes, called freak nasty, this one she calls freak II
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#6620552 - 01/06/17 09:51 PM Re: What did you hunt with this year? How did you do? [Re: scottfromdallas]
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6.8 with 120 grain SST. Two deer, multiple pigs and coyotes. I've been using this gun and round for two years and I'm really impressed.

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