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Old goat with... #8447867 11/14/21 03:18 AM
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...a 6 & 1/2 year-old billy and a beautiful lady.

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The day before I was taken to my physical limit and beyond , trying to get to a 10" billy before it got too late in the day. I couldn't make it and I quite possibly would have blown the shot from exhaustion anyways.

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The approach to recover. He was still a ways up over the top lip of the drainage in the picture.

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He stopped and looked back at "his" nanny just as I shot. The bullet went high through his shoulder and clipped the back of his skull and brain, hence the blood. About 155 yards with a .300WM, shooting off a mossy boulder (that dropped off straight to the water eek ), shooting across the drainage.

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'Whole new respect for the country (SE Alaska.) I'm now gonna go sit in a cozy deer blind at one of my "killing areas". I might even click on the Mr. Buddy heater. grin


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
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Sounds like an awesome trip.



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Originally Posted by Michael W.
Sounds like an awesome trip.


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Awesome Creek. A trophy well earned and well deserved. Looks like I need to start working out harder than I have been . Safe travels sir.

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Man what a beautiful pic, congrats sir

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Congrats! Beautiful country.


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Well done, old man. You’ve earned it.

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cheers


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Congrats, sir! cheers

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Awesomeness Creek, true awesomeness. It going to the house or the ranch?

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Wow! That is awesome.
Congrats sir


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Looks like a great hunt. That is one big goat. Congrats!

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Wow. Just wow. cheers


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Great Goat and some really amazing country.

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Congrats!

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Thanks very much to all!

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Awesomeness Creek, true awesomeness. It going to the house or the ranch?

'Bit of a quandary. Space is a problem. Negotiations with Grammy will be carefully and artfully begun soon after I get home. I'll have to ponder an approach.


...and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth. Gen. 1:28
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Beautiful goat! That's some tough hunting, I'm glad you got a payoff for your efforts.


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Nice bloody goat. (In my British accent)

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Congrats!


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Never been to a camping world. I prefer Dick's to be honest.
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Originally Posted by Creekrunner
Thanks very much to all!

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Awesomeness Creek, true awesomeness. It going to the house or the ranch?

'Bit of a quandary. Space is a problem. Negotiations with Grammy will be carefully and artfully begun soon after I get home. I'll have to ponder an approach.


bring flowers and be effusive with praise on her giving you the time off and space you could get to this point. Play it up, player!

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Congratulations , Awesome pics! up

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Congratulations on your successful hunt. I can't even imagine the physical effort it takes to hunt that beautiful but rugged country.

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Awesome!

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Nice goat, congrats! Looks like beautiful kick your a$$ country….cheers


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