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Old 04-17-2017, 11:19 PM   #251
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Old 04-17-2017, 11:27 PM   #252
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Old 04-17-2017, 11:30 PM   #253
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Old 04-18-2017, 12:28 AM   #254
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Great stag what broadhead did you shoot him with?
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Old 04-18-2017, 01:49 AM   #255
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Great stag what broadhead did you shoot him with?


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Old 04-18-2017, 02:00 AM   #256
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:01 AM   #257
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Old 04-18-2017, 02:18 AM   #258
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They guy at the oversized baggage said the "live rounds" were by my binos in my backpack. I was pretty sure I had cleaned out the backpack because it is new but we did take it shooting before we left. Then I remembered my bino case/strap!



This is how I carry my leicas.



There are some pockets on the harness.



Found this when I opened the main pocket.



Apparently 3 rounds of 7mm-08 in a carry on bag causes some excitement! I totally forgot I put those three rounds in there the last trip with with junior. I wanted a few extra bullets in case things got spotty and obviously forgot they were there. No idea how security in the US didn't find them.




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Old 04-18-2017, 02:37 AM   #259
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good shooting Doc !
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Old 04-18-2017, 03:52 AM   #260
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The Tahr story:
We got back to the lodge after skinning and packing out the stag and had lunch. I was shooting my bow and lil doc was looking at the posts on TBH. I decided to glass the canyon below and across from the lodge. We had been looking for a group of bull tahr close to the lodge in some bluffs by the county road the past 2 days but no one had seen them. We saw a bunch of female tahr in the canyon and down by a small tank I saw two white bull tahr and 5 dark bulls. Several look good. I ask Colin about it and wonder if these are the missing bulls. We look them over through the spotting scope and decide several are shooters.

We started our approach through the canyon and brush. Several times we had to crawl through tunnels in the brush. There was a grass covered chute next to a slide which would bring us up close to the tahr. That was our target. We picked our way down to the creek staying out of sight and keeping the wind right. We got to the grass chute and all three of us head up. I get to the top and peek over. The tahr are there but have eased off a bit. I range the closest shooter he is 55 yards. There is a steep ridge that I can work along to cut the distance. I go that way and peek out. I can't see the tahr! I sneak a bit further and have to crawl out in a chute of brush. Tahr are right in front of me. I range the best one and he is 33 yards. He starts to turn broadside and I draw. He must have seen something and freezes and quarters to me slightly. I put the 30 yard pin tight to the should and let the arrow fly. I hit about here I aimed but the penetration doesn't look great. I see my tahr stop in the brush but no shot. All the others ease off to 120 yards and we can't find the one I hit. I figure I wounded him! All the tahr are looking back at the brush and I see the brush start shaking--a good sign! We let them walk off and ease over. I see fletching in the brush and it's attached to a dead tahr. My goal for this trip is done.

It was an awesome stalk, heart shot, and a cool animal that's tough with a bow. Lil doc was right there for it all and got to experience a real spot and stalk bowhunt. It was awesome.


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Old 04-18-2017, 03:58 AM   #261
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Great looking animal, now time to get her a matching one!

Matching full body mount tahr in the house would look pretty cool.

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Old 04-18-2017, 04:05 AM   #262
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Great looking animal, now time to get her a matching one!

Matching full body mount tahr in the house would look pretty cool.

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Maybe with a chamois in the mix!


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Old 04-18-2017, 06:49 AM   #263
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Y'all got it going on, thanks for sharing.
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Old 04-18-2017, 06:54 AM   #264
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Awesome as always!!!

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Old 04-18-2017, 06:55 AM   #265
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Congrats on the Tahr and the Stag...I am pretty sure I am going to blow my budget on the Stag.
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Old 04-18-2017, 06:58 AM   #266
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Awesome!


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Old 04-18-2017, 07:05 AM   #267
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Lifetime of memories already. Congrats to the both of you.
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:09 AM   #268
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Something tells me that the evening, post hunt/kill celebrations are a bit better, on this hunt!

Congrats on some incredible animals ... as usual, you do not disappoint!
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:10 AM   #269
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Awesome stag and Tahr


Congrats on the "Lion Sheep", never heard them called that but it definitely fits
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:20 AM   #270
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Congrats on the animals and getting it done with a bow! I'm sure this isn't the end of entertaining us with dead animals, can't wait to see some more LDPs!
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:24 AM   #271
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Congrats Doc and you too little Doc that's a great Stag and Tahr.
BTW, you the two of you like to adopt a boy, I'm potty trained, will take out the trash, and mow the yard....and won't ask for the car keys.....have my own truck, but you will have to take the whole family hunting.
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:36 AM   #272
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Great coverage Doc and congrats on some great animals!
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:38 AM   #273
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That Tahr hunt sounds like it was intense! What an awesome experience for both of you. You guys not only have a life together now, but are going to have some great stories to reminisce about. Some of my best memories are of travels that I've shared with my wife.
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:45 AM   #274
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All I can say is WOW..congrats. You two are living the dream!
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Old 04-18-2017, 07:45 AM   #275
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Beautiful Tahr
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:10 AM   #276
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Wow! That is an awesome looking animal. Congrats on a hellava hunt!
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:11 AM   #277
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Awesome adventure!

Congrats to y'all.

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Old 04-18-2017, 08:22 AM   #278
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Both great trophies! Lil Doc up to bat again!


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Old 04-18-2017, 08:31 AM   #279
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Congrats. Thanks for sharing the adventures!
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:32 AM   #280
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Congrats Doc! Very jealous as I am walking into work.


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Old 04-18-2017, 08:34 AM   #281
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It's been said but again, WOW!! Great shot on the Stag and congratulations on the Tahr!

Living large buddy.
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:47 AM   #282
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AWESOME Docs. I really like the stag, and congrats on the Fallow and Tahr. Would not expect anything less from the legendary hunter, hmmm Hunters, now. :-)
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:48 AM   #283
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Sounds like an awesome hunt, Congrats!
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:48 AM   #284
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Congrats on some great trophies!!!
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Old 04-18-2017, 08:56 AM   #285
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Great animals so far. Kinda strange seeing you with a Mathews Doc.
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Old 04-18-2017, 09:06 AM   #286
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Ok, may have blown the score allotment a bit on the stag! We have a final score......

452"!!!!!!!!!!

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Congrats Big and Lil Doc! Great hunt once again
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Old 04-18-2017, 09:13 AM   #287
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Whoop!


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Old 04-18-2017, 09:15 AM   #288
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I want to be DocMay when I grow up!
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Old 04-18-2017, 09:26 AM   #289
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Awesome adventure, Congrats to you both
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Old 04-18-2017, 09:52 AM   #290
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Nice. Very well done. Congrats Doc.
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:03 AM   #291
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Nice Job Docs!!!! Keep those updates coming!
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:09 AM   #292
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That's what I'm talking about Doc!!


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Old 04-18-2017, 10:12 AM   #293
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awesome congrats!
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:20 AM   #294
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Nice job, congratulations!
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:22 AM   #295
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:29 AM   #296
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YES!!! That TAHR is beautiful!!! I need one like that...........low on the mountain.....lol! Congrats sir, great shooting!!!
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:33 AM   #297
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Wow, awesome thread, huge congrats to yall!!!!
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:40 AM   #298
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I thought the tahr was on Lil Docs list.
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Old 04-18-2017, 10:40 AM   #299
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congrats to both docs !! what an awesome ride.
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Old 04-18-2017, 11:11 AM   #300
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That is a cool looking tahr!

What is on the agenda for today?
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