Wow, Ive heard of people steeling equipment out of trucks and stuff but not that, if i ever caught someone steeling my, or my relatives or friends buck ...well i wont even say it because it wouldnt be pretty.
I have a younger brother who is a yuppie he asked me for a set for his cottage.
So i gave him a nice rack 9 point 24inch spread.Now when you mention the yuppie thing I get why he wanted a rack should have given him a spike lol.
I've read there's a big market for antlers.....unfortunately. I can't imagine wanting a trophy that I didn't get myself. Half the fun of having a nice "wallhanger" is telling the story behind it. The other half is having the memory of the hunt.
I must admit that I have missed a big game animal with a rifle. And not only was it a bull elk, it was the largest bull that I have had in my sights with a tag in my hand. But, as with most "missed shot" stories, I have an excuse. Moisture doesn't really ever bode well for hunting equipment. When moisture (either rain or snow) gets into a firearms barrel, nothing good takes place. A couple rain drops down there can change the point of impact drastically and a barrel jammed with snow after a...