Did not see one like that this trip in 47 !!! Passed on about 20 bucks saw about 40 bucks, but those other 20 Were on private and still none made me drool!!!! I may wait till they start bunching up to see what is all there. Then it will be hell getting close to them, but I am a gluten for punishment!!! If you have a pic of that 80 I would love to see it. I need some hope and a scale to measure!!! LOL! Thanks, Wade
I incorrectly said it was never scored but it was. I just believe he did it slightly wrong in the measuring. Although a certified scorer he admitted he rarely scored and used a P&Y instruction instead of B&C. NOt a big deal but I saw where he varied from the directions as he wasn't really interested. His score came in at 79 6/8 but mine are slightly over 81.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...