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N. Mex. Oryx hunt for Iraq veterans

Would like info on this. Is this hunt on a draw system, when is it, how do i get more info on it?
Thanks for any help

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Location: New Mexico/ Wyoming
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N. Mex. Oryx hunt for Iraq veterans

The oryx hunt for vets is a draw you have a good chance at getting a tag. The applications are due by FEB. 4th you can go to the web site and apply. http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us if you need help let me know, I would be more than happy to help in any way I can.

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N. Mex. Oryx hunt for Iraq veterans

my son and i have only hunted deer in the past. ive no idea what caliber of rifle to use if drawn. Was thinking maybe a 270?

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N. Mex. Oryx hunt for Iraq veterans

Golden,
A 270 maybe a little lite a friend of mine hunted with a 270 a couple years ago and and it took three well placed shots to bring it down. I would use something around a 300 mag. My daughter took one this year with a 270 whby mag so It can be done just make sure you practice. If you get drawn I will help you out. If you would like to you can give me a call at 505-334-2829 after 6:00pm mountian time.
Talk to ya soon Kevin,

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