I see so many new guys here who are so polite to actually introduce themselves. It actually puts me to shame. I recall my first post here. It was a topic about Leupold and I just barged in on it and gave my opinion with no introduction or hello. I guess it was pretty rude on my part. Lucky for me I wasn't told to take a hike, and these guys let me hang around ever since.
dtlwheels, Welcome to BGH.
I have never hunted antelope so jump on in and tell some stories.
Great to have a disabled hunter aboard to share their experiences and maybe open other disabled outdoors-men/women eyes to the fact that there are others who still enjoy the outdoors and hunting despite their disabilities.
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...