one of our members at DRSS, killed one of the simitar horned Oryx, at the ranch where we hold our two anual member hog hunts, and left the meat for the Jan hunt last year. Chris is the importer for Heym double rifles, and took a representative from the Heym factory down there to hunt one.
The meat was aboslutely the best wild meat I've ever eaten, other than Hogs! Like Kevin says, Eland is good, but S.H. Oryx is better!
The ranch has an exotic section behind high fence, but we don't hunt hogs inside there, smply because there are no hogs in there!
Accuracy. What an incredible way to give yourself a true advantage.
Go to your club and get a bunch of guys together - and put a target out there at 250 meters. Break out the deer rifles and see who can shoot a decent group, even off of the bench, at this distance. I think you will be shocked at how few can do it.
So - with that in mind, I recently set out to try to develop a semi-custom rifle that I could afford and that would shoot - repeatedly - at MOA.
I started with a platform that I love...