they are tough as nails and not much of a sporting hunt...neighbor shot one few years back an when he took it to the taxidermist he told me the guys at the shop laughed their arses off at some fool paying to shoot one....but hey it was his dime! same guy has a Scottish Coos steer mounted too in his basement..hairy looking thing with wide horns.
Yeah, I wasn't expecting a real physically/mentally challenging hunt from a Watusi, I wouldn't do it for those reasons. That's what free range deer hunting and turkey hunting are for, and an elk hunt, at least for me.
I think I'd have to find another taxidermist if mine decided he was going to laugh at me when I am about to shell out $1000+ for him to mount something though.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...