Plan to use my Remington 700 mountain rifle in 280 for mule deer. I'm gonna use some 140gr federal trophy bonded tip. Might get my 25/06 after a speed goat too. I really hope to get to WY this year. I will be using the bow here in KS
I have to complete setting up my new rifle. Got an Accumark .30-378, looking at Zeiss Conquest 6.5-20 with custom turrets and need to work up load (but will either be Accubond or Partition 180's). That will be for elk and if I get a leftover Muley tag (and MAYBE for antelope if I am successful in draw, but more likely W'by .25-06).
I got tags for turkey, a private land cow tag and am waiting to see on archery deer and rifle antelope. Will also get an OTC bull tag.
Will also be going to So. Texas for pigs, whitetail and hopefully a Nilgai.
The first deer I shot, way back in 1958, was taken to the local meat shop and processed into steaks, roasts and some burger. Back then in that little Idaho town, when you took a deer into the butcher, you got the same deer back. Unfortunately, times have changed. The last time I took an animal to a butcher, in the mid 60's, I don't have a clue who's meat I got back, but I sure don't think it was mine. I ended up throwing the burger as it stunk the house up every time we...