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rebecca francis

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I shot this one at 510 yards and missed by four feet! Then I spent the next couple hours sneaking in closer to him. I found him right over a ridge 30 yards below me. I didn't miss him that time, but I really wished I had my bow that day!

 

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That's what I'm talking about! 30 yards!!!!!!!!!!! Way to go!
Can any rifle guys/gals top that? I can't!
 

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I've taken several whitetails from 25-50yds with open sighted 30-30s. I also took a caribou this year at 80 yards after a long stalk with my son.

Sneaking in to bayonet range is much more interesting to me than shooting over the county line!
 

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I took this caribou at less than 30 yards (we never got to range him, all i know is he looked huge in my scope). we spotted him from 3/4 a mile away, then lost him in the brush. Good thing I was ready...he popped out right in front of us, and walked right to me.
 

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Sitka blacktail at 25 yards.


Closest rifle shot at big game I've witnessed was my wife's black bear last year at 15 yards as it founded a rock on a beach right next to where we were napping.
 

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I shot a DINK 3x4 bull at 12 yds with a 300 rum. One day to hunt and I took the first bull that I saw! Verified that he had a 5" brow tine and let it rip!
 

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21 yds late in October on a very warm bugged filled day. It was the worst time ever butchering this guy with the nats all over me!
 

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Closest rifle shot at big game I've witnessed was my wife's black bear last year at 15 yards as it founded a rock on a beach right next to where we were napping.
Can't believe I forgot that one when I posted earlier...that bear popped out from right behind a rock directly in front of us on the only part of the whole beach we couldn't see. Talk about an adrenaline rush!
 

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No pictures since it was on a mule deer doe in Kansas but in 1999 I took one in the timber in 2 feet of snow at 7 yards. Luckily, I was using raised scope rings and was able to use my irons on that shot.
 

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Cool shot Evan! I shot a buck (I'd already hit him once about 40 minutes before & lost him) at about 10 yards looking down the side of my barrel (WAAYYY to dark for scope). I got him!
 
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i shot a javalina at two feet with a shot gun / dang thing almost got me
 

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Thats awesome Robby!!!!! Its also one of the reasons that i started shooting raised rings in Kansas. Everything was getting closer and closer :) I'd like to think that I was getting better ;) BUT....my little brother keeps me honest about it :)
 

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After putting the sneak on my first pronghorn buck at the age of 15, my dad and I crawled to the top of a small rise to find the buck only 25 yards away in the process of passing on his genes. I politely let him finish and when he dismounted I shot him straight on in the chest. To this day I swear he was smiling!
 
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