Preparing to take off for good ole' wyo on oct 1st for my annual goat hunt, just wondering how you old pros field judge antelope to make a good estmate at there score? Any tips appreciated :beer:
Judging Antelope horns has to be the hardest thing in trophy hunting to judge in the field. So many bucks look good at first glance. It takes a heckuva time to decipher what is a record buck.jwdinius1 said:Preparing to take off for good ole' wyo on oct 1st for my annual goat hunt, just wondering how you old pros field judge antelope to make a good estmate at there score? Any tips appreciated :beer:
That is an AWESOME website for photos!Classof81 said:Here are some pictures of some great bucks for you to reference. http://www.pronghornguideservice.com/photo2007.html Note mass. I have two and my wife has one book antelope. All are mid 15's or less and have great mass. However, shoot the one you like. Wyoming tags are usually easy to get so you can go back.
Awesome news!jwdinius1 said:Just got back and shot a dandy, passed up over 25 bucks until i found this guy. 14 1/2 length 6 3/4 mass at base, 5.5 inch prongs grossed out at
77 3/8 will try to get a pic up soon. I shot him at about 225 yards, i coulnd't tell his prong length at the time, but i could tell he was real massive so i let him have it
you have no idea, or maybe you do, but it's real hard to watch two or three other 14 inch goats walk at 100, 150 yards cuz their prongs suck, but i stuck to my guns and was rewarded.Congrats! That musta been some serious discipline to bypass 20+ other bucks before knocking that one down.