This year's Sambar Deer

Discussion in 'Hunting Forum' started by Bucky, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. Bucky

    Bucky Well-Known Member

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    Wonnagatta Station in Victoria's High Country, with a heap of my former workmates.
    4 1/2 hr drive in made it all worth while.
    Craig and myself stalked into his hotspot, as I was his guest I let him lead the way. We headed to a known wallow in stealth mode but all of a sudden 2 stags broke and we were busted.
    We could hear them crashing (probably still fighting) thru the thick bush.
    We were motionless and still in covering scrub, for probably 10 to 15 minutes, when I heard a twig crack behind us, and indicated to Craig that there was something behind.
    We both headed off, again in stealth mode, up over a rise along a game trail.
    Next thing BANG, Craig got this Doe, and the "poddy" jumped straight over Craig's head, as he went to ground.
    End result was 1/2 a rather large Sambar Doe (hind), lots of of Bambi pies, which my 8 year old Grand Daughter loves, roasts and a great night around the campfire "dribbling on" over a few beers
     

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  2. lingr

    lingr Well-Known Member

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    Nice Sambar Bucky! Good to hear from you also.
     

  3. Gumpy

    Gumpy AKA Richard Prestage

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    Yeah, Bucky, we been missing you! That Sambar is big!
     
  4. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporting

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    Good Shot Mate...!!

    Enjoy the bounty...
     
  5. msharley

    msharley Well-Known Member

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    Hey Bucky,

    Swell looking Sambar!

    Later, Mark