collapse
GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR GPS MAP Bearpaw Outfitters, Quality Hunts for over 30 Years

Author Topic: Montana Antelope  (Read 930 times)

Offline jstone

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2009
  • Posts: 2182
Montana Antelope
« on: August 07, 2017, 02:57:01 PM »
 :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL: We drew cant wait.. first time ever to hunt Antelope. Could you post pictures of nice bucks so I can study.. Thanks

Jstone

Offline Stein

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2013
  • Posts: 2784
Re: Montana Antelope
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2017, 03:19:25 PM »
Congrats, what unit?

Offline Bluemoon

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2011
  • Posts: 483
  • Location: S.W. Washington/ Laredo, MT.
    • Tuxedo Kennels/ Wild Horse Outfitters
    • Tuxedo Kennels
Re: Montana Antelope
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2017, 04:10:49 PM »
I saw some very nice Bucks this morning in the 690 unit...

Offline jstone

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2009
  • Posts: 2182
Re: Montana Antelope
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2017, 06:51:20 PM »
I am a tag along in the group

Offline CaNINE

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Scout
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2015
  • Posts: 416
  • Location: Gig Harbor
Re: Montana Antelope
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2017, 08:47:52 PM »
Order Mike Eastman's book titled Hunting Trophy Antelope. They can be tricky to judge. Mike's book covers strategies, lots of good pictures and some great storeys.   

Here's a buck I took in Wyoming 3 years ago. Saw hundreds of bucks over 5 days and he was the second best I saw all week.
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

Proverbs 12:27

Offline 270Shooter

  • NRA Life Member
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 3789
  • Location: Yakima
Re: Montana Antelope
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2017, 09:11:35 PM »
This is nothing huge but a good average Montana buck I killed last year on opening day. Get the meat cold right away and it is the best wild game around imo
Benelli's- Feed em' Feds

Offline USMC86

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Jul 2015
  • Posts: 77
  • Location: Las Vegas
Re: Montana Antelope
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2017, 09:34:11 PM »
Congratulations on your tag- it should be a blast. 

Have gone every year to Wyoming for antelope.  Couple suggestions....check out Pronghorn Guide Service facebook page....lots of pictures of top end bucks and tips for judging.  They sell an excellent video that's solid.

You should see a bunch of bucks.  Most are going to be in the 60-70 inch range and you should be able to find one that turns your crank.  They are a lot of fun, an easy intro to hunting in the west and in my opinion, much better eating than deer or elk.  If you clean and cool them quickly, they're awesome eating.

Good luck on your hunt!


Offline Seabee Doc

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2016
  • Posts: 13
  • Location: Venersborg, Wa
  • If you ain't first, you're last!
Re: Montana Antelope
« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2017, 10:35:33 PM »
Got this one about 1/4 mile south of the Montana/Wyoming line last year.  Scored 75 inches.  Really high and wide, but lacking mass and cutter length.  Hope to do a little better next week.   8)
If you ain't first, you're last!

 

* Recent Topics

Links for some good hunting podcasts by Boss .300 winmag
[Today at 04:40:52 PM]


Poached Goat by jackelope
[Today at 04:38:40 PM]


Last chukar hunt this year by jagermiester
[Today at 04:36:36 PM]


Educate me on bottom fishing please by Mark Youngblood Sportfishing
[Today at 04:26:26 PM]


Experience with Hornady ELD-X bullets? by Doublelunger
[Today at 04:25:40 PM]


What size shot for both ducks & geese? by bobcat
[Today at 04:16:52 PM]


6.5 Creedmoor or 7mm-08 by W_Ellison2011
[Today at 04:10:16 PM]


Magpul hunter stock by b23
[Today at 04:08:51 PM]


.257 weatherby loads by MADMAX
[Today at 04:07:33 PM]


What gloves in cold weather? by JDHasty
[Today at 04:04:12 PM]


For Sale: Browning BAR, 300wsm $800 by h20hunter
[Today at 04:03:27 PM]


Insoles for hunting boots? by JWBINX
[Today at 03:55:40 PM]


FS Meat cooler box by 7mmfan
[Today at 03:55:24 PM]


State Preemption in the crosshairs...again! by bod
[Today at 03:52:57 PM]


2017 HuntWA Christmas Gift Exchange - LIST IS CLOSED by h20hunter
[Today at 03:52:48 PM]


PICKLED EGGS, WHATS YOUR RECIPE? by JDHasty
[Today at 03:48:54 PM]


Ilwaco crab charters...full 12 crab limits is the norm by Mark Youngblood Sportfishing
[Today at 03:47:52 PM]


Marten by Machias
[Today at 03:32:20 PM]


6.5 Grendel reloading books by doubletall
[Today at 03:25:05 PM]


Idaho elk by elkinrutdrivemenuts
[Today at 03:23:06 PM]