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Trad Gang Highlights => Highlights 2010 => Topic started by: ozzyshane on November 20, 2010, 05:40:00 PM

Title: NZ tahr with the stalker
Post by: ozzyshane on November 20, 2010, 05:40:00 PM
Just got back from a hunt on the west coast of NZ got my first trad Tahr with my new stalker curve 50@27Thanks Shane
 (http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a101/ozzyshane/NZ%20hunts/bushbull2.jpg)
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Post by: chuckbow on November 20, 2010, 05:55:00 PM
:clapper:    :clapper:    :clapper:  awsome!
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Post by: pitbull on November 20, 2010, 06:02:00 PM
Very unique trophy, Congrats on a fine shot!  :thumbsup:
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Post by: cacciatore on November 20, 2010, 06:03:00 PM
Congrats,what about the story?
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Post by: Jesse Minish on November 20, 2010, 08:08:00 PM
Congrats!
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Post by: Gatekeeper on November 20, 2010, 08:17:00 PM
Shane, that is one cool looking goat!    :thumbsup:    

Congratulations brother I love it!
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Post by: piggy on November 20, 2010, 08:30:00 PM
Fantastic stuff Shane a big well done!
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Post by: cnorth on November 20, 2010, 08:37:00 PM
CONGRATS !!!!!!!!!
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Post by: ozy clint on November 20, 2010, 08:38:00 PM
outstanding shane!

guys, there are only a handfull of people who have achieved this. hunting tahr with a trad bow is a supreme challenge.

thanks for inspiring me shane. NZ awaits.....
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Post by: rastaman on November 20, 2010, 09:30:00 PM
What an awesome looking animal!  Tell us a story sir!    :thumbsup:    :thumbsup:
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Post by: Txnrog on November 20, 2010, 09:48:00 PM
Congrats!! Helluva hunt, helluva trophy!!
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Post by: S2 Bowstrings on November 20, 2010, 09:57:00 PM
Awesome Shane!

What an accomplishment!  That's an ultimate backcountry hunt!  Congrats Shane!

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Ryan
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Post by: Wal on November 21, 2010, 06:13:00 AM
Cool    :thumbsup:    :thumbsup:  

Cheers
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Post by: BRONZ on November 21, 2010, 07:50:00 AM
What a trophy!
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Post by: Bisch on November 21, 2010, 04:43:00 PM
That's cool! I would really love to hunt NZ some day.

Congrats!

Biach
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Post by: huskyarcher on November 21, 2010, 07:02:00 PM
Wow beautiful animal man! that looks alot like my English teacher!!!! lol
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Post by: longrifle on November 22, 2010, 09:18:00 PM
now thats way cool,good job.
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Post by: gregg dudley on November 22, 2010, 10:25:00 PM
NICE!  Congratulations!
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Post by: Benny Nganabbarru on November 23, 2010, 04:33:00 AM
Well-done, Shane!
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Post by: broketooth on November 23, 2010, 06:52:00 AM
wow i agree with huskyarcher, thats is a beauty of a goat.well done. ruddy
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Post by: Chris Surtees on November 23, 2010, 09:21:00 AM
:thumbsup:     :thumbsup:
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Post by: FerretWYO on November 23, 2010, 10:33:00 AM
Absolutly awesome.
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Post by: Ray Hammond on November 23, 2010, 10:45:00 AM
a rare trophy for a bowhunter for sure.

North island?
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Post by: Fritz on November 23, 2010, 11:05:00 AM
Cool critter! Congrats!
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Post by: ron w on November 23, 2010, 04:45:00 PM
:notworthy:     :notworthy:    :notworthy:   AWESOME!!
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Post by: Izzy on November 24, 2010, 10:16:00 AM
Thats a hardcore critter for sure!   :notworthy:    :notworthy:    :notworthy:
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Post by: rushlush on November 24, 2010, 12:16:00 PM
Congrats! Beautiful animal.
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Post by: dragonheart on December 02, 2010, 10:10:00 PM
Those critters are just awesome looking.
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Post by: dragonheart on December 02, 2010, 10:12:00 PM
Quote
Originally posted by Bisch:
That's cool! I would really love to hunt NZ some day.

Congrats!

Biach
Me too!!!
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Post by: greyghost on December 03, 2010, 01:46:00 AM
Congratulations Shane, a Thar with a trad bow is almost unheard of.
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Post by: slivrslingr on December 03, 2010, 02:00:00 AM
Awesome!  What a fantastic trophy!  Let hear the story now, eh?   :thumbsup:   :campfire:
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Post by: broketooth on December 03, 2010, 06:04:00 AM
i know this is my 2nd post on this thread, i just watched a program on oln, i did not realize how difficult it is to hunt this type of animal. to take the trophy you took with trad gear is very impressive sir  :notworthy:
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Post by: Over&Under on December 04, 2010, 10:45:00 AM
I have heard those are some of the most weary of game....NICE JOB!!!~
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Post by: JEFF B on December 04, 2010, 01:45:00 PM
nice one aussie!!!!!! hey ray they are in the SOUTH ISLAND along with the chamois which are another awesome animal to hunt and hard to get.
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Post by: Ben Maher on December 04, 2010, 05:27:00 PM
Good stuff mate !
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Post by: cacciatore on December 04, 2010, 05:40:00 PM
Very nice animal,congrats.I love to hunt goat and sheep because they are more active at daylight.
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Post by: ozzyshane on December 04, 2010, 06:25:00 PM
Thanks guys they are very smart animals when they are hunted on public land like we hunted them no so hard on low private land a dif  animal all to gether ...

We hunted them late in the year because they tend to hang in the bush a lot more..

I got him on the 3rd day at about 15m with a stalker curve 50@27 hit him a little forward got a main arrtory from either the heart or lungs he only went about 60m to say i were happy would be an under statment ..

To be only hunting with trad gear for about 6months and to do this was beyond my expectations a lot of my mates through i where mad hunting Tahr with the curve as there has only been one other hunter from Australia to take one with trad gear ...this same guy has the mnt double that is Tahr and chamois..
Thanks Shane
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Post by: hightop_hunter on December 06, 2010, 10:28:00 PM
Must be nice

congrats
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Post by: slivrslingr on December 07, 2010, 06:03:00 AM
That is SOOOO outstanding!!  Again, congratulations!
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Post by: Boone the Hunter on December 08, 2010, 12:36:00 PM
What on earth is a Tahr? never heard of one but it looks cool, congrats on an awesome hunt, NZ must be awesome!
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Post by: amazonjim on December 08, 2010, 02:22:00 PM
gonna do that one day, nice congrats
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Post by: Margly on December 08, 2010, 04:14:00 PM
Congratulations  :thumbsup:
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Post by: kibok&ko on December 09, 2010, 11:36:00 AM
what a deal ! i'm impress congratulations !
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Post by: coaster500 on December 09, 2010, 01:14:00 PM
Fantastic Shane !!!


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Post by: slivrslingr on December 09, 2010, 08:26:00 PM
Here's some info on tahr for those interested:

 http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/himalayan_tahr.htm

 http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-Bio12Tuat02-t1-body-d3.html
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Post by: FOXXNTROUT on December 10, 2010, 04:11:00 PM
these are typically taken at long range with a rifle if all the TV shows portray as such. Very nice trophy. Would like the story.
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Post by: Leland on January 04, 2011, 06:37:00 PM
Congratulations!That looks like some tuff terrain.
Leland