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My Sons first antlered deer.

Discussion in 'NWA Knives' started by NWA, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. NWA

    NWA Moderator Moderator

    Jan 16, 2006
    Here is my Boy with his first 4 pt buck. He made one hell of a shot on it...... 130 yrds and dropped him with a .357 mag H&R single shot.


    I am and was so proud of him:D I was confident he could make the shot, but what I didnt expect was for him to drop it:thumbup:

    Here is the rack of the one I shot


    I have a couple more pics I'll load tonight.

  2. JackHammer

    JackHammer Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 24, 2010
    That's great Nick. You both will remember that hunt with pride for the rest of your lives.
  3. Stump Buster

    Stump Buster Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    EXCELLENT!!!! Please tell him "Well Done" from me too!!!! The 357 mag is a highly underated cartridge and get's a lot of bad press, but from a long barrel, it performs waaaay out of proportion to it's size!!! What load did he use? GREAT Shooting and Wonderful Memories!!!! Congrats to you both!!!!

  4. HikingMano


    Sep 2, 2008
    Wow, right on! Congrats to both of you :thumbup:
  5. tknife

    tknife Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 18, 1999
    Nice job to both of you guys :thumbup:
  6. NWA

    NWA Moderator Moderator

    Jan 16, 2006
    Thanks guys I will always remember this hunt.



  7. NWA

    NWA Moderator Moderator

    Jan 16, 2006
    He used one of my home brews. A Remington 180gr JHP on top of 15grs H-110 with a Federal magnum primer.
  8. j williams

    j williams Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 14, 2005

    Thanks for sharing Nick. Your boy got him a nice one. 130 yds. Nice shot. Good rack on yours too.
  9. mtnfolk mike

    mtnfolk mike

    Mar 21, 2006
    right on.. congrats guys...:thumbup:
  10. Fiddleback

    Fiddleback Knifemaker Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 19, 2005
    Very nice pics Nick. Nice score too. Maybe my daughter will hunt one day??

  11. Bet That Hurt

    Bet That Hurt

    Jan 30, 2007
    Congrats to your son Nick - 130 yards under pressure, that's good shooting at any age.
  12. rdgarbo


    Jan 29, 2010
    That will look good on his wall!
  13. TALON158

    TALON158 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 23, 2006
    Congrats to both of you Nick! Father and son hunts are always memorable!
  14. blake g49

    blake g49

    Mar 17, 2008
    It doesn't get better than that Nick - congrats to you and your son both!!!

  15. NWA

    NWA Moderator Moderator

    Jan 16, 2006
    Thanks guys. I know I sure am proud of him:) I have the heads boiled and ready to be mounted Euro style. I will post some pics of those when I get them finished.

  16. rayban


    Apr 14, 2007
    Good going guys!!:thumbup:
  17. MajorD

    MajorD Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Mar 18, 2007
    Congrats Nick and to your son on a great hunt!

    I'm a big fan of the Handi-rifle. Accurate little rifle for the money. I have .223 and a 45/70 that is just a blast!

    Where were you hunting?

  18. mk77


    Mar 1, 2007
    congrats, great bucks you guys have there.
  19. MRpink


    Sep 17, 2007
    Nice shooting! Congrats!
  20. Peter S.

    Peter S.

    Jul 27, 2009
    Nice pics, Nick! Thanks for sharing!
    And yes. You really can be proud of your boy! :thumbup:

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