Maine Moose hunt sucess

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Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby jwalk » Tue Dec 20, 2016 7:46 pm

First post to this forum but have lurked for quite some time. Not a monster moose but a wonderful eater. He was shot at 45 yards on a dead run and collapsed in his tracks. Image
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby Hoot » Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:28 pm

Welcome aboard Jwalk!

Nice eater. Any post mortem images from inside? We're always interested in terminal performance.

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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby northern shooter » Wed Dec 21, 2016 4:04 pm

Well done thanks for posting.That's a big animal.What bullet did you put him down with?I have taken several good sized deer here with the factory Hornady 250 FTX.
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby jwalk » Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:11 pm

No pics of that unfortunately it was dark by the time we got it on the trailer. What I can say is the lungs were all tore up and the cavity was a big bloody mess. The bullet did not pass through and the hornady 250 gr. ftx was extremely effective. One shot dropped him and he expired quickly and cleanly.
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby Colohunter » Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:37 pm

Very nice! Was that with factory ammo, or handloaded?
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby Thom28 » Wed Dec 21, 2016 7:22 pm

Congratulations on your trophy. I am sure you will have many fine meals off of him.
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby plant_one » Wed Dec 21, 2016 11:08 pm

good stuff! lots of freezer filler there!

congratz!
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby jwalk » Sat Dec 24, 2016 1:40 pm

Colohunter wrote:Very nice! Was that with factory ammo, or handloaded?


factory loads. Thanks guys, at 600 pounds he is a fantastic eater.
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby commander faschisto » Sun Dec 25, 2016 12:54 am

Very cool!

Rocky must be devastated, though... :)
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Re: Maine Moose hunt sucess

Postby Cutright » Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:16 pm

I'm surprised that the bullet stayed together. I've had the factory 250ftx blow up in three different deer so I switched to 200gr Barnes.
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