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New World Record Woodland Caribou!
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Contributors to this thread:
Mowz55 23-Apr-15
mountainman 23-Apr-15
Mark Watkins 23-Apr-15
Alexis Desjardins 23-Apr-15
loesshillsarcher 23-Apr-15
tradmt 23-Apr-15
Julius K 23-Apr-15
KJC 23-Apr-15
JM 23-Apr-15
Medicinemann 23-Apr-15
Charlie Rehor 23-Apr-15
LIBuck 23-Apr-15
Zackman 23-Apr-15
sureshot 23-Apr-15
WoodMoose 23-Apr-15
bowonly 23-Apr-15
Buffalo1 23-Apr-15
Bou'bound 24-Apr-15
Rut Nut 01-May-15
Ohio Jim 04-May-15
Kdog 04-May-15
willliamtell 04-May-15
Ohio Jim 05-May-15
turkeyhunter 01-Jun-15
From: Mowz55
23-Apr-15

Mowz55's embedded Photo
Mowz55's embedded Photo

Mowz55's Link
New World Record Woodland Caribou Confirmed, Wins Coveted Ishi Award

From: mountainman
23-Apr-15

mountainman's embedded Photo
mountainman's embedded Photo
Here it is at the convention. Awesome animal.

From: Mark Watkins
23-Apr-15
An incredible animal with an even better story!

Congrats to the hunter!!!

Mark

23-Apr-15
That's a dandy congrats to the hunter.

23-Apr-15
Wowza. 39 inches larger than number 2? Back points oh my!!

From: tradmt
23-Apr-15
Very cool!

From: Julius K
23-Apr-15
That is amazing!

From: KJC
23-Apr-15
Absolutely fantastic animal!

From: JM
23-Apr-15
The backpoints are amazing!

From: Medicinemann
23-Apr-15
Hell, even the Bez points had "backscratchers", (so to speak)...take a close look...!!!

23-Apr-15
29 inches larger than former World record which stood since 1966.

From: LIBuck
23-Apr-15
incredible animal, and i love that new "berry picking" camo pattern!

From: Zackman
23-Apr-15
It is very impressive in person! Great bull and a humble hunter

From: sureshot
23-Apr-15
Awesome animal! I wonder if he buys his camouflage clothing at the same place Blacktailbob buys his?

From: WoodMoose
23-Apr-15
wow is all I can say,,,,,,

From: bowonly
23-Apr-15
The story given at the awards banquet was he had seen it before, so he took his bow along when he did a family outing to pick blueberrys. Is that blueberry juice on his knee?

The photos don't really do it justice. It could be another 48 years before it is bettered, if ever.

From: Buffalo1
23-Apr-15
His acceptance speech for the Ishi Award was fantastic- "Thank You" and he sat down.

He seems to be a very humble man. He and his wife were picking berries (he took his bow with him to pick berries), he spotted the animal, then made the stalk and kill.

He never mentioned where they finished picking enough berries that afternoon !!

From: Bou'bound
24-Apr-15
That sounds like an admission of bou berry baiting which would make that animal ineligible under paragraph 2:3-67 in the pope and young bylaws

From: Rut Nut
01-May-15
Bou'bound- you mean to tell me you never take your bow along when you go acorn picking???!!! ;-)

From: Ohio Jim
04-May-15
Why is he wearing a t-shirt and red shorts? Not your average bowhunting attire. Was it taken in Newfoundland?

From: Kdog
04-May-15
That is pretty cool.

According to the link;

"Samson bagged his record near Gander during what had started off as a blueberry picking trip with his wife. While searching for berry patches, Samson spotted a massive bull caribou and later returned with his hunting equipment. The hunter told reporters that he had several close calls with the bull, but it seemed to spot him every time at 100 yards out. Finally, Samson was able to close in on the animal and down it with a single shot from 15 yards."

"Samson described himself as a meat hunter, and while he is honored to have a world record on his hands, he also added that the caribou was also “pretty good eatin’!”"

From: willliamtell
04-May-15
Ohio Jim

Are you implying that Newfies' choice of hunting attire is "unusual"? Although I confess to not being much on straddling an animal you shot for the hero shot, wear what you got, eh?

From: Ohio Jim
05-May-15
OK, guess I should have known?

From: turkeyhunter
01-Jun-15

turkeyhunter's embedded Photo
turkeyhunter's embedded Photo
Newfoundland Woodland Caribou today......maybe the next world record is close by.

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