Carbon Express Arrows
2016 meat pole
South Dakota
Contributors to this thread:
Animal Killer 29-Aug-16
Brotsky 29-Aug-16
grizzly 29-Aug-16
leftee 30-Aug-16
Brown E 31-Aug-16
Animal Killer 31-Aug-16
Brotsky 31-Aug-16
Dwayne 31-Aug-16
Brown E 01-Sep-16
Dakota 03-Sep-16
Dakota 03-Sep-16
Dwayne 03-Sep-16
Dakota 07-Sep-16
Dakota 07-Sep-16
Dakota 07-Sep-16
Dakota 07-Sep-16
Dakota 07-Sep-16
Dakota 07-Sep-16
Brotsky 08-Sep-16
Dakota 08-Sep-16
Dwayne 08-Sep-16
Dakota 08-Sep-16
Dakota 10-Sep-16
Dakota 10-Sep-16
DR 17-Sep-16
theguide 27-Sep-16
Dakota 27-Sep-16
theguide 28-Sep-16
Dakota 28-Sep-16
Dakota 29-Sep-16
Dakota 01-Oct-16
Brotsky 01-Oct-16
summitman43 01-Oct-16
Skullwerx 01-Oct-16
Dakota 02-Oct-16
Brotsky 03-Oct-16
Dakota 04-Oct-16
Dakota 08-Oct-16
Skullwerx 11-Oct-16
grizzly 11-Oct-16
DR 11-Oct-16
Skullwerx 12-Oct-16
Brotsky 12-Oct-16
Dakota 12-Oct-16
Dakota 14-Oct-16
grizzly 14-Oct-16
Dakota 16-Oct-16
whack `em 21-Oct-16
Dan the Man 22-Oct-16
leftee 24-Oct-16
Animal Killer 28-Oct-16
Dakota 04-Nov-16
Dan the Man 05-Nov-16
wyelkhunter 05-Nov-16
Dan the Man 08-Nov-16
Animal Killer 10-Nov-16
Dakota 10-Nov-16
sdbowhunter 10-Nov-16
DS 10-Nov-16
Dakota 10-Nov-16
sdbowhunter 10-Nov-16
Skullwerx 11-Nov-16
dakotawb 12-Nov-16
Dakota 13-Nov-16
leftee 17-Nov-16
Skullwerx 19-Nov-16
Skullwerx 13-Dec-16
Skullwerx 13-Dec-16
Brotsky 13-Dec-16
DR 13-Dec-16
grizzly 13-Dec-16
leftee 16-Dec-16
Animal Killer 22-Dec-16
Animal Killer 22-Dec-16
leftee 22-Dec-16
Brotsky 22-Dec-16
Dakota 22-Dec-16
Woodchuck16 01-Feb-17
29-Aug-16

Animal Killer's MOBILE embedded Photo
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Shot late last night went a ways and piled up. Great way to kick start my season

From: Brotsky
29-Aug-16
Beautiful goat AK! Congrats! That is a great way to start any season!

From: grizzly
29-Aug-16
way to go, that is a nice looking goat. Love the colors on them. I tried to hang a couple deer stands tonight and wished I was antelope hunting instead. There would be a heck of a lot less skeeters out there. They ate my butt alive. Congrats

From: leftee
30-Aug-16
Congrats AK,a beauty!

From: Brown E
31-Aug-16

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Not a monster but my first. Put on a lot of miles and blown stalks for this SD grasslands spot and stalk.

31-Aug-16
awesome goat Brown E!! Any goat with a bow is a trophy in my book!!

From: Brotsky
31-Aug-16
Great goat Brown E! They are all trophies! Congrats!

From: Dwayne
31-Aug-16
Great job guys!

Were you with outfitters or DIY?

How were the numbers? A buddy and I tried a few years ago but the numbers were really low.

Thanks, Dwayne

From: Brown E
01-Sep-16
My perspective this year is that there are more than last in the SW corner. But they seemed to be on private land

From: Dakota
03-Sep-16

From: Dakota
03-Sep-16
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From: Dwayne
03-Sep-16
Randy, I tried your link but couldn't get it to work. Even tried editing it a little.

From: Dakota
07-Sep-16
Thanks for trying. I'm not sure what's wrong because I usually have no trouble posting pictures.

From: Dakota
07-Sep-16

From: Dakota
07-Sep-16

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From: Dakota
07-Sep-16

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From: Dakota
07-Sep-16

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From: Dakota
07-Sep-16

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From: Brotsky
08-Sep-16
Wow Randy! Beautiful antelope! Looks like they are making a come back out there!

From: Dakota
08-Sep-16
Thank you very much. They are doing really good and are getting better and better each year.

From: Dwayne
08-Sep-16
Nice antelope Randy!

We are going to be out your way hunting walk-in areas the week of Sept. 19. I sure hope the rut is going strong.

Dwayne

From: Dakota
08-Sep-16
Thank you very much. If you need any help, don't hesitate to give me a shout.

From: Dakota
10-Sep-16

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From: Dakota
10-Sep-16

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From: DR
17-Sep-16
Great bucks guys! Color me green with envy. Can't wait to get back and do it next year. Congratulations to the successful bowhunters.

From: theguide
27-Sep-16
Dakota (or anyone for that matter), sounds like you are from the NW part of the state. Will be out there October 1st for archery mulie around Custer National Forest. I see rifle antelope hunting starts on that day, do you think we will have issues with rifle hunters or are they pretty spread out?

From: Dakota
27-Sep-16
I don't think you'll have much of a problem. First of all, there are not that many antelope rifle licenses available. Secondly, if you are up in the timber hunting mule deer you won't be in the same area down on the flats where people are hunting antelope. Who knows for sure about that. LOL. Best of luck

From: theguide
28-Sep-16
Thanks for the information Dakota and great looking Antelope guys! Its been 7 years since I have been bow hunting antelope out there, always a great challenge.

From: Dakota
28-Sep-16

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From: Dakota
29-Sep-16

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From: Dakota
01-Oct-16

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From: Brotsky
01-Oct-16

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2016 season started off great!

From: summitman43
01-Oct-16

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Taken 9/28 in h2. Not a monster but it's meat in the freezer and a life time of memories.

From: Skullwerx
01-Oct-16

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Skullwerx's MOBILE embedded Photo

Had an opportunity to fill my antlerless tag so I capitalized on it.

From: Dakota
02-Oct-16

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From: Brotsky
03-Oct-16
Great bull Andy! Nice work!

From: Dakota
04-Oct-16

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From: Dakota
08-Oct-16

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From: Skullwerx
11-Oct-16

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Couldn't pass this guy up for my west river tag!!

From: grizzly
11-Oct-16
now that's more like it Skullwerx, thanks for not letting us down! Hell of a buck. Must be a 30 incher? Good job, nice picture also keeping things in proper perspective. No enhancement needed there.

From: DR
11-Oct-16
Great buck Jake! Color me green with envy! Can't wait to move back and join in the fun.

From: Skullwerx
12-Oct-16
Thanks guys! It was a fun hunt. We saw a few other nice ones but had some other guys mess them up... part of the joys of public land hunting!

This guy was 26" inside and 29" outside.

From: Brotsky
12-Oct-16
Great buck Jake! Nice work!

From: Dakota
12-Oct-16
Congratulations

From: Dakota
14-Oct-16

Dakota's embedded Photo
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I know these are long arm and grip and grin kind of pictures but you can still get some kind of idea.

From: grizzly
14-Oct-16
Those are some nice bucks Dakota, Looks like you've got some pretty happy hunters. Thanks for sharing the pics. That last lady looks pretty ecstatic!

From: Dakota
16-Oct-16
Thanks a bunch grisly. We have been very blessed the last several years with our hunters.

From: whack `em
21-Oct-16

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Shot this buck in the hills last Friday, got him on camera quite a bit this summer. Grossed right at 150". My biggest archery buck to date.
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Shot this buck in the hills last Friday, got him on camera quite a bit this summer. Grossed right at 150". My biggest archery buck to date.

From: Dan the Man
22-Oct-16
Nice Buck, "Whack 'em"

From: leftee
24-Oct-16
Nice buck Whack m and nice critters all over here.Congrats to all!Put the shotguns away today n getting after m.Dang, Fall is just too short!!!

28-Oct-16
Nice buck!!

From: Dakota
04-Nov-16

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This was a special one for us. This young gentleman has to use braces and walking sticks to get around. We were able to get him about 9 feet up in a tree stand and look who walked by.

From: Dan the Man
05-Nov-16
Nice buck! cool rack! good hunt!

From: wyelkhunter
05-Nov-16

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Shot this buck east river this morning.
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Shot this buck east river this morning.

From: Dan the Man
08-Nov-16
That's a awesome buck. I know by the time I get there, it will be 10 degrees and the wind will be 50 MPH.

10-Nov-16
Great bucks!! Cant wait to get out this weekend. This time change ruins evening hunts when we are stuck at work haha

From: Dakota
10-Nov-16

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From: sdbowhunter
10-Nov-16

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Got this guy tonight at 4:40 sitting on the ground at a water hole.

From: DS
10-Nov-16

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5x5 with 18 inch inside spread
DS's embedded Photo
5x5 with 18 inch inside spread
November 7 Day County

From: Dakota
10-Nov-16
Great deer and picture DS.

From: sdbowhunter
10-Nov-16

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Sorry I just figured out how to add photo to first post but cant get this one deleted

From: Skullwerx
11-Nov-16
Wow! Nice deer guys!!

From: dakotawb
12-Nov-16

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Took my first elk ever 9-16 in unit H2.

From: Dakota
13-Nov-16
Some great animals everyone. Congrats

From: leftee
17-Nov-16

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Down to the wire but got it done.Decent 10. If snowed in may do a separate thread tomorrow on the 'story' plus the 2016 'rut' in general.Some great bucks above.Congrats to all!

From: Skullwerx
19-Nov-16
Nice deer leftee!

From: Skullwerx
13-Dec-16
Proud of this kid! His first year getting to pull the trigger, with a mentor tag. Some of you might remember he got a turkey this spring with his bow. Shot an antelope in October with a rifle. Then on Sunday night, in those cold temps, was able to shoot this doe. We went back Monday morning and found her.

From: Skullwerx
13-Dec-16

Skullwerx's MOBILE embedded Photo
Skullwerx's MOBILE embedded Photo

Forgot the pic....

From: Brotsky
13-Dec-16
Awesome skull! Congrats to your boy! That is what it's all about right there!

From: DR
13-Dec-16
Awesome Lefty and Jake, great memories!

From: grizzly
13-Dec-16
Way to go! awful cold out there. You really separate the hunters at this time and temp of year.

From: leftee
16-Dec-16
Yes Awesome indeed!Congrats to him.

22-Dec-16
Awesome pic Jake and great to see your son out shooting you this year haha jk

22-Dec-16

Animal Killer's embedded Photo
Animal Killer's embedded Photo
Finally was able to connect on an archery buck. Late season none the less. This wide buck and a narrow super tall buck were in hot pursuit of a hot doe that just happened to all take place under my stand. Attached is a link to the hunt if you would like to take 10 minutes and watch it. 34 yard shot, 40 yards to recovery. Love watching them fall within sight.

https://vimeo.com/196515154

From: leftee
22-Dec-16
Great buck AK! Congrats!

From: Brotsky
22-Dec-16
Well done AK! Congrats!

From: Dakota
22-Dec-16
Congratulations

From: Woodchuck16
01-Feb-17
General comment: quite a few outfitter taken animals on here.....

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