Sitka Mountain Gear
K114 and Axis Deer
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Contributors to this thread:
INbowdude 10-Jul-20
Treeline 10-Jul-20
Scoot 10-Jul-20
Bou'bound 10-Jul-20
Medicinemann 10-Jul-20
altitude sick 10-Jul-20
Panther Bone 10-Jul-20
Mt. man 10-Jul-20
INbowdude 10-Jul-20
Scar Finga 10-Jul-20
foxwillkill 10-Jul-20
t-roy 10-Jul-20
ahunter76 10-Jul-20
buci 313 11-Jul-20
drycreek 11-Jul-20
Buffalo1 11-Jul-20
INbowdude 11-Jul-20
INbowdude 13-Jul-20
boothill 13-Jul-20
Jaquomo 13-Jul-20
Sandbrew 13-Jul-20
GhostBird 13-Jul-20
KSBOW 13-Jul-20
INbowdude 13-Jul-20
KSBOW 14-Jul-20
INbowdude 14-Jul-20
From: INbowdude
10-Jul-20

INbowdude's embedded Photo
INbowdude's embedded Photo
INbowdude's embedded Photo
K114 taking care of business!
INbowdude's embedded Photo
K114 taking care of business!
I had the privilege of taking K114 down to Sonora Texas this past week on a hunt for axis deer. *Rifle kill, so if this offends, DON'T read any further! This started as a 3 day archery spot-and-stalk hunt for free-range, low-fence axis deer down in Sonora Texas. The winds (lack thereof), lots of does both axis and whitetail, bad stalking skills, rotten luck and the general wariness of the game, didn't pan out. We did find a good, representative buck and got within 175 yards and dropped him. I had several archery stalks with the closest encounter at 58 yards. Too much brush for me on that shot. I got to watch bucks fight, scrape, rub and chase does. If I did it again, I'd try to book for more days and get a hunting buddy (19 hour drive, I need a co-pilot or more time).

From: Treeline
10-Jul-20
Nice buck! Congratulations!

That is a pile of excellent venison right there! Yummy!

Glad to see K114 is still making the rounds!

From: Scoot
10-Jul-20
Excellent! Great to see K114 getting dirty!

From: Bou'bound
10-Jul-20
I thought your truck automatically stopped in Oklahoma. Did not know you could coax it to go further south. Must have been a wrestling match with the steering wheel

From: Medicinemann
10-Jul-20
I have eaten a lot of different game animals, but have never got to try Axis deer. I have never heard anyone that didn't love it......

10-Jul-20
Nice to see K114 back in action.

10-Jul-20
Where’d you hunt at? I’d be interested in this.

From: Mt. man
10-Jul-20
Good to see K114 still rolling and getting bloody!

From: INbowdude
10-Jul-20
Bou, I did just happen to spend the night at Shiloh Ranch before heading down. It was a fight to get the truck farther south and on the way back, it kept leaning to the right. Might have to have the wheels re-balanced after that! LOL

From: Scar Finga
10-Jul-20
Congratulations!!! I was beginning to wondering when I was going to hear from you!

Thanks for sharing and taking K114!

Very Nice Buck!!!

From: foxwillkill
10-Jul-20
Great buck. I know it was fun but I'm sure it was hot. I had a great time chasing thin last summer. Congrats.

From: t-roy
10-Jul-20
Congrats on your entry into the K114 journal, Mike! I’m assuming that this is when axis deer are rutting, correct?

From: ahunter76
10-Jul-20
Great job Mike. Nice looking Axis. I arrowed one years ago & it was not an easy task.. Me, son & 4 buddies will be at Shiloh in jan.. Been awhile but Son wanted to try it down there. Take care.

From: buci 313
11-Jul-20
Congratulations on your buck. Well done .

From: drycreek
11-Jul-20
Where axis are concerned that GENERAL WARINESS needs to be all caps or italics. Damn, they are skittish ! Congrats on your axis, they are some very good venison !

From: Buffalo1
11-Jul-20
Nice trophy and great table fare. Congrats !

From: INbowdude
11-Jul-20

INbowdude's embedded Photo
Love the hide!
INbowdude's embedded Photo
Love the hide!
Thanks guys. The tenderloins were pretty good. Very striking hide and facial markings. Huge orbital glands. I'd do that hunt again.

From: INbowdude
13-Jul-20

INbowdude's embedded Photo
INbowdude's embedded Photo
Showing off K114.

From: boothill
13-Jul-20
Got that Axis jinx off finally...congrats Mike

From: Jaquomo
13-Jul-20
Good for you and K114! Glad to see it's still doing the job. Kelly would be proud!

From: Sandbrew
13-Jul-20
Nice job! Congrats! Glad the K114 knife and you had some fun! I miss Kelly. I bet that buck will go about 114 SCI. ;-)

Sandbrew

From: GhostBird
13-Jul-20
Very nice, beautiful animal. Thanks for sharing your part of the ongoing adventure of K114. Congratulations.

From: KSBOW
13-Jul-20
Any pics from night at Shiloh?

From: INbowdude
13-Jul-20
KSBOW, I only spent the night and didn't hunt. I wish I had but got in too late. Next time.

From: KSBOW
14-Jul-20
Nice...taking my son and his buddy for his 13th birthday surprise present in September can't wait!

From: INbowdude
14-Jul-20
KSBOW, want to adopt another son? LOL

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