Summit Treestands
WY Antelope
Pronghorn
Contributors to this thread:
live2hunt88 24-Apr-22
pav 25-Apr-22
pav 25-Apr-22
molsonarcher 25-Apr-22
molsonarcher 25-Apr-22
Buffalo1 25-Apr-22
GFL 25-Apr-22
JohnMC 25-Apr-22
JohnMC 25-Apr-22
GFL 25-Apr-22
JohnMC 25-Apr-22
JohnMC 25-Apr-22
GFL 25-Apr-22
live2hunt88 25-Apr-22
pav 26-Apr-22
Bob H in NH 26-Apr-22
Buffalo1 26-Apr-22
BULELK1 27-Apr-22
BULELK1 27-Apr-22
Shug 27-Apr-22
Ron Niziolek 27-Apr-22
Bowfreak 27-Apr-22
TGbow 28-Apr-22
Mule Power 28-Apr-22
Cornpone 28-Apr-22
drycreek 28-Apr-22
From: live2hunt88
24-Apr-22
I'm hoping to draw a tag and chase antelope in August in Wyoming. I'll be happy with anything honestly as it's my first attempt at them but I was curious if people could show some pictures of P&Y minimum or just quality antelope should look like. Just wanting an idea on how to field judge them honestly

From: pav
25-Apr-22
P&Y minimum = 67" net. Pronghorn in the photo = 67-2/8ths net.

From: pav
25-Apr-22

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From: molsonarcher
25-Apr-22

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This one is my second antelope. 74” gross, 73-6/8” net. Also my first P&Y antelope.

From: molsonarcher
25-Apr-22

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Here is a good comparison. P&Y 73-6/8 on the left 14-1/4” horns 6” mass below the prongs 4-1/2” prongs 64” on the right 12-1/4” horns 5” and change mass below the prongs 3” prongs Mass is your friend and you want all of it you can get. The more above the prongs the better

From: Buffalo1
25-Apr-22
Field Judging Guide:

3" wide bases; Prong 1" above ears; Prong 5" wide; Horns- 14-15" long

From: GFL
25-Apr-22

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Doesn’t score high but I’ve only seen one

From: JohnMC
25-Apr-22

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That one netted 70 0/8

From: JohnMC
25-Apr-22

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Him undead
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Him undead
That one netted 84 2/8 grossed 86 4/8

From: GFL
25-Apr-22

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Posted wrong goat

From: JohnMC
25-Apr-22

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Two barely p&y (low 70s) and the one above is in the middle.

From: JohnMC
25-Apr-22
GFL that is what the Georgia humidity will do to their horns ;) I have always wanted to kill one like that. I was watching before season a few years ago but never seen once season started.

From: GFL
25-Apr-22
I took me 14 days to kill him.

The humidity here does suck!

From: live2hunt88
25-Apr-22
So am I looking for mass and a big curl ? He doesn't need to be P&Y I'd be happy with anything but I'd like an opportunity at a nice mature one whether he's p&y or not

From: pav
26-Apr-22
You get six total measurements per side...with four of the six being circumferences. So yes, good mass is your friend. My buck in the photo, 64% of the total score is mass. That said, it is easier to field judge horn length and identify good cutters than to assess mass numbers. Find a pronghorn with 14"+ horns and decent cutters, good chance the buck will make P&Y.

From: Bob H in NH
26-Apr-22
Also want the prongs above the mid-point, as far above as you can. Mass measurements are taken at each 1/4 up the horn, there is more mass below the prong than above, so you want as many mass measurements below the prong as possible.

Ears about "about" 6 inches, so you can get a quick guess at length using the ears, but it gets hard due to the curve, so the length is not a straight line measurement, but along the curve. But if you find one where prongs are above the ears, base mass is good and ears are less than half the overall length, start shooting

From: Buffalo1
26-Apr-22
Second opportunity to digest- This is not rocket science

Field Judging Guide: 3" wide bases; Prong 1" above ears; Prong 5" wide; Horns- 14-15" long

From: BULELK1
27-Apr-22

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I went Euro on these 2 as they are both in the low 70's.

Good luck, Robb

From: BULELK1
27-Apr-22

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Closer view

From: Shug
27-Apr-22

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68+ and two 70 plus..

From: Ron Niziolek
27-Apr-22
Great looking goats. As an FYI, there are only 2 mass measurements below the prong. It does not matter how high the prong is. 2 below, 2 above. Good luck on your hunt!

From: Bowfreak
27-Apr-22

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I measured this buck and it netted 70 0/8". I'm not a certified measurer but I am confident in the measurement. I'm sure it is within an 1" or 2" of what a experience measurer would find.

John always posts some really cool photos, so I thought I would add one of a buck that watered just a few minutes after I shot this buck at the water hole. There are a few things I really like about this photo....one being the ice chunks floating on the water and I think it is cool to see the bloody arrow laying next to him.

From: TGbow
28-Apr-22
Congratulations everybody on your kills. I'd love to hunt antelope some day.

From: Mule Power
28-Apr-22
Antelope aren’t hard. It’s a really fun hunt compared to the grueling work of an elk hunt or even mule deer. Do not shoot the first one you can! So many guys do that. If you’re in a spot good enough to get an opportunity you’ll get another one. Good luck!

From: Cornpone
28-Apr-22
I'll be hunting pronghorn come September in WY. Having never hunted them before and not knowing the nuances of doing so it's a guided hunt. Not cheap but if all goes well I very well may try a DIY in future years.

From: drycreek
28-Apr-22
There’s no more fun bowhunt than antelope IMO. Although most of mine were waterhole hunts, the decoying hunts in the heat of the rut blows away the sitting-in-a-blind hunts !

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