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January 14, 2009, 03:31 PM
Does anyone know if there are outfitters that offer free range buffalo hunts in the USA or Canada. I would be using a 45/70 shiloh sharps
January 14, 2009, 03:45 PM
I`m planning a Buffalo hunt this spring myself with a few guys on another forum ...here`s the ranches site
http://www.sss-ranch.com/ You`d be welcome to join us if you`d like .
January 14, 2009, 04:20 PM
The Assiniboine and Gros Ventre Indian Reservation at Fort Belknap in northern Montana have open range hunts every fall, usually in October. Went out there in 2007 & shot a cow w/a Shiloh .45/90 and had a great time. Make sure you use a silver blade front sight or something that you can see, 'cause I had my hooded target sight on my rifle and lost it when I zeroed in on the buff. Lesson learned the hard way.
If you need more info, let me know through this forum & I'll contact you.
January 25, 2009, 11:12 PM
Call the Chico Basin Ranch (http://www.chicobasinranch.com/) 719-683-7960, they also own/manage the Zapata Ranch (http://www.zranch.org) (Colorado) and Buffalo hunt there.
Ask for Duke...
January 27, 2009, 03:28 AM
Workin' on my loads there Sundance, we're gonna have heck of a time I am certain. :O)
February 3, 2009, 10:31 AM
Unfortuneetely I am a Canadian. I will be attempting to go to northern alberta where there are herds of wild woodland buffalo. There may be some difficulty with a Sharps as the velocity may not be legally fast enough. Would a 40/65 be big enough or would you suggest the 45/70? I have a cute Shiloh Montana Roughrider in 40/65.
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