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tchunter
February 15, 2012, 07:08 PM
Well I made it back to Michigan after a successful south texas hunt. I used the savage axis in 25-06 with a bushnell dusk and dawn 6-18, hornady 117 gr sst. The ranch had a lot of gold medal class rams so I had to look for one with some character. When I did the gun did the job. The first shot right behind the shoulder pretty much disabled him, I didn't think a second was necessary but my guide asked for one. After the ram hunt I also had a chance to take a couple hogs including my best boar yet. Just like the ram they only needed one shot a piece. All in all I was very pleased with the gun and scope and can't wait to go back to texas!

cpaspr
February 15, 2012, 07:49 PM
Oh yeah! He's got character. Nice smile! (And yours is nice, too.)

fatwhiteboy
February 15, 2012, 09:54 PM
If I didn't already own a .270 and a .22-250, I would buy a .25-06. A great all-around caliber.

warbirdlover
February 15, 2012, 10:23 PM
nice sheep. :)

AllenJ
February 17, 2012, 10:33 AM
Good job. Nice looking animal tchunter.

BIG P
February 17, 2012, 05:26 PM
CONGRATS on your trophy.25-06 fan myself:D

BigMikey76
February 19, 2012, 07:54 PM
Very nice. Sheep looks happy for you, too.

1hogfan83
February 22, 2012, 10:14 AM
Beautiful ram, I want a 25-06 so bad. Unfortunatly my wife has a semiknowledgeable brain, if thats a word, of guns and rifles. My only wooden stocked rifle, besides military guns. Anyway, enough about my dreams, lets see some hogs! Woooooo pig sooooie!

tchunter
February 22, 2012, 06:25 PM
As requested, a pile of hogs! There were three of us, all using .25-06

tchunter
February 22, 2012, 06:39 PM
Sorry didn't get the pic loaded

tchunter
February 22, 2012, 08:27 PM
Just wanted to throw in there, the ram was 186 yards, the first hog 92 yards, and the second hog approx. 50ish going Mach 2!