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    Default Bison Hunt w/30-06!

    I had the pleasure of harvesting a bison with my Howa 1500 in 30-06 this week. I made a one shot instant kill and just wanted share my experience! I was using a 165 grain Barnes Triple Shock over a max load of WIN 760, in R-P cases, with Winchester LR primers. Due to the bison's thick fur, you couldn't even see the entry wound. But while cleaning we discovered the lungs were gone and a massive blood pool in the chest area. The range was 80 yards. I couldn't find the exit hole, but it was getting dark and we didn't have much time to investigate. I was pleased to say the least!
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    Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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    Looks like it did the deed very well.

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    Congratulations Buddy , you just proved my point that the .30-06 is about as good as you can get for big game in North America !

    A lot of good meat there , congratulations again !

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    Default Bison Hunt w/30 06

    Hello gentlemen,has anybody hunted bison at the Bison Ranch at Coteau Ridge,Pingree,ND,If so how was your experience,am thinking of booking a hunt there & would appreciate hearing from you.thanks.

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    Default Bison Hunt w/30 06

    Great report Robbo and looks like you spent the day with some quality guys. Also looks like Travis has a great location and set-up going on up there. Cant wait to get up there and hunt.
    Good job buddy, on a some-what tough day...

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