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One of my favorite animals to work with

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Matt, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. Matt

    Matt Active Member

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    Someday, I would like to head to the island with my bow and let the air out of one like this!
     

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  3. nickq83

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    Beautiful stag Matt
     
  4. Very nice Matt! Do you know what kind of money it is to hunt one? I too see myself hunting one someday.
     
  5. That sure is nice Matt.
     
  6. Kyle Lakey

    Kyle Lakey Active Member

    Lets just say you are gonna have to tan a heck of alot of capes Jim if you wanna kill one of that class ;) I don't remember figures but they are a chunk of change.
     
  7. I'll just get another job for vicki.
     
  8. country

    country Member

    Beautiful animal, beautiful mount!
     
  9. looks wonderful, absolutely wonderful
     
  10. Matt

    Matt Active Member

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    Thanks guys! Jim from what I am learning they don't even grow this big in New Zealand anymore. They are bred on farms over there and released. They have a lot of nice wild stag, but nothing this size. You better have deep pockets to shoot one like this, I wanted to ask my client the cost on this one, but didn't.
     
  11. 3bears

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    Very attractive Matt. You all know the saying "If you have to ask, you surely can't afford it", I would have asked because I damn sure couldn't afford it. Jim, I like your way of thinking here. I'll try that to, I bet she doesn't go for it any better than your wife.
     
  12. Brian Reinertson

    Brian Reinertson Well-Known Member

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    Great work Matt! I had a friend go and do a similar hunt. The whole trip with hunt, travel, food, and lodging was around 15k :eek:
     
  13. HAPP

    HAPP Active Member

    P U R D Y !
    Very nice.
     
  14. Great looking Stag !!
     
  15. AJH

    AJH Member

    " Stag-Master-Matt"
     
  16. balsamln

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    Argentina has huge red stag with no trophy fees. A buddy of mine got charged an extra $2000 in New Zeland because the guide underestimated the rack by 20 inches. The extra fee was 100 an inch once it surpassed a certain score. I would guess Argentina is a high fence type hunt?
     
  17. zubba

    zubba Active Member

    Very nice Matt.

    I've been to New Zealand...



    ...for work, dang. Pretty country

    Sent from my Galaxy S3 via TapaTalk 4
     
  18. Daniel M.

    Daniel M. Tongo, the best dog in the world. (Saarloos)

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    I understand why you like them so much! Shows in the quality of your work. They are my favorite gamehead to do by far
     
  19. Nyati

    Nyati I love tahr huntin

    Very very nice matt
     
  20. smittys llc

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    You do not need a guide to hunt most of the islands. The trout fishing is also incredible! There are numerous helicopter charters for a small fee will take you out to where you want to be.Stag are very abundant.I have had a couple of clients that went over there and killed 380 class bulls and tahrs and caught 100 Brown trout over 5lbs.They did the whole trip for under $5000.00 Total.