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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #20 on: September 10, 2021, 01:22:36 PM »
So out of curiosity, what breed are the goats?

Spanish Goats,....big shaggy with wide sweeping horns.
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #21 on: September 10, 2021, 01:54:28 PM »
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #22 on: September 11, 2021, 01:37:20 AM »
So out of curiosity, what breed are the goats?

Spanish Goats,....big shaggy with wide sweeping horns.
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #23 on: September 11, 2021, 04:14:22 AM »
Not me brother  ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

I just picked the Photo of this Hawaiian kid hunting the goats we have here  ;)
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #24 on: September 11, 2021, 01:27:54 PM »
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #25 on: September 13, 2021, 03:52:45 PM »
I had a great hunt yesterday in this valley,
there's so much to write that I've been lazy to start it :) took a bunch of pictures too
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #26 on: September 13, 2021, 11:03:44 PM »
Sounds like a marinating story... cookin up soon!
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #27 on: September 17, 2021, 04:29:02 PM »
So last Sunday I had a great hunt,

Started hearing goats high on a ridge a couple miles in the valley, I follow their movement as they moved inland from the valley bottom,
as I'm stalking I notice a small heard come my way on the valley bottom so I dropped on the ground behind a small rock and a kukui nut tree,
they got to me pretty quick, the Alfa billy was a black but not shaggy medium size Billy, there was a younger red one and about 8-10 Nannies

I had several shots at the Billy but it felt wrong taking a shot on the first contact ( in Hindsight I should have taken it because the younger Billy was way better looking so probably better genes to spread )

Anyway eventually a little nanny came all the way beside me, spotted me and the alarm was sounded with the heard making it up the slope at lightining speed  ;D ;D

kept following the heard on the ridge until as I was rounding a Banyon tree I spotted them coming down the valley floor, 2 solid Billys in the heard that was much more numerous, unfortunately as soon as they got to the bottom they immediately climbed the opposite slope.

Loved it, such a great hunt

I will be going again tomorrow morning

Here's a couple pictures of the valley,.....looks much nicer in the early morning soft light
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Re: Goat hunting.
« Reply #28 on: September 17, 2021, 04:34:19 PM »
I have no idea why is not letting me post more pictures
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« Reply #29 on: September 17, 2021, 04:35:18 PM »
Ok one at a time
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« Reply #38 on: September 17, 2021, 08:46:35 PM »
Sounds like you had a good time. You'll get one, it's just a matter of patience and deciding on the right one.

Goats are smart, really smart, and have exceptionally good eyesight and a keen sense of smell. So yeah, if one spots you or gets wind of you and takes off the entire herd will bolt especially if the herd has been hunted before, even once.

Best of luck to you brother, and stay safe. The terrain looks a bit tricky in a couple of those pics.
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« Reply #39 on: September 17, 2021, 08:59:13 PM »
Pictures don't do it justice, It's a beautiful valley with steep unclimbable ( unless you a goat ) sides, and yes big boulders everywhere make navigation interesting,......It's a ton of fun to hunt here :)
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