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    A great day to fly in and set up camp ...




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    climb to the top ...



    a look down at base camp ...


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    on top of the world ...




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    Looks fun!

    Like Zep sang"So I'm packin' my bags for the Misty Mountains...."

    I'd go just for that veiw.

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    Those are some extremely beautiful pictures. From the lack of a goat picture I assume that your were unable to find one. Wish you better luck next time. Thanks for sharing

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    Default goat country




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    7 1/2 year old barren Nanny ...


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    after a long hard day William takes the plunge into icy waters !!!!!



    Then it was over to the Cabin on Prince of Wales Island. William called his wife to bring the kids up and they flew out to a USFS cabin in the Misty to do some fishing.

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    Nice nannie, congrats. Great pictures, the weather looks as good as it gets for goat hunting!

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    Great country and great pics. Never been to southeast, but looks like some amazing country to explore. Thanks for the pics and nice goat!!

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    Good pictures of the great country Johnnie. Looks like you had a good trip with no misty in 'The Mistys'. And a beautiful goat, even with the broken tip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jerod View Post
    Nice nannie, congrats. Great pictures, the weather looks as good as it gets for goat hunting!
    Well the weather closed in but we were able to get em out ... the next day ... with fog and cloud timing. Since then it has rained and been foggy and cloudy every day. Last night and this morning it poured accompanied by high winds.

    Always the decision you have to make in this country … get on a barren Nanny or smaller Bill and do you take it or hold out for that bigger Billy … possibly being weathered out. It was William’s decision and he is happy with his ‘trophy’ and the meat is yuuummmyyyyy !!!!!

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    That pic of him diving............sure looks like shallow water.............must be a deceptive pic.

    Nice looking goat. How far was the shot? What kind of limits for shooting distance do you place on clients in high mountain hunts?
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    The water was way clear ... it was like 20 feet deep right off dropping into way deep.

    and William took the 60 / 70 yard shot. As you can see that is very steep ground.

    We have an average of about that (less than 100 yards) over many years. We have only had a couple hunters take shots out to 200 yards. Some Bow hunters from 10 yards and last season a close up Muzzle Loader kill.

    Like in all Goat country … we take care in where the Goat can escape to or fall from after the shot.

    Over many years we have had 1 (bow) wounded and unrecoverable Goat … and only lost one over the cliff that we barely were able to recover (breaking both horns in the fall).

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    Looked like great time and wonderfull eating.If that had been me jumping in that water I would still be squating.

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    Great photos and hunt report! What a beautiful spot for a camp, I would like to do a goat hunt down there sometime. Looks like your hunter did a good job putting his goat down.

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    Boy that sure looks like some nice weather for a goat hunt and beautiful scenery to go with it! Nice looking nanny Johnnie!

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    Ditto. She was filling in nicely. Good eating animal for sure!

    I like your advice on shot distance.

    I really like the photo of the guy diving into the alpine lake. He was hard core and i'm sure a solid hunter too boot.

    Thanks for sharing Johnnie.

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    Nice hunt, great pictures, thanks for posting them and congratulations.

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    Truely awsome pictures - so that's what it looks like without the fog/rain/clouds!!! Looks like it was a good hunt in addition to shooting an animal - thanx for sharing pics of some beautiful country.

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