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Rural Education

Posted by Jordan Seitz on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, In : Pronghorn 

Rural Education
August 31, 2012
-Jordan Seitz-

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I wrote this in 2012 and  it was published in Eastmans’ Bowhunting Journal!

Whoever coined the phrase, “Third time’s the charm,” never spot and stalked public land pronghorn with a bow! 2011 was my first year hunting speed-goats, and they very quickly humbled me as an archer. Luck more than skill led to my arrow connecting with a buck that fall.

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2011 – First Pronghorn, and First Archery Pronghorn!

By the time the 2012 season rolled around, I...


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Second Thought

Posted by Jordan Seitz on Monday, October 31, 2016, In : Pronghorn 

Second Thought

September 24, 2016

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I said I wasn’t going to worry about shooting my pronghorn until after deer season. I’ve learned I don’t multitask too well and wanted to dedicate my hunting time to deer. To force the idea, my gun was still stowed and it’s zero unchecked when opening day for pronghorn arrived. A couple days into that season, we were taking a family drive with the old Land Cruiser on some new trails when I spotted two nice bucks. The first one was real nice ...


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Clear as Mud

Posted by Jordan Seitz on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, In : Pronghorn 

Clear as Mud
Jordan Seitz

I've never heard of anyone hunting pronghorn in the rain; probably because the ground immediately turns to mud with any moisture, and because there are usually a plethora of sunny days to choose from. Weather is rarely a deterrent for me...the nastier the better. So I spent a week of mornings getting soaked, crawling through mud during the monsoon that plagued Wyoming and Colorado during the September of 2013. That week was just like the weeks before it: too close, too...


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Rough Country Goat

Posted by Jordan Seitz on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, In : Pronghorn 

Rough Country Goat 
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Sporting nearly 80 sets of eyeballs and nasals, this monarch’s harem was a force to be reckoned with. During the month long archery season, I dubbed them “the mountain goats” due to their uncanny ability to elude me in rough terrain more suitable for a bighorn, mulie, or elk.

The rifle opener dawned as one of those mornings God made for hunters. I lay prone with the herd bedded in front of me, the buck in my crosshairs. A bush obscured his vitals and...

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Inspired by hunting notes and tales written by Elmer Keith, Howard Hill, Fred Bear, Bob Munger, and Ted Nugent, the author has been compiling notes, tales, and adventures in Michigan since 1998 and Wyoming since 2009. The GoneWalkabout blog will follow his footsteps as he sits, crawls, and runs after rodents, varmints, and big game with bow and gun.-------------------------------The author has been published in Eastmans' Bowhunting Journal magazine, SoleAdventure blog, eXtreme magazine, and Ted Nugent's Adventure Outdoors magazine. ---------------------------------------To contact the author, use the email form found on the "home page" for his "Skulling" website that is connected to this blog.
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