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Here is a pic of the bison I took last October 50 miles into the Missouri Breaks:



He was taken with an EMF Sharps replica in .45-70. Used the Remington 405 JSP ammo.
Yes, I am still eating bison meat and will be for the forseeable future.
 

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You did NOT shoot that thing from 50 miles away!! ;)

When I and my family took a trip through the West, we went out the northern gate of Yellowstone into Montana. The town there had a couple of diners specializing in buffalo meat, and it was some of the best I've ever had! It's hard to go back to beef after eating that...
 

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This was a tough old bull so there wasn't a lot of tender steaks on him, but there sure is a LOT of him. :) 2000+ lb. bull.
It took us three hours of searching through the Breaks to locate the herd, then another hour to reach them.
Two big bulls were having it out and when they split up, we took them.
The herd circled the downed animals and wouldn't let us near them, even when I rushed them with my 7000 lb plus pickup. They charged my pickup so we backed off. When we used both pickups and some gunshots, they moved off about 50 yards.
Huge critters and very tough. The first shot I fired hit him in the sweet spot, but he didn't even flinch or stop eating grass for that matter. The slug just flattened out against a rib bone and never penetrated.
 

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While we were in Yellowstone, we were doing some driving along the Yellowstone River. A herd was crossing the road ahead of us and several other cars, and naturally there was a Park Ranger there to keep the city-folk from approaching the big critters. However, as we sat there (about 20 minutes, no complaints!:D), one came up the shoulder of the road right alongside us, not even 3 feet from the passenger side. I could have reached out the window and touched him, had I wanted to. He was gored, though. Had about a half-inch hole in his rib cage that was bleeding a little bit. HUGE bull, too!
 
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