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Old Yesterday, 01:31 PM
 
Location: on the wind
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The preferred method for getting a decent shot was to position yourself [in a "hide"--like a sniper-- ] about 200 yards down-wind from a caribou or moose "gut-pile" remaining from some ones successful hunt in the recent past.
My 1961 Sako Finnbear in 7mm Mag ..162 gr Nosler did the job.
Humble brag? I suspect many posters on this particular forum would appreciate the wolf skin more with the wolf still occupying it, not tacked on a wall. Maybe this would be better placed in the Hobbies/Recreation forum.
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Old Today, 06:11 AM
 
Location: SE Florida
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Unless that wolf was part of a wildlife management hunt, there was no need to take it. I hate trophy hunters. I taught Hunter Safety for the state of Florida and I'm an avid spearfisherman. Today, hunting is one of the tools used to maintain healthy populations in limited areas where the Edge effect is a large consideration. There are only so many individuals that a given area will support and that includes predators.

The state of New York found out the hard way what happens when you eliminate predators.
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