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Thread: Medal class Sika stag comes to the call

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    Medal class Sika stag comes to the call

    Hi All,

    Was out yesterday morning for a pricket, and decided to move into a highseat overlooking an area of fir plantation and birch scrub with lots of bracken and tree guards. I hadnt been in the highseat more than 10 minutes when I spotted a movement under a clump of birch trees off to my right. A quick check through the binos showed up a black body trotting away from me, so I reached for the call and blasted out a couple of screams.The calls had an immediate effect and the animal changed course and disappeared off to its left behind some fir trees. A few minutes passed and then I spotted a big stag moving to my left behind some more fir trees. Realising the animal was way too big for me to shoot (I was only after youngsters) I grabbed the camera in my chest pocket and snapped off a few shots as the stag came on towards the high seat. In the end it emerged into the clearing immediately infront of the seat at about 40 yds and would have been a simple shot had it been on the menu

    First picture in the series is a glimpse of the stag slowly approaching behind birch trees

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    Waiting in anticipation for the next photo.............
    "He who kills sow with piglets empties the forest of boar" My neighbours dad on new years eve 2011.

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    Emerging from behind the birches

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    'Where the hell did that scream come from?'

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    Fantastic looking animal!

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    Now fully emerged into the open, me looking on with my .30-06 next to me in the seatIt would have been simplicity itself to have gone for a lower neck shot

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    Then it started to realise its mistake (as they do.........)

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    And then it was gone!!

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    Cracker of a beast and photos,as per normal Lakey
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    Cracking Photo's AGAIN Lakey and how Nice to hear it was not all about "Wacking a BIG STAG" take my hat off to you mate

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