2010 Montana Archery Antelope Hunt – VIDEO

Pronghorn at sunset

The learning curve in hunting as an archer is steep.  Many seasons of spot and stalk techniques have left me close but empty handed. After years of hard work and persistence, I was fortunate enough to harvest my first Pronghorn Antelope with archery equipment.  This short video documents my first two weeks of the season – from stalk to harvest. Enjoy!


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5 Comments

  1. Steve Burton
    Posted November 2, 2010 at 11:57 am | Permalink

    congrats Steven you worked hard and long for him,And thats a pretty uniqe goat!
    Steve

  2. Steven Drake
    Posted November 2, 2010 at 12:30 pm | Permalink

    Thanks Steve,

    I was so pleased to have it all come together and be able to share the adventure.

    Thanks for posting!

    -Steven Drake

  3. Jay C.
    Posted April 7, 2012 at 9:31 pm | Permalink

    I can’t be the only one who was curious as to how you got the pack with the entire antelope onto your back from the ground?

    • Steven Drake
      Posted April 8, 2012 at 12:11 am | Permalink

      There is certainly a learned technique, Jay! While sitting on the ground I put the shoulder straps on then roll over onto my stomach and get into the push up or prone position. From here it’s much easier to stand as you have four limbs to support the weight. Once up, I secure the waist belt. Rolling over is always easier when you’ve got an incline to work with.

      Thanks for commenting!

      -Steven Drake
      http://vimeo.com/30883590

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