Category Archives: Exotics

Summer Special Axis

Forister Exotics Archery Axis Hunts

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A great Axis Buck taken on a mid summer archery hunt. We hunted hard and endured the heat but this Great Axis Buck finally gave in to the need for Water and taken at 40 yards. After a quick tracking job we found him piled up and proceeded to take pictures and headed to the skinning rack. Congrats on a great summer time Axis Archery hunt!

Down to Blackbuck

Forister Exotics Blackbuck Hunts

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After a long morning chasing Axis this Blackbuck made the mistake of standing around to long. Brody was after Axis but had mentioned if we could get on a good Blackbuck also he might take one as well. The group this guy was running with ran into the cedar so I dropped Keith and Brody off and told them I would make a lap around the brush and they should come back out in the open. They did just what we wanted to just never held still before they made their way out of the clearing and down into the canyon. Keith knew the steep terrain would slow them down a little so he and Brody took off to the edge to try and catch up. As we waited at the top of the hill we finally heard the gun bark and the slap of a well placed shot. We made our way down to the scene in the buggy and snapped a few pics and loaded this nice Blackbuck up to take him to the cleaning shed. Congrats Brody on a good Blackbuck.

Archery Axis Spot and Stalk

Forister Exotics Axis Hunts

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Axis hunting is often times hard enough to pull off with a rifle, When this hunter said lets get one with a bow I knew we had our work cut out for us. We put Bryan in a couple different stands the first couple of hunts knowing we had axis on camera feeding at these locations I knew it would be our best shot. After a couple different sits and seeing tons of different animals the axis where just not going to play our game. Mid morning last full day to hunt we decided to break out the rifle and try to safari style one. We had ran across this buck a couple times and just couldn’t get him to stand long enough to get a shot. After the third time of losing him I knew where he went I told Bryan its a long shot but grab your bow I think we can get behind him and with this wind we might be able to get close enough. We made our way to the cedar and with the rain earlier in the morning I could see tracks leading down to an opening where the fence cornered. I hoped this was where he was headed, I told Bryan to post up on the trees about 40 yards from the fence and I would swing wide and hopefully turn the buck back to him. The plan came together when this Trophy Axis broke into the clearing and stopped at 10 yards. Bryan stuck one through the boiler and the rest is history. Congrats Bryan on a great buck!

Open Sights Aoudad

Forister Exotics Aoudad Hunts

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Recently hosted the SSS hunting club from the greater Houston area. These folks harvest a lot of animals with us each trip and this was one from their last trip to the ranch. Impressive open sight 30-30 put this very nice Aoudad ram down with 2 shots. Great group of hunters looking forward to our next adventure. Congrats young man on a fine trophy Aoudad!

 

World Class Sika!

Forister Exotics Dybowski Sika Hunts

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A good friend and hunting client Doug had been wanting a giant Sika deer for a long time. He can check that one off the list! Doug wasn’t interested in the typical Japanese Sika and I had told him to hold off and let some of our Dybowski get bigger well looks like that waiting paid off big time. Preliminary measurements have Doug’s Trophy Dybowski Sika measuring in the top 10 for Trophy Game Records. Congrats Doug on a great Dybowski Sika buck!

Cam Pics! Going to be a good year!

Forister Exotics Game Cam Pics!

Here are a few game cam pics of some animals here at Forister Exotics( all of these pics are this years animals time stamps may not be set correct on all the cams!), Some of you are already booked to come take a crack at outsmarting some of these trophies….the rest of you whats your hold up!! Call today and lets get you on the calendar. Also check us out on facebook!

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Sheepy Weekend

Forister Exotics Exotic Sheep Hunts

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Keith made his way out to the ranch this weekend and we had a few animals on the menu and got right down to it taking a nice Chocolate Fallow buck the first evening. Somehow we managed not to botch the pictures and got him skinned and taken care of before we figure out the pics where not good. So lesson learned there but we had other animals on the agenda and we hit the ground running Saturday. I put Keith in a box blind anticipating the Iranian Red sheep coming into bow range. After a while they came in and nosed around the corn a bit butt never got into comfortable range so as the started to leave the decision was made to take one with the rifle. Nice quartering away 100 yard shot and this awesome Iranian Red Sheep was down. We got pictures and got this Iranian Red Sheep in the cooler and proceeded to hunt for something that would go good on Keith’s wall. The day was winding down and we were getting ready to call it a hunt and head back to the lodge and have a nice dinner when we spotted a nice herd of Mouflon out on a grass flat. We picked one out and got a range of about 245 yards and knowing the weapon and his abilities Keith let his .308 loose and made a great shot dropping this Mouflon where he stood. Congrats Keith on a couple fine trophies and another great weekend at Forister Exotics.

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