R. Manly and his Texas Nilgai.
By Tim Jones, EditorEditor's note: Each month, we draw a report at random from the subscriber hunt reports submitted the previous month. The lucky winner receives a free three-month Hunting Report subscription extension. In Jan., we'll draw a winner from among all the subscriber reports submitted in 2017 for a one-year Ripcord Medical Evacuation policy. To get in on the fun, submit your reports by fax, mail or online at www.huntingreport.com/hunt_report.cfm.
This month's winning report was submitted by R. Manly on his combo hunt for late March nilgai and turkey on the Ytturia Ranch in south Texas with Wildlife Systems (325-655-0877; www.wildlifesystems.com
). Manly tells us it took him four days of hard hunting to get his SCI bronze nilgai. In a follow-up email, he says, "I booked an extra day since I also wanted to take a Rio Grande turkey. It was a good thing I did. I got my nilgai on the morning of the last day. These nilgai were close to the wariest animals I have ever hunted....