Back in June, I used the Airstrikes on a spot-and-stalk hunt for free-range axis deer
in Texas and was extremely impressed with the way they performed.
It's a little piece of paradise in the Pacific that becomes even more attractive when you realize there are also 15,000 axis deer
hiding in the brushy flats and jungle highlands.
For example, on a recent axis deer
hunt in Texas, I was hunting with a single-shot T/C Contender G2 in 7-30 Waters; it's a fine deer cartridge and rifle combo.
It performs exceedingly well on many species ranging from smaller animals such as axis deer
up to (and including) bull moose.
Anyone who has hunted axis deer
knows they are quite a bit bigger than some of the whitetails in Texas, but their bodies are also on par size-wise with average whitetails throughout the country.
(Axis axis), also known as chital or spotted deer, is native to the Indian subcontinent and introductions were performed worldwide (Duckworth et al.
The chital or cheetal, also known as spotted deer or axis deer
, is a species of deer that is native in the subcontinent.
Normal haematological values of axis deer
(Axis axis), Pere David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus) and barasingha (Cervus duvauceli).
Back when heavy .22 caliber bullets intended for deer were new, I shot a big axis deer
with a 60-grain Trophy Bonded Bearclaw.
Several years ago I found myself stalking axis deer
in Texas with a 10" BFR in .460 S&W.
He inherited the Haggerston Castle estate and took up residence in 1889, creating a private zoo in his grounds which was home to North American bison, dwarf Afghan cattle, kangaroos, wapiti and axis deer
, birds of paradise, and a Himalayan bear which in later life would take to the roof of parts of the castle.