Pronghorn Antelope Hunting with Randy Newberg
The fastest land animal in North America is one of the most exciting, and underrated, species to hunt out West. Randy Newberg walks you through every step of Pronghorn Antelope hunting: from their physical adaptations and the landscapes they call home, to the gear and tactics used to harvest a trophy buck with a bow or rifle, to the care of the quality meat you’ll stock in your freezer.
Ch. 1 - Introduction to Pronghorn Antelope Hunting
Your instructor, Randy Newberg, creates a course syllabus to guide you thru his 30+ years of Pronghorn hunting.
Ch. 2 - Pronghorn Antelope Physical Adaptations
Pronghorn have three amazing adaptations that are employed for detecting danger and escaping predators. Randy goes in-depth to set you up for stalking success.
Ch. 3 - Pronghorn Antelope Landscapes
Pronghorn occupy some of the driest and harshest lands in the west. Randy helps you understand these landscapes to effectively hunt Pronghorn.
Ch. 4 - Pronghorn Antelope Needs: Food & Forage
Understanding feeding preferences during the main Pronghorn hunting periods of August-October can be the key to finding them, and finding them in high concentrations.
Ch. 5 - Pronghorn Antelope Behavior in Hunting Season
During hunting seasons, Pronghorn are in three distinct phases of their calendar; pre-rut, peak rut, and post-rut. Randy shares his strategies to locate them, and different tactics to hunt them.
Ch. 6 - Scouting as a Hunting Necessity
Scouting is about finding a buck; that special buck you want. The territorial and aggressive nature of Pronghorn make them very predictable. This makes scouting highly effective.
Ch. 7 - Pronghorn Antelope Equipment & Optics
One of the great aspects of pronghorn hunting is the simplicity of the gear needed to hunt them. In this chapter, Randy talks equipment ideas and how optics can be applied to pronghorn hunting.
Ch. 8 - Archery Pronghorn Antelope Hunting
Randy talks the three primary Pronghorn archery tactics; 1) Blinds, 2) Spot & Stalk, and 3) Ambush, each having a better application depending upon the calendar period you are hunting.
Ch. 9 - Rifle Pronghorn Antelope Hunting
Randy discusses strategies and tactics to overcome Pronghorns’ keen eyesight and blazing speed. He explains how rifle hunting allows us to mitigate their strengths and capitalize on their few weaknesses.
Ch. 10 - Pronghorn Antelope Cartridges
It doesn’t take a lot of energy to put down a Pronghorn. Given how large the heart and lungs are on a pronghorn, relative to body size, it makes for a great target.
Ch. 11 - After the Shot: Meat & Trophy Care
Randy teaches you the proper steps necessary to take care of your Pronghorn trophy & meat after the kill, one of the most prized meats by many wild game chefs.
Ch. 12 - Top Ten Pronghorn Antelope Hunting Tips
Your final hunt plan is the end goal, providing you with a grounding resource and ultimately one of your biggest odds multipliers. This level of detailed planning will move the success needle.