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Hunt of the Week for Nov. 2

Paul Andrews

Age: 50

Occupation: Dentist

Years hunting: 35

Weapon used: Tekka .270 rifle

Distance out: 50 yards

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Date: Oct. 1, 2008

Area: Public, Unit G6

Hunt details: Doing this hunt solo tested my endurance, commitment and mountaineering skills, while turning out to be the most memorable and rewarding hunting experience of my life.

This 3 1/2-year-old goat was taken Oct. 1, 2008, from above a 13,000-foot elevation with a Tekka .270 rifle at about 50 yards, resulting in a horn breaking during a free fall down a cliff and an ice couloir. The goat has 8-inch horns remaining, and its weight was estimated at 150 pounds.