posted on October 15, 2004 00:00
Trump, Edelbrock score in one-shot hunt
Associated Press — Sept. 28, 2004
LANDER, Wyo. — Donald Trump, Jr., performance auto mogul Vic Edelbrock, Gov. Dave Freudenthal and Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., all scored points during the 61st annual One-Shot Antelope Hunt.
Each killed an antelope Saturday with one bullet, a feat accomplished by 13 of the 24 contenders. Unsuccessful participants included Andreas Habsburg, Archduke of Austria.
"It was a real good, fun time," Lander One Shot Club President Scott Harnsberger said Monday. "The governor, he's a really great host. He had a good time. His wife, Nancy, attended for the first time at our victory banquet. We were pleased to have them here."
The hunters were divided into eight teams of three. The Boys of Summer team — Mike Lacoss, Frank LaCorte and Cotton Jones — won by killing three antelope with one shot apiece.
In contrast, the Midwesterners — Steve Weber, Richard Wacker and David Collis — all came up empty.
Trump was on TNT Team along with Glenn Williamson, who scored a kill, and Ronald Flick, who missed. Freudenthal was on Wyoming Team along with Steve Leer, who scored a kill, and Tony McRae, who missed.
Enzi, taking part in his first Lander One-Shot Antelope Hunt, was on Water for Wildlife. Son Brad Enzi also scored a kill on that team; Chuck Box missed. Habsburg was the only International team member to miss; Jay Mancini and Jesus Yuren each scored kills.
Gregory McCanna was the only member of the Industrial team to score a kill. Guadalupe Nieblas, along with Edelbrock, missed. On the Sportsmen's team, Robert Brantly scored a kill, Ken Stivers and Peter Sievert missed.
One Shot lore has it that, back in 1939, Harold Evans and Hank Dahl came up with the idea for the hunt while sitting around a campfire. The two are said to have been discussing hunts of the "old days," where a hunter got one shot with his muzzleloader before the target disappeared.