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Colockum Lead Cow
« on: November 05, 2012, 10:54:43 AM »
She lead a heard of 50 cows and bulls.  I knew she was a small one, but with her being in the lead gave me the best shot.  She was a stud glancing here and there trying to make a decision where to go but her mistake was stopping for a split second and being 150 yards up hill from me.

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Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2012, 10:56:56 AM »
Nice work! Congrats on a good looking cow.

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2012, 11:03:02 AM »
 :tup:

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2012, 11:11:45 AM »
looks like she had heart problems  :dunno:  probably good you took her out of the herd!   :tup:

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2012, 12:34:10 PM »
Great job...looks good size...plenty big enough to fill the freezer   :tup:

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2012, 12:44:47 PM »
alot of elk die of heart and lung problems !
My wife told me that I hunt way more than I did when we first got married. I said yeah I know isn't it great !

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2012, 12:48:35 PM »
Nice way to put meat in the freezer!

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2012, 01:09:12 PM »
Ummm...whatcha gonna do with that liver? :chuckle: I love me some heart and liver! Good job :tup:

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2012, 01:14:35 PM »
Nice cow!  :drool:
Slap some bacon on a biscut and lets go, were burrnin daylight!

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2012, 01:17:31 PM »
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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #10 on: November 05, 2012, 01:29:07 PM »
alot of elk die of heart and lung problems !

really unfortunate, isn't it?  Smoking, drugs, lead poisoning... terrible toll!   :chuckle:

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #11 on: November 05, 2012, 03:09:07 PM »
Heart trouble indeed. Good shooting. Nice looking rifle.
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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #12 on: November 05, 2012, 03:23:47 PM »
Congrats! Nice elk! What cal BAR is that?
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #13 on: November 05, 2012, 05:05:17 PM »
Congrats! Nice elk! What cal BAR is that?
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Re: Colockum Lead Cow
« Reply #14 on: November 05, 2012, 05:22:13 PM »
The liver was about 3 times the size of that picture.  Maybe the angle of the pic threw it off.  1/3 of it ate well the first night home and the rest is in the freezer. Very mild tasting after a soak in water and cleaned thoroughly.

Still going to eat what's left of that heart soon (pan fried).  I cut the bottom off and the top portion was well bled out. 

300 Win Mag BAR.  Nothing better than having mass fire power when in action.  This year was 1 shot but in years past the semiautomatic paid off many times.  Weight is an issue, but I'll take that anytime for the payload.

My season lasted 4 hours minus a couple days scouting so I was kind of disappointed taking the red cow.  I was determined to get a grey, but when you are hunting with the wife and you got elk up hill from the road it was a no-brainer.  I took her out mainly because she was leading the pack, up hill, gave me a clean shot, and she screwed up.

Someone mentioned the "gene pool".   I culled that young cow out from future leading.

Butchering on Thursday in Moses Lake.  Who want to go goose hunting on Saturday or Sunday?  I got some fully flocked full body goose decoys and my layout blind ready to go.  I may have field, after paying with smoked fish, but will not know until I go have a visit beforehand.

 

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