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Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« on: September 09, 2013, 09:49:35 AM »
My partner has to work and wont be up again this season.  If there is any drop dead serious elk hunter not afraid to get into the nasty stuff looking for someone to hunt with then let me know.  Im from the area so not looking for sweet spot stealing just hate hunting elk alone.  My resume.. grew up north of spokanistan.. joined the army.. got out of the army almost 26 and in good shape.

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2013, 11:35:54 AM »
I'm taking a break from hunting this past week.  My partners bailed and it's been rough hunting alone this year.  I've been into more bulls on the west side than I can shake a stick at but have had issues getting a shot.

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2013, 11:39:49 AM »
Must be nice.  I have hunted my butt off anf onlu seen one little dink bull. My partner bailed due to work so I haven't bern out too far. I had 5 bulls coming to an area up until opening day now its gone completely dry

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2013, 11:43:12 AM »
We were into a 340-340 7x7 saturday but wouldnt come closer then 100 yds.. I dont care if im callin or shooting I just want someone to trump through the woods with after a bugling bull.

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2013, 11:46:56 AM »
I have a westside tag othereise I'd be down

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2013, 12:49:24 PM »
I hear ya I hate how they make you buy either west or east side.

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2013, 12:51:31 PM »
yeah it sucks. the way everything is split they ought to just make two states out of the place

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2013, 03:26:35 PM »
Could be a good opportunity for someone!?!?

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2013, 06:10:57 PM »
Ive been hunting like mad and have yet to even find elk.  Covered 20 miles last weekend and nothing.  Not even a fresh turd.  I just dont really know any areas north of spokane that hold elk, was thinking of Mica peak, but doesnt seem like a good bet since I can only hike so far in a day and cant camp there.
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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2013, 06:30:03 PM »
I don't have an elk tag (cause to be honest I really don't know how to hunt elk). But I would love to tromp around with someone and learn.
I refuse to have a battle of wits with an un-armed person.

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2013, 06:32:35 PM »
I don't have an elk tag (cause to be honest I really don't know how to hunt elk). But I would love to tromp around with someone and learn.
How much gas do you have?   :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #11 on: September 09, 2013, 06:33:30 PM »
Turkey feather, I hunt about 80 miles north of Spokane id be glad to show ya how it works.. teach ya to call and maybe from there it could be a yearly thing.. trust me youd be hooked.. lucky where you been hunting at? I think the elk from mica push into idaho but not sure.

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #12 on: September 09, 2013, 06:37:49 PM »
When are you planning on going again?
I refuse to have a battle of wits with an un-armed person.

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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #13 on: September 09, 2013, 06:41:03 PM »
Turkey feather, I hunt about 80 miles north of Spokane id be glad to show ya how it works.. teach ya to call and maybe from there it could be a yearly thing.. trust me youd be hooked.. lucky where you been hunting at? I think the elk from mica push into idaho but not sure.
Ive been up 15 or so miles north of long lake, private land, there was a couple in there last year, but not now.  Im going all out next weekend, but where to do it is the issue. I would be happy just seeing elk, Im hoping I wont spend the rest of the winter sipping tag soup.  :tup:
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Re: Any serious elk hunters in the NE
« Reply #14 on: September 10, 2013, 02:23:21 PM »
I'd love to tag along but only have this coming Sunday to hunt.  I spent most of last week up north with nothing to show for it but sore muscles and lots of wet clothing...

I think this heat is really playing havoc on them, turning them more nocturnal.  Late season oughta be good...I hope!
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