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A Hunting Trip of a lifetime in the Wenaha Tucannon Wilderness! Trophy Bucks and Bulls

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Special Permits
« on: April 02, 2007, 08:55:15 PM »
Let's hear the stories and see the pics of the special permits you have all drawn.  I drew a big bull tag last fall in goose prairie but was unable to fill it.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2007, 08:58:02 PM »
I drew Little Naches any bull muzzleloader in '05 and killed a spike on the last day.  :chuckle:

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2007, 11:16:19 PM »
I drew a Late Peshastin E any elk permit and shot a 5X6 bull.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2007, 05:45:40 AM »
I don't have enough points built up to pull a permit. But I keep trying.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2007, 06:27:10 AM »
If I remember right, this was 2004 and she drew with 2 points.  Her first elk.  That was one of the funnest hunts I have ever been on.  It just couldn't have turned out better.  I got her into the middle of a whole herd, she turned down a smaller one, and this guy walked out.  he ripped up a couple trees and finally stepped broadside out in the open.  Boom, one shot, one kill.  It took a bit to find him, but that was just the country we were in.  Better than any of my own kills in regards to excitement for me.  It now hangs in our living room.
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2007, 07:23:39 AM »
I don't have enough points built up to pull a permit. But I keep trying.

In this state it doesn't matter how many points you have. With zero points you still have a chance.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2007, 05:10:07 PM »
A good chance ! :'(
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2007, 11:32:59 AM »
Ive drawn two branch tags in the past 5 yrs.  Its always a fun hunt. My first hunt didnt turn out quite the way anyone would plan, I lost a bull on the second day...my brother shot a 6 point...the second time around my brother shot a 5 pt and I got a spike on the last day I could hunt.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2007, 11:44:36 AM »
Me and my cousin got drawn in 2000 for Goose Prarie with 5 points.  Our other cousin got drawn for observatory.  I shot a 7x8 and cousins got 5x5 and 5x6. 


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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2007, 12:15:04 PM »
dang kirkl...thats a real nice bull. they're all real nice bulls

don't let ridgerunner see that.
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2007, 12:46:36 PM »
 :drool: Yeah, I've been slobbering over that picture for a couple years.
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Re: Special Permits
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2007, 02:31:09 PM »
very nice bull kirkl...

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2007, 10:20:45 PM »
I drew Peaches ridge archery in '02 and killed a 240" 6 point. No digitalized pics of him.

Awesome hunt! Hope to draw it again.  I was hoping to kill a big bull but having a screaming 6 point in front of me at 20 yards got the best of me and I let fly. No regrets. It's amazing to me that the success rate for the archery hunt is only 15-17 %.
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2007, 10:58:25 AM »
I drew a late season permit last year, Dec. 2006, and got my first mature bull.  I'm having a shoulder mount of the bull, but looking around the house I don't know where I'll put it.  I thought the meat would be gamey because it hung longer than I usually allow, but cooked over the gas grill is best.   :drool:


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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #15 on: April 07, 2007, 03:21:47 PM »
Hunterofelk- That is a beautiful bull.  Do you have any more pictures that you could share with us?  Man I wish I hadn't gotten draw for my big bull tag last year, now I'm back to zero points with nothing to show for it.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #16 on: April 07, 2007, 04:48:41 PM »
Thats an awesome bull!  It makes it hard to find the sheds when you guys shoot them first. ;)
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #17 on: April 08, 2007, 11:27:28 AM »
Here's a picture of my bull after he tipped over.  Kind of sad.  He was very regal looking on his hoofs, but I've been waiting for this moment a long time.





Ridgerunner, I'll think positive thoughts and maybe that will help you in the draw this year.  I hope I don't have to wait another seven seasons before I draw again, but I might have a high ceiling in my house by then, so....no, I want another permit next season.

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #18 on: April 09, 2007, 10:18:04 AM »
I drew the Little Naches rifle permit in 2001 and ended up getting a 5x5 bull. I had chances at bigger ones but they just didn't give me the right opportunity. In 2004 I drew the Peshastin permit for rifle during the rut and ended up getting a 7x7 bull that grossed 345" with one 54 1/2" and one 52 1/2" main beams.  I'm looking forward to drawing something again soon. The Utah results will be out in just 2 weeks, I hope this is the year for deer there.  Nice bulls kirkl and hunterofelk..




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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #19 on: April 09, 2007, 11:07:12 AM »
Nice looking bulls, one of these years I will draw again, perhaps it will be this year!

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #20 on: April 09, 2007, 11:48:17 AM »
Nice bulls everyone, im getting back up in points so hopefully next couple years ill draw,  i want the muley tag first as i have 10 points.


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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #21 on: April 09, 2007, 12:03:32 PM »
Ooooh, you're ready to get a hit on that permit. Better be choosy.
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #22 on: April 09, 2007, 07:40:54 PM »
awesome animals guys, i love those last few bulls, where was that one in the snow taken?? all awesome animals, i want a big bull for sure!!

So which deer tag do you want to draw with your 10 points??

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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #23 on: April 09, 2007, 08:14:42 PM »
Never drawn. I have 9 elk points. WIll probably never draw.
Not a whole lot of options here on the west side. But i can't take off to hunt spikes if i put in for anything on the east side.
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Re: Special Permits
« Reply #24 on: April 10, 2007, 08:15:56 AM »
I usually put desert down as first choice.  Then i put in entiat and perragyn.  What would you guys put down with 10 points, lets hear some comments.


 

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