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Offline tgray

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Observatory Bull hunters
« on: June 10, 2016, 11:26:34 PM »
 Congratulations if you drew this tag.  Feel free to PM me on any advice for this unit, I've hunted this unit for over 15+ years, 2 bull tags of my own  where I was lucky enough to take a 320" bull in 2003 and a 365" bull in 2010  and I got my grandpa a 250" 6 point in 2004. These tags  are few and far between and I have no problem sharing what I know about this unit. Good luck to you all.
PS. I have only hunted modern firearm and muzzle loader in  this unit.

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2016, 11:58:19 PM »
I'll take you up on the offer! I drew observatory muzzleloader  qaulity elk. This is actually my first bull tag and want to make the most of it. Any help or info will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2016, 01:28:44 AM »
You are too kind. I may send you a pm, I was drawn for modern.



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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2016, 01:45:28 AM »
Nice offer tgray. This tag can be tough to fill sometimes. At least in my family.

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2016, 06:51:04 AM »
Holy cow tgray I wish I had some of your magic on drawing permits good job on those Bulls. And your chewuch deer tag this year. :tup:

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2016, 08:53:37 AM »
Thank you sir  :hello:

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2016, 12:18:42 PM »
As soon as I get some maps, I will contact you. The guys Im hunting with have killed some nice bulls in there, But its new to me, I have always hunted the west side

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2016, 12:23:46 PM »
Nice offer. You are a true sportsman.
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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2016, 06:20:14 PM »
Good on you tiny Tim!!  For those wondering, Tim is a cool dude, and a class act!! Don't be afraid to hit him up.
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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2016, 07:00:28 PM »
I killed a muzz bull that scored 370 in that unit. Great tag based on weather, not snow but how cold it is at night, sometimes the rut is mid to later in sept and sometimes OCT 1st is right in the boiler room. Either way pay attention to the North facing heavily timbered slopes.  Good luck

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2016, 07:39:03 PM »
Great offer Tgray!!  Can we see pics of those great bulls it will help the tag holders sleep at night!!! :dunno: :chuckle: :chuckle:

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #11 on: June 11, 2016, 07:53:22 PM »
Tgray, that is a very kind offer.  I sort of feel the same way as you do about these permits and like to at least give folks a few pointers about units I have knowledge about.  That said, observatory is not a unit I have hunted though I have spent some time in there during off seasons poking around.

My dad drew a disabled modern rifle elk permit this year after 14 years of applying (crazy long time for a disabled guy to wait for a tag!!) for October 24-November 5.  Any pointers you can share would be much appreciated. PM sent

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #12 on: June 11, 2016, 08:03:17 PM »
PM sent


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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #13 on: June 11, 2016, 08:26:44 PM »
Pm sent also!  Thanks for the offer!!

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #14 on: June 11, 2016, 10:50:07 PM »
Wow  you are the man!   First archery draw in that unit ever..... Appreciate any kind of help.  Just a point in the right direction be sweet.

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2016, 06:41:11 AM »
Anyone have pics of bulls taken out of there to share?  :hello:

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #16 on: June 12, 2016, 09:56:11 AM »
Great offer Tgray!!  Can we see pics of those great bulls it will help the tag holders sleep at night!!! :dunno: :chuckle: :chuckle:
some picture quality not the best

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #17 on: June 12, 2016, 09:57:31 AM »
Nice....pic quality not the best...elk quality very nice!
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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #18 on: June 12, 2016, 09:59:38 AM »
Don't do like a friend of my wife's that had that tag.  He passed on a 6x7 on opening day and never got within shooting range of another bull the rest of the season.   :chuckle:  :bash:
P&Y bucks & bulls, predators and any game fish that swims!!
Life is too short to settle for dinks!

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #19 on: June 12, 2016, 10:01:28 AM »
my observatory bull, still looking for more pics and I think they are backed up on hard drive in my banks safe deposit box :)

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #20 on: June 12, 2016, 10:03:14 AM »
my observatory bull, still looking for more pics and I think they are backed up on hard drive in my banks safe deposit box :)
dang! Very nice

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #21 on: June 12, 2016, 10:03:23 AM »
 :tup: :tup: :tup: :tup:
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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #22 on: June 12, 2016, 10:06:25 AM »
Don't do like a friend of my wife's that had that tag.  He passed on a 6x7 on opening day and never got within shooting range of another bull the rest of the season.   :chuckle:  :bash:
had a buddy do the same thing 2 years ago, passed on a 300 class 6x6 on day #2. Ate his tag but had a great time

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #23 on: June 12, 2016, 10:16:38 AM »
All PM's answered, I think. If I didn't get back to you hit me up again

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Re: Observatory Bull hunters
« Reply #24 on: June 12, 2016, 10:20:26 AM »
The one that got away and a pic from this past winter.

 

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