collapse
Double U Hunting Supply Sound like the real thing!

Author Topic: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!  (Read 109653 times)

Offline redi

  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2011
  • Posts: 748
  • Location: centralia
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #285 on: January 23, 2017, 10:35:24 PM »
Very nice bulls

Offline csaaphill

  • Anti Hunters are weird animals.
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 8450
  • Hunting is non-negotiable it's what I do!
  • Groups: G.O.A., Rocky Mountain ELk Foundation
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #286 on: February 01, 2017, 11:29:43 PM »
cool
"When my bow falls, so shall the world. When me heart ceases to pump blood to my body, it will all come crashing down. As a hunter, we are bound by duty, nay, bound by our very soul to this world. When a hunter dies we feel it, we sense it, and the world trembles with sorrow. When I die, so shall the world, from the shock of loosing such a great part of ones soul." Ezekiel, Okeanos Hunter

Offline WI to WA

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2014
  • Posts: 125
  • Location: Yakima
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #287 on: February 10, 2017, 10:27:59 AM »
I know this is coming late but it's better late than never!  This was my fourth year hunting elk after moving to WA from Wisconsin.  Spike only units can be tough but I was lucky enough this year and got a good stalk on a big herd over two miles.  I wasn't even sure there was a spike in the group until he stepped out broadside from me at 40 yards.  This was my first elk & I shot him on public land without vehicle access; it was a seven hour hike to get him out.
« Last Edit: February 10, 2017, 10:34:49 AM by WI to WA »

Offline Rainier10

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 7065
  • Location: Over the edge
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #288 on: February 10, 2017, 11:38:35 AM »
Congrats WI to WA, spike hunting is brutal, you scored one of the toughest trophies out there.  What was going on with that left antler base?
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

Every father should remember that one day his children will follow his example instead of his advice.


The views and opinions expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of HuntWa or the site owner.

Offline WI to WA

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2014
  • Posts: 125
  • Location: Yakima
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #289 on: February 10, 2017, 12:58:55 PM »
Thanks, Rainier10!  It was the most challenging hunt I have ever had.  Nothing too exciting with the left antler base; I think the angle might be strange.  It does look like it juts out from the head further than it should, though.  I was pretty excited at this point, had no one else to take the photo, and was using my phone so I didn't frame it as nicely as I would have liked.

Offline Southpole

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2012
  • Posts: 2465
  • Location: Arlington/Oso
  • Groups: NRA
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #290 on: February 10, 2017, 01:21:35 PM »
Congrats WI to WA, spike hunting is brutal, you scored one of the toughest trophies out there.  What was going on with that left antler base?
I looks like a tufted of hair between the antler base, like he's got curly afro bangs. 
« Last Edit: February 10, 2017, 03:22:48 PM by Southpole »
$5 is a lot of money if you ain't got it

Offline Rainier10

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Old Salt
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 7065
  • Location: Over the edge
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #291 on: February 10, 2017, 03:17:38 PM »
Thanks, Rainier10!  It was the most challenging hunt I have ever had.  Nothing too exciting with the left antler base; I think the angle might be strange.  It does look like it juts out from the head further than it should, though.  I was pretty excited at this point, had no one else to take the photo, and was using my phone so I didn't frame it as nicely as I would have liked.
:tup: Congrats, open sites and lever action, old school for sure.
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

Every father should remember that one day his children will follow his example instead of his advice.


The views and opinions expressed in this post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of HuntWa or the site owner.

Offline Jerome

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 518
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #292 on: February 14, 2017, 08:30:04 PM »

My sons 2016 muzzy bull.  Ended up scoring 369 3/8 and netting 355 5/8s. 

Offline Tschaefer72

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Oct 2014
  • Posts: 147
  • Location: Bothell, WA
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #293 on: February 14, 2017, 09:20:44 PM »
Great looking bull

Offline csaaphill

  • Anti Hunters are weird animals.
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 8450
  • Hunting is non-negotiable it's what I do!
  • Groups: G.O.A., Rocky Mountain ELk Foundation
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #294 on: February 23, 2017, 09:58:54 PM »
I know this is coming late but it's better late than never!  This was my fourth year hunting elk after moving to WA from Wisconsin.  Spike only units can be tough but I was lucky enough this year and got a good stalk on a big herd over two miles.  I wasn't even sure there was a spike in the group until he stepped out broadside from me at 40 yards.  This was my first elk & I shot him on public land without vehicle access; it was a seven hour hike to get him out.
nice spike regardless... grats.
"When my bow falls, so shall the world. When me heart ceases to pump blood to my body, it will all come crashing down. As a hunter, we are bound by duty, nay, bound by our very soul to this world. When a hunter dies we feel it, we sense it, and the world trembles with sorrow. When I die, so shall the world, from the shock of loosing such a great part of ones soul." Ezekiel, Okeanos Hunter

Offline bone collector 12

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 379
  • Location: quincy wa
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #295 on: February 23, 2017, 10:04:22 PM »
I know this is coming late but it's better late than never!  This was my fourth year hunting elk after moving to WA from Wisconsin.  Spike only units can be tough but I was lucky enough this year and got a good stalk on a big herd over two miles.  I wasn't even sure there was a spike in the group until he stepped out broadside from me at 40 yards.  This was my first elk & I shot him on public land without vehicle access; it was a seven hour hike to get him out.
Was it in a spike unit or a true spike unit? I just ask because it always seems guys hunting the spike units are always killing true spikes when I all see hunting the true spike units is 1x2's lol :chuckle:

Offline Browndawg

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Dec 2015
  • Posts: 68
  • Location: Camas
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #296 on: February 24, 2017, 01:09:52 PM »
Two of my hunting partners got these bulls opening weekend of Western modern. They seem to have this spot figured out. Seems like every year on opening weekend I am packing out their bulls from the exact same location. My quad comes in handy for them, and I only charge back strap, tenderloin, and burger.

Offline Browndawg

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Dec 2015
  • Posts: 68
  • Location: Camas
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #297 on: February 24, 2017, 01:12:17 PM »
Cougar Gold Cheeseburgers coming up!

Offline csaaphill

  • Anti Hunters are weird animals.
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 8450
  • Hunting is non-negotiable it's what I do!
  • Groups: G.O.A., Rocky Mountain ELk Foundation
Re: 2016 Bulls, Post them here!
« Reply #298 on: March 15, 2017, 10:39:13 PM »
nice
"When my bow falls, so shall the world. When me heart ceases to pump blood to my body, it will all come crashing down. As a hunter, we are bound by duty, nay, bound by our very soul to this world. When a hunter dies we feel it, we sense it, and the world trembles with sorrow. When I die, so shall the world, from the shock of loosing such a great part of ones soul." Ezekiel, Okeanos Hunter

 

* Recent Topics

Lion attack in North bend? by TVHunts
[Today at 03:37:50 AM]


Blacktail Rut Strategy by WoolyRunner
[Today at 01:28:02 AM]


Sage Rat Gun by davef
[Today at 12:14:31 AM]


Dogs in the woods when itís hot out by Alex4200
[Today at 12:10:28 AM]


WDFW's Plan to Cover 30 Million Dollar Deficit by huntnphool
[Yesterday at 11:57:40 PM]


Need a new ride by Chase2008
[Yesterday at 11:55:17 PM]


Snail mail couldn't have worked any better by builtfordtough
[Yesterday at 11:49:31 PM]


Your classic ride (car or bike) by JWEBB
[Yesterday at 11:46:52 PM]


Ghost in the fog! by TommyH
[Yesterday at 11:42:56 PM]


Good luck in the raffle guys/gals! by RadSav
[Yesterday at 11:38:30 PM]


wa high buck help by X-Force
[Yesterday at 11:33:14 PM]


Trail cameras making prey vulnerable? by Elkcollector82
[Yesterday at 11:31:12 PM]


Hunting ranch near Wilson creek by dvolmer
[Yesterday at 11:19:41 PM]


Wtb wall tent by TikkaT3-270Shortmag
[Yesterday at 11:10:02 PM]


WTS Troy bilt cs499 10hp chipper $300 OBO by JWEBB
[Yesterday at 10:59:05 PM]


Slick Trick Wicked Viper Trick Magnum by tecwoody
[Yesterday at 10:50:33 PM]


Thoughts on this guys advice for blacktail? by fishnfur
[Yesterday at 10:48:39 PM]


30 Caliber Rifle question??? by bkaech
[Yesterday at 10:40:08 PM]


Cellular Cameras with limited service by Bobby Bowman
[Yesterday at 10:35:28 PM]


Eastside Velvet by JWEBB
[Yesterday at 10:19:53 PM]