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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #25 on: January 30, 2017, 09:58:23 PM »
Wow...just wow!

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #26 on: January 31, 2017, 05:36:42 AM »
What a monster! Thanks for sharing :tup:

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #27 on: January 31, 2017, 05:39:38 AM »
Amazing.

Sternwarning- sweet that you got a pic of him on the hoof before finding his sheds.

Danderson- did you have history or know of the g-3 bull before you found his sheds? (Seems like I remember reading something from you about it..?) Great finds!!!! 

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #28 on: January 31, 2017, 06:43:59 AM »
Amazing sheds!! Took an amazing animal to grow those sets of antlers.
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2017, 07:56:13 AM »
I had pretty much found his bedroom, winter and summer range, many great game camera pictures in different velvet and hard horned stages since 2012, yeah we had history, I have some great video of him at 30 yards bugling and tearing it up during the rut also, i'll share at some point.

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #30 on: January 31, 2017, 09:34:01 AM »
Nice sheds Sern, I saw them Saturday great bull for sure, those genetics are sweet, I get excited just thinking about the possibilities for future bulls, my sheds ranked 7th and 8th in the non-typical category, now that the G-3 bull is dead I can share a few pictures.

The sheds photo has been around for a few years now.
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Amazing bull that I never get tired of seeing photos of.
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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #31 on: January 31, 2017, 10:02:04 AM »
I made a mistake and posted the picture on face book, back when I found them, a good learning experience for me, teanaway slayer took that picture, I have a bunch more live photos still working on a water mark for them

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #32 on: January 31, 2017, 03:44:11 PM »
Antlers weigh 18 lbs a piece

Danderson, that bull is a one of a kinder! That's video would be awesome to see!!

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #33 on: January 31, 2017, 06:06:52 PM »
18 lbs each wow!!!!! I had one that was 12 lbs and it was a girthy big 6 point.

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #34 on: February 01, 2017, 08:55:17 PM »
That's a beautiful set.  Your Mom did great!

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #35 on: February 26, 2017, 07:24:14 AM »
I got to see the pair of top ten sheds at the Sammamish Valley Chapter RMEF Banquet last night.  Very beautiful antlers.  I am always impressed how some Washington elk can grow antlers that big.  Thanks for displaying them, it made the evening more noteworthy.

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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #36 on: February 26, 2017, 07:54:13 AM »
Thanks for sharing your sheds gentleman, two true Washington giants.
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Re: WA top ten
« Reply #37 on: February 26, 2017, 02:13:38 PM »
It was our pleasure to share them with everyone! Washington state has world class animals. You never know what you will come across when you spend time outdoors. That's why we enjoy it so much!

 

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