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Offline 87Ford

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Better than drawing Quilomene..
« on: June 17, 2017, 01:34:54 PM »
..is when your SON draws Quilomene.  Another epic adventure coming up for him and me.  Looking forward to it!

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2017, 01:50:34 PM »
That's awesome! Congrats!!
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2017, 03:02:35 PM »
That's awesome! Congrats!!
I will say there is a little more urgency to my morning bicycle rides.  Gonna have to be in shape to keep up with this kid.

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2017, 10:30:34 AM »
I see an occasional deer out there that blows my mind..." where the ...... did that come from."    Might be one of the better hunts this fall in regards to deer.
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2017, 11:26:03 AM »
Getting closer..  I've put nearly 1,000 miles on my bicycle since April 1st.  Lost 46 lbs.  Can't wait to enjoy tagging along with my son.  Let's roll! (no pun intended) 

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2017, 12:20:15 PM »
Way to go - you guys will have a blast and I can't wait to see the pictures

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2017, 02:43:47 PM »
Getting closer..  I've put nearly 1,000 miles on my bicycle since April 1st.  Lost 46 lbs.  Can't wait to enjoy tagging along with my son.  Let's roll! (no pun intended)

That's an awesome accomplishment. Hope you and your boy have a great hunt!

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2017, 03:29:27 PM »
Wow! Nice work! Good luck to your son. Have a blast.

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #8 on: September 16, 2017, 06:05:51 PM »
Ya good for you man, have a great time with your boy
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2017, 06:21:04 PM »
Picked up a few sheds there when I was in college. Huge country from the top down to the river.  I drew that tag once but wasn't able to hunt it because of another draw. 

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2017, 12:27:16 PM »
there are some real dandys in there, and the nice thing about that unit is you don't need a bunch of snow to get on a good buck they all live there year round. that can take some pressure off

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2017, 08:18:26 AM »
Headed over, gonna be fun!  Always an adventure hanging out with "the kid"..

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #12 on: November 07, 2017, 08:20:12 AM »
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2017, 08:33:32 AM »
Hope you guys find a dandy!!

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2017, 09:01:57 AM »
Glass, glass, glass. The big deep canyons hold some nice deer. One in particular in the burn area.
Best of luck!

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2017, 09:17:22 AM »
Good luck! There rutting pretty hard!
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2017, 09:35:05 AM »
I saw a good one last night. I didn’t get him on film.  He was trailing hard.  Archery wouldn’t have worked, 30-06 would have made great work.
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2017, 11:05:31 AM »
We saw a few nice 4 x 4 during Elk last week, canyons east of Beacon ridge. Good luck :tup:

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2017, 12:46:50 PM »
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2017, 01:02:31 PM »
Does anyone come from the river when they draw this tag.
Lead em if they're running.

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #20 on: November 07, 2017, 02:49:34 PM »
Good luck :tup:
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #21 on: November 07, 2017, 04:55:56 PM »
One from the weekend.
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #22 on: November 07, 2017, 08:19:46 PM »
Have a picture of a buddy's relative who shot a hog in 329  with his rifle tag.

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #23 on: November 07, 2017, 08:21:31 PM »
When are you getting permission to post it?
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #24 on: November 08, 2017, 10:25:16 AM »
Good luck!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #25 on: November 08, 2017, 11:37:52 AM »
Hope you guys find a monster!  :tup:
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #26 on: November 08, 2017, 06:38:39 PM »
Hunted all day today....saw about a dozen deer, two of which were smallish bucks.  Also ran into some sheep down near the river which was fun to see.

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #27 on: November 08, 2017, 06:48:28 PM »
Good luck! If I had the tag I would definitely concentrate my efforts along Beacon Ridge Rd from park creek down to the observatory in the wind farm. Always see multiple nice bucks in that area chasing does during rifle elk season. Saw several nice ones this year and heard of a giant in that area.

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #28 on: November 18, 2017, 12:50:27 PM »
Kind of bittersweet when you finally pull the trigger and the hunt is over.  All of the anticipation over the summer leading up to the hunt comes to an abrupt end.  I think we both expected to see more deer..  It wasn't really about that for me though.  Just hunting with my son in the snow that time of year was awesome!  A great experience and I look forward to the next.

We saw a few smallish bucks each day and he killed the biggest one we saw on day eight.   

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #29 on: November 18, 2017, 12:54:40 PM »
Congrats to you guys!! You must have forgotten to post some pics!!


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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #30 on: November 18, 2017, 12:54:52 PM »
Ran into some sheep one day
 

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #31 on: November 18, 2017, 12:58:16 PM »
Did I mention the roads are gnarly in there?!  They kinda smooth out with a layer of snow, but then present some sketchy travel on the hills :yike:

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #32 on: November 18, 2017, 01:02:26 PM »
Saw lots of elk including a "true spike" that made it through the modern rifle season..

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #33 on: November 18, 2017, 01:11:11 PM »
Couple of the bucks..

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #34 on: November 18, 2017, 01:14:31 PM »
I really just enjoyed tagging along and taking in the animals and scenery..

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #35 on: November 18, 2017, 01:28:36 PM »
We really hadn't seen anything that got our attention until we spotted this guy on day eight.  Considering what we had seen and after a little back and forth he decided to take this deer.  Wasn't quite that easy though as the deer had gone over the ridge and out of site while we were looking him over.  We hustled over to where he had dropped out of site only to jump a small four point.  Not that deer! 

Couple moments later the one we were after appeared and that was that..

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #36 on: November 18, 2017, 01:31:11 PM »
One more..

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #37 on: November 18, 2017, 01:51:44 PM »
That's awesome. congrats to your son :tup:

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #38 on: November 18, 2017, 08:24:01 PM »
That's a nice buck. Sounds like you got a great hunt with your boy so congrats to the both of you.

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #39 on: November 18, 2017, 09:13:22 PM »
nice buck and a great hunt. memories to last a lifetime.  :tup:

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #40 on: November 19, 2017, 08:54:26 AM »
love that unit. nice buck

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #41 on: November 19, 2017, 09:10:25 AM »
Great hunt & buck taken! It's cool to be out hunting when most of the other hunters have gone home. Thanks for sharing your adventure!  :tup:

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #42 on: November 19, 2017, 06:04:08 PM »
Awesome  :tup:
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #43 on: November 19, 2017, 07:15:49 PM »
Looks like a blast. Congrats to your son on the beautiful buck.
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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #44 on: November 19, 2017, 07:59:52 PM »
I love a good ending to a good hunt!... Congrats!...  :tup:

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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #45 on: November 19, 2017, 09:08:58 PM »
Were you the ones in the Tacoma?


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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #46 on: November 20, 2017, 07:49:31 AM »
Congrats on your Sons buck!!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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« Reply #47 on: November 20, 2017, 10:40:43 AM »
thats a sweet backwards three! good work

 

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