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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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Re: Better than drawing Quilomene..
« Reply #47 on: November 20, 2017, 10:40:43 AM »
thats a sweet backwards three! good work

 

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