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Goose Prairie Quality
« on: July 06, 2017, 09:47:29 AM »
My old man drew 1/5 quality rifle tags for Goose prairie.  We took a respectable bull out last year on his bull tag but this year's hunt is earlier.  We saw only bulls on our scouting trips and hunt and I'm wondering where the ladies are?  Lower, thicker, cover?  Any info...
Thank you!
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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2017, 10:07:07 AM »
You dad drew bull tags two years in a row!?!?!   :dunno:  :yike:

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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2017, 10:12:59 AM »
Think 350+ Bull with that tag !!!
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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2017, 10:49:21 AM »
You dad drew bull tags two years in a row!?!?!   :dunno:  :yike:

Sounds like bull then quality bull.
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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #4 on: July 06, 2017, 11:26:25 AM »
 :tup:

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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #5 on: July 06, 2017, 11:41:19 AM »
Yes he did!  16 pts.  Incredibly lucky.  Bull last year and quality this year. 

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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2017, 05:53:15 PM »
That's awesome! Congrats to him, I will agree with white pass...350+ is do able on that tag, I'll keep u posted what I see when I'm over there scouting around.
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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2017, 03:32:40 PM »
Took a road trip through the Goose Prairie area on July 4. Saw about 50 elk, 3 five point or better bulls and several spikes. Unfortunately saw signs posted to watch out for the domestic sheep flock. Ran in to them last year and they had a huge flock of sheep grazing through. I don't think that helps the hunting in that unit.

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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2017, 06:58:19 AM »
The sheep have grazed that country for years.  The elk have endured the woolies in good fashion.

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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2017, 10:50:14 AM »
Wow, drawing that quality tag with 1 point is incredible.  Good luck.

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Re: Goose Prairie Qualiry
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2017, 11:02:18 AM »
Wow, drawing that quality tag with 1 point is incredible.  Good luck.

Yes he did!  16 pts.  Incredibly lucky.  Bull last year and quality this year. 

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Re: Goose Prairie Quality
« Reply #11 on: August 24, 2017, 08:28:59 AM »
Update on Dads upcoming Quality rifle rut hunt.  We are heading over on labor day to do a little more scouting.  We've secured stock but will only be able to use them day to day vs camping.  Anyone with info on best day trails to hit?  Is the MJB to Rattlesnake peak a doable trek in a day? We will be scouting three days prior to the opener and would like to locate a nice bull ahead of time.
Any info is appreciated.  Thanks

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Re: Goose Prairie Quality
« Reply #12 on: August 24, 2017, 10:34:53 PM »
Depending on where you are coming from, note the large wildfires in Norse Peak and William O'Douglas. Highway 410 Closed. https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5509/

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Re: Goose Prairie Quality
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2017, 08:45:41 PM »
Awesome! Good luck!
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