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13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« on: July 19, 2017, 09:40:08 PM »
As you can till I'm pretty excited and I don't even have the permit.... This is my wife's  first bull tag and If successful it'll be her first elk. Needless to say this is going to be an awesome hunt!! As the hunt gets closer I will Be updating this post with scouting pics and sharing the excitement. She was right by my side when I got my 2015 peaches ridge Bull and I'll be right by her side this entire hunt. Below is her and I with my bull. So 13 weeks and 5 more days to go :chuckle:

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2017, 10:07:10 PM »
Looking forward to your posts! Nice bull,glad you filled your tag!

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 11:15:56 PM »
Pretty cool going back to back with really good tags!
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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2017, 11:36:20 PM »
Looking forward to your posts! Nice bull,glad you filled your tag!
:yeah: Good luck to her
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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2017, 04:54:52 AM »
Looking forward to your posts! Nice bull,glad you filled your tag!
:yeah: Good luck to her

It's going to be a great time!! I just hope the hunting gods are with us and she can get a bull. Fingers crossed!

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2017, 05:21:49 AM »
Which part of the unit will u be hunting as I might bump into you there

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2017, 05:42:52 AM »
Which part of the unit will u be hunting as I might bump into you there
I'm going to be focusing more in the bumping gmu.  Will probably venture over to the nile here and there to check it out. I need to get over and set some trail cams pronto

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2017, 06:03:56 AM »
Yea good idea to get those cams out there the sooner the better!!

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2017, 06:20:03 PM »
5 days till she can shoot!! Super excited. Hopefully the hunting gods will bless her. I ordered her up a Harris pivoting bipod last Sunday. It arrived today. Her rifle is ready to sing. Good luck to everyone! Be safe.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2017, 07:52:04 PM »
Hopefully 410 doesn't get hit with a mudslide between now and Monday :chuckle:
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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2017, 07:55:44 PM »
Hopefully 410 doesn't get hit with a mudslide between now and Monday :chuckle:

Have they lifted that detour around Rimrock Lake on Hwy 12 yet?

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2017, 07:58:11 PM »
Hopefully 410 doesn't get hit with a mudslide between now and Monday :chuckle:

Oh man don’t be saying That :bash: we would make the long drive around lol. This rain can let up now :chuckle:

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Re: we are hunting the Goose prairie unit update!!!
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2017, 11:30:30 PM »
Bull down!!! First thing this morning. 751 yard shot dropped him in his tracks!!! Wife is on cloud 9. Hunt turned out better than we could ever imagine. Big shoutout to naches sportsman. This dude is one hell of a guy!! We Owe you man! Wife’s first bull is now in the books.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2017, 06:53:16 AM »
751 yards? That's one hell of a shot. Congrats!

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2017, 07:28:45 AM »
751 yards? That's one hell of a shot. Congrats!
Yes indeed 751 yards. It was a poke :chuckle: she’s a pretty damn good shot.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2017, 08:16:13 AM »
751 yards? That's one hell of a shot. Congrats!
Yes indeed 751 yards. It was a poke :chuckle: she’s a pretty damn good shot.

I wouldn’t make her mad if I was you. With shooting skills like that. :chuckle:

nice shot and congrats on a great bull  :tup:

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2017, 08:16:24 AM »
Did you tell her to shoot the 5 point on day one so it would be smaller than yours? 😀

Congrats to both of you!  Good meat.  #canteattheantlers


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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2017, 08:27:42 AM »
Did you tell her to shoot the 5 point on day one so it would be smaller than yours? 😀

Congrats to both of you!  Good meat.  #canteattheantlers


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Not small to her, she is very happy with her bull. And now she has the furthest kill shot between the two of us. It’s going to look great on the wall.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2017, 08:38:17 AM »
Few more pics
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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #19 on: October 24, 2017, 08:55:37 AM »
Freaking awesome. :tup:
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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2017, 12:23:09 PM »
Nice!


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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #21 on: October 24, 2017, 01:48:42 PM »
It is a great bull.  Nicely done.  👊


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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #22 on: October 24, 2017, 07:53:57 PM »
It looked like you had pulled out I figured you got er done!  Good Job!  Thought I saw your rig on the grassy hill corner opening morning that was a great spot !  Congrats !

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2017, 08:22:37 PM »
It looked like you had pulled out I figured you got er done!  Good Job!  Thought I saw your rig on the grassy hill corner opening morning that was a great spot !  Congrats !
White 4Runner?  :chuckle: she wasted no time filling her tag.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2017, 08:38:49 PM »
Congrats.........you must have turned your knob in the right direction :tup:

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #25 on: October 24, 2017, 08:41:39 PM »
Congrats.........you must have turned your knob in the right direction :tup:
Haha that I did. Scope is working👍🏻

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #26 on: October 24, 2017, 09:04:55 PM »
Congrats! Any story behind that bruiser?

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #27 on: October 24, 2017, 09:17:58 PM »
Great bull! Congratz!

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #28 on: October 24, 2017, 09:19:54 PM »
 :tup: Awesome. Howd the bullet hold up. If you found it.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #29 on: October 25, 2017, 01:04:31 AM »
:tup: Awesome. Howd the bullet hold up. If you found it.

Never did find it.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #30 on: October 25, 2017, 01:14:45 AM »
Congrats! Any story behind that bruiser?

Monday morning went to an area I had seen elk in a few days before. Started seeing a few cows and then a few bulls😮 got the wife all setup told her the range and she got the job done 8:10 am opening day. Got help from 2 great guys packing it out and back to camp by 4:30pm. Hooked up the trailer and home by 6:30pm. It worked out like a fairy tale ending. Great memories!

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #31 on: October 25, 2017, 03:40:45 AM »
Congrats nice bull
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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #32 on: October 25, 2017, 05:58:01 AM »
Well great now she is going to expect that from all her elk hunts.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #33 on: October 26, 2017, 11:33:04 PM »
Well great now she is going to expect that from all her elk hunts.
She knows it’s all about being in the right place  at the right time. Even tho it would be great if it worked out this way every time :chuckle:

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #34 on: November 26, 2017, 06:18:28 PM »
Her bull is home and on the wall! Second pic her bull is on the left wall.

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #35 on: November 26, 2017, 07:17:09 PM »
Looks great!

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #36 on: November 26, 2017, 07:25:26 PM »
Both Bulls look great!! Not too long & you'll be needing a bigger man cave!  :tup: :tup:

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« Reply #37 on: February 21, 2018, 11:50:35 AM »
:tup: Awesome. Howd the bullet hold up. If you found it.
Scratch that we did end up finding it. Must of been a bit more wind between us and the elk than I thought.

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« Reply #38 on: February 21, 2018, 11:52:11 AM »
Bullet lodged in opposite side

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Re: 13 weeks 5 days till we are hunting the Goose prairie unit
« Reply #39 on: February 21, 2018, 01:02:47 PM »
That'll do it.
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