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Elk permits= What one would you want
« on: April 11, 2007, 05:00:51 PM »
If you could guarantee a special permit what one would it be and why?

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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2007, 06:30:19 PM »
Littlefoot's back yard!!  Some of you guys will know what I mean!!
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2007, 07:09:17 PM »
i agree with the polarbear

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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2007, 11:46:43 PM »
Archery Margaret. Big bulls on wetside.

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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2007, 06:36:27 AM »
Speaking of littlefoot has anybody let him know about this site? I want the Dayton archery tag myself.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2007, 07:46:57 AM »
I hope that Littlefoot joins us here!  He's the best!!!!  My tag of choice would also be archery Margaret.  The only problem with that tag is the risk of being shut down due to fire danger.  The only better tag would be a bull permit for the Loo-Wit!  It will probably never be offered though.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2007, 08:09:03 AM »
He's gone into hiding and nobody will hear from him till he's prepared his 2000th post for the other site. hopefully he'll come and take part in this site as well...that said...i want the tag polarbear just invented too :P
i think a bull tag somewhere in the southeast would be the cats ass...but i don't do the elk thing much yet so i don't know much about the tags/seasons/etc. i did see a huge bull there last fall in the blues.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2007, 02:42:25 PM »
Wenaha any method, watershed any method, walla walla any method. Asotin any.

West side Margaret or Toutle. I have 9 points and hope to draw either Margaret or Toutle bull. We scout both and have cams up. When my brother in law and i get drawn we will have the opportunity for a real nice bull.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2007, 05:15:28 PM »
Wenaha any weapon hands down!  Top end bulls! Great bulls in littlefoots backyard though!
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2007, 12:30:06 PM »
I'm not picky.  I'd take any branch antlered bull tag at this time.  Coupled with the all season permit and I would be in heaven.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2007, 11:01:31 AM »
Wenaha any weapon hands down!  Top end bulls! Great bulls in littlefoots backyard though!

The Wenaha and WaterShed would be my two choices for sure!  Also Klicker Mountain which is Blue Creek "B" I think...  Seen lots of good bulls there while scouting for deer!

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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2007, 03:38:12 PM »
Im with Doug...I'll take any one especially if he does the scouting!  :P

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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2007, 08:21:47 PM »
If you get drawn again this year, I'll be back with the fire and cold beer.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #13 on: May 10, 2007, 07:33:02 PM »
If I had the time I'd put in for eastside tags.  And if I didn't draw I'd hit the NE corner of the state.  I've scored bull's taken outa the Mettaline area that go 350 plus!  We found one dead one year that had gotten tangled up in the barbed wire fence.  It scores 369!  Saw one up there that was an honest 400 incher.  Took a plane ride up there about 6 yrs ago and circled what I thought was a 380 class bull standing in a pond on the same private ground that the dead fence bull was found on!!

The NE corner is as tough a hunt as they come. Very thick!!!!  I feel a bowhunter would have a great shot a tagging a 330-340 class bull.  It's an any bull hunt.  And the elk are far and few between.  But with alot of scouting you can find pockets of them.  It took my partner and I three years of very hard scouting and hunting deer to locate a good spot and even then it was real tough.

The NE corner has great bull's that are real hard to locate.  But most likley if you shoot a branched bull it will be close if not bigger than any other bull you've ever shot.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2007, 08:27:41 AM »
we saw them when we were turkey hunting...no horn though..
i'd lovet o figure them out, unfortunately the 6 hour drive puts the kibosh on that for me.
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #15 on: May 12, 2007, 09:48:34 PM »
YEP! 
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #16 on: May 12, 2007, 10:30:17 PM »
Yep +1!!
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2007, 08:01:49 AM »
boneaddict, what do you estimate that bull scores?

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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2007, 08:24:37 AM »
That is a dandy bull. I would score him around 340 or so.

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« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2007, 12:43:23 PM »
Bigger!
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #20 on: May 13, 2007, 01:54:31 PM »
I don't know how much bigger than 340" he is, but his tops are awesome, he just looks a little short up front. awesome bull
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« Reply #21 on: May 13, 2007, 02:30:07 PM »
good mass too!!
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #22 on: May 13, 2007, 02:38:10 PM »
Nobody put in for Maragret, OK???  I'm a shoe in with 3 points saved up...  :chuckle:
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« Reply #23 on: May 13, 2007, 10:40:03 PM »
GoCougs, it is Margaret and toutle only for me and my bro in law...
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Re: Elk permits= What one would you want
« Reply #24 on: May 14, 2007, 09:40:04 AM »
I guessed him to be in the 360's I think.  It helps he is a true 7x7 and he isn't as short up front as you might think, though he is compared to the rest of him.  I was dieing to find his sheds to get a tape on them, but no luck.
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