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What elk did you get this year or are you enjoying tag soup? (must vote to see results)

Rocky Mountain Bull
Rocky Mountain Cow
Roosevelt Bull
Roosevelt Cow
Damage Tag Cow
Roadkill With My Vehicle
Roadkill From Another Vehicle
Tag Soup (WA elk tag)
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I Helped A Successful Hunter
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Author Topic: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)  (Read 66152 times)

Offline mikelonsford

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #240 on: November 09, 2017, 07:45:05 PM »
My archery bull from mid September.  Special Thanks to my hunting partner this year, for helping get the bull down after 4 hours of chasing him.  Team effort pays off again!
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #241 on: November 11, 2017, 08:29:08 PM »
all nice and a good start on Washington Elk.
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #242 on: November 12, 2017, 02:13:44 PM »
Group picture and a pic of mine.

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #243 on: November 12, 2017, 02:18:14 PM »
That’s a slow year for you guys?

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #244 on: November 12, 2017, 02:47:58 PM »
That’s a slow year for you guys?
Yeah, pretty slim pickings this year.  We were surprised we got 4.

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #245 on: November 12, 2017, 02:58:18 PM »
That’s a slow year for you guys?
Yeah, pretty slim pickings this year.  We were surprised we got 4.

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I had a friend that hunted down that way and they said it was really slow for them too.

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #246 on: November 12, 2017, 03:20:55 PM »
Dads Colorado bull.  Scouting since I arrived in Colorado paid off.  This is his first bull elk, and something he’s been talking about forever.

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #247 on: November 12, 2017, 03:27:43 PM »
Great bull!

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #248 on: November 12, 2017, 03:46:50 PM »
Group picture and a pic of mine.

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your missing quite a few in the photo. Usually you guys have them stacked like cord wood. Slow year?
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #249 on: November 12, 2017, 04:11:51 PM »
Group picture and a pic of mine.

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your missing quite a few in the photo. Usually you guys have them stacked like cord wood. Slow year?
Yeah, definitely slow. The hoof rot is definitely taking it's toll on the population.

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #250 on: November 12, 2017, 04:12:25 PM »
Hey Grundy, any hoof rot on those bulls?

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #251 on: November 12, 2017, 04:27:23 PM »
Hey Grundy, any hoof rot on those bulls?
One was just starting to get it but was still healthy looking.  The other three didn't have any hoof rot. 

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #252 on: November 12, 2017, 07:48:49 PM »
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #253 on: November 12, 2017, 09:41:56 PM »
Grundy, your group is one that I enjoy seeing every year.  Sure, it’s light, but dang you guys pull out all the stops.  Congrats to you!
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #254 on: November 12, 2017, 09:43:30 PM »
Dads Colorado bull.  Scouting since I arrived in Colorado paid off.  This is his first bull elk, and something he’s been talking about forever.

Miles, what part of CO.  I lived there a few years.  You can PM me if you want.  Thx. Nice bull!
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