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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
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Author Topic: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)  (Read 68131 times)

Offline elkaholic123

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #30 on: September 15, 2017, 03:28:18 PM »
My friend Brandon killed his bull on Monday.

Congrats - I'm guessing that is in a "any elk" unit?
He had a permit for Observatory
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #31 on: September 17, 2017, 05:44:08 PM »
My first bull Elk ! Taken with my Bow.. 15 yard shot and dropped in 30 seconds about 20-25 yards away.. Was a 10 day backcountry OTC hunt on public land with my brother and a buddy from out of town.. Got him on the last morning before packing out. Couldn't be more stoked!! Was a tough hunt, but that just made it more rewarding!

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #32 on: September 17, 2017, 08:32:21 PM »
My first bull Elk ! Taken with my Bow.. 15 yard shot and dropped in 30 seconds about 20-25 yards away.. Was a 10 day backcountry OTC hunt on public land with my brother and a buddy from out of town.. Got him on the last morning before packing out. Couldn't be more stoked!! Was a tough hunt, but that just made it more rewarding!

That is awesome!  Great looking strap!  Any elk with a bow is awesome, and a bull is icing on the cake.  Congrats!!!

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #33 on: September 17, 2017, 09:19:33 PM »
Thanks man! I couldn't be more stoked. I've been trying for many years to get an elk with my bow..  So happy to be coming home with my head held high for once! Also nice to not have to plan a late season hunt! Haha

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #34 on: September 17, 2017, 09:48:02 PM »
My first bull Elk ! Taken with my Bow.. 15 yard shot and dropped in 30 seconds about 20-25 yards away.. Was a 10 day backcountry OTC hunt on public land with my brother and a buddy from out of town.. Got him on the last morning before packing out. Couldn't be more stoked!! Was a tough hunt, but that just made it more rewarding!

That is awesome!  Great looking strap!  Any elk with a bow is awesome, and a bull is icing on the cake.  Congrats!!!

Congratulations to both of you! Great job! :tup:
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #35 on: September 17, 2017, 09:49:39 PM »
Well done to all of you successful hunters.  Congratulations on fine animals.
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #36 on: September 17, 2017, 10:04:26 PM »
excellent guys keep them coming.
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #37 on: September 18, 2017, 01:53:59 PM »
nice to see some tags getting filled.
Remember that buck is climbing that Mt. every day!

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #38 on: September 18, 2017, 03:57:49 PM »
Lots of smiles everyone....great job

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #39 on: September 18, 2017, 04:14:43 PM »
My sons Idaho bull OTC -- Called inside 30 yards!

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #40 on: September 18, 2017, 04:41:40 PM »
3 days later as we drive all day to WY he arrows this 345" bull in the first 1-1/2 hour of the hunt. I called him to 20 yards, it took me 25 minutes to work him in!

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #41 on: September 18, 2017, 05:01:36 PM »
My sons Idaho bull OTC -- Called inside 30 yards!

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Paul is this the second chance bull that you posted about on Rokslide?

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #42 on: September 18, 2017, 05:24:31 PM »
Yes it is! It's this years ID bull. Thanks!

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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #43 on: September 18, 2017, 05:35:58 PM »
3 days later as we drive all day to WY he arrows this 345" bull in the first 1-1/2 hour of the hunt. I called him to 20 yards, it took me 25 minutes to work him in!

  ElkNut/Paul
great bull! Congrats!
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Re: 2017 Elk, post them here (photos & stats)
« Reply #44 on: September 18, 2017, 05:39:16 PM »
Yes it is! It's this years ID bull. Thanks!

  ElkNut/Paul

That was one heck of a story, congrats to you both!

 

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