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Offline Rainier10

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2017, 01:20:02 PM »
Forget work, I'll call your boss and get it covered.  :tup:
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Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

Every father should remember that one day his children will follow his example instead of his advice.


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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2017, 01:04:16 PM »
Things have been crazy trying to get this done.  I promise to post about it after the season. Back at work today to do payroll and a couple of other things then back at it tonight.

Not sure if I will have any bull pics to post when it is all over but I will have an awesome story of hunts shared with family and good friends.

What a ride this has been, highs and lows of here comes my opportunity to there goes my opportunity and right back up with another opportunity. I think that is the toughest part of a hunt like this.

To top it all off I closed on a new house this week, I can't even move in until I am done hunting.

I promise to post when the season is over.
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

Every father should remember that one day his children will follow his example instead of his advice.


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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #17 on: September 18, 2017, 01:29:04 PM »
Things have been crazy trying to get this done.  I promise to post about it after the season. Back at work today to do payroll and a couple of other things then back at it tonight.

Not sure if I will have any bull pics to post when it is all over but I will have an awesome story of hunts shared with family and good friends.

What a ride this has been, highs and lows of here comes my opportunity to there goes my opportunity and right back up with another opportunity. I think that is the toughest part of a hunt like this.

To top it all off I closed on a new house this week, I can't even move in until I am done hunting.

I promise to post when the season is over.
The permit allows for a quality hunt, not necessarily a quality animal, and it sounds like it's delivered on that. :tup:
Nature. It's cheaper than therapy.

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #18 on: September 18, 2017, 01:34:12 PM »
Things have been crazy trying to get this done.  I promise to post about it after the season. Back at work today to do payroll and a couple of other things then back at it tonight.

Not sure if I will have any bull pics to post when it is all over but I will have an awesome story of hunts shared with family and good friends.

What a ride this has been, highs and lows of here comes my opportunity to there goes my opportunity and right back up with another opportunity. I think that is the toughest part of a hunt like this.

To top it all off I closed on a new house this week, I can't even move in until I am done hunting.

I promise to post when the season is over.

That's a lot going on! My advice would be just to relax and have fun and don't pressure yourself to "Get" one. You've got plenty of time, just enjoy the ride. I know how frustrating elk hunting can be without also feeling the pressures of notching a special tag.

It is kind of like being late to an event. IF you stress and worry about it you'll likely hit every red light on the way there AND will be impeded by an army of grandma-drivers who insist on getting in your way at every turn...   Don't give a crap and you'll get there 10 minutes early. It's like magic, I swear.  :chuckle:

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2017, 01:55:57 PM »
Quick snippit of my story, day four or five I told my wife and friends I am enjoying this hunt so much I really don't mind if I don't fill the tag.  The experience has been worth it.  It's absolutely unbelievable.

I hope each and everyone of you gets to either have a tag like this or tag along with someone that does.  My buddy says he is having the time of his life just hiking and calling for me.

We do 14-16 miles one day and then take it easy and only go 8-10 the next day so the body can recover and right back to 14 the following day.

Heading out to get after it soon.

Never give up.
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

Every father should remember that one day his children will follow his example instead of his advice.


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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2017, 02:03:02 PM »
You have the best attitude about it.   Many who draw tags lose site of this and stress way too much about it.  I blame social media, aka huntwa.  :chuckle:  for this.
I am glad you are having a great time

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2017, 02:56:03 PM »
Love it.   Keep us posted :tup:
Cast all your anxiety upon him, for he cares for you.    1 Peter 5:7

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2017, 05:02:00 PM »
Tagging along! Good luck!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2017, 06:00:46 PM »
Good luck up there...
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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #24 on: September 18, 2017, 06:12:34 PM »
Love your attitude! Enjoying the whole experience is what it's all about!! May God bless you with a bruiser  :tup:

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #25 on: September 18, 2017, 06:25:47 PM »
 :yeah: great thread so far keep it up  :tup:
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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #26 on: September 19, 2017, 06:44:25 AM »
Tagging along, can't wait to hear how this turns out! Sounds like an awesome hunt already  :tup:
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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #27 on: September 19, 2017, 08:11:31 AM »
You sir, have already done that tag justice.  Great attitude! :tup:

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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #28 on: September 19, 2017, 09:01:38 AM »
Build the memories!  Soak it all in, the good and the bad....


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Re: 2017 Colockum Archery Elk Hunt
« Reply #29 on: September 19, 2017, 10:23:48 AM »
good luck very cool thread thanks for bringing us along on the hunt!

 

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