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Offline SkookumHntr

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #50 on: September 15, 2017, 09:00:55 AM »
WOW!! WTG!! :tup:
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #51 on: September 15, 2017, 09:07:09 AM »
Awesome job on the write up! What a cool buck!
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #52 on: September 15, 2017, 09:33:38 AM »
Great write up and awesome buck! Congrats! What a bruiser. Love the mass.
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #53 on: September 15, 2017, 09:35:34 AM »
Awesome write up and Buck!!
This kind of hunt is a dream of mine, hope someday to make it happen!

Thanks for sharing your hunt with us!
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #54 on: September 15, 2017, 09:49:41 AM »
Awesome buck!
Thank you for sharing with us!
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #55 on: September 15, 2017, 10:07:15 AM »
Very impressive. Great story. Great hunt. The type of hunt most people can only dream about. That thing's a donkey of a mule. Great job!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #56 on: September 15, 2017, 10:10:24 AM »
Congrats on a nice deer,the one thing I like about your story is that you took the time to hunt the deer you wanted to get.That's what hunting is about , so much more rewarding after you get it done.Congrats again, :tup:
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #57 on: September 15, 2017, 10:23:17 AM »
That's my kind of buck, nice and tall!   :tup:  Congrats again JJ I'm really happy for you! You know I wanted to be there but from the sounds of it I'd prob still be there curled up next to a rock like those on the Hillary step!  :chuckle:
I agree with bone this is an excellent write up, thanks for taking us on your journey and sharing  your experience. Your post is why I don't have magazine subscriptions anymore.

One question though? What do you do for an Encore'? ... 200" whitey???  :)
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #58 on: September 15, 2017, 10:32:23 AM »
excellent deer and wonderful story!  Thanks for sharing!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #59 on: September 15, 2017, 11:00:23 AM »
Although I threw out several invites to friends and family to accompany me on my quest, I had no takers on a backpack hunt that would take us up and over 13,000 feet. 

You didn't ask the right person.  ;)  I'm glad you didn't though... I think you will value this more as a solo trip. Congrats on a dandy brother. Can't wait to get a look at this one.
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #60 on: September 15, 2017, 01:30:27 PM »
That is a dandy buck!!! :tup:.....I too enjoyed your story :tup:

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #61 on: September 15, 2017, 03:17:36 PM »
Excellent story and awesome buck congratulations.

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #62 on: September 15, 2017, 03:51:15 PM »
Awesome buck! Thanks for taking the time to share..
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #63 on: September 15, 2017, 04:30:37 PM »
Crazy great buck Justin! Where's the cape lol. I'm sitting at 7000' shot my buck this morning. I caped him. Hard to find summer capes.
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #64 on: September 15, 2017, 07:30:43 PM »
Appreciate all the kind words.  I have a lot of respect for the guys who hunt the high country in Colorado.  I've hunted high here in WA and Western Wyoming, but that CO high country is a different animal!

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #65 on: September 15, 2017, 08:06:40 PM »
Great buck and great character!  Congrats on a beauty!
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #66 on: September 15, 2017, 08:50:04 PM »
Congratulations amazing buck! Great write up enjoyed it very much

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #67 on: September 15, 2017, 09:53:59 PM »
Congratulations on your dandy buck!  Great story as well.  Thanks for sharing with all of us here on the forum. :tup:
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #68 on: September 16, 2017, 04:18:21 AM »
Congrats great buck and story.thanks for sharing
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #69 on: September 16, 2017, 04:21:42 AM »
Wow! Congrats on a hell of a buck! The write up of the story is great too, thanks for taking us along.  :tup:

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #70 on: September 16, 2017, 04:51:50 AM »
Living the dream!  Beautiful buck.
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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #71 on: September 16, 2017, 06:44:31 AM »
Appreciate all the kind words.  I have a lot of respect for the guys who hunt the high country in Colorado.  I've hunted high here in WA and Western Wyoming, but that CO high country is a different animal!


Great buck and congratulations!

People who haven't experienced trying to climb a mountain out here probably have a hard time imagining what you went through.  It's no joke...

Another thing is  the afternoon storms... I've lived in many places and have never seen anything like these rain/lightning storms that move in very quickly.  Lightning never really bothered me until this place.  It's definitely something to watch for and plan around.


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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #72 on: September 16, 2017, 08:59:09 AM »
Nicely Done JJ :tup:

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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #73 on: September 16, 2017, 01:39:48 PM »
Awesome hunt and what a way to break into the 200" club!


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Re: Quest for 200"
« Reply #74 on: September 16, 2017, 02:16:54 PM »
Awesome hunt and what a way to break into the 200" club!


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