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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2017, 11:51:34 AM »
Looks like a nice one.   :tup:
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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2017, 11:52:42 AM »
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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2017, 12:05:38 PM »
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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2017, 12:53:46 PM »
If that won't make you feel alive........


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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #19 on: September 20, 2017, 01:12:33 PM »
Awesome write up. It must have been something to have him that close, and unalarmed.
Congratulations. :tup:
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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2017, 01:14:04 PM »
:tup: :tup:

Awesome job man..looks like he's been in some wars.  Memories for a lifetime. Theres something truly fulfilling doing it solo. Well done.

Yep he broke off his seconds and thirds on one side a while back. His bases are huge which is really cool. Being my first archery kill, I didn't even look at his antlers the whole time he was coming in and didn't really care if he was missing a few points or not.

Thank goodness my hunting partner turned his phone on when he did and my old man was willing to drive over from his camp to help me pack it out. The last load of loose cuts of meats after two previous heavy loads just about did me in!  :o

 :chuckle: That's what we call a good problem to have...  :tup:

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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2017, 01:18:26 PM »
Awesome write up. It must have been something to have him that close, and unalarmed.
Congratulations. :tup:

For sure. After my last cow call before moving down the hill and into position I shut up. The combo of that and the other cow coming up the hill had him all fired up. Crazy part too was after the shot, the other cow circled around me, to within a few yards a couple times, about 4 or 5 times trying to figure out what just happened. It was pretty neat and on top of that, another bull farther down below bugled a few times right after I shot as well.
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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #22 on: September 20, 2017, 01:20:14 PM »
You really got the whole experience.  And you did it solo. :tup:
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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #23 on: September 20, 2017, 01:26:06 PM »
awesome write up. Stoked for you! Awesome pictures and great story.
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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #24 on: September 20, 2017, 01:26:19 PM »
Nice bull


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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #25 on: September 20, 2017, 01:38:01 PM »
Awesome bull Adam!  :tup:

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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #26 on: September 20, 2017, 01:56:14 PM »
Congratulations to ya!


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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #27 on: September 20, 2017, 02:49:19 PM »
Congrats on an awesome first bull!

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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #28 on: September 20, 2017, 02:50:20 PM »
Good job, Adam. You have been putting in the effort and it finally paid off.  Glad your Dad got to be part of the experience, even if he wasn't there for the shot.  Bugling right in your face is the ultimate.  Hope you have many more bugles just like that.

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Re: Bethel Archery Bull (pics included and long story)
« Reply #29 on: September 20, 2017, 03:34:52 PM »
Good job, Adam. You have been putting in the effort and it finally paid off.  Glad your Dad got to be part of the experience, even if he wasn't there for the shot.  Bugling right in your face is the ultimate.  Hope you have many more bugles just like that.

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