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Opening weekend elk talk ?
« on: September 26, 2017, 09:09:10 PM »
So , who thinks the elk will still be talking come the muzzy opener next weekend ? I think a cow call may be the ticket but im no expert . any other thoughts ?
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2017, 09:31:05 PM »
I'm not counting on it personally.

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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2017, 09:36:14 PM »
I spent a entire day and night in Both Nile and Bethel sleeping in a tent cot both nights, put 300 miles on gravel roads between the two units got into elk, but no bugles. :dunno: :dunno:
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2017, 10:30:09 PM »
For permit hunters, yes. General guys, no.
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2017, 07:11:49 AM »
Well thats comforting to hear lol . Im just going to tell myself there going to come running right in lol
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2017, 09:52:47 AM »
I'm guessing if they are going to talk, it's going to be in the middle of the night during that full moon on the first couple days of the season.

Although I'm not banking on them talking.  Not to say they won't come in to check out a bugle or cow call, but I kinda doubt they'll respond.

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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2017, 04:02:15 PM »
Its only 4 days away , anybody seen or heard anything . I was around centralia yesterday and saw a small herd with a bull .
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2017, 04:19:15 PM »
They are screaming in Snoqualmie Valley big time. Bulls are really searching for the one cow

Muzzy guys are going to do well

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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2017, 06:52:28 PM »
Thats the best news ive heard all week zwickeyman ! Im hoping its a good season .
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2017, 08:15:42 PM »
Leaving about six hours. Be at Eagle Rock by 5 or 6.

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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2017, 08:33:17 PM »
I got a response using a cow call as a sort of immature bugle/scream on Saturday 8:45PM.

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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2017, 04:57:07 AM »
More good news haha . good luck fellas hopefully we can all get it done ! Ill be leaving friday so hopefully my spots open lol
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2017, 05:17:25 AM »
Good luck to all you pumkin slingers out there.  I'll be in the woods Saturday and I'll have a cow call in my pocket.  Who knows?

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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2017, 11:03:11 AM »
Leaving about six hours. Be at Eagle Rock by 5 or 6.
Good luck all.

Not sure where you are going but if its Maloy canyon rd at the beginning of the rattlesnake its closed
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Re: Opening weekend elk talk ?
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2017, 04:37:02 PM »
Called in at least one bull with a cow call last weekend, never put eyes on him though. Lots of bugling too.

 

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