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Offline Buck86

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Opening day Early Muzz.
« on: October 14, 2017, 08:45:33 PM »
A little late on this short post. just after 7 am opening morning about 2 miles from my truck behind a locked gate. This is my first muzzy elk a little 4X5, using a knight bighorn with 110 grns 2f triple seven and 300 grn Hornaday sst's ignited by Remington #11 percussion cap. Not too much to tell besides I spotted these elk and he was the only bull I saw put the sneak to get a little closer and then took the shot. The rest of the story is work from that point on.  A very good day in my opinion.

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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2017, 09:54:52 PM »
Good job. Congrats.  :tup:

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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2017, 09:38:40 PM »
Nice work!  Lots of good eating there!

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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2017, 10:50:17 PM »
Nothing little about a 4x5 elk when you are packing it back to the truck.  Nice work.

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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2017, 06:40:07 AM »
Congrats  :tup:

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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2017, 05:38:33 PM »
Nice job!  It looks like your bull is smiling in the picture  :chuckle: Enjoy the hard earned delicious meat!  :tup: :tup:
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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2017, 05:41:37 PM »
Nice!!

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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2017, 09:46:18 AM »
Buck that's a nice BULL be proud of him many a tag gets ate but I know you had to work hard to get it then the real work began getting it out and you got some good eats!!!!! :tup:

Congrats on a nice bull and job well done  :IBCOOL:
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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2017, 08:25:46 AM »
A little late on this short post. just after 7 am opening morning about 2 miles from my truck behind a locked gate. This is my first muzzy elk a little 4X5, using a knight bighorn with 110 grns 2f triple seven and 300 grn Hornaday sst's ignited by Remington #11 percussion cap. Not too much to tell besides I spotted these elk and he was the only bull I saw put the sneak to get a little closer and then took the shot. The rest of the story is work from that point on.  A very good day in my opinion.

That has got to make you have a great day!  Really nice harvest!  I would think you and your family will really benefit from it!
Keep shooting muzzleloaders - They are a blast!!

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Re: Opening day Early Muzz.
« Reply #9 on: October 25, 2017, 07:11:22 PM »
Thanks all for the positive feed back. I really am happy with this bull.  I feel grateful that I had the opportunity to harvest it and was actually able to make it all come together. I am still very happy with this being my first muzzleloader elk.  And yes the freezer got filled up with really good eats. Thanks again!!

Thanks Buck

 

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