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Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« on: August 09, 2011, 02:52:55 PM »
Most of the bulls I seen this weekend were hard horned.. :tup: The smaller bulls still had fuzz.. Seen lots of elk and things are smellin like Elk season!.. :rockin: And Seen lots of Fresh Rubs!  :tup:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2011, 02:55:44 PM »
The spikes and 3x4 I saw this past weekend were still in velvet.  I'm thinking we'll be seeing more torn up trees in the next 2 wks or so.

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2011, 02:56:23 PM »
 :yeah:  saw the same thing this weekend.   Getting excited.



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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2011, 03:01:31 PM »
I was down your way today looking for elk, no luck on the elk, but i did come across this guy. This was the only shot of him i could get before he slipped into the brush.

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2011, 03:12:19 PM »
I was down your way today looking for elk, no luck on the elk, but i did come across this guy. This was the only shot of him i could get before he slipped into the brush.
Stay away from my way.. :tung: but nice buck there dude!. It seems like i have been seeing a S ton of nice bucks this year, and nice bulls.. But I dont hunt local unless in the late season so kill um..
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2011, 07:22:08 PM »
not doubting ya, but where are pix? or don't want "recognizing" area?
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2011, 07:48:22 PM »
-Im getting ansy!! This will be my first year I get to take time off to hunt Elk! There Goin Dowwwwn! :hunter:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2011, 10:00:57 PM »
Was over east over the weekend and saw a few bulls all in full velvet.

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2011, 10:08:02 PM »
it will not belongs ...whackin and stackin  :tup:

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2011, 10:43:13 PM »
Everything on the trail cams is still fuzzy over here.  One guy from my elk camp said that he saw one the other day that was rubbed off. :twocents:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2011, 07:42:31 AM »
not doubting ya, but where are pix? or don't want "recognizing" area?
  I dont have a GXL5000 to take pictures with.... But there hard horned dude!  Like I said, little bulls fuzzed up, big bulls hard..
And ya, i dont like posting my areas.. But everyone knows i hunt Winston Creek & Randle..  :rolleyes:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #11 on: August 10, 2011, 08:03:30 AM »
Yep that time of year.   :IBCOOL: How did it get to be August 10th already?!?
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2011, 08:38:50 AM »
Earliest I've bugled in a rutting bull...August 11th.   
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2011, 12:16:17 PM »
I just got done playing with a bull this morning out in eatonville  8) He had 1 tine rubbed off, he will be bare tomorrow  :tup:




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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2011, 12:21:35 PM »
Saw a 6x7 last week that was still fuzzy and a 4x4 this last Sunday that was still fuzzy as well. Can't wait for Sept 6th  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #15 on: August 10, 2011, 12:42:45 PM »
I cant wait till september 1st  :drool: :drool: :drool:




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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2011, 12:52:12 PM »
Lucky....... :tup:

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2011, 03:53:17 PM »
Should change his name to BULLLUCKY
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #18 on: August 10, 2011, 08:00:56 PM »
Found a fresh rub on an alder on the edge of an abandoned road in the Toutle today timber cruising.  Also had a forked horn buck at 38 yards bedded down that was still in velvet.

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #19 on: August 10, 2011, 08:04:37 PM »
Should change his name to BULLLUCKY
:yeah: :chuckle:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #20 on: August 10, 2011, 08:05:39 PM »
Should change his name to BULLLUCKY
You mean tagLucky!  :chuckle:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2011, 07:49:05 AM »
Should change his name to BULLLUCKY
You mean tagLucky!  :chuckle:
  Look Its bucklucky, it even looks like um... :chuckle:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #22 on: August 11, 2011, 07:52:14 AM »
Should change his name to BULLLUCKY
You mean tagLucky!  :chuckle:
  Look Its bucklucky, it even looks like um... :chuckle:

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #23 on: August 11, 2011, 08:14:00 AM »
 :chuckle:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #24 on: August 11, 2011, 11:28:43 AM »
Should change his name to BULLLUCKY
You mean tagLucky!  :chuckle:
  Look Its bucklucky, it even looks like um... :chuckle:

One day I'll end up getting a lepricaun Tatooed on my Ars  :chuckle: ..... well maybee a 4 leaf clover  :chuckle:

We will know when you do it, because I know you will take a pic and use it as your avatar... :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #25 on: August 11, 2011, 11:35:05 AM »
Should change his name to BULLLUCKY
You mean tagLucky!  :chuckle:
  Look Its bucklucky, it even looks like um... :chuckle:

One day I'll end up getting a lepricaun Tatooed on my Ars  :chuckle: ..... well maybee a 4 leaf clover  :chuckle:

We will know when you do it, because I know you will take a pic and use it as your avatar... :chuckle: :chuckle:

You bet your ars I will  :chuckle:




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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #26 on: August 11, 2011, 11:36:33 AM »
 :chuckle: :chuckle:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2011, 11:02:36 AM »
I was up yesterday for a half day trip...went to check my trail cam's after a 10 day soak.  Never even got to them. I had to get back to the office to for a few appointments.  Just glassed the cleared ridge's....the bigger bulls (most of the 5's and 6's were hard horned), the majority of the johnny bulls were still all fuzzed up! I saw one 5 pt that had his left side hard and his right was still pretty much covered with velvet still. That was pretty cool.  All in all...it was a great day! I am jacked for September 6th!

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #28 on: August 13, 2011, 11:16:01 AM »
My litle girl getting antsy too. she is 15 & getting all excited about elk season, she asked me for a new gun since I had her deer gun made 2 years ago with a custom stock that is too short now. haven't been able to get out and do any scouting yet ubt getting a bit antsy myself!
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #29 on: August 13, 2011, 05:25:06 PM »
Checked trail cam a couple days and had a pic of a bull that morning and he was still in vevelt, saw two 6x6 on the way in still fully velvet.
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2011, 05:31:23 PM »
All fuzzy that I photographed yesterday....from BIG to small
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #31 on: August 14, 2011, 06:27:50 PM »
Saw a 7x7 this weekend that was no longer fuzzy on the top! :drool:
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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #32 on: August 14, 2011, 10:03:43 PM »
I found a rub this weekend that I am pretty sure is this years even though the wood is already turning brown.  There was no sap and no healing.   :dunno:

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Re: Bulls are getting Hard Horned!
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2011, 11:27:56 PM »
Had 4 bulls in the pasture this evening, all were out of velvet.  A couple were working on ivory tips.
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