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117 moose down
« on: October 03, 2011, 01:05:39 PM »
well i shot my moose sunday morning and just got home. trying to get stuff unloaded i will post pics and story in just a little bit :tup:
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2011, 01:09:01 PM »
 :tup:   Sweet, make sure you tell us all the details, we live through you guys!
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2011, 03:19:08 PM »
sunday?  i thought it was sat morning 8am?  i must have heard Bid D wrong...  :tup:

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2011, 03:29:57 PM »
That is awesome! :tup: Cant wait for the stories. Getting me pumped for my trip on the 14th on Mica!

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2011, 03:45:44 PM »
I have a cell phone picture from him but I will wait from him to post. :chuckle: Can't wait to hear the story. :tup:

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2011, 04:16:29 PM »
Cant wait for the story and pics! Would love to shoot a moose! they are an amazing animal

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2011, 04:37:30 PM »
Congrats! can't wait to see pics and hear the story.

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2011, 04:38:47 PM »
We left camp at 5:15 in the morning and headed up the mountain.  We got to our spot at 6:05 and headed into a old clear cut. I found a nice stump to rest my butt on that over looks a hill side and waited for it to get light out. While i was waiting i could hear a bull grunting, it sounded like it was coming from the bottom of the ravine where the creek was.  I kept looking for him but couldnt find him.  Now its about 7:00 and much lighter and I could still hear that bull grunting so i tried grunting back at him and when i did he got quiet and would stop grunting . :dunno: Then my buddy says "i see him,  hes up above, way up at the top of the ravine on a old logging road." He had 2 cows with him.  We get the range finder out and range him and he was 452 yards. I thought well i have made shots from that distance on deer before so it should be doable.  We watch him for about 10 more minutes and he keeps going behind a tree and trashing the brush with his horns  and I couldnt get a good shot off on him  :bash:  We decided to get closer so we got our stuff gatherd and looked for a way to get up on that old logging road that he was on.  It took us about 20 minutes to get up onto the road he had been standing on and when we got to where we thought he was standing they were gone  :bash:  I looked down and seen their tracks and started to follow them down the road.  We walked so slow right down the road looking around every corner. I was thinking, God they have to be around the next corner and as i came around the next corner there he was standing there with head down eating about 20 yards away  :yike: I got down, took aim and shot.  He ran off about 15 more yards and i put one more shot into him and he started to do the drunk stumble :chuckle: :chuckle: and down he went!!  :IBCOOL: :IBCOOL:  It's not the biggest bull but it sure was a fun hunt and the meat weighed 477 on the hooks at the meat shop. :IBCOOL:  I want to thank all of you that helped out with info that i had received from the great people on Hunt WA.  There are some really nice folks on here,  and a special thanks to wayner and Pa Ben.  Shaun
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2011, 04:40:43 PM »
 :tup: damned hard to pass up a 20 yard shot!  way to go!

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2011, 04:43:16 PM »
Nice Bull! Sounds like you'll get a lot of burger!
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2011, 04:45:09 PM »
Any Moose is a trophy!  great job and congrats.

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2011, 04:50:12 PM »
Way to go! great Moose! :tup:

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2011, 04:56:39 PM »
Bigger than the moose I got! :) WTG Congrats!

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2011, 05:38:33 PM »
Thats a good loking bull!  Plus a freezer full of meat.  Way to go!

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2011, 05:42:10 PM »
Congrats on your moose, manfromspam!!
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2011, 05:46:26 PM »
Very nice. Looks like you used an ATV for help, good for using it. I see ATV tracks around the big boy. Perfect !!  :tup:
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2011, 06:18:47 PM »
Congrats on your success, don't forget the freezer pic when it's available. :chuckle:
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #17 on: October 03, 2011, 06:28:45 PM »
Congrats!   :tup:

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #18 on: October 03, 2011, 06:44:21 PM »
Nice job congrats!!!!

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #19 on: October 03, 2011, 06:52:23 PM »
Way to go! Can't wait till one day I have the opportunity to chase them swamp donkeys... great job.

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #20 on: October 03, 2011, 07:01:53 PM »
 :tup: good job on a nice moose, congrats!
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #21 on: October 03, 2011, 07:11:48 PM »
Good Job, and thanks for the write up and pics!
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #22 on: October 03, 2011, 07:16:00 PM »
awesome, way to go.  Was it a little stressing on the final stalk, wondering if you'd blown it?

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #23 on: October 03, 2011, 07:56:42 PM »
Nice job! I would have given you a shout, but all we saw were small bulls. The biggest was maybe 30 max. Good eats  :tup:

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #24 on: October 03, 2011, 09:25:12 PM »
great hunt story. cool.

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #25 on: October 03, 2011, 10:21:17 PM »
awesome, way to go.  Was it a little stressing on the final stalk, wondering if you'd blown it?
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Then i came around that last corner and just about chit myself when he was 20 yards away and had no clue I was there.  :yike:      thank you everyone
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #26 on: October 04, 2011, 05:20:43 AM »
Nice bull :tup: what a rush.

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #27 on: October 04, 2011, 05:55:01 AM »
Congrat's nice moose.
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #28 on: October 04, 2011, 06:40:23 AM »
Nice job, fun to listen to them grunt their way around isn't it.  WEA300MAG, you borrowed a picture of my freezer.  I looked at it and then said, "Hey, that is my garage with all the soccer and basketballs."  Good looking bull.
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #29 on: October 04, 2011, 06:51:26 AM »
Awesome...

Great hunt, great moose.....  you will be eating good for a long while now, and an experience that you will remember forever.
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #30 on: October 04, 2011, 06:55:21 AM »
nice! to bad you didnt have a bow in ur hands!
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #31 on: October 04, 2011, 07:43:48 AM »

Oh yeah with out a doubt a very nice bull, and at 20 yards that must have been awesome. :tup:
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #32 on: October 04, 2011, 07:47:54 AM »
Most excellent

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #33 on: October 04, 2011, 07:51:56 AM »
Nice bull dude!
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #34 on: October 04, 2011, 07:53:50 AM »
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #35 on: October 04, 2011, 08:22:45 AM »
congrads nice bull  :tup:
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #36 on: October 04, 2011, 08:29:06 AM »
 :tup: congrats

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #37 on: October 04, 2011, 07:07:07 PM »
Congrats!!!!  the only moose I saw was on the 2nd a little bull...I was very disturbed by the lack of moose and sign in a area that is great for hunting them

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #38 on: October 04, 2011, 08:26:32 PM »
Cool rack on that bull.
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #39 on: October 04, 2011, 11:15:55 PM »
Congrats!!!!  the only moose I saw was on the 2nd a little bull...I was very disturbed by the lack of moose and sign in a area that is great for hunting them
     Thanks   I talked to mlbowhunter today and he said that him and two other moose hunters from this site that have selkirk tags haven't seen a moose in five days of hunting over there.  :yike: I think the moose are a little late this year into the rut or the wolves are taking affect on them  :dunno: I sure hope they find their moose.
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #40 on: October 05, 2011, 01:25:21 AM »
sounds like you had a great hunt... :tup:
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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #41 on: October 05, 2011, 08:37:19 PM »
nice bull! congrats :tup: glad to see it was short and sweet... really sweet

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Re: 117 moose down
« Reply #42 on: October 06, 2011, 07:17:21 AM »
Congrats!  Looks like a great bull to me!

 

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