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« on: January 21, 2012, 05:51:44 PM »
Anyone ever shoot a collared or tagged elk?


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Re: #93
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2012, 05:55:40 PM »
  Someone that archery hunts shot a cow a few years back with one.  My brotherinlaw shot a cougar tom with a gps collar and ear tag.

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Re: #93
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2012, 05:59:23 PM »
Yeap.  I Killed a bull (6x6) in '99 with my bow that had a yellow ear tag #181.  He had been tagged that year (spring) in Oak Creek and I killed him deep into Lewis County.
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Re: #93
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2012, 06:00:55 PM »
No, but I seen a muley doe with a tracking collar on it last fall.

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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2012, 06:07:39 PM »
cool,    not  in our camp, but I did get a trail cam pic of Miss #154
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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2012, 06:13:39 PM »
Last day archery spike in Oregon 1985.  Only one on an elk I've ever seen.  It was an orange canvas collar.
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Re: #93
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2012, 06:15:47 PM »
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He had been tagged that year (spring) in Oak Creek and I killed him deep into Lewis County
Thats some footwork.  It would be cool to know their travel history.

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Re: #93
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2012, 06:21:55 PM »
Let us not forget 480...

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Re: #93
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2012, 06:27:33 PM »
people shoot them around cheney quite a bit
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Re: #93
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2012, 07:23:15 PM »
I have never shot one but have seen a few while hunting as a matter of fact spotted a cow with one this year and the only reason i saw her was because of the collar she had on otherwise she was very well hidden.

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Re: #93
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2012, 07:39:43 PM »
yes i drew a little naches bull tag  the bull i got had a collar and ear tag 321 i kept the ear tag but turned in the collar i have live pics from the tracking done on him the batteries last about 4 years  i was told

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« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2012, 08:01:31 PM »
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and the only reason i saw her was because of the collar she had on otherwise she was very well hidden.


I've often wondered about that

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Re: #93
« Reply #12 on: January 22, 2012, 01:22:14 PM »
Shot a cow in the Cowemann unit a few years ago in modern rifle that had a collar on her. After contacting them they WDFW got it back. Also found part of the dart in her hindquarter when we cut her up.

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« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2012, 01:27:06 PM »
Last year drock shot a collared bear.
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« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2012, 01:41:26 PM »
My buddy shot a cow with one..... Ole # 9 is what we call her.....

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« Reply #15 on: January 23, 2012, 01:51:45 PM »
hey bone how about 486 or 417 ? I'd love to see 417 he should be 7 1/2 and 486 should been 9 1/2
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« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2012, 02:04:09 PM »
I know a guy that shot a billy that had a ear tag 20 years ago.  The tag blocked the billy's view and allowed the shooter to get into range.....

I had never thought of that before....
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« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2012, 03:00:13 PM »
My buddy shot a cow with one..... Ole # 9 is what we call her.....

And to what wall of wood camp said.... That's the only reason we saw her as well.... We were above some reprod and glassing.... Didn't see anything while glassing.... Was snoozing off but I swear a yellow bird kept flying from tree to tree.... Got the glass on it and I'll be damned.... It was the tag in her ear..... She was feeding through the reprod the whole time we glassed it and never saw her til then....

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Re: #93
« Reply #18 on: January 23, 2012, 08:31:07 PM »
bighorn ewe on pink um butte in the blues ran into the game dept guy later that day told me they had been looking for her she had came over from the grande Rhone

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Re: #93
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2012, 05:08:21 AM »
I think I saw 486.   He was standing in the middle of a bunch of rams.   They were acting weird with the trapping operations going on.  I hope he isn't one of the ones headed to feed the wolves. 

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Re: #93
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2012, 06:25:49 AM »
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He had been tagged that year (spring) in Oak Creek and I killed him deep into Lewis County
Thats some footwork.  It would be cool to know their travel history.

That would be amazing im sure, not only to have a trial cam pic, Nice pic of him in all of his/her glory, sheds from the previous year or years,  and his travel history on a map color coded by year. All next to your wall hanger, That would be a epic salute to a worthy animal.---O yeah and some footage from the new lid cam of the hunt/shot.!!  :tup: :tup: :drool:

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Re: #93
« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2012, 06:48:19 AM »
I arrowed this bull quite a few years ago in September up above Rimrock Lake by Narrowneck Gap. It had a collar on with the numbers 87. Turned it in and I did not get a map but they told me that it was collared the March before above WHITE SWAN!!! He was a Reservation bull in the winter but traveled quite a ways off the Res. for the summer & rutting grounds. Any thoughts?????????
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Re: #93
« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2012, 07:18:38 AM »
He looks like he flairs quite a bit.  Cool looking bull.   I know they migrate out of that country onto the rez, so that makes sense. 

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Re: #93
« Reply #23 on: January 24, 2012, 08:38:18 AM »
Shot a 450 lb black bear in Spring 1984 about three miles east of the town near our cabin in Ontario.  He had an ear tag.  He was trapped (after munching into the local burger joint's dumpster) the previous spring and relocated 35 miles north of the town.

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Re: #93
« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2012, 09:06:02 AM »
I arrowed this bull quite a few years ago in September up above Rimrock Lake by Narrowneck Gap. It had a collar on with the numbers 87. Turned it in and I did not get a map but they told me that it was collared the March before above WHITE SWAN!!! He was a Reservation bull in the winter but traveled quite a ways off the Res. for the summer & rutting grounds. Any thoughts?????????

It doesn't surprise me...they travel a great deal once the snow wears off.  I've seen elk that I could've sworn were the same ones nearly 30 or so miles away at a different spot on the rez and yet were staring at me as if they seen me before... :dunno:  could be imagining things... :dunno:  This bull shares some characteristics with the bull I got this year.  So they could be related...Their elk, who knows what goes through an elks mind sometimes, they're full of surprises all the time.
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