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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #25 on: July 15, 2016, 07:11:32 AM »
Get em and good luck!

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2016, 07:13:53 AM »
Good luck!

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2016, 07:27:19 AM »
Best hunt of the year right here...  I know you will enjoy every minute of it even if in pain at times.   Super stoked for you and can't wait to see the results!  If there is anything I can do to help out just let me know..
  You just worry about running an arrow through PD!  What a bull :drool:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2016, 07:31:03 AM »
What a great thread! Persevering & determination can go along ways! This hunt was meant for you, you will do well! Thanks for your service sir!

  ElkNut1
  Thank you Paul!  We have had this discussion before, but I can't say it enough.  You were hands down the most influential person on elk hunting for Me and Aaron coming up as young elk hunters.  I've listened to your CD's countless times, and Aaron LITERALLY took your PLAYBOOK  :chuckle: everywhere.  Even on deployments.  Thank you for tagging along :tup:

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #29 on: July 15, 2016, 07:31:35 AM »
Cannot wait to see what you drum up Karl.   :tup:

It's going to be epic.  Best of luck with it.
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #30 on: July 15, 2016, 07:33:44 AM »
What a great thread! Persevering & determination can go along ways! This hunt was meant for you, you will do well! Thanks for your service sir!

  ElkNut1
  Thank you Paul!  We have had this discussion before, but I can't say it enough.  You were hands down the most influential person on elk hunting for Me and Aaron coming up as young elk hunters.  I've listened to your CD's countless times, and Aaron LITERALLY took your playboy everywhere.  Even on deployments.  Thank you for tagging along :tup:

LOL, I really really hope that's a typo!!

Good luck in your quest.  You will do your brother proud no matter the outcome.

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #31 on: July 15, 2016, 07:36:32 AM »
My conditioning the last two weeks has SUCKED!!!!  This last weekend was our 3rd annual Run to Remember, fallen heroes 5k that my mother and I put on here in my home town.  It's a crazy amount of work and the candle got burned at both ends.   We had an amazing turnout this year though.  With over 200 participants and over $9,000 raised for the USO, I feel like I'm finally earning the freedoms that I've been given!

 THEN, on sunday, a tree fell on my house!  So this week has been clean up and insurance BS.  Gonna hit the high school today though, then wood cutting saturday and a run and gun scouting trip sunday to check on a bull.
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #32 on: July 15, 2016, 07:38:02 AM »
What a great thread! Persevering & determination can go along ways! This hunt was meant for you, you will do well! Thanks for your service sir!

  ElkNut1
  Thank you Paul!  We have had this discussion before, but I can't say it enough.  You were hands down the most influential person on elk hunting for Me and Aaron coming up as young elk hunters.  I've listened to your CD's countless times, and Aaron LITERALLY took your playboy everywhere.  Even on deployments.  Thank you for tagging along :tup:

LOL, I really really hope that's a typo!!

Good luck in your quest.  You will do your brother proud no matter the outcome.
:chuckle:  good catch!  Fixed it! Haha
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #33 on: July 15, 2016, 07:39:45 AM »
Also, I'm going full elk ninja mode this season, so I won't be saying what tag I drew till after my hunt.  Hope you guys understand :tup:

Oh and hell yes I'm shooting Stevens next weekend!  Wouldn't miss it for anything!
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #34 on: July 15, 2016, 07:56:13 AM »
Following along!  I'm looking forward to hearing all about this year's prep and hunt!

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #35 on: July 15, 2016, 08:10:44 AM »
Good luck man. I'm sure you'll do him proud. No matter the outcome.

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #36 on: July 15, 2016, 08:17:42 AM »
Scouting has been productive.  Being a muley guy, the game plan has been to get high and use the glass.  The rut messes everything up, but I'd I can establish what bulls are in what drainages, I should be money ahead.  Jonathan_S and I watched a couple bulls and a couple little bucks hang out with each other the other day, which was pretty cool.  This was right after we cliff tested our pants :chuckle:  They faired pretty well until his succumbed to the stick butt rape :chuckle:  I'd like to think that that will be the last time he listens when I say "let's cut down right here, it will be shorter", but he is of the same intelligence level as me so I'm betting it won't be our last semi controlled descent together :chuckle:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #37 on: July 15, 2016, 08:19:07 AM »
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #38 on: July 15, 2016, 08:21:58 AM »
Just curious does your younger bro, the army RANGER ever get to come home and hunt with you? He could definetly help get you in shape :chuckle: if you could keep up with him then you know your ready  :chuckle: might hurt the first couple weeks but it will pass  :chuckle: good luck , can't wait to see pics of this hunt!! Thanks to your family for the protection of this country!!
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #39 on: July 15, 2016, 08:24:26 AM »
You gonna tear it up man!

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #40 on: July 15, 2016, 08:28:39 AM »
Just curious does your younger bro, the army RANGER ever get to come home and hunt with you? He could definetly help get you in shape :chuckle: if you could keep up with him then you know your ready  :chuckle: might hurt the first couple weeks but it will pass  :chuckle: good luck , can't wait to see pics of this hunt!! Thanks to your family for the protection of this country!!
def not enough!  We hunted MT deer in 2014 and last year did 9 days in idahow for elk.  Unfortunately we couldn't find an elk to save our lives.  Hiked over 115 miles that week and never heard a bugle.  This year his block leave falls over Christmas and the new year so we are gonna try and do AZ archery mule deer.
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #41 on: July 15, 2016, 08:33:21 AM »
Just curious does your younger bro, the army RANGER ever get to come home and hunt with you? He could definetly help get you in shape :chuckle: if you could keep up with him then you know your ready  :chuckle: might hurt the first couple weeks but it will pass  :chuckle: good luck , can't wait to see pics of this hunt!! Thanks to your family for the protection of this country!!
def not enough!  We hunted MT deer in 2014 and last year did 9 days in idahow for elk.  Unfortunately we couldn't find an elk to save our lives.  Hiked over 115 miles that week and never heard a bugle.  This year his block leave falls over Christmas and the new year so we are gonna try and do AZ archery mule deer.
thats awesome, my sons block leave is at the same time, he gets to be home for his 21st bday but then heads to asscrackistan jan 4 , I sure hope you guys get what your after in AZ. sounds like your gonna have two great hunts this year :tup:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #42 on: July 15, 2016, 08:36:04 AM »
I'm a selfish bastahd and there are very few people I'd be more happy to see with a quality bull tag than me.  This one is at the top of my list!  I will be following as best I can every step of the journey. 
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #43 on: July 15, 2016, 08:40:52 AM »
Great tribute to your brother.

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #44 on: July 15, 2016, 08:52:05 AM »
Congrats on the tag and good luck this season! I will be following along for your adventure!

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #45 on: July 15, 2016, 09:27:43 AM »
Karl ,CONGRATS !!!!!!  I really get off following you guys hunting but the other day I looked in the box and found a alternate any bull tag down the ridge from you guys !!!! Karma has struck us big time. I didn't think I would be drawn again till I reached my 80 th birthday. I've been making puppies for a long time working for the lazy B  so I'm going to have to follow along in your workout thread hopefully some of that will rub off on me. At least I think I'm 35 again although my Chiro keep telling me I should think about taking it a little easyer. Like that's going to happen !    My shoulder still has problems and our Friend  Cory with all his kindness is going to help me out with a child's bow  for the season karma struck again. Hope we both Tag Out on the same day. I was going to come up to your camp this year but that probably won't happen now. Best of luck,good hunting Lord be with us for a fruitful hunt this year Getsum
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #46 on: July 15, 2016, 10:16:49 AM »
Good luck! I hope you get a big bull in your brothers honor

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #47 on: July 15, 2016, 10:31:09 AM »
You too are a great, positive contributor to this forum, and I'm sure to everyone around you. Your hard work and preparation alone is more than enough to make your big brother proud! Really looking forward to seeing pics of that smile on your face when you have your hands around those giant antlers  :tup:

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #48 on: July 15, 2016, 10:57:51 AM »
Awesome!
Looking forward to following along

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #49 on: July 15, 2016, 11:08:34 AM »
Karl ,CONGRATS !!!!!!  I really get off following you guys hunting but the other day I looked in the box and found a alternate any bull tag down the ridge from you guys !!!! Karma has struck us big time. I didn't think I would be drawn again till I reached my 80 th birthday. I've been making puppies for a long time working for the lazy B  so I'm going to have to follow along in your workout thread hopefully some of that will rub off on me. At least I think I'm 35 again although my Chiro keep telling me I should think about taking it a little easyer. Like that's going to happen !    My shoulder still has problems and our Friend  Cory with all his kindness is going to help me out with a child's bow  for the season karma struck again. Hope we both Tag Out on the same day. I was going to come up to your camp this year but that probably won't happen now. Best of luck,good hunting Lord be with us for a fruitful hunt this year Getsum
You dog!!!!  Hey when you shoot another 400"er, line me out on those little 350 bulls! :chuckle:  congrats my friend!
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