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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #50 on: July 15, 2016, 12:51:12 PM »
Will do ,  I'm going for a monster spike this time with at least 3 footers LOL

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #51 on: July 15, 2016, 02:03:01 PM »
good luck

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #52 on: July 15, 2016, 02:21:36 PM »
You're a great tribute to your brother, Karl. Keep crushing it. :tup:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #53 on: July 15, 2016, 02:31:15 PM »
This is gonna be good!!!!! :tup:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #54 on: July 15, 2016, 02:35:19 PM »
Good luck it will be a hunt that stays with you forever.bag a biggun
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #55 on: July 15, 2016, 03:08:02 PM »
Can't wait to follow along. My best friend who was like a brother to me was killed suddenly about two months ago and I immediately entered my fat butt into the triathlon he was training for when he died. The motivation response was unexpected for me. I can relate to your experience about tragedy working itself in redemptive ways in your own life. I can't wait to read more about your hunt!
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #56 on: July 15, 2016, 04:03:29 PM »
I wish you all the best.  Good luck.

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #57 on: July 15, 2016, 04:44:01 PM »
This is going to be an epic hunt...I'll be following this...good luck and get that monster bull he dreamed of  :tup:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #58 on: July 15, 2016, 08:51:50 PM »
Any guess on the number of pages before Mr big takes a dirt nap ?
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #59 on: July 15, 2016, 09:21:15 PM »
We are all rooting for you!!!

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #60 on: July 15, 2016, 09:22:15 PM »
Any guess on the number of pages before Mr big takes a dirt nap ?

I'm guessing 20
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #61 on: July 15, 2016, 09:32:49 PM »
Thanks again everyone!  Starting this thread will also serve as more motivation to keep grinding as I know there are folks rooting me on :tup:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #62 on: July 15, 2016, 09:37:11 PM »
So three weeks ago, I found a bachelor group of 8 bulls.  Several I believe may make the cut come game day.  Sorry the pics suck.  I forgot my phone scope, so I was free handing it and the bulls were several miles away.  Sun glate was pretty bad as well.
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #63 on: July 15, 2016, 09:42:48 PM »
One bull in particular stood out.  He kept his distance a bit from the rest of the group, but his size was very noticeable.  Huge mass and very respectable fronts.  Tops were still balled up, so I know he had lots more growing to do.  As conservative as I can be, I put him at 304".  If he adds 25-30", which I think he will, he should finish out at or above the magic 350" mark! 

I've tried very hard to not hit the same piece of dirt twice, as I want to see as much of the trail systems, and ridges as I can, but I will be back on this bull again soon.
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #64 on: July 15, 2016, 09:43:45 PM »
Awesome! In your last pic, that bull looks like he's going to be a good one...

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #65 on: July 15, 2016, 09:59:35 PM »
One bull in particular stood out.  He kept his distance a bit from the rest of the group, but his size was very noticeable.  Huge mass and very respectable fronts.  Tops were still balled up, so I know he had lots more growing to do.  As conservative as I can be, I put him at 304".  If he adds 25-30", which I think he will, he should finish out at or above the magic 350" mark! 

I've tried very hard to not hit the same piece of dirt twice, as I want to see as much of the trail systems, and ridges as I can, but I will be back on this bull again soon.

He will be a hog!

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #66 on: July 15, 2016, 10:22:30 PM »
Keep at the work and scouting. When its hard, hold onto those memories. You'll do the hunt right. You have the heart for it.

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #67 on: July 15, 2016, 10:27:21 PM »
He has a very good wife too !
My wife told me that I hunt way more than I did when we first got married. I said yeah I know isn't it great !

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #68 on: July 15, 2016, 10:34:17 PM »
He has a very good wife too !
Or does she have a really great boyfriend :dunno:

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #69 on: July 15, 2016, 11:46:37 PM »
He has a very good wife too !
Or does she have a really great boyfriend :dunno:

 :chuckle:

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #70 on: July 16, 2016, 06:57:24 AM »
He has a very good wife too !
Or does she have a really great boyfriend :dunno:

 :chuckle:

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hey don't laugh!  It took me a long time to find him, but now I get to hunt all I want 8)
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #71 on: July 16, 2016, 07:48:50 AM »
He has a very good wife too !
Or does she have a really great boyfriend :dunno:

 :chuckle:

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hey don't laugh!  It took me a long time to find him, but now I get to hunt all I want 8)

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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #72 on: July 16, 2016, 11:30:48 AM »
So since that darn tree fell on my house, my conditioning has sucked this week.  To make up for it, Sagewalker (trevor) and I hit the stadium for a pick me up suck fest!  With busy wives, and dad duties for the day, we loaded up packs, kids, and dog and got after it! 

All went well till we were loading up to leave and kid on a bike went riding by on the main road a few hundred yards away.  Lucy couldn't stand it and had to go say hello :bash:  As fast as she could run, off she went!  Long story short, she got rolled by a Ford Explorer!  Somehow she came out of it with only a broken leg.

HUGE HUGE HUGE HUGE THANK YOU to Trevor for having my back and wrangling kids and dog with me, not only when it happened, but also at the vet clinic!  Couldn't have done it without you buddy :tup:

Surgery, pins, and a few grand later, she will be all right.  I've had to put down two dogs in the last two years, and I'll be darned if it was gonna be three.
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #73 on: July 16, 2016, 11:33:15 AM »
Hudson was even getting a good pump :chuckle:
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Re: My Brothers Bull - Elk season 2016
« Reply #74 on: July 16, 2016, 11:34:49 AM »
Got to run the new duplex hunter frame today!  Yep.....carries like a kifaru  8)
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