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Offline Mossyoak

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Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« on: January 04, 2017, 10:59:38 PM »
We ran into Gordon and his son in the woods in August. They both seemed to be nice guys. We briefly spoke to him about elk hunting....my dad told him that once you reach 100 years old that he thought you should be able to hunt out of a helicopter ( Jokingly). Nice work Gordon on your elk, I hope you fill your tag next year as well!

http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/news/lifelong-hunter-achieves-dream-of-shooting-an-elk-at-the/article_9dcc4c8a-2073-5992-875b-016d7110deef.html

It appears he got his Master Hunter Certification at 90 years old!

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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2017, 04:31:03 AM »
That's awesome!  Good for him.
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2017, 05:03:53 AM »
That's Awesome but I am sure the anti Master Hunters on here will find some way to attack this.

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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2017, 05:49:43 AM »
Awesome! Hope thats me when I'm 100!
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2017, 07:36:17 AM »
I hope I shoot another by then!  :chuckle: Awesome story. Thanks for posting.
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2017, 08:24:56 AM »
That is a great story, good for him.
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2017, 08:59:17 AM »
This is awesome!! I read it the other day and it made me smile! One can only hope to get there in life, and to be able to continue something we love is icing on the cake. Even better, it was father and son!!

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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2017, 09:23:51 AM »
Gordon is a gentleman, an accomplished outdoorsman, and an ideal example of what I consider a true master hunter.

Congratulations to Gordon and his son.
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2017, 09:36:05 AM »
Go Gordon!  Most of us can only dream about making it to 100, let alone still being able to hunt at that age!
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2017, 10:03:20 AM »
Go Gordon!  Most of us can only dream about making it to 100, let alone still being able to hunt at that age!
:yeah: I would love to make it to 100 if I am still able to hunt at that age.  What a trooper.
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2017, 10:10:09 AM »
 :tup: Good work Gordon! :IBCOOL:
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2017, 11:43:42 AM »
Great article! That really is amazing. 

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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2017, 11:45:28 AM »
 :tup: :tup: :tup:
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2017, 11:57:52 AM »
Gordon's philosophy on elk hunting would make Yogi Berra proud:
  “It amounts to: you have to be there when they’re there but you don’t know where there is,” he said. “It just happens. If you go often enough, one of those times you’re going to be there when they’re there. This happened to be the time.”

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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2017, 12:23:08 PM »
Cool story.
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2017, 12:29:49 PM »
Also impressive is that he is in that good of shape at 100 yrs old even with eating biscuits and gravy at Flyin' J.  :twocents:   :)

That really is a cool   8)  story.  Congrats to Gordon.  :tup:
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Re: Master Hunter tags elk at 100 years old!
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2017, 01:02:12 PM »
Also Gordon, it'd be great to run into you in the field some day. I'd love to sit around and listen to 100 years of worth hunting stories!

 

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