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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #25 on: July 18, 2017, 03:34:28 PM »
Oh boy, timberstalker is on this one too.  :hello:  I better change my guess to 374 3/8".  :chuckle:
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2017, 03:56:42 PM »
Oh boy, timberstalker is on this one too.  :hello:  I better change my guess to 374 3/8".  :chuckle:

I've tried to score him multiple times.  My head hurts. :chuckle:

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2017, 04:01:40 PM »
I seriously have no idea where to start.  Like I said in the deer thread, trash score all kinds of bonus points with me.  They are just cool.  I would love to have something non typical on the wall.
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2017, 04:19:49 PM »
busted !
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #29 on: July 18, 2017, 04:27:03 PM »
busted !

Did PlateauNDN get caught driving off road out on DOE ground??





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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #30 on: July 18, 2017, 04:57:47 PM »
@time2hunt - How old are the photo's you posted.

This one is from 2010 I believe.
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #31 on: July 18, 2017, 05:02:15 PM »
They were sent to me by a firefighter from out there.


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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #32 on: July 18, 2017, 05:08:40 PM »
busted !

Did PlateauNDN get caught driving off road out on DOE ground??





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Not me, I actually get out of the truck and hike. I may not be as fast as most but I still get there. :tup:
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #33 on: July 18, 2017, 05:49:44 PM »
busted !

Did PlateauNDN get caught driving off road out on DOE ground??





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Not me, I actually get out of the truck and hike. I may not be as fast as most but I still get there. :tup:

I have no doubts on your efforts, Plat.  :tup:
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #34 on: July 18, 2017, 05:59:09 PM »
Big Hoss bulls for sure.
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #35 on: July 18, 2017, 08:16:06 PM »
@time2hunt - How old are the photo's you posted.

This one is from 2010 I believe.

Wow! Shoot the one on the left. That crazy rack wins with me.

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #36 on: July 18, 2017, 09:50:51 PM »
Stunning animals.  I wonder what it will take for that herd (or subherd, depending on who's talking) to be opened to harvest. 

It's CLEARLY producing quality animals, so....

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #37 on: July 18, 2017, 10:22:17 PM »
It's open to the wheelers  king mountain tabacco. Killed a couple monsters a few years ago and got a driving off road ticket damaging floura and fauna with two trophys in the back of his truck? Sounds fair. Have at it native son!
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #38 on: July 19, 2017, 12:07:36 AM »
Don't you mean it's open in certain areas to the Yakamas'? There's been Yakamas that I know (not personally) that have hunted there years before Delbert did, they just didn't do it like he did. Hell, I'd love to, but I don't want the attention and chaos that comes with it. I'm fine way up in the mts ways away from prying eyes.
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #39 on: July 19, 2017, 04:48:41 AM »
Stunning animals.  I wonder what it will take for that herd (or subherd, depending on who's talking) to be opened to harvest. 

It's CLEARLY producing quality animals, so....

You can hunt this herd every year.
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #40 on: July 19, 2017, 08:10:46 AM »
Stunning animals.  I wonder what it will take for that herd (or subherd, depending on who's talking) to be opened to harvest. 

It's CLEARLY producing quality animals, so....

You can hunt this herd every year.
People seem to be leaving the exact location unspoken on here, but I'm speaking more of the ability to hunt this specific location.  There's some adjoining private that seems friendly to public hunting but you still need written permission (judging by the WDFW gohunt page), but unless I'm mistaken, this location where the photo was taken, while public land, is closed to all hunting. 

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #41 on: July 19, 2017, 08:12:31 AM »
Stunning animals.  I wonder what it will take for that herd (or subherd, depending on who's talking) to be opened to harvest. 

It's CLEARLY producing quality animals, so....

You can hunt this herd every year.
People seem to be leaving the exact location unspoken on here, but I'm speaking more of the ability to hunt this specific location.  There's some adjoining private that seems friendly to public hunting but you still need written permission (judging by the WDFW gohunt page), but unless I'm mistaken, this location where the photo was taken, while public land, is closed to all hunting. 

Correct.  You cannot hunt the location posted in these photos.  But you can legally hunt this herd.
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #42 on: July 19, 2017, 08:14:59 AM »
Correct.  You cannot hunt the location posted in these photos.  But you can legally hunt this herd.
Fair enough  :chuckle:

Now if I can only find enough time to do the scouting and schmoozing with all the nearby landowners...   ;)

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #43 on: July 19, 2017, 09:14:15 AM »
But wouldnt you need to be drawn for a special permit raffle or buy the auction tag to legally hunt these elk if they roam to an area where it is open

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #44 on: July 19, 2017, 09:54:41 AM »
No, the unit they are in is an any bull or any elk (can't remember which) unit. They just need to venture off the hanford site while still staying in the unit, which is doable.
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #45 on: July 19, 2017, 10:51:53 AM »
No, the unit they are in is an any bull or any elk (can't remember which) unit. They just need to venture off the hanford site while still staying in the unit, which is doable.
You are correct there are 2 or 3 units they could possibly wander into

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #46 on: July 19, 2017, 11:28:38 AM »
Impressive and thanks for sharing.


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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #47 on: July 19, 2017, 11:30:38 AM »
these bulls pop up every year ..... I just wish plat would go shoot all of them so we don't have to be teased ....... :chuckle:
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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #48 on: July 19, 2017, 12:02:39 PM »
No, the unit they are in is an any bull or any elk (can't remember which) unit. They just need to venture off the hanford site while still staying in the unit, which is doable.
You are correct there are 2 or 3 units they could possibly wander into

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Word of warning: it's not just the Hanford Site / Dept of Energy land that's off-limits.  The Rattlesnake and Wahluke West units and all the river banks of the Hanford Reach National Monument are closed to all access. The rest of the Monument is open though. 

https://www.fws.gov/mcriver/documents/regulations/hanford-reach.pdf

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Re: Nuclear bull
« Reply #49 on: July 19, 2017, 07:01:09 PM »
I always thought the river bank up to high water mark was open?

 

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