collapse
A Hunting Trip of a lifetime in the Wenaha Tucannon Wilderness! Headin West Hunt Consulting

Author Topic: First Elk  (Read 3221 times)

Offline swashington2128

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: May 2015
  • Posts: 100
  • Location: Silverdale
First Elk
« on: August 28, 2017, 03:33:45 PM »
Had a great time in the mountains of Utah and opened the season with my first Cow Elk. What a rush! Barely had time to get to draw before she came charging down the hill into the clearing. At 82 degrees, packing her out was no fun but she tastes great and was worth it.

Good luck to all on this years fun!

Offline yakimanoob

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Jun 2016
  • Posts: 628
  • Location: Naches
Re: First Elk
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2017, 03:34:34 PM »
Fantastic!  Are you the first to post a 2017 elk??  What do you win?!?

Seriously though, congrats. 

Online carpsniperg2

  • Site Sponsor
  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+86)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 25821
  • Location: Goldendale,WA
Re: First Elk
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2017, 04:01:40 PM »
Congrats on your first elk :IBCOOL:
Owner: SPLIT DIAMOND TACTICAL
Firearms/Transfers/Parts/Optics
2011 HW Head Competition Winner

Offline bracer40

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 1011
Re: First Elk
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2017, 04:52:55 PM »
Congratulations on your first! At least she fell in the shade :IBCOOL:
“Just give me a comfortable couch, a dog, a good book, and a woman. Then if you can get the dog to go somewhere and read the book, I might have a little fun.”
― Groucho Marx

Offline DeerThug

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2010
  • Posts: 623
  • Location: Yakima
Re: First Elk
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2017, 05:02:29 PM »
Thats awesome!
Shoot straight Shoot often

Offline Igottanewknee

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2012
  • Posts: 779
  • Location: Tacoma
Re: First Elk
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2017, 05:36:33 PM »
Nice job!! Lots of good eating there...

Offline RB

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2011
  • Posts: 1830
  • Location: Arlington, washington
Re: First Elk
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2017, 05:39:18 PM »
Congrats!  :tup:
IAFF #3728

Offline Kzoobronco51

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2017
  • Posts: 11
  • Location: Mountain Top
Re: First Elk
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2017, 06:02:34 PM »
Awesome...way to start the year early!
MA WHERES THE MEATLOAF?

Offline Humptulips

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2010
  • Posts: 4352
  • Location: Humptulips
    • Washington State Trappers Association
  • Groups: WSTA, NTA, FTA, OTA, WWC, WFW, NRA
Re: First Elk
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2017, 06:41:12 PM »
Way to long arm those ears.  :chuckle: Sorry, couldn't help myself.
Congratulations.
Bruce Vandervort

Offline elkboy

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 899
  • Location: Whitman County
Re: First Elk
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2017, 07:40:37 PM »
Congratulations!  Nice work!  Glad the heat didn't affect the meat at all! 

Offline Mark Brenckle

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Nov 2010
  • Posts: 1049
  • Location: Lake Stevens
Re: First Elk
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2017, 08:09:01 PM »
 Congrats! Are you doing a European mount or saving the skull since it was a first?

Offline Seahawk12

  • Trade Count: (+7)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2014
  • Posts: 2588
  • Location: Kenmore
Re: First Elk
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2017, 08:19:12 PM »
Very cool. Looks like excellent shot placement too.
 :tup:
"I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes."
William Tecumseh Sherman

Offline bod

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2008
  • Posts: 250
Re: First Elk
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2017, 08:36:00 PM »
nice teets

Offline WapitiTalk1

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 3212
  • Location: NW Washington
Re: First Elk
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2017, 08:42:56 PM »
Just awesome.. Congrats!
Darton Archery Maverick II
"Sir, left side Sir!" "Are you sure Private Pyle?"
Elknut Field Staff

Online bowhunterforever

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2008
  • Posts: 7926
  • Location: Lincoln, Co
Re: First Elk
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2017, 10:27:53 PM »
 :tup:
You sure you know how to skin griz pilgram

 

* Recent Topics

House by Ellensburg for sale by hollymaster
[Today at 11:00:19 PM]


Grayback quality buck by carpsniperg2
[Today at 10:55:00 PM]


Diamond M Ranch said open cow rate has risen since wolf migration… by bearpaw
[Today at 10:50:46 PM]


Sailfish Success! by bearpaw
[Today at 10:45:59 PM]


West Klickatat Youth any buck by LayMdown
[Today at 10:37:34 PM]


Who drew by carlinski
[Today at 10:36:49 PM]


White river archery elk tag 653 by Tbar
[Today at 10:35:29 PM]


Lake Chelan guide? by highhunter
[Today at 10:33:08 PM]


Drew 2018 Selkirk Bull Moose tag by Roobugsdad
[Today at 10:24:36 PM]


West Klickitat Muzzy Buck permit by LayMdown
[Today at 10:22:48 PM]


Chelan butte disabled ewe tag by Gringo31
[Today at 10:03:45 PM]


Drew bumping river goat tag by Gringo31
[Today at 10:02:08 PM]


Trying to walk it off. by Gringo31
[Today at 09:58:58 PM]


Bethel Archery Quality Bull Tag. by Gringo31
[Today at 09:56:00 PM]


bow hunters vs other hunters by Gringo31
[Today at 09:48:57 PM]


12 or 20 gauge for Wild birds by Bob33
[Today at 09:45:33 PM]


Gunna make the .284(7mm) Hammer Hunter 177grains GO FAST! by yorketransport
[Today at 09:14:49 PM]


FS: PSA AR-15 5.56mm 16” SS barrel *reduced* by KNOPHISH
[Today at 09:08:05 PM]


WTS Kifaru Duplex Frame by Vandal44
[Today at 09:06:22 PM]


People on Cams by NOCK NOCK
[Today at 09:01:19 PM]