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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #25 on: October 10, 2017, 08:28:54 AM »
 :tup:
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #26 on: October 10, 2017, 08:58:04 AM »
Awesome bull, I was thinking it was close to 400 and was just great positioning for the photo.  438 sounds like somebody put a tape to it.

What a bull.  Congrats to the hunter.  Would love to hear the story on that.
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #27 on: October 10, 2017, 09:09:09 AM »
I'll bet they had a job pulling him out of that stream!
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #28 on: October 10, 2017, 03:46:19 PM »
I can only imagine what the hunters heart rate was at the time of shot. Incredible specimen!

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #29 on: October 10, 2017, 04:10:31 PM »
Crazy big bull!!  Was this public land?  How much public land is there in the mission?  So much for flying under the radar!   :chuckle:

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #30 on: October 10, 2017, 04:45:51 PM »
I heard this was a field bull shot by ri........ummmm....never mind...  :chuckle:
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #31 on: October 10, 2017, 05:25:36 PM »
Crazy big bull!!  Was this public land?  How much public land is there in the mission?  So much for flying under the radar!   :chuckle:

Lots of public land in that unit.
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #32 on: October 10, 2017, 06:06:15 PM »
Crazy big bull!!  Was this public land?  How much public land is there in the mission?  So much for flying under the radar!   :chuckle:

Lots of public land in that unit.
heard it was shot in the lowlands either on private or close to. Doesn't really matter. Fantastic animal! :tup:
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #33 on: October 10, 2017, 09:01:26 PM »
 This I know that bull was shot by a very skilled hunter. Their was a ton of effort put in and years spent hunting and learning to do it the right way

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #34 on: October 10, 2017, 10:30:04 PM »
Honestly, to hell with any of the naysayers. I know a thing or two about mission.

Including, I ran into two archery hunters during the early season who had no idea they were hunting in a closed unit. Seriously.

Congrats to the hunter. I heard a few pigs bugling this year, love thinking this was one of em.

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #35 on: October 11, 2017, 12:30:50 AM »
Wow what a great bull.

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2017, 01:34:50 AM »
Congrats to the hunter. That is a bull of a lifetime.  :tup:

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #37 on: October 11, 2017, 04:41:16 PM »


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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #38 on: October 11, 2017, 04:47:15 PM »
Holy Mother of Mercy!
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #39 on: October 11, 2017, 05:03:52 PM »
 Jesus Christo, that thing is a complete beast! I love the fact that this wasn't a rich guy tag,  not that I have anything against those tags. That bull, really I'm speechless not sure what to say about it except holy crap !   I don't remember ever seeing a bull that has four points below the dagger like that, congrats to the hunter on a world class elk!

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #40 on: October 11, 2017, 06:45:04 PM »
An unbelievable Wa State monster! World class beast right there!

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #41 on: October 11, 2017, 07:05:24 PM »
Honestly, to hell with any of the naysayers. I know a thing or two about mission.

Including, I ran into two archery hunters during the early season who had no idea they were hunting in a closed unit. Seriously.

Congrats to the hunter. I heard a few pigs bugling this year, love thinking this was one of em.
I don't see any naysayers on this thread?  Heck, even if this was shot in a yard on private property I'd still post it!! Fantastic bull!

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #42 on: October 11, 2017, 08:35:34 PM »
 :yike:

Pretty special to see the development on that set of antlers, let alone harvest the animal. Great job!

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #43 on: October 11, 2017, 08:44:24 PM »
Awesome!

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #44 on: October 12, 2017, 12:13:18 AM »
That is an awesome picture!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #45 on: October 12, 2017, 12:52:17 AM »
Great shot, congrats!
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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #46 on: October 12, 2017, 06:30:34 AM »
That is an impressive animal

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #47 on: October 12, 2017, 06:48:37 AM »
Must of got dropped on the right side of his head as a new born. Doesn't know his 3rds are supposed to be his fourths and his fifths are in the wrong spot :chuckle:

Heck of a bull.  :tup:

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #48 on: October 12, 2017, 08:50:08 AM »
 :tup: very cool I am amazed by the quality of animails that come out of Washington state

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Re: 438" muzzy mission bull?
« Reply #49 on: October 12, 2017, 07:23:11 PM »
Way cool !! Especially for a bull they didn't even know was there. They were targeting a much smaller 6 point and big boy showed up. They had game cameras out and no pictures of this Elk. It was a total surprise! They had to get access through private property to get to this bull. This bull was whacked right behind some cherry orchards. This Elk was so low he probably grazed on people's lawns.

There's a close second to this big boy hanging out behind some orchards not too far away in Peshastin WA.
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