collapse
Quality Hunts for over 30 Years Be a more successful hunter!

Author Topic: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)  (Read 7896 times)

Offline tgomez

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Aug 2014
  • Posts: 1230
  • Location: Spokane, Washington
  • Because limits, like fears, are often an illusion!
  • Groups: evergreen archery club, spokane rifle club, NRA member
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #120 on: November 02, 2017, 08:36:40 PM »
That is one STUD blacktail buck! Congratulations on a true trophy! 🏆
THE BLACK MAMBA "Deadliest on the planet!"🐍🐍🐍🐍🐍

Offline pope

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2011
  • Posts: 953
  • Location: Oregon Territory
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #121 on: November 02, 2017, 09:09:20 PM »
Again, thanks for posting, especially fun to follow along with the newly attached video.

Offline fishnfur

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Nov 2014
  • Posts: 2390
  • Location: longview
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #122 on: November 02, 2017, 11:05:58 PM »
Great video - so cool to watch you work your way onto and off that mountain.   One hell of a hike!
“When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.”  - Will Rogers

Offline kodiak 907

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Feb 2013
  • Posts: 1167
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • Groups: U.S. Navy/Combat Recon, NRA, DU
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #123 on: November 04, 2017, 08:28:08 AM »
Nice addition with the video. Hiking solo through blowdown timber after dark is no joke.👍🏼
Spider 2 Y banana

Offline skagitsteel

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2012
  • Posts: 331
  • Location: skagit
    • https://www.facebook.com/ryan.gaither.908
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #124 on: November 04, 2017, 04:07:37 PM »
Nice addition with the video. Hiking solo through blowdown timber after dark is no joke.👍🏼

With 130-140 ibs  :chuckle: sometimes i question my sanity in the moment.  By the next day I'm ready to do it again.

Offline skagitsteel

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2012
  • Posts: 331
  • Location: skagit
    • https://www.facebook.com/ryan.gaither.908
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with finished mount)
« Reply #125 on: April 05, 2018, 09:02:09 AM »
Here are some pictures of the completed mount done by Fidalgo taxidermy.  Garth did a really nice job capturing the old buck character.  Had to use a mule deer body and custom mold the head as there was no mount that existed with those head dimensions  :chuckle:  Got to go with 3 nails to pick both of ours up together as they were finished at the same time.  It was a picture we had been wanting to get with both those bucks side by side
« Last Edit: April 05, 2018, 09:22:03 AM by skagitsteel »

Offline skagitsteel

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Mar 2012
  • Posts: 331
  • Location: skagit
    • https://www.facebook.com/ryan.gaither.908
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Mount)
« Reply #126 on: April 05, 2018, 09:04:23 AM »
could someone rotate that first picture for me? thanks!

Offline Southpole

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Sep 2012
  • Posts: 2393
  • Location: Arlington/Oso
  • Groups: NRA
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #127 on: April 05, 2018, 09:08:53 AM »
Nice  :drool: . Fidalgo does great work.
$5 is a lot of money if you ain't got it

Offline JakeLand

  • WA State Trappers Association
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1777
  • Location: SULTAN
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #128 on: April 05, 2018, 09:13:40 AM »
The mass on that toad !!!!!

Offline huntnfmly

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Apr 2007
  • Posts: 1793
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #129 on: April 05, 2018, 10:11:00 AM »
Wholly crap nice buck
I'm your dam tour guide arty...
Take as many dam pictures as you want ....
Are there any dam questions ..

Offline RB

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2011
  • Posts: 1804
  • Location: Arlington, washington
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #130 on: April 05, 2018, 11:26:56 AM »
WOW incredible Buck! Love Fidalgo's work, have several mounts from them.  :tup:
IAFF #3728

Offline fishnfur

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Nov 2014
  • Posts: 2390
  • Location: longview
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #131 on: April 07, 2018, 12:19:52 AM »
As I said in 3 Nails post - I can't get over the size of the heads on those things.  Simply massive!  I saw eleven BT today down in Mason Co. - they all look like Chihauhuas compared to your buck.
“When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.”  - Will Rogers

Offline Muleyslyr

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 1164
  • Location: Lynnwood
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #132 on: April 07, 2018, 09:47:20 AM »
Awesome Bucks!

Offline hirshey

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2009
  • Posts: 2148
  • Location: Central Washington
Re: Old gnarly Blacktail down Adventure (updated with Video)
« Reply #133 on: April 07, 2018, 07:32:26 PM »
Congrats!! What a toad!
I am not opposed to golf, for I suspect it keeps armies of the unworthy from discovering deer.

 

* Recent Topics

First Turkie tag in 10 years by bowhunterforever
[Today at 08:08:17 PM]


Called in a HOG for my father, ARCHERY HUNT. by Timberstalker
[Today at 08:07:37 PM]


Remington 700 Hogue Stock by Jrzbullelk
[Today at 08:03:52 PM]


A few thoughts on mountain goat permits by shanevg
[Today at 08:00:24 PM]


Eberlestock pack by Jason
[Today at 07:56:49 PM]


When should you consider “all hope is lost?” by Mr Mykiss
[Today at 07:55:28 PM]


For Sale PSE Evolve by Vandal44
[Today at 07:55:00 PM]


Wilsons Buck of a lifetime by MonstroMuley
[Today at 07:54:23 PM]


Weyerhaeuser access by BigBuckBandit
[Today at 07:50:22 PM]


Machias' 2018 Idaho Bear Season by jasnt
[Today at 07:40:17 PM]


West side Turkey area? by STIKNSTRINGBOW
[Today at 07:37:27 PM]


Yeti Coolers by TriggerMike
[Today at 07:30:09 PM]


I suck at shed hunting by redi
[Today at 07:29:09 PM]


(VIDEO) Coastal steelhead and springer action! by Skillet
[Today at 07:24:52 PM]


18 Bull points by Magnum_Willys
[Today at 07:19:52 PM]


Fs Bushmaster AR 15 XM 15 E2S by huntnfmly
[Today at 07:02:50 PM]


WTS: Walther PPS .40 S&W PRICE DROP by WoodencrossIII
[Today at 06:50:31 PM]


Hogue 700 long action stocks by Oh Mah
[Today at 06:34:43 PM]


I drew Kapowsin Spring Bear.... Help? by Dan-o
[Today at 06:24:56 PM]


Bigshooter and Trapperguy22 NE WA Turkey Hunt 2018 by scotrobe
[Today at 06:22:39 PM]