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Offline Wacenturion

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An Old Warrior
« on: December 05, 2017, 07:03:40 PM »
Come to realize after buying my property in 2015, that elk, specifically bulls, winter on my place.  Talking to a neighbor it has been that way ever since he has resided in the area for the past 26 years.

Couple bulls showed up last night and then again this afternoon.  This guy appears to have been around for the block a few times.
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2017, 07:08:00 PM »
Looks very tired, females can do that to males. :chuckle:
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2017, 07:16:53 PM »
 :yike: yeah looks like he's had a gnarly fight many times. :tup:
« Last Edit: December 05, 2017, 07:22:25 PM by csaaphill »
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2017, 07:47:37 PM »
Awesome looking bull!


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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2017, 08:04:02 PM »
Well what a bonus to the property. Last guy looks
Tired

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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2017, 08:44:49 PM »
That'd be awesome to have a backyard with wintering big bulls year after year. That would never get old and be nice to see the progression and regression.
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2017, 08:50:11 PM »
Well what a bonus to the property. Last guy looks
Tired

Same bull...last night and this afternoon.  Here's one of the others that was with him.
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2017, 08:53:33 PM »
What are you bringing them in with?
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2017, 01:08:43 PM »
Do they stay there till their antlers drop off? Those sheds would be cool to pick up!  :tup:

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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 05:43:50 PM »
Do they stay there till their antlers drop off? Those sheds would be cool to pick up!  :tup:


Yes, hstorically for the most part, on me or adjacent property.  However they spend most of the time on me. :tup:   Last year some still packing mid March...see first picture, one with and one without.  They (12-14 bulls) stayed well into April as second photo shows new growth energing.   Last photo shows cows and perhaps a calf or two late June last year.
« Last Edit: December 08, 2017, 05:49:14 PM by Wacenturion »
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2017, 06:12:24 PM »
Do they stay there till their antlers drop off? Those sheds would be cool to pick up!  :tup:


Yes, hstorically for the most part, on me or adjacent property.  However they spend most of the time on me. :tup:   Last year some still packing mid March...see first picture, one with and one without.  They (12-14 bulls) stayed well into April as second photo shows new growth energing.   Last photo shows cows and perhaps a calf or two late June last year.

Show us some bone porn.  :chuckle:
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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #11 on: December 09, 2017, 10:18:28 AM »


Thanks for sharing

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Re: An Old Warrior
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2017, 09:31:26 PM »
Beautiful animals...thank you for sharing!

 

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