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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #25 on: October 16, 2017, 09:23:25 AM »
What a great story. Congratulations.
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #26 on: October 16, 2017, 09:33:21 AM »
What an adventure and great result. Congrats on a beautiful animal.
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #27 on: October 16, 2017, 10:45:18 AM »
Thanks for posting, great story and blessing.  Congratulations and enjoy the meat.

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #28 on: October 16, 2017, 10:48:42 AM »
 :yeah:

Awesome!
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #29 on: October 16, 2017, 11:33:54 AM »
Hope I get a bull as good as that. 

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #30 on: October 16, 2017, 11:34:29 AM »
Excellent story and adventure, I'm jealous.

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #31 on: October 16, 2017, 11:47:49 AM »
Great story and bull!

Congratulations!
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #32 on: October 16, 2017, 02:56:58 PM »
Congrats on the bull and great write up! 👍


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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #33 on: October 16, 2017, 03:40:24 PM »
Again, I feel incredibly blessed to have experienced this hunt with my dad and best friend and to fill the freezer of a couple families at the same time.  I look forward to thinking back on those 9 days spent elk hunting when I cook up an elk steak dinner or glance at the antlers on the wall. 

First and foremost, thank you to my dad, Elksnout and my best bud, Cory for making it the priority to share his hunt with me.  Big thank you to several forum members for their advice, especially Teanawayslayer.  Heath, your offers to help and provide answers to my questions really inspire me to pay it forward someday. 

Now c'mon WDFW, give my dad this tag next year so we can go back for round #2!
any time Dane! Congrats again on your bull!
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #34 on: October 16, 2017, 08:42:05 PM »
Great story of your hunt with family and friends. Thank you for posting your hunt for us!

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #35 on: October 16, 2017, 09:06:20 PM »
Dad here. Great recap of the hunt buddy boy. As mentioned, every aspect of the hunt was perfect. I'm at a point in my life where I have more years behind me than in front. I've been elk hunting this state since I was fourteen years old and have waited a lifetime for a hunt such as this one!! 

Thank you to all of the forum members who assisted with information and advise prior to the hunt. It was pure perseverance that got this done and you're all part of that team. Thank you.

I will say this...as a father it doesn't get any better than to watch your young gun harvest an animal no matter the size. I'll never tire of that. I couldn't have been more excited if I had pulled the trigger myself.

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #36 on: October 16, 2017, 09:40:27 PM »
I am jealous, not only a great hunt but you were able to share it with dad.  Nothing better. I would frame those pictures and hang them at home.

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #37 on: October 17, 2017, 06:09:23 AM »
Great read. Sounds like the perfect hunt. Congrats!

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #38 on: October 17, 2017, 10:28:53 AM »
Love the pick with the Tag "cutouts"!!
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #39 on: October 17, 2017, 11:13:19 AM »
awesome adventure!!!

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #40 on: October 17, 2017, 11:17:00 AM »
 :tup: nice work fellas
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #41 on: October 17, 2017, 03:26:39 PM »
Great story!!!

And it's about family and friends!!!!

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #42 on: October 17, 2017, 03:56:49 PM »
Huge congrats.  Love your excitement on this hunt :tup:
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #43 on: October 17, 2017, 04:17:03 PM »
Great bull and hunt👍 congrats


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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #44 on: October 17, 2017, 05:54:36 PM »
Exactly what I dream of someday; thanks for an amazing write up.  That pic of your dad giving you a hug damn near brings a tear to my eye.  Talk about the highs of all highs.

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #45 on: October 17, 2017, 08:00:09 PM »
That's a really great spot, nice bull.

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #46 on: October 19, 2017, 11:57:21 AM »
Best write up I've read this year. Thanks and congrats!

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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #47 on: October 19, 2017, 12:49:59 PM »
So well done, I felt like I was there with You.  :tup:
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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #48 on: October 20, 2017, 04:26:09 PM »
Awesome story Elkfever! I enjoyed every second of it...felt like I was there. Congratulations!


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Re: Elkfever's Peaches Ridge Hunt
« Reply #49 on: October 20, 2017, 06:16:41 PM »
Thanks you all for the kind words.  I wish everyone the best of luck in the upcoming rifle season.  Notched tag or not, please share your stories.  The hunting stories through words and pictures have been my favorite part of this forum over the years. 

 

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