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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #30 on: June 10, 2018, 05:37:44 PM »
The Pe ell are is famous for small horns.  BUT occasionally a big one is spotted.  Big being 300.
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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #31 on: June 10, 2018, 09:42:13 PM »
My partner and i scouted 506 last year before everything was shut down for fire danger. We saw probably 8-10 bulls in 3 days and not one was above a big 4x4. they had some growing to do still but nothing near even 200.

Damn I am in.  10 bulls in 3 days!!  It's going to be a Hunt-Wa Bonanza, a legit circus.  The Blues has nothing on the 506.
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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #32 on: June 11, 2018, 08:32:39 AM »
270 inch bulls! A few tips? ;) :dunno: ;) :dunno: ;) :dunno: ;) :dunno:
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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #33 on: June 11, 2018, 02:45:55 PM »
maybe over judging, but if even off 30" i wouldn't go anywhere else in the 506 than the spot your goin !   :yike:

Holy crap Kenny Rocks. 




270” in 506!!  yep someone is smoking the good stuff. 
These king pierce guys are a hoot.

PS Grundy you don’t count due to the 320” you got on the elk prairie.  LOL.

 

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #34 on: June 11, 2018, 05:27:17 PM »
maybe over judging, but if even off 30" i wouldn't go anywhere else in the 506 than the spot your goin !   :yike:

Holy crap Kenny Rocks. 




270” in 506!!  yep someone is smoking the good stuff. 
These king pierce guys are a hoot.

PS Grundy you don’t count due to the 320” you got on the elk prairie.  LOL.

 
Heck you would have to put 3 or 4 of my raghorns together to hit 320" lol.

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #35 on: June 11, 2018, 07:00:05 PM »
I had 3 bulls in my truck this year from down that way. They all didn’t add up to 270 and we never saw one close.

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #36 on: June 12, 2018, 07:54:07 AM »
i've never even shot a bull that scored over 65" :'(
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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #37 on: June 12, 2018, 09:34:44 AM »
 :tup:

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #38 on: June 12, 2018, 02:24:57 PM »
506 has been slower than ever the last few years due to the hoof rot. Williams Creek (673) seems to hold the most stable elk population in the sw at the moment. purchase an AFM permit and get up high, not alot of big bulls but plenty of legal bulls up there.

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #39 on: June 12, 2018, 02:39:42 PM »
When you see a 270 bull in the 506..

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #40 on: June 12, 2018, 02:46:52 PM »
What do u all think of the $435 permit fossel creek gate key  sells in 506?
A $350 Weyerhaeuser access permit is required, but they're sold out.

You've been in Fossil Creek before.  You asked the same question a few years ago, and got a lot of good info from that post.  I never did get a response to my PM after helping either.  Just sayin'.

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #41 on: June 12, 2018, 02:58:50 PM »
When you see a 270 bull in the 506..
LMAO!!!

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #42 on: June 12, 2018, 03:01:22 PM »
Once upon a time.... 30 years ago.
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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #43 on: June 12, 2018, 07:55:36 PM »
Sounds like a trophy area. I better start hunting down there because it doesn't require a draw!

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Re: GMU 506 Willapa Hills
« Reply #44 on: June 13, 2018, 12:00:18 PM »
What i thought was 270 is more like 170...sorry for the unintentional false info.
I took a few on OL test and now i learned i was was off.  Sorry.
When you see a 270 bull in the 506..
LMAO!!!