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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #15 on: July 22, 2020, 05:59:46 PM »
The bull tag will probably be the easier tag to fill anyway, unless you're picky on what size bull you'll take. So I'd do the bull hunt first and hope you end up with time to hunt Rimrock for a cow after the bull tag is filled.

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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #16 on: July 22, 2020, 06:11:32 PM »
I partly disagree  :yeah:

Not familiar with your season dates, but if the bull permit starts the same time/same unit that general does....I would hunt for a few days on the cow(could be easy 1 day kill) then after all the weekend warriors leave after the first 3-4 days in the bull unit, hunt it hard.

I had an archery permit 2 years ago, and the action got much better after most of the general guys left.

There is no general archery season in Naches. So the bull tag takes the cake.. Rimrock is a zoo during archery.

That bull tag can be filled on day one or on the last day. Do it justice. Good luck.

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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #17 on: July 22, 2020, 06:24:01 PM »
Fill the cow tag first, they eat better :chuckle: Sounds like a great season ahead for the both of you. Have fun, enjoy it and YES bull first

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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #18 on: July 24, 2020, 09:22:47 AM »
Thanks for the feedback everyone. I appreciate the PM's as well and will definitely use some of the advice given. This will be only my second time with a bull tag so hoping to absolutely make the best of it. I spent a week in July in LN with a little hiking and a little road intell. Saw between 50 and 60 elk in that time period with a few of them being spikes and three branch antlered bulls. Only one of the bulls took immediate action to vacate my presence, the other two looked more curious if anything.
Definitely looking forward to this hunt. As to what I am willing to shoot, I would expect that my standards will lower as the hunt progresses, but what I told the wife is I wouldn't shoot either of the curious ones on day one. :chuckle:

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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #19 on: July 24, 2020, 09:26:43 AM »
Just hope they are bugling
 had that Peaches tag for archery a few years back and couldnt connect
cant work them if they arent vocal
dont discount walking the dirt bike trails around sand creek ,  the elk do
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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2020, 10:24:27 AM »
100% fill the cow tag first while season is early, you'll have time for the bull tag as well. Go with your gut!

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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2020, 06:03:46 PM »
you can call early season elk for sure . go slower and expect them to come in silent. I recommend finding a copy of jim horn jrs calling early season elk . it will give you a good understanding of how early calling works. as well as remembering once those bulls drop off those tops in there you will seldom get them to back track. get on there level .
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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #22 on: July 28, 2020, 06:05:37 AM »
I vote bull tag first.
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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #23 on: August 15, 2020, 10:46:03 PM »
I say cow first week. Bull second week. PM sent.

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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2020, 11:58:24 AM »
Quick update-Bull tag filled but not having any luck getting on cows in Rimrock. If anyone has suggestions....
pictures of bull to follow when we get home.

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Re: Looking for feedback
« Reply #25 on: September 22, 2020, 12:56:18 PM »
just sent you a PM

 


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