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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #225 on: January 08, 2021, 08:49:43 AM »
Weird late season bull(?), was his plumbing normal?  Thanks

Are you referencing the spike from bigbds61? Spikes frequently don't shed their velvet. Mine from Idaho also had velvet on the tips of both antlers. Dad's spike from last year didn't shed any velvet at all.
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #226 on: January 08, 2021, 09:04:30 AM »
Weird late season bull(?), was his plumbing normal?  Thanks

Are you referencing the spike from bigbds61? Spikes frequently don't shed their velvet. Mine from Idaho also had velvet on the tips of both antlers. Dad's spike from last year didn't shed any velvet at all.
yep a very common thing.
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #227 on: January 08, 2021, 10:41:28 AM »
Yup.  Plumbing was all normal.  He was the only bull with 15 to 20 cows.
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #228 on: January 08, 2021, 10:58:27 AM »
Have taken a few, helped with more and looked at a bunch in the south east, have not seen it, ever, on the dry side.  Thanks for the reply

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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #229 on: January 08, 2021, 02:44:59 PM »
First time hunting elk in Idaho.  Not what I was looking for as I saw a couple shooters during archery season with no luck but went back during rifle season and got some meat for the freezers.  I have my Idaho Panhandle A tag for 2021 so I will be looking to improve on it.

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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #230 on: January 08, 2021, 04:47:33 PM »
It was a 350 yard down hill drag in 12" of snow so really not too bad.  Worse part was climbing up to him.  It was a steep clearcut.

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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #231 on: January 08, 2021, 05:37:33 PM »
Great Great thread and congrats to all !!!!!!! :IBCOOL:
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #232 on: January 16, 2021, 08:05:18 AM »
 :tup: all. grats to all.
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #233 on: March 25, 2021, 07:06:13 AM »
Some good bulls from last year, congrats to all!  We didn't see any big blue mountains bulls, are they really all gone or are people holding out??  It's permit time, anyone have any blues photo's??
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #234 on: March 25, 2021, 08:47:43 AM »
Read the thread from a few months back about blues bulls it’s abysmal.

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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #235 on: May 06, 2021, 12:19:47 PM »
Better late than never

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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #236 on: May 06, 2021, 02:30:56 PM »
Nice work. Those Roosevelts sure are cool animals.
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #237 on: May 06, 2021, 04:07:26 PM »
Better late than never
congrats. Man that bull couldn’t have expired in a better spot!
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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #238 on: May 07, 2021, 07:20:24 AM »
Better late than never
congrats. Man that bull couldn’t have expired in a better spot!


Well.  That was about 5 miles from the gate, so it could have been a little better 😉😂😂😂.  Thank you

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Re: 2020 elk harvest
« Reply #239 on: May 07, 2021, 11:56:04 AM »
No power for retrieval?  Did you have a buddy with a horse and a two wheel cart?  Very nice!!!

 


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