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Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« on: October 28, 2020, 06:10:37 AM »
So my dad finally got a bull tag.  Weve hunted the same area of the Nile for as long as I can remember.  Unfortunately his health took a turn this last year so were limited on how far off the road we can get.  Weve been at it scouting and hunting for 6 days now and cant find anything in our usual areas.  Never seen it so dead.  So Im reaching out if someone can help.  Its probably his last year so Id love to find anything with antlers. 
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2020, 06:18:04 AM »
Sorry to hear this, I know exactly how you are feeling.  I sure hope one of these guys on hear can help you pronto, I used up most my vacation and really don't know much about the nile.  How about RTspring????  Good luck, I really am pulling for you guys.
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2020, 07:00:59 AM »
Sorry to hear this, I know exactly how you are feeling.  I sure hope one of these guys on hear can help you pronto, I used up most my vacation and really don't know much about the nile.  How about RTspring????  Good luck, I really am pulling for you guys.

Wish I could help, but I know very little about the Nile.   
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2020, 07:05:39 AM »
Sorry to hear this, I know exactly how you are feeling.  I sure hope one of these guys on hear can help you pronto, I used up most my vacation and really don't know much about the nile.  How about RTspring????  Good luck, I really am pulling for you guys.

Wish I could help, but I know very little about the Nile.
RT, is that road that goes up by the bat caves in the nile?  If you go over the bridge, head towards the caves and take that fs road to the left and head up? 
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2020, 07:28:12 AM »
Sorry to hear this, I know exactly how you are feeling.  I sure hope one of these guys on hear can help you pronto, I used up most my vacation and really don't know much about the nile.  How about RTspring????  Good luck, I really am pulling for you guys.

Wish I could help, but I know very little about the Nile.
RT, is that road that goes up by the bat caves in the nile?  If you go over the bridge, head towards the caves and take that fs road to the left and head up?

Yep, I believe 410 is the boundary.  Not a 100 percent though
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2020, 07:38:08 AM »
Does your Dad have the Goose Prairie Bull tag ?
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2020, 07:49:47 AM »
Been years since I hunted the nile.....love that place.  Really hope you can find someone to help out so your dad can kill a bull.  When we did hunt it we spend a lot of time on the top jeep tails that connect all the main arteries.  I believe it was the 696 roads?????  but don't quote me.  This use to be one of the migratory routes that lead straight to Oak Creek where they winter.  Someone that hunts it...please correct me if I am wrong, it has been a few years since I've been up there.   :tup:

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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2020, 07:52:06 AM »
Hoping this works out and you guys can connect on a bull.
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2020, 07:53:42 AM »
I'm certainly no expert on the Nile unit but have hunted it a bit. Maybe try the area north of Little Rattlesnake Creek above Coral and Soda Spring meadows?  Area is a little more open and may have a better chance at spotting something from a glassing point.  Saw some smaller bulls in that area last year.  Or possibly some glassing points along the bluffs above 410? 
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2020, 04:07:49 PM »
Thanks for the responses.  Yes its the goose prairie tag.  Border is 410.  I was hoping last weekends snow would push them into the neighborhood.  I did quite a bit of hiking around the wilderness boundary and saw very few track in the snow.  Snows gone now and its summer weather up here.
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Re: Bull tag help in the Nile for the old man
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2020, 04:25:52 PM »
I know where some bulls were 3 weeks ago during ML season, but not sure if they are still there.  But you'd need stock to get your dad back there.  PM me if you want info.


 


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