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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #240 on: September 20, 2021, 08:07:02 AM »
Awesome write up, especially what was going through your head, that is hard to convey at times.  Bull of a lifetime for sure and in our state that is supposedly not known for great elk hunting!  Yeah, it would have been easier to whack one closer, but you stuck with your plan and especially liked that you were not stuck on one particular bull and shot the one that felt right at the time.

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #241 on: September 20, 2021, 08:28:50 AM »
Awesome bull! Thank you for taking the time to share all the parts of your story!

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #242 on: September 20, 2021, 08:35:16 AM »
Congratulations on a true giant! Great bull, enjoyed the story.
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #243 on: September 20, 2021, 09:17:21 AM »
Perfect Bull!  Congratulations  :tup:
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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #244 on: September 20, 2021, 09:24:01 AM »
Thanks for all the compliments.

That totally took the sting out of the 2017 hunt and eating the tag. The monkey is off my back. I am 100% content and don’t ever need to do that hunt again.

I would like to do it again though. ;)
Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #245 on: September 20, 2021, 09:25:29 AM »
It’s going to be hard to top that one! Congrats and thanks for sharing your adventures!

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #246 on: September 20, 2021, 09:55:54 AM »
What can I say that hasn’t already been said, “yeah that” to all the comments!! Priceless !!  Congrats!
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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #247 on: September 20, 2021, 10:26:51 AM »
Wow. Great animal and write up   :tup:

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #248 on: September 20, 2021, 10:32:25 AM »
Sounds like a fantastic hunt! Congratulations on finding a beautiful bull!

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #249 on: September 20, 2021, 10:39:24 AM »
Awesome experience! Thanks for letting us tag along and congrats on an amazing animal!  :tup:

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #250 on: September 20, 2021, 11:22:34 AM »
cant wait for the video

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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #251 on: September 20, 2021, 11:50:37 AM »
Here is a screen shot of the video.

Pain is temporary, achieving the goal is worth it.

I didn't say it would be easy, I said it would be worth it.

Every father should remember that one day his children will follow his example instead of his advice.


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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #252 on: September 20, 2021, 12:12:57 PM »
uuggghhh, I keep hitting play and nothing is happening!!          :chuckle: :chuckle:  OK, that's the ultimate tease!!
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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #253 on: September 20, 2021, 12:18:17 PM »
Oh goodness, post it!  LOL
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Re: 2021 EAST ELK RAFFLE!!!
« Reply #254 on: September 20, 2021, 12:24:37 PM »
Awesome bull, awesome story.. congrats
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