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Opening day
« on: September 12, 2021, 09:26:38 PM »
Quite day, couple bugles in the morning with no sighting but a bear at 25 yards.  Took off running.   Somewhat still/slow stalking the timber, heard a stick break twice, sure enough itís an elk, couldnít see head gear to make sure itís legal, sure enough see a main beam I figured heís a shooter, stepped out into the open at 25 yards, full pass thru, he ran out To 61 yards from me an tipped over.

Solo butcher an packout are brutal.  Donít wanna do that again. 





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Re: Opening day
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2021, 09:30:25 PM »
Awesome bull congrats!!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2021, 09:30:40 PM »
Heck of a job! Nice bull. Congrats!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2021, 09:56:59 PM »
Very nice. Congrats.

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2021, 10:18:22 PM »
Great Bull!  :tup:
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2021, 10:20:28 PM »
Well done
Great bull
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2021, 10:29:26 PM »
Congrats.  I did the same on a solo bull.  It was brutal.  Won't ever do that again.
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2021, 10:42:15 PM »
Thankx guys.   Much appreciate.


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Re: Opening day
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2021, 05:44:37 AM »
Wow...very nice bull...Special perm? If yes what one?

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2021, 06:16:10 AM »
Great bull!!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #10 on: September 13, 2021, 06:16:39 AM »
Dandy bullÖcongratulations!!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #11 on: September 13, 2021, 06:38:40 AM »
Wow! Huge thirds on that guy! Congratulations!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #12 on: September 13, 2021, 06:50:25 AM »
Wow, you have to be pumped!!  I bet the soreness is almost gone now, well worth the effort.  That is a great bull, congrats man.  I won't ask which unit, but looks like an eastside bull?
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2021, 06:56:28 AM »
Nice bull, congrats!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2021, 07:20:57 AM »
Great bull!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2021, 08:11:37 AM »
Great Bull!
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2021, 08:32:55 AM »
Beautiful, exactly what I needed to read this morning! Congrats!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #17 on: September 13, 2021, 08:33:46 AM »
Iím so beat.  So sore.  Plus Iím processing the elk at home with me wife, so we got work cut out for us.   An this is a west side bull, An itís not a special tag..  Thankx again guys.


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Re: Opening day
« Reply #18 on: September 13, 2021, 08:48:38 AM »
You hit it out of the park man!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #19 on: September 13, 2021, 08:50:45 AM »
Well done man, congrats  :tup:
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2021, 09:04:21 AM »
Awesome bull. Congrats!
I hear ya on the sore thing. I had the Mrs to help with my spike, and we both are sore all over. Getting an elk out at the young age of 56 is no easy task anymore.
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #21 on: September 13, 2021, 10:48:27 AM »
Wow!
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #22 on: September 13, 2021, 11:39:16 AM »
Right on thanks for sharing, great elk!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #23 on: September 13, 2021, 11:42:39 AM »
Great bull! Solo on elk are brutal for sure! Itís nice to have friends that will share in the pain lol
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #24 on: September 13, 2021, 12:21:08 PM »
Nice bull.
How far and at what elevation was the pack out?

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #25 on: September 13, 2021, 04:12:11 PM »
Awesome job Jrtishcuck!   That's a great bull.  I bet you were feeling it by the end of the night. :chuckle:
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #26 on: September 13, 2021, 04:23:44 PM »
That's a GREAT bull!! Congrats!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2021, 08:03:00 AM »
Damned nice Rosie!
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #28 on: September 22, 2021, 08:12:55 AM »
Awesome :tup:

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #29 on: September 22, 2021, 08:16:51 AM »
That's a ginormous Rosie.  Have you considered getting it scored? 

Congratulations and great job! :tup:

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #30 on: September 22, 2021, 11:52:41 AM »
Great bull!  Nice job!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #31 on: September 22, 2021, 01:58:16 PM »
Thatís a dandy Bull! Great job

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #32 on: September 23, 2021, 08:01:02 PM »
Sweet bull! Big ol thirds!
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #33 on: September 23, 2021, 08:26:56 PM »
Great bull!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #34 on: September 23, 2021, 09:25:48 PM »
Congrats on a very nice bull!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #35 on: September 24, 2021, 06:35:38 AM »
Beautiful rosie!!  Congratulations!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #36 on: September 24, 2021, 07:40:28 AM »
Good Job :tup:
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #37 on: September 24, 2021, 10:42:38 AM »
Dream Bull!!!!! Wow, nice job
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #38 on: September 24, 2021, 09:35:09 PM »
So I roughly scored the bull myself to the best abilities, n personally Iím faily new to hunting 5th year I believe, so idk how to read the scores or what it means.   I used the Boone an Crocket spread sheet. 
Grossed out at about 345 2/8
Final was 332 7/8.

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #39 on: September 25, 2021, 07:19:06 AM »
That's a total stud for the Westside of the mountains! Congrats!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #40 on: September 25, 2021, 09:04:33 PM »
Wow!

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #41 on: October 04, 2021, 07:15:45 AM »
Great Bull. Congratulations

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Re: Opening day
« Reply #42 on: October 04, 2021, 07:43:07 AM »
Sweet bull, congrats.
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Re: Opening day
« Reply #43 on: October 04, 2021, 07:48:45 PM »
Well Done,  And Done    :tup:

 


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