collapse

Advertisement


Author Topic: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread  (Read 35538 times)

Offline teanawayslayer

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2010
  • Posts: 3530
  • Location: Eastside
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #105 on: September 29, 2022, 06:51:49 AM »
Shot at my first non mature bull in my life. Slam dunk 8 yard shot
wonít have to worry about cubing those steaks  :chuckle:
Happiness is being in the woods!!!

Offline Matth

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2016
  • Posts: 563
  • Location: Battle ground
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #106 on: September 29, 2022, 02:55:29 PM »
Great animals guys!!!

Offline zwickeyman

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+16)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Nov 2014
  • Posts: 1229
  • Location: Victor Idaho
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #107 on: September 29, 2022, 03:04:05 PM »
Shot at my first non mature bull in my life. Slam dunk 8 yard shot
wonít have to worry about cubing those steaks  :chuckle:

Fewer 5 mile trips to the truck too!!
The mountains are calling and I must go

Offline The100Road

  • Business Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+9)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Dec 2010
  • Posts: 1011
  • Location: Westside
    • https://m.facebook.com/Rowdengamecalls/
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #108 on: September 29, 2022, 08:17:22 PM »
I tagged out on my Washington State muzzy bull elk special permit yesterday. I missed a bigger 6x6 opening morning at 147 yards and had another very close encounter Tuesday morning. We camped up in the wilderness for the first few days and hiked like Iíve never hiked before, after some of my hunting party had to take off, My brother Chad and I decided to check out a different area of the unit that an archery tag permit holder told me about. Walking up the trail In super stealth mode, Chad started making some soft cow calls as we walked. We stopped to take a breather and heard a branch snap. We look up the trail 60 yards and my bull steps out. Doesnít see us or even look our way. He crosses the trail and we lose sight. Chad says ďitís a bull and I think heís a good 5Ē I start sneaking up to rest on a tree and the bull turns around and steps back out onto the trail!

Chad does a quick cow call to stop him. I put my open sights right behind the shoulder and pull the trigger. With the smoke itís hard to see, but immediately felt like it was a good hit. We walk up to where the elk was and find pink frothy blood. It was a double lung hit. We start tracking blood for about 70 yards to the edge of a VERY steep and deep canyon. We are terrified that he went down to the bottom. We look down the trail that runs along the top of a cliff and I spot him. There he laid. He didnít go down the canyon.

My brother and I celebrate. I feel like my dad was with me at that point. I feel it come over me. I could feel him there with us. Chad and I spent the next 6 hours packing him back to the truck.

He wasnít the ĒmounterĒ I was after on day one of the hunt, but I feel like I put in a ton of hard work on this hunt and am very happy with how it turned out. Itís exactly how my dad would have written it up.

I had some amazing people help me more than they know. This was a hard hunt for me, but with their encouragement and willingness to share knowledge, I always had hope.

Thank you to Chad, Jason, Brady, Jerry Cella Ross Sharp Tom Johnson Scott Frick


Offline Dan-o

  • Past Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+23)
  • Explorer
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2010
  • Posts: 15239
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #109 on: September 29, 2022, 10:56:11 PM »
Excellent!!!      :tup: :tup:
Member:   Yakstrakgutp (or whatever we are)
I love the BFRO!!!
I wonder how many people will touch their nose to their screen trying to read this...

Offline bow boy

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 57
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #110 on: September 30, 2022, 01:36:00 AM »
I was lucky enough to harvest my first elk here in NE Wa. He came in silent on the fourth day of my solo hunt. I was able to send my buddy a message and he came out for the pack out.

Offline bow boy

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 57
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #111 on: September 30, 2022, 01:36:45 AM »
More pics

Offline jasnt

  • ELR junkie
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Feb 2010
  • Posts: 6349
  • Location: deer park
  • Out shooting
  • Groups: WSTA
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #112 on: September 30, 2022, 05:50:04 AM »
I was lucky enough to harvest my first elk here in NE Wa. He came in silent on the fourth day of my solo hunt. I was able to send my buddy a message and he came out for the pack out.
Congrats on great hunt and a pack out with a great friend.   Ne elk are not easy to come by
243Round ht ct. 215
243 #2 78

300wm 718

The commission shall attempt to maximize the public recreational game fishing and hunting opportunities of all citizens, including juvenile, disabled, and senior citizens.
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=77.04.012

Offline borntoslay

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jun 2010
  • Posts: 320
  • Location: in and around spokane/tri cities
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #113 on: September 30, 2022, 07:09:54 AM »
More pics
Nice work, is that Samong? Looks just like him. Watch his videos on the tube sometimes. Good stuff

Sent from my SM-G990U using Tapatalk

(  .  )(  .  )

Offline bow boy

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 57
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #114 on: September 30, 2022, 05:32:39 PM »
More pics
Nice work, is that Samong? Looks just like him. Watch his videos on the tube sometimes. Good stuff

Sent from my SM-G990U using Tapatalk

Yes, that is Samong 

Offline Ridgeratt

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+10)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2008
  • Posts: 4916
  • IBEW 73 (Retired) Burden on the working class.
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #115 on: September 30, 2022, 05:54:46 PM »
Bow Boy you look sort of familiar. Congrats on your success!!   :tup:

Offline Gobble Doc

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Apr 2010
  • Posts: 2659
  • Location: Snohomish, WA
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #116 on: September 30, 2022, 11:11:56 PM »
Boy boy, you do look familiar!

Offline dreamingbig

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2007
  • Posts: 2656
  • Location: Mukilteo, WA
2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #117 on: October 01, 2022, 06:38:44 PM »
MT cow elk taken at 14 yards.  #tagtofreezeer




Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
« Last Edit: October 01, 2022, 08:08:47 PM by dreamingbig »
@mukbowhunt
Avid Bowhunter
Maxxis 35 / Trykon XL

Offline Gutpile

  • Gaseous horribulous stinkusis
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 4475
  • Location: Spokane Valley
    • https://www.facebook.com/mark.farrell.142?ref=tn_tnmn
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #118 on: October 02, 2022, 05:31:22 AM »
muzzleloder opener

Y.A.R. Gold Member

Offline full choke

  • Non-Hunting & Covid-19 Topics
  • Trade Count: (+11)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2009
  • Posts: 2092
  • Location: Maple Valley
Re: 2022 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #119 on: October 02, 2022, 09:12:49 AM »
 :tup:
"If you think our wars over oil are bad, wait until we are fighting over water..."

 


* Advertisement

* Recent Topics

WTS Snowmobile Gear by huntandjeep
[Today at 02:11:07 PM]


Delete by Bigshooter
[Today at 02:10:11 PM]


Chiliwist Late Archery by WildBear
[Today at 02:04:11 PM]


Ruger American .243 ( SOLD) by Tenkara
[Today at 01:59:41 PM]


Summer Sausage - Step by step by cooltimber
[Today at 01:57:55 PM]


Who reports to the game commission by buckfvr
[Today at 01:43:03 PM]


Waterfowl Gear Sale! by DuckSlapper
[Today at 01:26:44 PM]


Mcnary Duck Hunting by DuckSlapper
[Today at 01:24:17 PM]


Garage Clean out by twolabs
[Today at 01:17:26 PM]


Daughter got it done in Montana this week by blackveltbowhunter
[Today at 12:44:01 PM]


Montana bound 11/18. (Deer Down) by bearhunter99
[Today at 12:28:56 PM]


A FEW NICE POKES WITH MY .223 by Thermal Predator Control
[Today at 12:11:07 PM]


My Grandpaís 1938 Bench Leg Buck by pianoman9701
[Today at 11:59:17 AM]


Drew Chiwawa late tag by Igor
[Today at 11:58:16 AM]


WTS Tikka Roughtech by tgray
[Today at 11:05:48 AM]


North Cascades Grizzly Reintroduction by Fidelk
[Today at 09:35:07 AM]


Wolf? by Slenk
[Today at 08:52:58 AM]


2022 Montana hunt in the books. by Gentrys
[Today at 08:21:49 AM]


Hens by greenhead_killer
[Today at 07:45:57 AM]


Wings by boneaddict
[Today at 07:32:28 AM]

SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2022, SimplePortal