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Offline buglebuster

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #120 on: October 28, 2023, 03:54:43 PM »
I can finally add to this thread after hitting it hard archery and muzzleloader season with close calls, I filled my multiseason tag this morning opening day of eastern rifle season! 
 



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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #121 on: October 28, 2023, 06:08:57 PM »
I can finally add to this thread after hitting it hard archery and muzzleloader season with close calls, I filled my multiseason tag this morning opening day of eastern rifle season! 
 



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You Sir - You have had a hell of a season, good job!

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #122 on: October 28, 2023, 06:40:50 PM »
Buglebuster is the man. Congrats sir on one hell of of year with the family. You are one hell of of a hunter with all your hunteesses making it happen!!!!! Proud of you sir!!!!

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #123 on: October 28, 2023, 07:15:22 PM »
Good work! Keep em coming

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #124 on: October 28, 2023, 09:43:52 PM »
My muzzy spike and the daughters modern spike from this morning.  Her 3rd bull in 4 years and she wasn’t able to hunt last year.  She’s on a good roll.

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #125 on: October 29, 2023, 11:09:37 AM »
The Limhangerslayer family is definitely surpassing the 4% elk harvest odds. You guys are consistently taking down elk in spike only units. Well down! And congratulations to your daughter on her 3rd elk!

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #126 on: October 29, 2023, 01:13:20 PM »
I can finally add to this thread after hitting it hard archery and muzzleloader season with close calls, I filled my multiseason tag this morning opening day of eastern rifle season! 
 



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Congratulations on your bull. I saw two spikes the day before the opener.
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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #127 on: October 29, 2023, 09:22:26 PM »
These Arizona bulls really make me want to draw there!  Congrats to you both and to all the others finding success back home.  Hoping for an MT meat bull in a few weeks.

I relocated from Roy, WA to Phoenix, AZ in 2021. I still hunt Washington, but started hunting Arizona. You can hunt AZ year round for something. Big Game into late February 2024. Very difficult to get drawn for any of their permits. Even a doe and cow permit is difficult, and they are giving out many permits. I would say equal to a Bull permit in WA for a buck or bull permit. AZ Fish and Game told me they had 33% more draw applications in 2022, than in 2021, because so many people want to hunt AZ.

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #128 on: October 29, 2023, 09:36:32 PM »
Arizona - 2023

I seen one like this in the back of a silver or white GMC or Chevy about 6 weeks ago driving south on the 17 into Phoenix. Antlers everywhere out the sides. I was happy for the hunter, knowing the effort it takes. Congratulations 🎈🎉🎊. Real cool.

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #129 on: October 30, 2023, 10:54:52 AM »
We took the opposite approach - with 20+ hours of driving from Arizona to Washington we were being as covert as possible. Blanket over the rack, truck top as low as we could make it go. All you could see was a cooler

With all the stories of antlers getting stolen we weren't taking any chances. First time in my life I haven't displayed it on the way home but i think that was the right move

Arizona - 2023

I seen one like this in the back of a silver or white GMC or Chevy about 6 weeks ago driving south on the 17 into Phoenix. Antlers everywhere out the sides. I was happy for the hunter, knowing the effort it takes. Congratulations 🎈🎉🎊. Real cool.

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #130 on: October 30, 2023, 12:43:02 PM »
Does Idaho count?  6th bull, but first spike!

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #131 on: October 30, 2023, 09:01:42 PM »
I’m definitely not an elk hunter so this was an experience.  Buddy killed a bigger bull.  2 bulls in 4 days and 1.5 days spent just packing meat.  I am completely exhausted.  New appreciation for dedicated elk hunters!  Wyoming.
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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #132 on: October 30, 2023, 09:08:24 PM »
I’m definitely not an elk hunter so this was an experience.  Buddy killed a bigger bull.  2 bulls in 4 days and 1.5 days spent just packing meat.  I am completely exhausted.  New appreciation for dedicated elk hunters!  Wyoming.
Did you learn your lesson :chuckle:

Oh buddy….

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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #133 on: November 01, 2023, 08:55:21 PM »
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Re: 2023 Elk Harvest Thread
« Reply #134 on: November 01, 2023, 08:56:05 PM »
Dads quality bull
Beautiful, congrats!


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