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Big Bull Elk Down Opening Morning!

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by tacomakid96, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. Sep 29, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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    tacomakid96

    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Well after 2 months of watching and living with this bull my dad and I got to lay the hammer down on Dagger "what I named him," I along with my dad have been watching this guy since July 23 he was with two other bulls one bigger and one smaller. It just so happened that he came to our calls first and my dad shot him at 20 feet. I watched this bull damn near every morning and night since we spotted him. It was one of the coolest elk hunts I have ever been on and it was one that I along with my dad will never forget. Heres some pics for some of you horn strokers:D

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    It was one hell of a hunt!
     
  2. Sep 29, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    225nontypical

    225nontypical ????????????

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    wow dude that is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! congrats on a great animal
     
  3. Sep 29, 2010 at 3:57 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Thanks man, Like you know there were alot of sleepless nights thinking about him.
     
  4. Sep 29, 2010 at 4:02 PM
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    Holy shit. you got him at 20ft??!!
    Not easy bringin one in that close. I had a big buck stand near me at 20ft snortin and stompin his foot lookin at me in near darkness and I pretty much almost shit my pants.
    Nice kill bro.!! and good damn time memories for years to come.
     
  5. Sep 29, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    Matic

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    btw. Looks like a clean spine shot. 300 win mag? 270?
     
  6. Sep 29, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    awesome man congrats.
     
  7. Sep 29, 2010 at 4:03 PM
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    That's awesome! Happy for the both of you. I bought a 340 Weatherby Mag back in 99' maybe 2000 for what would have been my first elk hunt and never went. I was looking for a 300 but this one was on sale for less. I sure would like to take time out and do it someday. Good job on a GREAT harvest!
     
  8. Sep 29, 2010 at 4:05 PM
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    great hunting buddy!!! damn good eatin too!!
     
  9. Sep 29, 2010 at 4:15 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    No, we used a .50 Cal muzzle loader
     
  10. Sep 29, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Thanks!! Ya our freezer is full we are having to give it away because I still have a elk hunt and 3 deer hunts left!!:eek:
     
  11. Sep 29, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    Nice: My hunt starts Oct 16 here in New Mexico. I was watching 9 bulls this morning 5 nice ones, but not as big as yours. Congrats
     
  12. Sep 29, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    hell yeah!! wish i was closer...i'd take some off your hands!:D
     
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    Awesome Elk! Nothing like the kind of dedication it takes to bag one of these the way you and your dad did it.
     
  14. Sep 29, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Nice Kill!!!
     
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    Awesome animal. Congratulations!!!
     
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    Wow dude, that's pretty awesome with a 50 muzzle loader. can you use sabots there?
     
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    duckcmdr If it flies it dies!!

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    Sweet... Nice elk
     
  18. Sep 29, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Ya we can use sabots, as of this year we can used copper plated sabots and they are kickass!
     
  19. Sep 29, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Thanks Chris and to all you others out there that know what kind of work goes into killing a animal like that:)
     
  20. Sep 29, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    That's a pretty good sized Bull. I'm assuming you got a special permit for this one since the general season doesn't start until this Saturday. Where do you hunt? I'll be going down to the Naches area this weekend for elk.
     
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