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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 Hunt Update Thread
« on: September 24, 2021, 09:19:37 AM »
A little late on this, but we hunted the 8th through the 13th. It was HOT! Got on a couple different herds of elk, but nothing was vocal at all. My guess is that was due to the heat, but that's just a guess. These seemed to be unpressured elk. We found them in areas with no hunting pressure at all, so I don't think they should have been call shy. Anyway, no luck in filling the tag. On to rifle season!

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Sounds like a heck of an experience! Just a guess, but maybe there was a hot cow in there and neither bull was going to leave that cow to come fight you? I think stalking in was probably the only option that was going to work if that was the case.

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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 Elk Meat Pole
« on: September 24, 2021, 09:11:03 AM »
Elk Hunt 2021 turned into bear hunt 2021, we ended up seeing 7 bears over 12 days of hunting, none of us had ever killed a bear. I shot mine at around 125 yards with a 30-06, my brother shot his at 23 yards with a bow and dad shot his at 12 ft with a muzzleloader. We were into the elk but wasn't able to close the deal. The first week we were invaded by 4 hunter new to hunting elk, they played pure havoc on our hunting. We had a 6x6 at 25 yards in a stream when the local farmer ran about 30 head of beef cows over the top of us, several other close calls. My brother ended up shooting this bull after our friend had already shot it twice.


Sounds like a heck of a hunt resebo! You guys came home with a bunch of meat!

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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 Elk Meat Pole
« on: September 24, 2021, 09:10:16 AM »
New Mexico Bull from last Friday. 15 yard frontal. Someone had taken a shot at him the week before and centered that shoulder knuckle. Maybe that's the reason he was so pissed off that morning. 11 months to prepare for next year....


Wow, heck of a season SJL! Congrats on a second great bull.




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Hunting Gear / Re: New scope
« on: September 22, 2021, 06:56:06 AM »
I think that a lot of that is shooting loads that have been tailored to that specific rifle. Very
Consistent if I do my part. Glad I had powder,primers,and bullets squirreled away as finding reloading materials are quite the adventure these days.


You aren't kidding!!! I feel like it's been a while now since we could find stuff readily available.

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Hunting Gear / Re: New scope
« on: September 21, 2021, 07:30:54 AM »
Good to hear Randy! Sounds like your gun is a shooter as well  :upthumb:

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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 Hunt Update Thread
« on: September 19, 2021, 08:40:43 AM »
We hunted the 8th through 13th. Got on elk a couple of times but never got a shot. The elk were silent in both cases. It was HOT, which I am thinking had something to do with the elk being so quiet.

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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 Elk Meat Pole
« on: September 14, 2021, 07:33:25 AM »
Congrats Elk Noob and SJL2012!!!  :thewave:

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General Elk Hunting / Re: arrow penetration on big bull
« on: September 14, 2021, 07:30:51 AM »
Any luck?

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I think there are a bunch of us who are right there with you as far as the dreams go!


Good luck to you!!! Keep us posted on how it goes.

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Awesome!!!


Did you ever get anyone to join along with you?

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Hunting Gear / Re: Age catching up with me
« on: August 23, 2021, 08:36:31 AM »
Nice addition Randy! We have rented those a few times and the convenience is tough to beat. Once it's loaded up, it doesn't take long to get the thing set or pack up and leave. It really allowed us to be mobile and move camp if we needed, which would never happen with a wall tent.

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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 meat pole?
« on: August 22, 2021, 07:16:27 AM »
Sounds great, good luck!!!!

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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 meat pole?
« on: August 21, 2021, 07:41:04 AM »
Awesome, good luck Jason! What dates are you heading out?

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General Elk Hunting / Re: 2021 meat pole?
« on: August 19, 2021, 07:13:43 AM »
Thanks for the reminder Jason! Just got it put up.


Where are you hunting this year? You back in Colorado?

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