Elk hunting has arrived!

swagler85 Posted By swagler85, Sep 14, 2012 at 7:33 AM

  1. swagler85

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    Well season is apron us and I am halfways across the country about to set out after an elk. Got about half a days drive left then we embark on the hunt!
     
  2. Gary_602z

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    Hope you are not the "apron" wearer with the boys out in the boonies!:)

    Gary
     
  3. loon

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    Have a good hunt swagler ;) Hope ya took the camera :cool:

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  4. Backwoods Savage

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    Best of luck to you.
     
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    Especially about half way thru the hunt......................Good luck on the hunt, shoot straight!!!!!
     
  6. bogydave

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    Good luck, keep your powder dry. (Paper too :) )
     
  7. DexterDay

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    Good luck and cant wait for some pics. Montana is a beautiful place (it was Montana, right?).
     
  8. swagler85

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    Well made it back from the elk hunting trip and had a blast. Amazing country out there to see, lots of wildlife and elk were there! Had an awesome two week hunt, passed up a few really good bulls early in the hunt. And had a giant elk come running right at us as we were in the middle of an open valley trying to get around the elk. That thing came right up to us to see what we were. Ended up rushing the shot and sent an arrow right over its back.I was bummed but excited to have the experience. Then an hour later had this one do almost the same thing, he came over a ridge as we were walking below it and came closer to see what was down there. He came into rangeand I took my time on this one and drew my bow and settled the pin behind his shoulder and let it rip. He ran up over the ridge and piled up. What an amazing experience it was out there.
     
  9. fossil

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    Maybe trade some elk meat for a new pair of jeans. :rolleyes:

    Nice shot, good looking rack. Good stories for years to come, I'm sure...not to mention some good eatin'!
     
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    Great pics, brother! I plan on an elk trip out to Montana someday. My buddy, who died from cancer several years ago, went out every year with a big group from our area. I had made plans to go with him several times but never followed through. I wish I would have now that he is gone. We're gonna do a trip in memory of him in a year or two. Glad you cashed in, nice looking bull, lots of good eating ahead too!
     
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  11. swagler85

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    Yeah cant wait to eat some of those steaks! Elk is great meat and I have a lot of it now.
     
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    Elk chili....m-m-m-m-m!!
     
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  13. swagler85

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    Some Chili may be in order for later.
     
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  14. DexterDay

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    Thats a fine Elk! Sounds like a great time....

    Don't forget the pics of the food! We love pics of food, as much as anything else ;)

    (I know I asked you previously, where abouts in Ohio? I work in Cleveland and live near Wellington. I am also of the younger population here. Have a couple pair of pants just like yours :))
     
  15. swagler85

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    From Canton, Wife loves the pants too much to get rid of em.
     
  16. Backwoods Savage

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    Congratulations on a fine elk hunt Swagler. Enjoy that meat.
     
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    Chili was amazing! chili.jpg
     
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  18. fossil

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    I hate you. <> Overnight me a bagful packed in dry ice and we can be friends again. ;lol
     
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    You SONOFAGUN.......that looks delicious! Ohio ain't all that far, I could be out there to Canton in a couple of hours............lol
     
  20. DexterDay

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    Im less than an hour. My invite must have been lost in the mail.... Not the 1st time its happened :(
     
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  21. osagebow

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    Great story - congrats! Should've worked the jeans into a hand -to -hoof knife fight story, though!
     
  22. ScotO

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    Don't worry, we'll get a group together soon. And, for the love of all things good, we're building fires and we're COOKIN'!
     
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