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Dad's first elk

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Unread 10-15-2006, 03:50 PM
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Too cool Shawn !

I reckon if my Dad was still around I would be trying to get him into longrange shooting as he was a good hunter and liked his rifles.

Mighty proud for your dad and you , thanks for the story and pix .

Jim B.
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Unread 10-15-2006, 06:02 PM
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Glad to hear of a success. There's nothing like giving a little back to parents after all they've done for you. Makes a guy feel pretty good.
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Unread 10-15-2006, 07:55 PM
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Shawn, great hunt for you and your dad,
Every hunt you spend together is most precious. (any time for that matter) I remembered seems like yesterday my Dad
was taking me and my 3 brothers hunting, he would take us out of school for a week every year from age 12 to 18
on a carpenters pay that was not the easiest thing to do, mom did not like it but he would say!what are they going to remember more? He was right. We all went together for many years till age started taking a toll.
The hunts I have been on with my Dad and brothers are priceless.it often will bring a tear as I know it will never be like it was as my dad has
givin it up, Thanks sharing the time you spent with your Dad with us.
The best things in life cannot be seen or touched!
They must be felt with the heart.
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Unread 10-15-2006, 08:35 PM
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Great story Shawn, I am really happy for you and your Dad. I wish I could get my dad to hunting. WOW!!!, the 300 Sierra Match King put a big hole in that Elk.

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Unread 10-15-2006, 10:04 PM
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Thanks for sharing Shawn. Congratulations - sure enjoyed that story and know how proud you and your dad must be. Wish you both many more hunts together.
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Unread 10-15-2006, 10:12 PM
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Way to go Dad....Great job Shawn. My dad is starting to get into the longrange hunting now with me. Although he has alot of experience, this is something new to him. He is like a 62 year old kid. That SMK did put a huge hole in that elk. Again, great job.
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Unread 10-15-2006, 10:27 PM
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Thanks for posting this great father/son hunting story!! I love hearing about these type of family hunting experiences...
I hunt South Texas
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