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Elk comes CLOSE!

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Unread 11-14-2008, 11:15 PM
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Re: Elk comes CLOSE!

God that was crazy!!
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    Unread 11-14-2008, 11:52 PM
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    Re: Elk comes CLOSE!

    I loved that video, it brought back the following memory so vividly that I was holding my breath as I watched the video.

    I had a bull do almost the same thing in Arizona in 1997, I was facing toward him a little more and the bill of my hat hid my eyes. He stood there for a LONG time (just like in the video), he was only 10" from the tip of my arrow and his breath was visible all the way to my bow. I was kneeling down with the bow resting on the ground.

    I didn't get the bull, but that is one of my finest hunting memories. I still don't know how big he was, he had brow times about 12" long, The way I had my head tilted to hide my glasses/eyes, I could only see his brow times and legs! !What a rush!
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    Unread 11-19-2008, 08:19 PM
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    Re: Elk comes CLOSE!

    I think I would have $hit myself!

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    Unread 11-27-2008, 11:53 AM
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    WOW That is freaking awesome. The question I must ask, (I think I already know the answer) :-( Did you manage to get a shot off, and did you make it. I bet he could hear your heart beating. Did you even know he was comming or did he sneak up on you and totally suprise you?
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    Unread 11-28-2008, 09:40 PM
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    Re: Elk comes CLOSE!

    had a bull moose that close once. it was great fun until he got closer than 10 ft. it was "serious" at 4 ft! thanks for sharing, great stuff.
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