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Finally My First Elk!

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Unread 12-29-2012, 09:08 AM
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    Unread 12-29-2012, 09:28 AM
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    Re: Finally My First Elk!

    Thanks guys, my dad was shaking just as bad as i was. One of the guides (the older guy, we are taking the youger guy shooting) said that was the fastest he has ever seen an elk drop. I will see if I can get a pic of her leg, she was standing short leg downhill . I think the best part was the fact that there was a road 200 ft below her, we just drove the atv to her, drug her down to the road, and put her in the trunk of the truck . She stood there for 15 mins while the older guide, his dog moose, and I hauled arse 5 or 6 miles to where my dad, little brother, and youger guide spotted her. We were not seeing any elk and she was standing alone without a care in the world. I think God was looking down on me yesterday and gave me a break .

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    Good job Riley. Glad to hear that you got er done. You just thought that you were hooked before.... Keep up the good work. Bruce
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    Congratulations! May this be one of many firsts for you.
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    Awesome Riley!!!!
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    Nice poke Riley. Congrats.

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    Thanks guys, i am in Casper WY and we are driving the rest of the way home tomorrow, if all goes well i will have pics up by 3:30 pm. I am taking the leg home to do an autopsy report
    Her ivory is really nice, it looks kinda like marble.

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