581 yards bull idaho

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  1. LRHKiller

    LRHKiller Member

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    finally getting around to posting a pic of my bull, i spotted this bull 3 days or so before opening morning, i went back every day watching him in the evening and morning he was in the same area every time just a few ridges apart, opening morning i come up with a plan to sneak in from underneath were i last saw him so i left the truck about 2 hrs before daylight and got to underneath where i last saw him sat there for about 30 min for it to get daylight just got up and started up hill and looked up and here he come he was about 1200 yards or so roughly a way but on two finger ridges over so i quickly found a boulder to get a rest on sat and waited for about two minutes which seemed more like 20min finally they were strait across from me i ranged the lead cow at 581 yards all the elk were on the same little game trail that bull took a few more steps stopped and looked back, the 300 win barked, then a big whop, could tell i hit him good took two more shot and hit him bolth shots also, 2behind the front shoulder and one in the shoulder, then the work began,
     

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  2. dmj

    dmj Well-Known Member

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    One words sums it up. NICE.
     

  3. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    That is a dang nice bull. Good shooting and thanks for the story.
     
  4. upacreek

    upacreek Well-Known Member

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    Nice bull! Good to be patient and get what you worked for. What unit was this?
     
  5. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    It's nice when those cows line out and let you get all dialed and set up before the bulls hit the shooting lane! Nice bull!!
     
  6. lv2hunt

    lv2hunt Well-Known Member

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    Extremely nice Idaho Bull, I too hunt in Idaho. Great Job, thanks for sharing!
    lv2hunt
     
  7. WyoElk2Hunt

    WyoElk2Hunt Well-Known Member

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    Nice bull and nice story. Congrats:)
     
  8. JPHunter

    JPHunter Well-Known Member

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    Awesome bull mate, I'd love to take one like that someday
     
  9. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Very nice dark colored antlers. What did he score? Looks about 310 but pics are deceiving. Looks like my spot:D.........congrats/Rich
     
  10. LRHKiller

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    not for shure, haven't got him scored, I was guessing 310 to 320tops,
     
  11. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    Where in Id. do you live?
     
  12. Brianc74

    Brianc74 Well-Known Member

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    Good job partner. Way to hunt him out. Very nice bull. I bet u have a smile ear to ear.
     
  13. RTK

    RTK Well-Known Member

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    What bullet did you use??
     
  14. Timber338

    Timber338 Well-Known Member

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    Congrats, that is a very nice bull. And great shooting too.