Good elk hunt

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by wyowinchester, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. wyowinchester

    wyowinchester Well-Known Member

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    Went out Sat. and put in a camp for elk. My boy and I spent 4 days hunting, and came home bulls. Snowed on us for two days. I got mine lat Sat and he finaly shot his tue morning. The part that means alot though, is a comment from him. "I really enjoy this." I just wish my other boy could afford time off too go also. I know he wants to.

    Good Bulls;
     

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  2. SBruce

    SBruce Well-Known Member

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    Very Very nice bulls! Congratulations to both of you :D

    Those antlers simply look huge!!

    I managed to get my first elk a couple weeks ago, unfortunately my son had just left the day prior to head back to work. I am sure he would have really enjoyed the experience.

    Thanks for sharing the pictures.

    Got time to tell us more about the hunt/distance/rifles and loads.?
     

  3. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    I am VERY impressed....very jealous!
     
  4. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    Those are great bulls. Where they special draw area?
     
  5. DanMan

    DanMan Well-Known Member

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    Congrats. I think that most of us are envious of a father son double on bulls like those especially diy. Even in a limited draw area that is a great double.:)
     
  6. wyowinchester

    wyowinchester Well-Known Member

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    These were in a general licence area. Mine was 250yds with my 6.5 creedmore. My boy hit his with his 30.06 at 300. Then the work started. Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good.
    Thanks gentelmen.
     
  7. dieseldoc

    dieseldoc Well-Known Member

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    Job well done, congrats to both of you. Very nice bulls
     
  8. farout

    farout Well-Known Member

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    Impressive bulls! There will be a life time of memories from that hunt I'm sure.

    I may have an opportunity to take an elk with a Creedmore in a couple of weeks and I have been on the fence about it. So question about the 6.5 Creedmore bull: How did that go? What bullet? Berger, SST? 250 yards sounds good and I could have an opportunity at that distance.

    Thanks for any insight you can provide.

    Oh, and like everyone else, I've got some serious envy at the moment. :)
     
  9. wyowinchester

    wyowinchester Well-Known Member

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    I am using a 129gr. SST. I only had about 10" of the top of the bull to shoot at. Shooting down hill. It anchord him on the spot with a low neck shot. when I got down to him he was still alive so it took another round thru the lungs. The bullet didn't exit and I haven't looked for it in the spine-neck yet. But I think it will do the job though the shoulders at that distance. Let me know how yours works out.
     
  10. D.Camilleri

    D.Camilleri Well-Known Member

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    Great bulls!
     
  11. fmajor

    fmajor Well-Known Member

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    Great bulls!!!

    Congrats on a successful - not just that you all filled your tags kinda success, but that your kids want to be hunting with you. I hope your other son is able to join you next year for a 3-party family elk-camp.
     
  12. JimCraig

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    Wow! Those are great bulls. Congrats on the whole experience.
     
  13. BillS

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    Great hunt awesome animals and something you and your boy will remember forever
     
  14. MMERSS

    MMERSS Well-Known Member

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    Great hunt!!!!Those are some nice bulls!