My first Bull

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by roadhunter, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. roadhunter

    roadhunter Well-Known Member

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    I got my first bull this year in northeastern Oregon on Nov 8th. 658 yards with a 300 grain Sierra out my new 338 Edge. He was bedded uphill away from me and I spined him with one shot (DRT). He's a 7x7 and I think he should score 325 to 330. Definately the bull of a life time for me!

    Enjoy,

    Doug

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  2. Derek M.

    Derek M. Well-Known Member

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    Doug, CONGRATULATIONS! That is a heck of a nice bull. You going to get him mounted? What pose? Take a hard look at Joe Coombs pedestal bull manikin!
     

  3. roadhunter

    roadhunter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Derek. I'm definately getting him mounted, but not sure what pose yet. I left lots of extra cape so I've been thinking about a wall pedastal. I'll have to check them out.
     
  4. tnshooter111

    tnshooter111 Well-Known Member

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    Nice one.
     
  5. royinidaho

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    Very nice!

    Your preparations served you very well.

    Nice to see you had someone to share the event.....and to help pack out.:)
     
  6. kcebcj

    kcebcj Well-Known Member

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    Now the work starts. Nice bull especially for the first!
     
  7. Coyboy

    Coyboy Well-Known Member

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    Doug, that is an awsome bull, good for you.

    He sure looks bigger than 330.
     
  8. HUAINAMACHERO

    HUAINAMACHERO Well-Known Member

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    WOW,
    Nice bull, congrats. Good shooting also.
    Any more pictures you could share with us?
     
  9. roadhunter

    roadhunter Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, here's a couple more pics

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  10. Slopeshunter

    Slopeshunter Well-Known Member

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    Congrats on a great bull, love that split g4 on the right side.
     
  11. sp6x6

    sp6x6 Well-Known Member

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    That brings back memories of my first 6x6, That will give you the fever:D Great job .Spined mine also
     
  12. ogreshooter

    ogreshooter Well-Known Member

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    Nice bull my friend, Nice bull.

    I am looking at rifle elk again this year. I have hunted North Central Oregon a few times. Never got lucky though. Well, I mean, never brought home an elk!

    I think that the 600+ yard marker is a bit much for my rifle, but I would not hesitate at 500. Still getting it all set up, but should be one heck of a large game rifle.

    What unit/area you hunt? I have been fond of Beulah and Hepner. But it has been many seasons since I have been that way.

    Again, Congrats!
     
  13. Magnumitis

    Magnumitis Well-Known Member

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    Awesome bull and great pics, congrats!
     
  14. zkodiak

    zkodiak Well-Known Member

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    Nice bull makes me almost wish I lived down there.