not an elk

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by preddhunter, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. preddhunter

    preddhunter Well-Known Member

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    Well its not an elk but i went moose hunting with my parents in maine and got a 685lb moose. my mom got the licence but my dad was the subpermitee. my dad got the moose it wasent that far of a shot only around 100yds but it was a nice one to get. it was on the first day of hunting so didnt do to bad.
    probly have pics soon.
     
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  2. slymule

    slymule Well-Known Member

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    A 685lb moose.......I thought they were bigger than that. So is that the size of a full grown cow moose or would that be a young cow or what? Never been moose hunting but sure would like to one of these days.

    By the way congrats! Bet it sure eats good.
     

  3. preddhunter

    preddhunter Well-Known Member

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    it was a bull yes it is a smaller but an all right size but ware we tag it thay have had a 1007lb one weighted so far they were mostly around 800 and 900lbs but we talked to a guy that had been logging up there and he has seen a 1500lb one when he goes in to cut. but ares is denfently going to be good eaten.
     
  4. preddhunter

    preddhunter Well-Known Member

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    there he is and in the second pic thats my mom and dad on the left and me on the right the moose had a 43in spread.
     
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  5. preddhunter

    preddhunter Well-Known Member

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    Those are the bullets from my dads gun they are out of a 25-06 and are barnes tsx.
     
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  6. kraigwy

    kraigwy Well-Known Member

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    Nice but how the heck did you manage to get it close to the truck. My first moose hunt in Alaska, Near Healy it took me three days to get the sucker to the boat so I could hall it home.

    Nice pictures
     
  7. preddhunter

    preddhunter Well-Known Member

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    up in maine there alot of roads you take to get to spots to call and we caught this one on the road and took him. there are alot of moose up here so you can just drive and see them some times but usaly u have to call the big ones in. but in some zone it is alot harder to get them than in others. there are many clear cuts depening on the aera so you can spot them and go after them.
     
  8. bigg_sexy1

    bigg_sexy1 Well-Known Member

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    Well that cerainly is not an elk, but geez look at the size of that thing its huge! way to go!
     
  9. rtv900

    rtv900 Well-Known Member

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    Very nice!!! Way to go.