Sons first elk

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by wasgas, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. wasgas

    wasgas Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday my youngest son got his first big game animal, a cow elk. I was hoping to get him in where we could get one at close range but the way it worked out he had to take a 336 yard shot as we had no cover between us and the elk. It ended up being a perfect hunt with lots of great memories as my dad was able to come along and help out a well.

    Between the three of us we carried 2 guns, a long range Sendero 270 with a 6.5-20X50 scope, and a light weight open site BLR 325wsm for denser areas. The 270 was shooting a devastating 140gr Berger that absolutely destroyed the heart and liver. He did a great job and has been smiling from ear to ear since, even after he cut his finger helping us debone it.
     

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  2. ntg

    ntg Well-Known Member

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    Congrats to your boy! Great memories! Thanks for sharing.
     

  3. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    That's excellent, looks like a good size cow, those 140's do a good job on the wapiti!!
     
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    The 3 generation photo is priceless.

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  6. 500mag_guy

    500mag_guy Well-Known Member

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    Great job guys! Congrats to your boy on a hell of a shot and a beautiful cow!
     
  7. Xrayvision

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    Well done guys. Great shot young man. A day you will never forget. In my opinion that is what it is all about. Enjoy those tasty steaks.
     
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  9. xteacher

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    Congrats, what a shot! gun)