1st Elk

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by tmwtrfwler, Oct 24, 2018.

  1. tmwtrfwler

    tmwtrfwler Active Member

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    I just returned from my 1st elk hunt. I went with Wapiti Ridge out of Cody, Wyoming. We hunted for 7 days on the South Fork of the Shoshone River in the Washakie Wilderness. The experience far surpassed my expectations despite the slow hunting. The weather just isn't there yet to push the big herds through their migration. Regardless the guys got the job done and it was a great success.

    Thanks to all of you that replied with advice, tips, etc. as I got ready. Thanks to this board for being such an amazing resource to prepare me for this adventure. I'm hooked on elk hunting.....don't know when I'll get back but someday for sure.

    Rifle: Nosler M48 Liberty in 280AI
    Bullet: Nosler 150gr Accubond LR
    Distance: 300 yards
    Double lung kill shot and didn't walk two steps.

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  2. jasent

    jasent Well-Known Member

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    Great bull. Congrats and thanks for sharing
     
  3. 7mmpredator

    7mmpredator Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations. Thanks for sharing.
     
  4. joseph singleton

    joseph singleton Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    LIVING your dream...Awesome.:)
     
  5. memtb

    memtb Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations on your first and successful hunt! The first ones, are often the most memorable! memtb
     
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  6. cheechin

    cheechin Well-Known Member

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    Really huge horns, Congrats.
     
  7. Rick Richard

    Rick Richard Well-Known Member

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    Good bull. Congrats
     
  8. Kimber7man

    Kimber7man Well-Known Member

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    Congrats!
     
  9. GSP814

    GSP814 Well-Known Member

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    Great bull, congrats. did you see a lot of elk? Thanks.
     
  10. 26Reload

    26Reload Well-Known Member

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    Awesome start to a wall full......
     
  11. Labaherd

    Labaherd Well-Known Member

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    Great bull!!! Congratulations
     
  12. Rhino Hunter

    Rhino Hunter Well-Known Member

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    That’s AWESOME!!! Congrats on your first elk...and he’s a monster too! Way to go. I was hooked on elk hunting after my 1st elk hunt and I didn’t even kill one. I can’t imagine how addicted you are. Go again...as soon as you can...every year. Elk hunting is SOOO addictive.

    Thanx for sharing your pics.
     
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  13. dmj

    dmj Well-Known Member

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    Congrats. Nice bull, nice shot and glad you're hooked.
     
  14. jjmp

    jjmp Well-Known Member

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    Very nice good on you thks for posting great pix's