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#6894044 - 09/21/12 A Monsterous Bull Elk
Ravenr2 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/12
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Friend of mine sent me a photo of a bull his son guided
a hunter to. Hunter "shanked" an arrow into the bull's flank
and the bull was lost for 2 days.
Young guide searched the Mt. for those 2 days, until
finding the bull and running the 2 black bears off.
426 gross B&C, enjoy and safe travels


Edited by Ravenr2 (09/21/12)

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#6894053 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Ravenr2]
Pahntr760 Offline
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Registered: 02/21/11
Posts: 2727
Loc: South Dakota
That is some massive antler. Too bad how it ended, though.
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#6894073 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Pahntr760]
Lawdwaz Online   content
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Registered: 01/25/06
Posts: 7262
Loc: WNY
Wow, what state?

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#6894080 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Lawdwaz]
kansasquakhead Offline
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Registered: 10/20/11
Posts: 173
That's a mongo!

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#6894143 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: kansasquakhead]
Ravenr2 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/12
Posts: 947
bull was killed in Colorado

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#6894219 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Ravenr2]
huntsman22 Offline
Campfire 'Bwana

Registered: 08/21/06
Posts: 13044
Loc: Kiowa/Deer Trail, Colorado
The bears didn't seem to do much damage, and the bloat wasn't terrible.maybe the cape's OK....

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#6894238 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: huntsman22]
trouthunterdj Offline
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Registered: 04/30/08
Posts: 5083
Loc: Northwest Iowa
Great persistance and bull!!


ddj
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#6894359 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: trouthunterdj]
Harvdog Offline
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Registered: 06/03/11
Posts: 203
Loc: MO
WOW!! Sounds like his son did a Good job
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#6894376 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Harvdog]
Ghostinthemachine Offline
Campfire 'Bwana

Registered: 02/23/11
Posts: 14400
Loc: Minnysoda
I didn't think Colorado grew them that big.

Great animal.

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#6894412 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Ghostinthemachine]
lagerboy Offline
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Registered: 06/04/12
Posts: 129
Loc: Saskatchewan, Canada
Very nice bull. That thing is huge. Congratulations.

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#6894511 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: lagerboy]
PSH Offline
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Registered: 12/17/11
Posts: 1496
Loc: BigSky
Very nice follow-up on a whopper of a bull.

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#6894700 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Ghostinthemachine]
Mauser_Hunter Offline
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Registered: 09/28/11
Posts: 4195
Loc: Colorado
Originally Posted By: Ghostinthemachine
I didn't think Colorado grew them that big.

Great animal.


We don't. It's a myth.

Go to New Mexico.
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#6894795 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: lagerboy]
buckykm1 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/11
Posts: 118
Loc: Vicksburg, Mi
I saw that on another site, but didn't know the whole story, just saw the picture.

Kevin

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#6895109 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: buckykm1]
zeke612 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/06
Posts: 993
I wonder, is the young guide the owner of the horns? Is it ethical for him to get them? Does the shooter get them?
I dont know the answers.
Whats the right thing to do in a case like this?

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#6895154 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: zeke612]
Ravenr2 Offline
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Registered: 07/07/12
Posts: 947
I'm sure the hunter will get them
and Mr. Clint will get a full
pocket of $$$
interesting, Pope & Young said
they won't list it as a bow kill.
Lost for 2 days they are calling it
a pickup ???

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#6895200 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Ravenr2]
c86man3 Offline
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Registered: 10/23/08
Posts: 302
Loc: Utah
That one brow tine is wild.

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#6895469 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: c86man3]
hamr56 Offline
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Registered: 05/15/08
Posts: 982
Loc: Wyoming
Very nice bull! The hunter must be sick not because of the size, but because of not closing the deal. Glad to see the guide went back up there and was able to find him.

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#6895821 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: Ravenr2]
dinkshooter Offline
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Registered: 10/31/05
Posts: 487
Originally Posted By: Ravenr2
I'm sure the hunter will get them
and Mr. Clint will get a full
pocket of $$$
interesting, Pope & Young said
they won't list it as a bow kill.
Lost for 2 days they are calling it
a pickup ???


I'm guessing the hunter himself would have had to found it to count it. There was a big Canadian whitetail a few years ago they counted, but the hunter found it himself.

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#6895850 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: dinkshooter]
dogcatcher223 Offline
Campfire 'Bwana

Registered: 03/30/05
Posts: 14723
Loc: Kolorado
That bull sure grew. I missed him a few years ago and he was only a raggy five point.
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#6895973 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: dogcatcher223]
navlav8r Offline
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Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 4299
Loc: ms
Persistence payed off. Can you imagine carrying that much bone around on your head?
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#6895974 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: dogcatcher223]
navlav8r Offline
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Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 4299
Loc: ms
Persistence payed off. Can you imagine carrying that much bone around on your head?
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#6896085 - 09/21/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: navlav8r]
Bushmaster1313 Offline
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Registered: 10/03/11
Posts: 1890
Quote:
Can you imagine carrying that much bone around on your head

Ask your local politician.
Most of them are boneheads.

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#6902119 - 09/24/12 Re: A Monsterous Bull Elk [Re: hamr56]
setch Offline
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Registered: 04/23/12
Posts: 1851
Loc: Dutch Hill
Originally Posted By: hamr56
Glad to see the guide went back up there and was able to find him.


I love threads like this, highlighting when on of our own goes the full distance and does the right thing by the hunt - great job to the guide...he deserves a ton of credit!

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