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#13894755 - 06/12/19 2018 elk almost ready  
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Decided to go with a floor pedestal mount. I shot this bull while he was raking a tree and screaming back at my calls

awesome hunt

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Last edited by ribka; 06/12/19.
300 BP

#13894780 - 06/12/19 Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Very nice, congrats.



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#13895043 - 06/12/19 Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Holy smokes – that's a gorgeous mount.


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#13895167 - 06/12/19 Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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this was tree he was thrashing when I shot him

if you look closely can see him piled up in background.He made it about 20 yards

[Linked Image]

[Linked Image]

Last edited by ribka; 06/12/19.
#13895189 - 06/12/19 Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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#13898242 - 06/13/19 Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Beautiful mount. My elk hunting partner killed a nice bull rubbing a tree. Got mounted on a pedestal rubbing that very same tree. It was a young ponderosa pine about 3” in diameter. He gutted, I cut the tree down and loaded it in the truck. Made a pretty mount.


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#13898920 - 06/14/19 Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Very nice.

#13898932 - 06/14/19 Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Wow! Damn nice bull!!!!! Mount looks great!


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#13903021 - Yesterday at 06:02 PM Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Originally Posted by ribka
this was tree he was thrashing when I shot him

if you look closely can see him piled up in background.He made it about 20 yards

[Linked Image]

[Linked Image]


Who is the dude in blue creepin?

#13903053 - Yesterday at 06:14 PM Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: dye7barrel]  
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Originally Posted by dye7barrel
Originally Posted by ribka
this was tree he was thrashing when I shot him

if you look closely can see him piled up in background.He made it about 20 yards

[Linked Image]

[Linked Image]


Who is the dude in blue creepin?


sprite

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Bravo

#13903772 - 18 hours ago Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Cool, I won't tell anyone.

#13903808 - 17 hours ago Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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That's a cool mount, great bull too!! Love the 3rds. What state? Grats


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#13904329 - 14 hours ago Re: 2018 elk almost ready [Re: ribka]  
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Cool mount! Nice bull too.


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