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It took 6 days, but we finally slipped one past the bears and wolves!! #14265101 11/08/19
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This was in Unit 55 in Wyoming -- after riding 88 miles and hiking another 6-10. And it's not at all an exaggeration to say the wolves killed more elk in that valley in 6 days than we did....

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Awesome, great pics. Congrats




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Good Bull....Congrats 😎


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That’s simply fantastic. Nicely done.

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Impressed! that’s just awesome. Thanks for sharing

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That's just freaking awesome!!! Loved the video!

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Originally Posted by UtahLefty

This was in Unit 55 in Wyoming -- after riding 88 miles and hiking another 6-10. And it's not at all an exaggeration to say the wolves killed more elk in that valley in 6 days than we did....

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I've also watched bears lay in wait for moose cows with calves. They are very smart animals, but they are also serious killers of game.


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None of those bulls in the video were what you wanted? Just curious.

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Originally Posted by TimberRunner
None of those bulls in the video were what you wanted? Just curious.



The bulls in the video (there were 12 in total in the 320-330 class) were at 9:00 am on day one of the hunt. We were hoping to find one in the 350 class, which didn't work out mostly due to there being grizzlies and wolves in every drainage.

So I did what I typically do in these situations: pass on a chip shot early only to end up taking one that's nearly identical only further away and after 5 days more work... wink



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Originally Posted by TimberRunner
None of those bulls in the video were what you wanted? Just curious.



No kidding! The bull in the lead was a good one in anybody book!

GREAT pics!

Thanks for posting!


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Thats what you call an embarrassment of riches, I believe.

Congrats!



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GREAT!


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Very cool. Looks like a hell of a good time.


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Very nice!!


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UtahLefty: Good for you's guy's!
Beautiful country - I need to Hunt Wyoming again a time or two before I cross the big divide!
Thanks for sharing.
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Awesome pics! Congrats!


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Originally Posted by UtahLefty
Originally Posted by TimberRunner
None of those bulls in the video were what you wanted? Just curious.

The bulls in the video (there were 12 in total in the 320-330 class) were at 9:00 am on day one of the hunt. We were hoping to find one in the 350 class, which didn't work out mostly due to there being grizzlies and wolves in every drainage.

So I did what I typically do in these situations: pass on a chip shot early only to end up taking one that's nearly identical only further away and after 5 days more work... wink

All's well that ends well. Sounds like it was a grand adventure.

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Congrats on the bull and what looked like an excellent hunt! Great pictures and video!


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Congratulations.

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