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Roosevelt elk

Discussion in 'Bull Moose Memorial Outdoor Activity Forum' started by The100road, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. The100road

    The100road Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    my Dads bull was taken this Saturday at 30 yards. My brothers bull he got this morning. Both archery and both called in with Calls I made.

    This could possibly be my dads last hunting year with us due to health reasons so it has been a very emotional week. I couldnt be happier for them and it couldn’t have worked out any better.

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  2. Eric Rorabaugh

    Eric Rorabaugh Diagnosed with addiction by my wife..wood hoarding Full Member

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    Stan, that is so awesome. I know it was emotional. I wish my dad was around to still hunt with me. Cherish the time afield with him. Congrats to them both.
     
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    Happy for all three of you!
     
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    Ray D Member Full Member

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    Great job all around.
     
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    Mike1950 Founding Member Founding Member Full Member

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    Nice elk and story. I am always amazed at how much smaller they seem then elk over here.
     
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    That’s awesome Stan! I’m sure you will be adding a pic if your soon
     
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    The100road Member Full Member Thread Starter

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    Yeah, Roosevelt bodies are typically bigger than the Rocky Mountain but smaller antlers. Both of these bulls where somewhat young. My dads younger than my brothers.
     
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    Fingers crossed! Few more weeks until it’s my turn.
     
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    Mike1950 Founding Member Founding Member Full Member

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    about 6 yrs ago we took the old vantage road home , about an inch of snow -we were first on road that morning. It does not get used much anymore . about a 1/3 of the way down- Kathie said elk. we stopped and watched a herd of 300+- right out in desert and under the wind turbines. Huge bulls in that herd. They could care less that we were there.
     
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    Awesome!! Looks like you guys made some great long lasting memories!
     
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    What a great story and fabulous pictures. Congrats to dad for bringing up his sons right!!
     
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    Lots of good eating there! Congrats! Chuck
     
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    rocky1 Creator of Shavings and Sawdust! Full Member

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    Great job on both of their parts, and a lot memories for everyone involved. Look forward to seeing yours added to the thread bud!

    Picture of the old man puckered up is priceless!! :lol2:
     
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    Nice hunt and fond memories. I am a penturner and cant help but think how many pens I could get out of a rack like that. Glad you were able to get to hunt together. I sure miss the hunting days with my dad.
     
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    That's awesome, post pictures of your elk when you get it. We had a great time on our hunt in CO and I had the calls you made with me the entire time. Came up a little short and didn't harvest an elk, but had an awesome time, nonetheless.

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    The last two pics tell it all! Now if we all had a piece or two of elk jerky-
     
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    Yes in my hand would be preferred. ;)
     
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    Ooooh, elk tastes good! One of the best dishes I got to eat when I was in the States. Good memories.

    I remember a herd of elks crossing in front of our car, and there were tourists stopping to take photos in YNP, as they normally do, but there was merely 20 of them, blocking the road. By the time the crowd gathered there were rumors of 200, 300+! :P old eyes, I guess! Hunter's tales!! :sofa:

    Anyhow, nice to see you hanging together. What arrowhead did he use?
     
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    Time together is gold.
     
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    I'd love to have a set of antlers like those.
    Good on ya for having a good time with your Dad.
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