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Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by Clark » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:33 pm

I just got back from a solo DIY elk hunt in New Mexico. I had good luck and arrowed a nice bull at 42 yards. It was a good hit and he ran less than 100 yards. Cutting him up and hauling the meat out of the woods by myself was brutally hard.
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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by hmmngwy » Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:06 pm

Well done Sir.

That’s a hell of an accomplishment.

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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by JohnYaksJax » Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:14 pm

GREAT NEWS, CLARK!!!

I am excited for you and knew you really wanted one this year....and we chatted about it at the last Happy Hour!!! Congrats!!!

How far was the portage to get the meat and that great rack back to civilization???
That will keep you fit and in shape....and I am happy that you got one!!
Cannot wait to chat again...LOTS of questions about packing out the flanks and the head and rack..is that the "cape"....???
Congrats again.....John

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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by Tmdfam » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:38 am

Nice haul (no pun intended).

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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by Chris » Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:46 pm

nice!

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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by dogyak » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:01 pm

Nice score Clark . That's one to be proud of .

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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by yaktom » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:51 am

Congratulations!
What an awesome achievement.

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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by Clark » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:03 pm

Thanks guys. John, originally I was parked about a mile from where he fell, but thanks to four wheel drive and skid plates, I was able to drive to within a few hundred yards of him. Steep terrain and fallen trees made it a tough haul though.
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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by internetpilot » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:58 pm

You couldn't find a bigger one? Haha. :lol:

Nice hunt and great shot. Congrats!
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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by SuaSponte » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:53 am

Clark wrote:Thanks guys. John, originally I was parked about a mile from where he fell, but thanks to four wheel drive and skid plates, I was able to drive to within a few hundred yards of him. Steep terrain and fallen trees made it a tough haul though.
Get yourself a skedco and winch with 500 yards of synthetic cable and you wont have to worry about those hauls again.
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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by Clark » Sun Sep 16, 2018 12:26 pm

Get yourself a skedco and winch with 500 yards of synthetic cable and you wont have to worry about those hauls again.[/quote]



Shawn, that is so impractical I don't know where to begin. :lol: Just wouldn't work. Too much elevation change and too many fallen trees.
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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by weimed » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:40 am

Great job Clark. You never disappoint. From Bull reds to Bull Elk.

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Re: Not fishing [elk hunt]

Post by RLend » Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:26 am

Clark= Trophy Redfish..........and now Trophy Elk. Great job Clark and great memories for sure!
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