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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:18 pm    Post subject: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

Got this pic from my son. The young fellow here is the son of one of his co-workers. This guy was shot down in the Lewiston, Idaho area on public land. I can't imagine the thrill. Very Happy


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

Wow Shocked

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

Wow that is .......... just WOW!

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

Did I count 7x7?

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:42 am    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

bags not carring it out through the scrub...
but yes WOW sums it up perfectly.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:30 am    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

A monster!! That's an amazing rack to say the least..almost scary!

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:28 am    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

As with the others, all I can say is Wow.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:22 pm    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

This is non-typical!

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

slimjim wrote:
This is non-typical!

It's really non-typical for me, that is to even get an elk Very Happy

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

well slim I think that is just a huge rack. the symmetry is very good and it would score highly on our douglas score system because of this. the "throw back tine" is not unusual really as we see it often. all the other tines are paired up nicely.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:08 am    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

the rack sure dwarfs the body. I've looked at this picture several times and finally realize there is more than just the rack - the elk is on the ground.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:30 am    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

slimjim wrote:
the rack sure dwarfs the body. I've looked at this picture several times and finally realize there is more than just the rack - the elk is on the ground.


SJ, where do you aim when you only see racks walking by?
For me, being older, I know that the animal itself tasts better than the trophee...

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:25 am    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

I would be highly surprised if this is indeed a public land bull. I've seen thousands of elk in the wild and the ONLY time I've ever seen racks that come close to this type of antler configuration are from the "high fence" ranch raised bulls fed hormone supliments.

Not saying it cant happen... just that bulls like that dont just show up on public ground. I will research the picture a bit.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:29 am    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

Only reference I can find thus far is this:

www.racksandspurs.com/...104&page=1


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Idaho Bull Reply with quote

and the pooch on the side bar gives away the poster..... Very Happy Very Happy

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