Elk hunting

Discussion in 'Turf and Surf Hunting and Fishing' started by Bishop, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    We I made it here to Colorado started hunting this morning walked up on one cow elk but she had seen me first done about 8miles went back to camp now I am sitting out over looking a draw that has some good sign KIMG2446.JPG KIMG2446.JPG KIMG2428.JPG
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  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    Nice pics and good luck in the hunt!

    What bow, I'm betting aluminum shaft arrows, but what broad heads?
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  3. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    No I shoot carbon and muzzys
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  4. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Grampa Monkey

    Yup, BIG fan of the Muzzy's for all hunting! Good choice! What area are you in?
    Watch out for Mr, Grizzly, we grow them BIG in Colorado! LOL
    I can just see your newest video wrasslin with a Grizz!
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  5. UncleMorgan

    UncleMorgan I like peeling bananas and (occasionally) people.

    I have no doubt that Bishop can skin grizz...and probably much better than Jeremiah Johnson.
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  6. Bandit99

    Bandit99 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+

    @Bishop How close do you have to get to them to try a shot... I guess I am asking what is a good range to ensure you get a kill shot, an 'effective range vs. a 'maximum range'? I have no clue about bow hunting and these animals are big so, I'm interested.
  7. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    35yards and closer for my recurve to get both lungs
  8. AxesAreBetter

    AxesAreBetter Monkey+++

    Nice man. Makes me feel better about my kit choices. Haha.
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  9. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

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  10. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    @ Bishop I'm curious about why the carbon fiber over aluminum, and which Muzzy do you prefer for those big Wapiti and are you hunting Roosevelt, Manitoban, Tule or Rocky Mountain? enquiring minds, you know...
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  11. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    Archery carbon arrows over aluminum because at Carpenter is either straight or is broken that way there is no if ands or buts about is your hair straight I'm also shooting the original muzzies 3 blade 125 grain with a 20 grain insert so I'm shooting a hundred forty five grains total on my tip my arrow weighs 510 grains total and out to about 35 yards I can put it inside the 15in of the lung area of a elk and I'm up in the Rocky Mountain elk please the capital of money and I really am hung up because of all the same one old coming up here I swear to God I'm covered many miles if I had a mule deer tag I could have killed about eight of them already they will walk within 10 yards of me
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  12. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    The Mulies must be reading the forum... Thanks for the archery hunting lesson, never thought about the bent issue with the aluminum, and since all I shoot from my 45# Self Bow are cedar shaft with field points... :ROFLMAO:

    Maybe the mule deer will send a nice big Elk your way..
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  13. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Look at this beauty:
    YaaaaaUP. I did that. (brushes knuckles on his shirt)

    So what if it's a video game? It was a damn good kill!
  14. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    V rock

  15. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    Beautiful country, @Bishop. You can't get any closer to God, in this life; than to be hunting in that kind of magnificence! [winkthumb]
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  16. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    Currently at my blind KIMG2465.JPG
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  17. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner Brewery Monkey Moderator

    9882 feet!! I'm breathing heavily just looking at that altitude.
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  18. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    I just take my time getting up here walk stop walk stop then I am here if I don't see anything tonight I am going to the top they stay at about 10,000 feet this time of year
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  19. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    I just called Hitlery and told her your coordinates and lied a little when I said that's where Assange is currently hiding. Drone strike may be imminent, better get some hunting done up there and scoot.

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  20. Bishop

    Bishop Monkey+++

    Cold on the mountain where that air strike at
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