That's a magnificent bull and the end to a great hunt I'm sure. I bet I'd get scared if I knew how much he had to pay for that tag and group of guides though. Even though he was able to take a shortcut It just goes to show again though that if we are ever lucky enough to draw the right tag that there are always great bulls out there for us to chase.
Congratulations to the hunter, It's the bull of more than one lifetime.
Holy Moly, that's a big bull elk! Funny thing is, he even looks bigger in that 2010 photo, if that's possible!
Very cool for the hunter. I like the idea of that 365 day tag. It can bring alot of interesting variables intot he hunt. Of course, if you pay that much for that tag, it's not going to be a 365 day tag, cause you won't hunt from the time they drop until about now, when they are getting ready to shed their velvet.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...