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Elk....... Fishing?????????

I don't recall these beeing posted, but the email said Colorado.  Anyone seen these????

 

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That's pretty funny!  I'd say

That's pretty funny!  I'd say get a bigger hook on that fishing pole.  And the elk hair caddis might be a good fly to try, sure looks like elk hair would match the hatch, eh.

Photos look photoshopped to me.  But they sure made me laugh!

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I've gotten the same emails. 

I've gotten the same emails.  One said Idaho and the other said Montana. 

It's amazing what you can do with a computer now days. 

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That is some petty cool

That is some petty cool pictures.  I also got them in a email today.  This guy can catch one with a fly and I chased them for 9 days and could not even find a bull...only cows.

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I can't find the article, but

I can't find the article, but I know that I originally saw those pictures on the Denver Post website.  It seems like those where taken in Rocky Mountain National Park, or close to that area.  If I find the article again, I will add the link.  Pretty cool pictures anyway.

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ya I saw them in the denver

ya I saw them in the denver post also a couple months ago or so!

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I saw the pictures as well in

I saw the pictures as well in one of our local papers. I know it wasn't the Denver Post as I never see that one. It seems everyone has tried to cash in on the picture and claim it as local. It looks pretty cool but still seems pretty unlikely except with the tamest of elk.

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That is too

That is too funny!!!  :lol:  Here is a link to the whole "story" with more pictures.

http://www.gohuntn.com/ned/photos/1760-herd-of-elk-rush-first-time-fly-fisherman-in-estes-park-colo

I still question the authenticity of the pictures.  There is a no tresspassing sign in the background - it could be for the land beyond the stream but I think the pictures are photo-shopped.  Or it could be true if a man-of-the-cloth is the one saying it happened?!?!?!

 

 

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I still say  photo-shopped. 

I still say  photo-shopped.  There is no way that I would be that close to a wild elk weather it was in Estes Park or anywhere else unless I had my bow in my hand.  Wild elk are way to unpredictable to be close enough to reach out and touch them no matter where they are found. 

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fishing and elk

Went trout fishing at one of my favorite mountain lakes the last day of 1st rifle season this year and came across 5 cow elk on the dirt road not far from the lake. 

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Thats too funny!!! I don't

Thats too funny!!! I don't know if the photo's are shopped or not but I have a few fishing holes that I fish. I have had elk come out of the tree's not 10 feet from me before and drink out of the river. I have also had deer stand 5 feet off the trail and just watch me walk by. I have even had a bear come out to the river 50 feet up river from me before. If it was a resident herd and are used to people in the area then the chances of this actually happening are pretty good.

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