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Utah Big Game Drawings are Here

You can tell that spring isn't too far away. Utah's big game applications started today and I already have mine done (no procrastinating here). I put in for a Book Cliff deer muzzleloader tag along with a either sex bison. If I don't get my Book Cliff muzzleloader tag I'll have a Southern muzzleloader tag since I have a Lifetime license Thumbs up Let the draws begin. I figure that if I draw these tags along with a couple of other states I can start to hunt in August and end in the middle of December. Life couldn't get any better. Let the draws begin.

Also in a couple of days I am headed off to Arizona for a handgun Javelina hunt

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Re: Utah Big Game Drawings are Here

Critter check out the picture i added of the javelina today in the wild pig posting area, its javelinazilla. What??

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Re: Utah Big Game Drawings are Here

That one is indeed a nice hog, did he get a weight on it or the skull measured? I still have the head of the one that I shot last year and need to skin and boil it down. He was an old boar with lots of scars all over his face along with having both of his ears tore up. He was also one of the largest ones that I have taken in the last 16 years that I have been going down. The skull is good enough to make it well into the record book but I just need to get the time to clean it up.

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Yes he did and its now at the taxidermist to get measured and a full body (open mouth) mount. The hunt was filmed but it will make you dizzy to watch Censored . It was scared up and torn ears also. It will easily make the P&Y book. If can you can find a pic. of you last years javelina please post it.

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Re: Utah Big Game Drawings are Here

My problem is that I'm not a picture taker. My girl friend threatens to cut of my important parts if I don't start to take some so that she can see what I do. I just tell her that they are in my mind and if she wants to see it she needs to go with me.
Here is one that I got about 14 years ago that I had a full body mount done with a rattle snake along with a few of the skulls of other hunts. If I had it to do over again I think that I would of only went with the 3/4 mount. 4 of the skulls would make the book if I would get off my behind and submit them.

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Ya my wife of twenty years has never gone one time with me hunting either, but she will cook everything i bring home as long as i clean it and never bitches when im gone hunting or fishing Thumbs up you take all those with a hundgun?

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Re: Utah Big Game Drawings are Here

Yep just a handgun. About the only animal that I pack a rifle for anymore is an elk, and that is only if I don't get one during archery season.
I'll try and remember to get some photos of my hunt in the next week. That is if I don't get too excited and forget to. Just a long drive and 2 more day and I'll be hunting again.

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awsome, we will be waiting for the pics. Its to bad quail season will be closed when you get there.

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Re: Utah Big Game Drawings are Here

I get so excited this time of year with the draws! I put in for LE Elk for Cache South (early) and Meadowville (early) Then Cache Moose! April 28th needs to get here quick! I got 5 points towards each one so I'm hoping I can at least draw out for one of them.

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I put in for:
LE Elk Archery Panguitch Lake, 5 Points
LE Pronghorn Rifle Plateau, 1 Point
LE Deer Rifle Paunsaugunt, 1 Point
MNT GOAT Late Beaver, 5 Points
Now just cross my fingers and Hope!!!!

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Re: Utah Big Game Drawings are Here

Hoggetter if you draw out on the antelope let me know. We hunted there last season and did see a few real nice bucks. The problem was that my brother in law couldn't hit anything. I gotten to know the area for the last few years hunting deer there.