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Old 11-24-2015, 10:14 PM
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Default Elk tag filled!

Quite late in the season, and I never was able to get amongst them during the rut, but I'm so grateful nonetheless.

This guy let me sneak up to him and get within 30yds. No pass through, but he only went 40 yards.

My second elk ever, and lucky enough to get one two years in a row

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Old 11-24-2015, 11:54 PM
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Nice elk! Congrats
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Old 11-25-2015, 06:51 AM
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Great bull! Congrats!
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Old 11-25-2015, 07:16 AM
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What a great elk! Congrats!
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Old 11-25-2015, 01:59 PM
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Thats a great bull! Way to get it done with the bow!
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Old 11-25-2015, 02:53 PM
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Moved back to NB late this summer. Was pretty de-motivated leaving the Alberta Whitetail Deer Mecca for the colonoscopy capital of Canada for deer hunting. Did manage to find a buck this fall in mid Nov and sent an arrow through the cage at 17 yards. Small 8 point with a solid body. About 180 lbs FD

Pretty happy actually given the dismal deer herd here this year...latest reports since season closed Saturday was 4000 deer harvested, down from 8000 last year, down from 10K the year before ( early 90's annual harvest was typically 30K animals). The poor herd is in a tailspin and the hunters are going wild with Natural Resources folks and politicians, blaming forestry companies for unethical post-clearcutting practices of replanting monoculture species and spraying glyphosate to kill ALL competing species of trees/shrubs except the replanted softwoods. Combine that with crazy winter snow depths ( 400+ cm last year), coyotes, and cutting of wintering areas...and the deer are getting hit from every angle.
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Old 11-27-2015, 05:48 PM
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Default Two year..... 9 year Process

Story in a separate forum but I finally took a whitetail with a bow!
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Old 11-30-2015, 06:51 AM
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Last day for many, 1 week left for Strathcona Deer season. Lots of great animals taken this year thanks for sharing.

Maybe there are a few more to come.

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Old 12-06-2015, 08:04 AM
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My 2015 bison I got on December 1. Its a cow but was extremely excited to harvest one of these animals with the bow.
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Old 12-06-2015, 08:13 AM
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another pic of the bison
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Old 12-06-2015, 08:16 AM
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Quite late in the season, and I never was able to get amongst them during the rut, but I'm so grateful nonetheless.

This guy let me sneak up to him and get within 30yds. No pass through, but he only went 40 yards.

My second elk ever, and lucky enough to get one two years in a row

Sneaking up and getting one of those outside of the rut is quite the feat......congrats on a nice bull.
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Old 12-06-2015, 08:17 AM
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Awesome bison! Great animals to everyone. This was the favorite topic of the season. Thanks for eveyone who posted!
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Old 12-07-2015, 07:02 PM
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2015Moose1-.jpg

Try this first attempt at posting a pix.
Moose taken with a Bear TD Recurve at about 15yds.
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Old 12-07-2015, 07:08 PM
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Well how about that?!
I've been trying to get access for a couple of weeks. I could log on but not much else. One of my questioning e-mails must have finally made it.

Anyway shot this Whitetail two weeks ago. Same equipment.
Nice critters everyone.

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Old 12-09-2015, 10:44 AM
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Congrats on the awesome animals! Love to see traditional equipment hunts. I aspire to do the same one day...
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Old 12-09-2015, 11:11 AM
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My 2015 bison I got on December 1. Its a cow but was extremely excited to harvest one of these animals with the bow.
Now that is awesome! Congrats!
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Old 12-09-2015, 04:06 PM
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Thanks for the contributions from all and thanks for keeping this thread positive!

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Old 12-14-2015, 07:09 AM
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My two Archery harvests this year:




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Old 12-14-2015, 09:27 AM
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Beauty ram with a bow!! Was that in the Canmore bow zone? Congrats!
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Old 12-14-2015, 11:47 AM
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I don't know if he wants his ugly mug on here so I blacked out his face. This is my best friends deer from this year.

First antlered animal with his bow. 202" Green Gross
He is now official.

199 7/8 non typical gross
192 4/8 non typical net
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Old 12-14-2015, 03:48 PM
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My two Archery harvests this year:




Amazing ram, was it one of the bowzone draws or the ministers tag?
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Old 12-14-2015, 07:16 PM
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Great ram Chet.
Amazing feat
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Old 12-15-2015, 05:56 AM
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That's an awesome ram! Congrats
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Old 12-15-2015, 07:34 AM
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Thanks! Ram was a Nov 408 draw.
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Old 12-17-2015, 11:02 AM
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Default September whitetail

Got him September 17th

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Old 12-18-2015, 06:45 AM
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Outstanding job gang...well done, some world class animals and hunters here...should almost delete this post before too many more see it and realize how fourtunate we really are in Alberta...lol


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Old 01-05-2016, 01:31 PM
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Not much of a story to this one. I had been watching the herd all summer. Knew where they would be opening morning and beat them to it.
45 minutes into elk season I shot this small cow/calf with my Mathews Z7 Xtreme, Easton FMJ arrows and G5 montecs at 33yds. Complete pass through. She only made it 10yds.
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Old 01-07-2016, 07:24 AM
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Shot this mulee on NOV 25.

Edit: sorry the pic is being difficult. Wont rotate on upload
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