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  1. alaska2go

    What is your go to elk rifle / ammunition combo?

    So, I would like to chime in a little on this one. I have killed elk w/ a bow, muzzle loader, & a rifle.. I shot a 4 point bull w/ a 50# browning bantom bow in 1988 w/ a old satellite broad head went through the ribs, but I also hit a 6 point bull w/ the set up in the front shoulder and the...
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    2020 Turkey Picture Thread

    The gun was my dad's OL 870. When I would tag along as young lad at the age of 5/6 he would blast birds w/ it. The state is Colorado only 1 bird bearded per spring season.... It is a merriam
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    Help with unit

    Might i suggest unit 68 4th season rifle
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    16 preference points in colorado

    yup .. Speed goat.. I got 16 PP & lookin to burn them..
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    16 preference points in colorado

    So if you had 16 PP in Colorado what unit would you apply for ?
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    Mule Deer Assistance

    I really don't agree with that statement at least the over hunted part.. We kill good bucks on BLM land most years we get the tag and see a hand full of people..
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    338 Cal Rifles

    I have 2 338 RUM. One long range sniper type rifle w/ a 29" Douglas barrel Remington shoot 300SMK 1200 yards 12" plates. Another is a winchester w/ a Douglas barrel 24" ... I used to shoot some barnes but had terrible luck at the longer ranges on killing performance then went to 250 SBT and...
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    CO 1st rifle elk vs. muzzy elk

    I would do a muzzy hunt over a 1st rifle given the choice .. But I wouldn't do muzzy hunt were they have OTC archery tags.
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    Use Dura logs instead of fire wood.. But I betcha the transporter is going to land you on a ridge top. Lots of spruce trees there... Small aircraft you can compressed fuel, BUT large air craft you can not bring compressed fuel..... Also I forgot 3 must haves: a daily dose of BCAA ( branch...
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    Please critique my caribou gear list

    depends where you fly in at up there. A lot of hunting and air strips are on the top of ridges. Also there is a good chance of you getting snowed on. Super glue instead of a bunch of band aids Good multi tool I take news paper to put in my boots every night to pull moisture out 10'x10' piece...
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    A good book

    If you guys like reading about ol timer's adventures the Alaskan Wolf man is good read .. Another one i didn't see mentioned is Alaskan/Yukon Trophies won & lost by GO Young.... When you read these books it will make you appreciate ALL the goodies we have today..
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    hunting partner

    Thanks for the invite... I have never looked at SD for a hunting opportunity.. Maybe I should do some research on it .. There are some good units in CO that take 3-4 points that people over look...
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    hunting partner

    I moved back to Colorado september 2019 and all my old friends don't hunt any more ... I haven't hunted geese or upland game for 20 years & i miss it.. Still have the set up but no one to go with.. Plus, i just like to go help some one fill their tag and help with getting it back to the...
  14. alaska2go

    Decided on Caliber - Now need to decide on Rifle

    Buy a Kimber M84 in a 7-08 top it with a Bushnell elite 3500 4x12 w/ the ballistic reticle get some 140 gr or 150 gr loads sight it in at a hundred yards and the reticle works to 600 yards DONE !! all for the $1200 budget !! Light, handy, weather proof, go to gun for all species
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    Preferred bugle call

    primos terminator call i found to be the easiest ...
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    Mule Deer Assistance

    Yes they have been undisturbed but also they like more open areas for growing their antlers ..... Also mule deer eat very specific food and are looking for the highest nutrition for that time of year and high country grass & herbs are what they eat. Mule deer have a small ruman compared to...
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    Mule Deer Assistance

    Older, mature mule deer bucks are : sneaky, nocturnal, solitary, loners, and wise. AND, the biggest bucks are killed by mountain lions for the those reasons. A mature mule deer will go to great lengths to avoid human contact and disruption unless he lives in town limits.. To find a old...
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    Plantar fasciitus

    A water bottle frozen and roll your feet out every night for 15 minutes and then just ice them for additional 10 minutes. Do this for 3 weeks and you will know a considerable difference..
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    Class

    I killed a 3 point similar 30 years ago and he taped out 153" he was 28" wide