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Elkcrazedfrk
11-21-2011, 10:06 AM
Had a great year hunting elk. Archery season was a blast and got close to some great bulls. Finally took this little guy.
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee5/elkcrazedfrk/334543_1993001225122_1246141131_31692423_144867875 4_o.jpg

My son Ethyn and I went on a tough 2+ mile hike to get on some cows. If ethyn wouldnt have been so excited I wouldn't have let him drop the hammer on this cow. I didnt have it in me to say no..haha. Made the pack out a little less painful knowing that I made his day.
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee5/elkcrazedfrk/386028_2153241551030_1246141131_31808718_174847085 1_n1.jpg

Recently I was told that I need to focus on gratitude and be positive. So in closing, I'm very grateful to have the god given ability to be healthy enough to enjoy my passions (hunting/fishing). I'm also grateful for the people who have been and are in my life.

sjsmallfield
11-21-2011, 12:29 PM
Congrats to you and your son. Looks like you guys had a great season.

Pronghorn73
11-22-2011, 08:36 PM
Congrats to both of you.

Bitterroot Bulls
11-22-2011, 09:10 PM
Excellent season in my book.

Ikeepitcold
11-22-2011, 10:26 PM
Awesome you and your son can spend that time together. You both will always remember it..

NDHunter
11-23-2011, 10:45 PM
Congrats to both of you guys! And what happened to "the longest I've packed out an elk is a half mile" talk? I guess that's no longer true. And as to what you said about being grateful, I wish everyone would be more appreciative and thankful with what they've got. I'm also very thankful for everything and everyone that I have in my life.

ElkNut1
11-24-2011, 06:18 AM
Hey congrats to the both of you, nicely done Sir! You tell Ethyn to keep up the good work & we'll look forward to many more successful hunts in the future!

ElkNut1

Elkcrazedfrk
11-24-2011, 01:26 PM
Thx everyone. Yes, NDhunter it was a tough pack. They cant all be easy i guess..lol

Montana
11-24-2011, 09:28 PM
Very Very nice. Congrats. I can't wait until my little one is old enough to put together some tougher hunts. It's been just the east stuff. Which doesn't really equal quality animal... But does count for quality time. An investment I guess is how I look at it.

trophyhill
11-30-2011, 05:42 PM
sounds like a very good year. i know quite a few guys and gals that went home empty handed this year.