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  1. Thread: Idaho Elk

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    Yes sir that's a very respectable bull anywhere &...

    Yes sir that's a very respectable bull anywhere & very good for Idaho!

    ElkNut1
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    Now that's inspiring sir, great job! I see you...

    Now that's inspiring sir, great job! I see you were packing with a Kelty Hauler, it does a good job!

    ElkNut1
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    Hey congrats to the both of you, nicely done Sir!...

    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
  4. Thread: Spike squeal

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    A spike squeal can be produced with just about...

    A spike squeal can be produced with just about any mouth reed/diaphragm, lightly stretched latex in single reed form are best though such as a Primos Ivory Plate or A B/B Mellow Yellow/Closer Call....
  5. Thread: Calling?

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    As elk become more vocal by the 8th-10th we then...

    As elk become more vocal by the 8th-10th we then play on "Breeding Behavior Methods" this is especially effective for satellite bulls, (those without cows) as this is exactly what they're looking for...
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    Joe, ya I hear you! The wind is a main issue when...

    Joe, ya I hear you! The wind is a main issue when hunting midday in many western states. Is there a spot where you can view this wallow or wallow entrances from 100yd-150yds out? There are times when...
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    Joe, wallows can be a good strategy as well as a...

    Joe, wallows can be a good strategy as well as a crap shoot! (grin) It's true they can be a great "destination" spot where little calling can produce great results. Wallows generally start seeing use...
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    Walleyed, thanks for the feedback, yes it's a...

    Walleyed, thanks for the feedback, yes it's a Book that will be giving many an elk a dirt nap! (grin) Thanks!

    ElkNut1
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    Yes, That video Clip was the Estrus Buzz, it was...

    Yes, That video Clip was the Estrus Buzz, it was not an attempt at bugling at all. The sound is used when they are in search of the group, in this case the young cow heard an elk or group the hunter...
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    Yes, a cow bugle is a real sounding bugle & can...

    Yes, a cow bugle is a real sounding bugle & can fool you. They do not have the mature sound of a big ole 6 point but more like a raggie to spike bugle. Cows can make every sound a bull does &...
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    Yep, happens every year! Elk are vocal pretty...

    Yep, happens every year! Elk are vocal pretty much year around, get those nursery groups together & they can really make some noise, cool ain't it! Watch carefully & you'll see the cows are bugling a...
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    Ha Ha, I hear ya Bitterroot! There are a few good...

    Ha Ha, I hear ya Bitterroot! There are a few good holes here & there where we've stumbled on these type of elk, we call them dumb elk! (grin) They are very cooperative! Unfortunately they are far &...
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    Guys, Thank You! NDHunter, yes sir, I am...

    Guys, Thank You!

    NDHunter, yes sir, I am Paul the ElkNut guy. (grin) Thanks, glad you enjoyed the info!

    Bitterroot Bulls, yes, we incorporate what I've used & called "The Threat" for years!...
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    There are times when calling is the key to "seal...

    There are times when calling is the key to "seal the deal" But, timing is everything! We must be patient & have the right terrain & cover as well as the wind in our favor! Calling from openings or...
  15. I've not hunted the areas mentioned but have...

    I've not hunted the areas mentioned but have hunted many states & areas around, to date any place that holds elk will have a min of 250"-300" class bulls. This includes heavily hunted areas where...
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    Anytime you can have areas with 25+ bulls per 100...

    Anytime you can have areas with 25+ bulls per 100 cows you are in a very respectful hunting area! Yes, maturity of bulls is a big consideration, but there are many elk areas with 12-15 bulls per 100...
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    Yep, watched it, great job Dirk!! ElkNut1

    Yep, watched it, great job Dirk!!

    ElkNut1
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    307, yes single reeds can belt out some excellent...

    307, yes single reeds can belt out some excellent sounds, a lot depends on the "stretch of the latex as that's where you can get your aggressive sounds or extremely soft sounds. Some latex's as the...
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    Well, let's see! Should we hunt with a pack on...

    Well, let's see! Should we hunt with a pack on for just an all day hunt that is capable of carrying items that would last us a week? Hmmm! (grin) It could be a bit big but that Blue Widow is close to...
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    Yes, the X2 will squeak but is an easy fix, you...

    Yes, the X2 will squeak but is an easy fix, you can unbuckle & remove the internal frame from its straps & tape the frame with hockey tape, the whole frame. Re-install & no squeaks. We did this to my...
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    That's why I own more than 1 pack! (grin) The X2...

    That's why I own more than 1 pack! (grin) The X2 for up to a couple of days & the Badlands 2200 or the Blue Widow would be good for a week! You just have to minimize your items to the bare...
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    Yes, as long as you're not interested in staying...

    Yes, as long as you're not interested in staying out more that 3 days & 2 nights at a time? If you want to stay longer then the Blue Widow would be a better choice! For my Son & I we use the X2 95%...
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    Yes, the Blue Widow is a great pack & compliment...

    Yes, the Blue Widow is a great pack & compliment to the X2. Watch this clip here & you will see both the X2 & Blue Widow packs loaded with gear & quarters. The other pack is a Kelty frame pack...
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    I've never used one to kill an elk, but when I'm...

    I've never used one to kill an elk, but when I'm hunting with a compound I do carry one as does my son! It's not an essential part of our pack so I didn't mention it! I just know though that one of...
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    Yes, the 4-Pack will aid you quite a bit! Vol-4...

    Yes, the 4-Pack will aid you quite a bit! Vol-4 Worse Than Wolves will highlight much of what I shared in the first posts as to the sounds to use. Take nothing for granted in your sound choice, do...
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