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    I drive out of Oregon if I really want to kill an Elk.

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    Got 4 points to draw west Blues spring bear tag so that's the start.

    Got 15 points for antelope and should be about 75% to draw Hart Mt bow tag.

    Other than those two will hunt general archery deer and elk both west side around my house and maybe get east for a week for elk.

    Putting in for other tags but not expecting to draw much else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by halfslam View Post
    UH, thanks. How many points do you have? I agree, taking the time to invest the scouting and time in a good tag pays off. Being able to scout, find what you are looking for, patterning him and keeping tabs on him until opening morning then being able to harvest him is what hunting is all about. I spent 15 days finding and following this buck and it paid off.
    The funny thing was I knew he was a 'booner' but I had a hard time judging him because his head was so damn big. The taxidermist refered to him as a 'mule head' and said he had the biggest head of any antelope he had ever seen. He had to order a special form and modify it. He always ran with a bunch of does and I never saw another buck around him until one day a 13" buck ran in and tried to impress his girls and my buck ran him off. It'd nice being able to compare a 13" buck to a heavy 17" buck.
    I'm only at 10 points, I still have a 5 year wait ahead of me, but there is always the chance someone in the clan will hit on a random tag.
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    Deer-points
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    Antelope-points
    Sheep-S.Central, Been trying to draw this for years so I can go back to the home country to hunt sheep.

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    Quote Originally Posted by halfslam View Post
    The Deer, well I finally got some pictures scanned, hopefully I can get them attached this time. The bucks offical green score was 89 4/8 and after the drying period he ended up 88 even. They do shrink a bunch!
    The last two pictures were for the EHJ article. Guy had me take more because my field photos were sub-par. Attachment 7663Attachment 7662Attachment 7661
    Halfslam that is a stud buck of a lifetime I hope to get into the 80 inch area one of these days. Congrats and thank you for sharing!

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    Ya Half Slam that is a great Oregon speedy, Congratulations. Really nice cutters on him. Do you have his measurements?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CRIT'R GIT'R View Post
    Ya Half Slam that is a great Oregon speedy, Congratulations. Really nice cutters on him. Do you have his measurements?
    CRIT'R, thanks for the compliments. He is 17" with 7 4/8" prongs and 6 7/8" around the bases. Carries his mass through all of his circumference measurements.
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    What a monster goat!!

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    My plans have change a little since this thread started. I will be traveling to Wyoming for elk, so I don't plan on hunting elk in Oregon for the first time on over 25 years. I'm still searching for a resident with 7 or more deer points to let me apply with them for the Metolius muzzy hunt, I will likely hunt general west side for deer since the search isn't going so well. I'm on the fence about raffle tags, I may buy a couple for deer at the last minute.

    What's everyone else thinking?

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    score!!

    have fun. more elk for us who are staying!!

 

 

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