View Full Version : Report w/photos: Elk Hunting in Rimrock - Oct 2008

built not bot!
10-23-2008, 02:01 PM
I.O.R.E. and I set camp at the 613 trail head, on sunday the 18th oct. Great times decent weather for the time of year, and a much needed retreat from everyday life!

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Did alittle saw work and made a cookink area
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need to keep that in easy acsess
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dinner prep.
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now thats a dutch oven!
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one thing about the Rimrock area is that it is steep!
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snow in camp
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Mixed a drink for a really great friend that would have loved to be there! I'm sure he was watching over us though!
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Yea theres elk down there! :headbang:
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this is the view back to the top, I was sitting on that ridge when I shot! :banghead:
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Now the work starts!
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Had to leave him there, and put an extration mission together for the next day. My dad and bro. were EXCITED!!! to help!
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we ran alot of cable attempting to get in.
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and for any one that says it cant be done... that is the entire elk strapped to a 4-wheeler!
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finally got it to the jeep
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then got the jeep to the trailer!
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finally got him home! :occasion5:
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Have more pics to post in other areas!

10-23-2008, 02:38 PM
Congrats :thumbright:

I quartered and straped my first elk to my quad, and yes they do fit (but i did not get any pic).

Jay W
10-23-2008, 07:42 PM
Congrats. Nice Elk!!

10-23-2008, 08:21 PM
nice bull!!! did you see any cats down there???

10-23-2008, 09:27 PM
Very nice :salute:

built not bot!
10-23-2008, 10:05 PM
nice bull!!! did you see any cats down there???

no but I was lookn!

10-23-2008, 11:30 PM
What? everytime I took a tent you 2 give me crap. Suprised the old man didnt make you work all night for the elk. :thumbright:

10-24-2008, 11:42 AM
:headbang: well done congrats

10-24-2008, 06:35 PM
Nice elk, looks like it was fun trying to get it out. :laughing6:

10-24-2008, 09:29 PM
That whole scenario will make for a great campfire story for years to come. :thumbright:

10-25-2008, 06:37 PM
Now that is how it is done...very well played, congrats on the meat.

10-25-2008, 09:34 PM
I never thought I would miss eating elk but some microwave cube steak mmm. :drunken:

built not bot!
10-25-2008, 09:37 PM
I never thought I would miss eating elk but some microwave cube steak mmm. :drunken:

10-26-2008, 12:02 PM
yeah there has been alot of cat sightings around rimrock this year... up here in chelan county we can only hunt cats till like nov. 5th or something...

10-26-2008, 03:47 PM
If I see a cat it wont be alive long, I have been hammering the predators latly :salute:

built not bot!
11-01-2008, 05:15 PM
Well we're done! :headbang: Two tags awarded two tags filled! Brother killed a nice bull by Conrad meadows, lucky sucker!

the bs time! :occasion5:

11-01-2008, 05:44 PM

11-03-2008, 08:55 PM
rock on!!!! yeah we have been nailing the coyotes and bobcats pretty hard around here... already at 15 cats for this season and I don't know how many coyotes... we are entering into a coyote derby in feb.... won last years and should win this years... :) or I hope so anyways... lol

11-07-2008, 06:54 PM
That whole scenario will make for a great campfire story for years to come. :thumbright:

YES, it surely will ! great times and memories were indeed made.
( totaled my jeep four times ) :evil4: