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taylorce1
November 20, 2011, 03:38 PM
Well more than one actually. My daughter wanted to see real live elk. So I took her on a day trip to Estes Park. Found a few nice ones that I wouldn't mind finding on public land some day!

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Even found a pretty nice buck!

http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r155/taylorce1/Estes%20Park%20Nov%202011/P1000359.jpg

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I had a great time with the kid shooting animals with the Olympus!

Colorado Redneck
November 20, 2011, 07:22 PM
Lots of elk in Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Amazing animals, they are. Glad you posted the pic's! Thanks!

steakhouse25
November 20, 2011, 07:27 PM
Beautiful pictures! I was stationed at Carson in Colorado Springs and I certainly miss it right about now as I look at those pictures.

huntinaz
November 20, 2011, 08:05 PM
Great pics! I'll be chasing elk for 2 weeks starting this Friday.

taylorce1
November 22, 2011, 02:15 PM
Finally finished uploading all the photos and thought I'd add a few more. We found another herd laying in a old corn field on the way home. I bet they would taste really good!

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Plus, I had to stop on the way home so my daughter could take a picture of this strange bird.

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doofus47
November 23, 2011, 12:43 PM
Nice trip with the family!
Many years ago, my wife and I took a 3 day hiking trip through the Commanche Peak wilderness over Labor day, and we cut through the back of RMNP. While we were setting up camp a herd of about 70 elk wandered past. We heard bugling all day long. It was one of the most memorable trips I've ever been on.

Elk are special.

Kreyzhorse
November 23, 2011, 06:51 PM
Great pictures and I enjoyed them a lot. Thanks for posting.

shootniron
November 23, 2011, 07:45 PM
Great pics...I am jealous.

hooligan1
November 24, 2011, 09:01 AM
Taylorce1, you should really try to impress the girls, and ride that big black chicken!!!!:p:D:eek::D (cool pics man)

rickyrick
November 24, 2011, 09:08 AM
Nice pics

taylorce1
November 24, 2011, 10:03 AM
Taylorce1, you should really try to impress the girls, and ride that big black chicken!!!!

I was thinking of finding an oven big enough so we could eat those drumsticks today! Nothing impresses my wife and daughter like putting food on the table!

hooligan1
November 24, 2011, 12:00 PM
hehehehe, happy thanksgiving to you and yours man!!:)

deepforks
December 4, 2011, 01:04 PM
nice photos. i love this time of year. after all the hunting is over, there is nothing more enjoyable than checking out critters as they are migrating down. you get to see some amazing numbers and quality animals.