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October 12, 2001, 11:37 AM
Today's the day. I'm up o the mountains later in the afternoon for a weekend of chasing wapiti.
It's a warm up for the week long trip coming up soon.
I can't wait.
Have a good weekend.
October 12, 2001, 12:27 PM
We'll be waiting for your report...
October 12, 2001, 04:11 PM
That sounds very nice. Good luck, Im jealous.
October 16, 2001, 11:24 AM
We're going Friday for the second season 10/20 thru 10/26! Everything is packed, 'cept for the food. ;)
October 18, 2001, 08:49 PM
Went the first season 10/13-17 - back the 17th with 2 of 3 tags filled.
Both to handloaded .308 Win 165 gr Barnes XBTs at 2400 fps. One at ~25 yds & another at 100 yds - lung shots both & never expect to recover a single Barnes. I'm likin' this bullet so far.
Helpful hint = don't have an elk die in a creek. :( Having cold water handy to wash it & you off is nice, but at 35 deg, it does get cold after 1/2 hour standing in it.
Weather was downright warmish (except for while in the creek). ;)
October 19, 2001, 12:22 PM
Labgrade, that creek thing is an excellent suggestion.
October 19, 2001, 08:09 PM
Hardly. Just never happened before & I don't recommend it. Maybe by a creek, but certainly not in one.
Didn't even have my paddle. ;)
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