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New Mexico cow elk hunt #8028047 10/28/20 09:32 PM
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Didn't get drawn in Arizona this year, so resorted to plan B which was a landowner tag in New Mexico.
They tried to elude me with the weather moving in, but was fortunate enough to connect before the bad stuff moved in. Thankful for the harvest, and a VERY full freezer!

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Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: slack40] #8028052 10/28/20 09:35 PM
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Very nice!! Congrats! Tell us about the rifle, caliber, bullet performance, etc. All the good stuff!



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Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: slack40] #8028058 10/28/20 09:42 PM
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Saw one bull saturday afternoon while sitting on a ridge, then mid morning sunday after not seeing anything decided move about a 1/4 mile down to check another canyon, after about 20 minutes 6 elk showed up out of nowhere and were feeding directly towards me. Ended up being around 175 yard shot with 20-25mph crosswind Used Remington 700 .300win mag, Federal 180gr trophy bonded tip (talk about a THUD when it connected) took about 2 steps and piled up.


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Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: slack40] #8028111 10/28/20 10:14 PM
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Very nice cheers

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Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: slack40] #8028126 10/28/20 10:23 PM
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Congratulations!! Lot of meat there and nice shot too.

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Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: slack40] #8028342 10/29/20 01:18 AM
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Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: slack40] #8028371 10/29/20 01:35 AM
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Great pics

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Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: slack40] #8028628 10/29/20 10:50 AM
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Congrats - looks like you didn't have to pack it out either, lucky!

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Oh...…….cow elk backstrap!!!!

Congrats on the great hunt.


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Cool pics up


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Congrats!!


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Sounds like it was a great time, congrats!


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Oh yeaaaaah! good eatin.


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What area of NM?

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Magdalena, about 100 miles south of Albuquerque.


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Boots in AZ. Roots in TX
Re: New Mexico cow elk hunt [Re: Dodge_Rock] #8028910 10/29/20 02:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Dodge_Rock
Congrats - looks like you didn't have to pack it out either, lucky!


Wenched it up into the back of an old 4 runner, ranks on up there with some of my best redneck ingenuity.


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Oh yeaaaaah! good eatin.


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Gongrats, agree with the others good eating meat.


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