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Just returned from Greenland 2016
Caribou
Contributors to this thread:
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
PAstringking 06-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 06-Aug-16
Buffalo1 06-Aug-16
GhostBird 06-Aug-16
Bou'bound 06-Aug-16
Neubauer 06-Aug-16
Dwitt2n 06-Aug-16
Kevin Dill 06-Aug-16
Scar Finga 06-Aug-16
IdyllwildArcher 06-Aug-16
SteveB 06-Aug-16
Zackman 06-Aug-16
Paul@thefort 06-Aug-16
t-roy 06-Aug-16
Drop tine 07-Aug-16
BULELK1 07-Aug-16
midwest 07-Aug-16
tradmt 07-Aug-16
Greenie 07-Aug-16
bobin hood 07-Aug-16
Chief 419 07-Aug-16
Bowboy 07-Aug-16
Turk 07-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 07-Aug-16
tradmt 07-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 07-Aug-16
hunterken 19-Aug-16
Southern draw 19-Aug-16
Shifty@ work 19-Aug-16
Mark Watkins 20-Aug-16
Rob Nye 21-Aug-16
Dooner 21-Aug-16
Treeline 22-Aug-16
loesshillsarcher 22-Aug-16
From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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This hunt is everything and more, thank you Frank. Also a big thanks to Tim and Calum from Scotland, Bill and Donna from VA. and Randy from LA.

From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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I will not take away from other hunters possible adding their own pics so I will only put mine up here.

From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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An old bull, probably 11 or 12 years old. Only had one cow with him and he may not have made it through this rut and winter. A great trophy for me!

From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16

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Frank glassing for Caribou at the foot of the glacier.

From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16
Frank glassing for Caribou at the foot of the glacier.

From: PAstringking
06-Aug-16
Congrats

From: Shifty@ work
06-Aug-16
If anyone has any question about this hunt, ask away I am just an average guy who saw the live hunt on here a couple of year back and booked it and went. Best hunt of my life. One note is that I usually shoot Traditional but it is not a legal method of hunting in Greenland, so I did this hunt with modern equipment. Back to the stick this fall.

From: Buffalo1
06-Aug-16
Congrats on a super trophy and a memorable adventure.

From: GhostBird
06-Aug-16
Congratulations... awesome.

From: Bou'bound
06-Aug-16
Excellent bull. Such a neat hunt

From: Neubauer
06-Aug-16
Congrats! Beautiful pictures.

From: Dwitt2n
06-Aug-16
...congrats....looks like you had an incredible adventure....no traditional allowed tho?

From: Kevin Dill
06-Aug-16
"I am just an average guy....."

I laughed when I saw this. Steve anyone who knows you knows how far from average you really are...but I get it. Congratulations on getting to Greenland, let alone taking a stud bull. All the best!

From: Scar Finga
06-Aug-16
Beautiful animal, and scenery. Thank you for sharing!!!

Good Luck this fall!!!

Scar.

06-Aug-16
Grats! Yeah... "average guys" don't hunt in Greenland. Sounds like a great adventure though.

From: SteveB
06-Aug-16
Well done! Did you get any video to share?

From: Zackman
06-Aug-16
Awesome! Congrats on a great bull

From: Paul@thefort
06-Aug-16
and I thought you had to hunt those beasts when it was 40 degrees below zero.

Looks like a great hunt. congrats. Paul

From: t-roy
06-Aug-16
Congrats to you. Thanks for sharing!

From: Drop tine
07-Aug-16
Congrats, that looks like a great hunt and one I would love to go. Did you go after a caribou? How are the plans to get the trophy home?

From: BULELK1
07-Aug-16
Great for you

Thanks for sharing

Good luck, Robb

From: midwest
07-Aug-16
VERY cool! Congrats!

Trad illegal? Never heard of such a thing!

From: tradmt
07-Aug-16
No trad, that's about the most ignorant thing I have yet to hear.

Congrats on the bull.

From: Greenie
07-Aug-16
Fantastic hunt and great trophy!

In respect of the ban on trad hunting, Greenland only just recently permitted bow hunting and may still be in the "learning phase". Prior to opening for bow hunting, test hunts were permitted and based on these, the requirements for bow hunting equipment were made. I expect the Greenland Government have consulted the Danish hunting laws closely although some of the gear requirements do seem "strange" to some of us. In Denmark you are required by law to pass a bow hunting shooting test with every kind of bow you wish to use for hunting. If you're a multi-skilled hunter, you'd have to pass three separate shooting tests for hunting with compound, recurve and longbow respectively. For each bow type, 5 out of 6 arrows would have to be placed within the vitals of a roe-deer target at unknown distances (No ranges provided and rangefinders not permitted) up to 25 meters.

There are presently very few bow hunters in Denmark (and Greenland) who have managed to obtain license to hunt with traditional gear.

From: bobin hood
07-Aug-16
Do you eat Musk Ox, if so what is it taste like!

Congrats. on your hunt!

From: Chief 419
07-Aug-16
Steve, It was a pleasure sharing camp with you. I'll post a separate report with my pictures. This was a once in a lifetime hunt. Thanks for sharing your pics and story.

From: Bowboy
07-Aug-16
Congrats on a great hunt and bull. Thanks for sharing!

From: Turk
07-Aug-16
Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

From: Shifty@ work
07-Aug-16
Thanks for all the comments. Greenie explained things well. I had a window of opportunity to hunt musk ox and I took it, no regrets.

The meat is fantastic is should be on everyone's bucket list.

Trophy will be heading to Denmark.

Cheif 419 had a video cam and has a great story to tell, but that's for him to share.

Great people, great hunt and perfect place.

Kevin Dill, you're too funny!

From: tradmt
07-Aug-16
Oh yes, the learning phase, because several thousand years just isn't quite long enough. Laugh out loud here.

From: Shifty@ work
07-Aug-16

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Helicopter flight was very cool!

From: hunterken
19-Aug-16
Nice pictures! How do your cape and horns/skull get back to the states? I saw you mentioned Denmark. It must be fairly costly to ship them back from there if that's the case.

19-Aug-16
Congrats enjoyed !!

From: Shifty@ work
19-Aug-16
hunterken, everything is costly about this hunt, it just needs to be considered part of the initial expense when planning. Greenland is part of Denmark so that's where they go through to get to either our taxidermist or back to us fully mounted.

From: Mark Watkins
20-Aug-16
Congrats on a great bull and adventure!

Mark

From: Rob Nye
21-Aug-16
Congrats! Muskoxen are really cool critters, I guided fishemen for 15 seasons in arctic NWT and Nunavut and had lots of encounters with them. Got charged a couple times while taking photos, that will wake you up! Sure hope to hunt one in the future.

From: Dooner
21-Aug-16
Congrats Steve. Good to see you're still goin for it:-)

From: Treeline
22-Aug-16
What an awesome hunt! Glad you shared your pic's as well!!

22-Aug-16
Great trip! Congrats!!

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