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Let's see your Woodland Caribou mount
I shot this bull in Newfoundland this September and am debating on the mount. Let's see what you guys did with yours...
Nice work, let's hear a story!
PA - congrats on your success. Nice bull or stag as some people call them :) !
Congrats PA, very nice bull.
Not a Woodlands, but Quebec-Labrador Caribou if it helps:
Just dropped 3 capes off at the taxidermist to be mounted.....we are going again in 2015. Woodland caribou is a great hunt.
Nice one Chris. Congrats! Hope to see you at the eastern sheep show this month.
Dennis... I will see you there.
Nice bulls guys, congrats. When I was a young and dumb bear guide I found a skull and antlers in great condition from a whopper Woodland bull, I'm gussing wolf kill, near a lake in noth-central SK. The previous year I had worked in the Yukon and they appeared nowhere near as big as the racks I saw there but I was impressed with the mass and number of points so packed it back to the boat and camp. One of the fishing guests asked me if he could take them home. I figured I would likely find another set but of course I never did. The bull was a giant, doh!
As for a story of the hunt... it is a Rifle kill so I was sparing some of the bowhunters the boring story lol
Air Canada left my rifle on the dock in Harrisburg. By the time it got to Newfoundland I was already tagged out. Couldnt fly the plane because of wind and visibility but ended up chartering a helicopter into camp. A very cool experience.
Borrowed owners rifle...guide broke his ankle day before I got there... and a hurricane (90mph winds) were to hit on first day of hunting. Monday was a total wash.
Tuesday we hunted 2 on 1 with a moose hunter. Saw two decent bulls at a distance but weather was still so bad it was hard to make any moves.
Wednesday the oldest gentlemen in camp decided to take the morning off from the weather. I got my 1 on 1 guide and we hit the boat early. We were not stopping walking until we found a stag. After 14 miles of hard hiking I crawled within 200 yards of this stag. He was bedded facing away with a few other cows and small bull. They were watching a sow black bear walking across the bog.
He stood...and I dropped him. Fun hunt and hard miles in that bog. Heavy packs on the way out but the caribou meat has been worth it.
who did you guys hunt with ? got a hunt booked for oct
I agree PA. I'm wishing I didn't give out as much meat as I did. :(
Northern lights adventures caribou 29014
I hunted Snowshoe Lake in '01, '03, and '04.
took the orange out of your antlers Lenny?
Ned- That photo makes them look darker than they really are, but I think they are darker than most. I didn't have the color changed. I guess I need better lighting in my game room. I may put in some different lighting when I get my mountain goat back from Dennis Razza. Hope all is well!
L-wood that is one heck on a nice woodland.
L-wood that's a great stag. Congrats
Kill pic. The antlers were very lite since the velvet was shedding. Mike
From the northern peninsula with Tucamore lodge.