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Contributors to this thread:
Herdbull 18-Apr-19
Herdbull 18-Apr-19
Charlie Rehor 18-Apr-19
Treeline 18-Apr-19
Boreal 18-Apr-19
Drahthaar 18-Apr-19
Herdbull 18-Apr-19
Herdbull 18-Apr-19
Scoot 18-Apr-19
Tdvorak 18-Apr-19
Herdbull 18-Apr-19
Alexis Desjardins 18-Apr-19
Bou'bound 18-Apr-19
APauls 18-Apr-19
Charlie Rehor 18-Apr-19
craig 18-Apr-19
OFFHNTN 19-Apr-19
Shiras42 19-Apr-19
Herdbull 19-Apr-19
M.Pauls 19-Apr-19
Watts 19-Apr-19
iceman 19-Apr-19
Shug 19-Apr-19
Tdvorak 19-Apr-19
t-roy 19-Apr-19
'Ike' (Phone) 19-Apr-19
Paul@thefort 20-Apr-19
Herdbull 20-Apr-19
Herdbull 20-Apr-19
Herdbull 20-Apr-19
Herdbull 20-Apr-19
Herdbull 20-Apr-19
M.Pauls 20-Apr-19
Tdvorak 20-Apr-19
BULELK1 21-Apr-19
Zebrakiller 21-Apr-19
Scar Finga 21-Apr-19
bfisherman11 22-Apr-19
BOWNUT 22-Apr-19
Herdbull 22-Apr-19
t-roy 22-Apr-19
Herdbull 22-Apr-19
t-roy 22-Apr-19
elkstabber 23-Apr-19
Kicker Point 25-Apr-19
Rancher 25-Apr-19
Herdbull 25-Apr-19
Herdbull 25-Apr-19
Herdbull 25-Apr-19
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From: Herdbull
18-Apr-19

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I finished mounting the moose I took in 2017 and was featured in my "Chasing Solitude" film which is available as a digital download along with my book "One with the Wilderness". https://www.herdbullproductions.com/shop

From: Herdbull
18-Apr-19

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18-Apr-19
Mike: The Trophy Room pic looks great. Please explain what you think is going on between the antlers?? Very Curious. Congrats! C

From: Treeline
18-Apr-19
Great looking bull and trophy room, Mike!

Congratulations!

Also really interested in that growth between the antlers???

From: Boreal
18-Apr-19
Nice job on the mount! Very cool moose!

From: Drahthaar
18-Apr-19
Looking good. Forrest

From: Herdbull
18-Apr-19

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The growth is antler material that is growing out over the skull between the primary antler pedicels. I believe the "third antler growth" originates from the right antler, that could have had pedicel injured previously in a fight. The bulls shoulder blade also had two holes in it that are also evident of a brutal fight previous to this years antler growth.

From: Herdbull
18-Apr-19
The original skull antler growth was covered with loose velvet that was dried and bloody like any other antler. Since you can not truck brain material down through Canada and other lower 48 states, euro mounts and skull plates need to be boiled or power steam washed. The process did blow off the dried velvet, so I had to stain the antler growth to match the primary antlers. A closer look can be seen on my Chasing Solitude film. Mike

From: Scoot
18-Apr-19
Super cool! Your trophy room looks just like I'd imagine it. Impressive!

From: Tdvorak
18-Apr-19
Awesome

From: Herdbull
18-Apr-19

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This was an old bull as evident by the comparative wear and dentin exposed relative to enamel. As you see from my films and writing, I get connected to the animals I hunt, and doing my own taxidermy, which offers many hours of manipulation of the antlers and hide. Combining the this with eating the meat from the animal long after the hunt, also keeps the great beast in my mind and memory for a long time.

18-Apr-19
Very nice mike congrats on the critters

From: Bou'bound
18-Apr-19
What a bull. Great film too

From: APauls
18-Apr-19
That's awesome Mike. I remember the bull well as I admired the pictures after you posted about him. Magnificent beast.

18-Apr-19
Mike: Thanks for the added pics and explanation.

A trophy room with big Moose and big Whitetails is most of what one needs. Thanks for posting.

Matt and I loved the video!!!

From: craig
18-Apr-19
Nice job. Nice bull

From: OFFHNTN
19-Apr-19
EXCELLENT!

From: Shiras42
19-Apr-19
Mike, Awesome! Time to break out the videos again!

From: Herdbull
19-Apr-19

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Pic from field

From: M.Pauls
19-Apr-19
I remember seeing that growth in the pics when you killed it. Thanks for sharing Mike. Beautiful trophy room. It does not disappoint my imagination:) please don’t hesitate to post more pictures of the trophy room displaying some of the beautiful critters you have arrowed

From: Watts
19-Apr-19
Excellent bull and video!

From: iceman
19-Apr-19
Unique bull! Nice!

From: Shug
19-Apr-19
Pretty cool... congratulations again

From: Tdvorak
19-Apr-19
Mike Mitten, I think I ran into you in Alaska when you were coming back from a SOLO DIY hunt for moose in Iliamna. I enjoyed your book. I recommend guys read your book for sure. This is Willie from the Jim River area. Glad to see a bear hasn’t gotten you. I tell friends that you really seem to hunt for all the right reasons. That’s good for the sport. Keep up the good work.

From: t-roy
19-Apr-19
A unique trophy for sure, Mike. Congrats!

19-Apr-19
Very cool indeed...

From: Paul@thefort
20-Apr-19
Mike, nicely done all around from solo hunt/filming/mount/memories/home safely. Solo hunting keep the body/soul/brain working 24/360 and like you I also love those parts of the equation. Looking forward to your next chapter. my best, Paul

From: Herdbull
20-Apr-19

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Willie- Yes I remember our talk of past hunts, and the loss of the Mulchatna caribou herd. You will see footage from the moose hunt and the bulls I passed up in my "Chasing Solitude" film you can check out on my Herd Bull Productions site. Here is a quick trailer of film. https://youtu.be/solnjJz9Bjg

From: Herdbull
20-Apr-19

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M.Pauls _ here are few more pics but i will save some. lots of adventures.

From: Herdbull
20-Apr-19

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To the right of TV you can see the holes in the moose scapula.

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20-Apr-19

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20-Apr-19

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From: M.Pauls
20-Apr-19
Thanks Mike, wonderful place you’ve got there to sit and reflect on succeful hunts gone by...

From: Tdvorak
20-Apr-19
Great job Mike. Readers should know that if YOU give advice, it is coming from a guy that has great experience and success. I enjoy your media.

From: BULELK1
21-Apr-19
WOW!!

That is a kool looking TR ya got there for sure.

Goo luck, Robb

From: Zebrakiller
21-Apr-19
Looks sweet

From: Scar Finga
21-Apr-19
Very impressive, beautiful mounts!

From: bfisherman11
22-Apr-19
Mike, you are a real jack of all trades. Nice job.

Bill

From: BOWNUT
22-Apr-19
That's a gnarly looking skull. Nice mount and trophy room.

From: Herdbull
22-Apr-19

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Thanks Bill and all. The mount brings me back to the 2017 solo hunt. You can read about it on this bowsite thread. https://forums.bowsite.com/tf/bgforums/thread.cfm?threadid=466415&messages=117&forum=15

From: t-roy
22-Apr-19
Some great mounts, Mike!

Is that a whitetail doe mount to the left of the nilgai bull? Hard to tell, but looks like some unique markings on it.

From: Herdbull
22-Apr-19
T-roy - no, that's a nilgia cow. I cut down a nilgai bull form to fit the cow. If you ever get a chance to hunt them, a cow nilgai was a trophy to me, so I mounted her as well. I shot her from a tree stand set in a live oak in south Texas. Mike

From: t-roy
22-Apr-19
Thanks Mike.

From: elkstabber
23-Apr-19
Thanks for sharing Mike. That trophy room is simply incredible.

From: Kicker Point
25-Apr-19
Wow! Incredible mounts.

From: Rancher
25-Apr-19
Mike,you are truly an insperation,along with the Wensels,to our sport.I have read your book,ordered your last DVD,been to Barrys whitetail camps from Az.I especially like the pic of you with the two big whitetails on your shoulders.Always looking forward to your adventures on Bowsite,my hat is off to you sir.

From: Herdbull
25-Apr-19

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I started this thread .to let folks know that my book and video are available in digital format. Yes I did have knee surgery and As I'm recovering I look around my room and the animals from many hunts. It kind of reminds me that the hunt isn't over until the mount is on the wall. HaHaHa The thread went into a lot of directions as I tried to address the curiosity of many of you. I will add a few more wall pics. Thanks for your interest.

From: Herdbull
25-Apr-19

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25-Apr-19

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25-Apr-19

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