Fun video! One thing that stood out to me- he said "a common mistake a lot of elk hunters make is...", then later mentioned this would make a very nice first bull with a bow. There were a few more comments like that too. Made me laugh... Regardless, the video was cool and he took a great bull.
Fun video and a nice bull, but that quartering to 41 yard shot thru the guts, that luckily hit some major arteries in the rear, is not a shot that I'd be terribly proud of. Glad it worked for him, but maybe he should get more than just one bull under his belt before he speaks authoritatively about how it should be done.
Yes, glad it all worked out, terrible shot selection. He grew impatient & had the now or never attitude & let it fly! The bull was checking on his cows & not going far, with a bit more patience he would have most likely been broadside & much closer for a higher percentage kill shot! Definitely glad it all worked out!
I’m glad GG and Jethro posted on this one. I had exactly the same thoughts, but if I were to say so, I’d just get told to get off my elitist high horse and stop being so argumentative all the time.... LOL.
Did anybody else notice that when the bull was bedded, he seemed to be staring at the camera about 99% of the time?
Might have been just an editing decision, but I kind of wonder if the bull wasn’t a bit mistrustful of his cows.
I'll take it a step further and say this video illustrates the type of horn porn that is ruining our sport. For the hunter to post that video without so much as even mentioning his poor shot selection, poor execution, and extremely lucky outcome, is simply irresponsible, IMO. It only promotes the "poke and hope" mentality that seems to prevail with many hunters these days.