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What’s this bull go?
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Contributors to this thread:
Zap 06-Sep-21
Bugleboy 06-Sep-21
Chuckster 06-Sep-21
Straight Shooter 06-Sep-21
t-roy 06-Sep-21
RK 06-Sep-21
Tilzbow 06-Sep-21
Kurt 06-Sep-21
SdDiamondArcher 06-Sep-21
LKH 06-Sep-21
ki-ke 06-Sep-21
SDHNTR(home) 06-Sep-21
BullBuster 06-Sep-21
IdyllwildArcher 07-Sep-21
Rocky D 07-Sep-21
Dale06 07-Sep-21
LINK 07-Sep-21
ki-ke 07-Sep-21
ki-ke 07-Sep-21
SIP 07-Sep-21
GF 07-Sep-21
Treeline 07-Sep-21
Supernaut 07-Sep-21
Zap 07-Sep-21
deerhunter72 07-Sep-21
Bowboy 07-Sep-21
SIP 07-Sep-21
Lone Bugle 07-Sep-21
Beav 07-Sep-21
Zap 07-Sep-21
Rut Nut 07-Sep-21
ki-ke 07-Sep-21
WYOelker 07-Sep-21
Big John 07-Sep-21
greg simon 07-Sep-21
deerhunter72 07-Sep-21
Quinn @work 07-Sep-21
Zap 07-Sep-21
[email protected] 07-Sep-21
deerhunter72 07-Sep-21
smarba 07-Sep-21
elkmtngear 07-Sep-21
Pop-r 07-Sep-21
PECO 08-Sep-21
Zap 08-Sep-21
Rut Nut 08-Sep-21
HDE 08-Sep-21
[email protected] 08-Sep-21
Zap 08-Sep-21
LKH 08-Sep-21
BOHNTR 08-Sep-21
Rut Nut 08-Sep-21
TreeWalker 08-Sep-21
Huntcell 08-Sep-21
IdyllwildArcher 08-Sep-21
Huntcell 08-Sep-21
TrapperKayak 10-Sep-21
Mule Power 10-Sep-21
KSflatlander 11-Sep-21
From: Zap
06-Sep-21

Zap's embedded Photo
Zap's embedded Photo
Been on him him for a few days now. Fresh out wallow crossing hardball road.

Whats he score? Has great 3-4’s

From: Bugleboy
06-Sep-21
330

From: Chuckster
06-Sep-21
Kind of spindly. I'm thinking a hair over 300. Love the white tips. Is there a burn area nearby where he could have scraped down?

06-Sep-21
He’s better than that, looks to be 7x7 his 4’s and 5ths are great. Put him in the ground so we can get an official score. Good luck.

From: t-roy
06-Sep-21
I’ll guess between 335 and 345, maybe even a little better than that.

From: RK
06-Sep-21
Easy 350

From: Tilzbow
06-Sep-21
That bull will go….. Home!

From: Kurt
06-Sep-21
Decent 7x7...345 net? Maybe higher?

06-Sep-21
Closer to 350 then 300. I don’t see a bad measurement on him.

From: LKH
06-Sep-21
use 18" as the distance fm horn to nose tip. 1 and 2 have a good curve and may be 17". 3 is nearly as long as 4 and between them are probably 35". 5 is about 13 and 6 should be 7. Mass should total 28.

Beam 50+

I think he's over 370

From: ki-ke
06-Sep-21
How did you happen to get that pic?

From: SDHNTR(home)
06-Sep-21
I think I’m seeing 340 ish. He’s got it all, but mass, and mass counts the most. Youngish bull with great genes.

From: BullBuster
06-Sep-21
345

07-Sep-21
Really surprised by some of the early estimations in this thread.

This is a typical 7x7 with good 3rds, 4ths, and 5ths. He’d be a 320 if you subtracted his 5ths. This bull is 350+.

From: Rocky D
07-Sep-21
X2 Idyll, I see that bull Pushing 350. I would think that the extra points looks to be + 14-18 bonus!

Beam length looks to better than most. I would be really surprised if that bull falls under 340!

From: Dale06
07-Sep-21
I don’t have a clue, not an inches guy, but a beautiful bull.

From: LINK
07-Sep-21
I’m with Dale, I have no clue how to measure an animal. I will say 350+ though. ;)

From: ki-ke
07-Sep-21
Some rather conservative estimates here.....I see 365++

From: ki-ke
07-Sep-21
Still Something odd about the pic. Background....on a paved road, from a car? Bike? The bull is not paying attention to who took his pic....

Where’s the OP?

From: SIP
07-Sep-21
The range of scores here make this guess as blurry as the background

From: GF
07-Sep-21
Yeah, you’d think he’d have slowed down more…

Does P&Y accept drive-by entries??

From: Treeline
07-Sep-21
RMNP?

From: Supernaut
07-Sep-21
I don't know much about scoring an elk but that picture sure does look strange to me. I don't know much about photography or photoshop either so maybe I'm off base , just looks weird.

Anyhow, good luck on the bull.

From: Zap
07-Sep-21
Only have taken one big bull this guy foes not have his mass but i thought 350 was about as close i could guess.

No fresh burn but some old burn nearby.

From: deerhunter72
07-Sep-21
I know nothing about elk but I'm with some others, there is something strange about this picture. Looks like it was taken from the middle of a road? Why is the background blurry? There's probably an explanation, maybe Zap will fill us in. That is a beautiful bull!

From: Bowboy
07-Sep-21
Looks like that picture was taken from a park somewhere that is nonhuntable.

From: SIP
07-Sep-21
The crystal clear bull and motion blurry background is what confuses me

From: Lone Bugle
07-Sep-21
310

From: Beav
07-Sep-21
I also would guess 350 or more.

From: Zap
07-Sep-21
Only have taken one big 380 bull , this guy does not have his mass but i thought 350 was about as close i could guess.

No fresh burn but some old burn nearby.

From: Rut Nut
07-Sep-21
Looks like it was taken from a vehicle or UTV while driving by. The elk does look strange with that dark mud on body and antler............

From: ki-ke
07-Sep-21
Somebody is F0S. And it’s not me this time

From: WYOelker
07-Sep-21
345ish

From: Big John
07-Sep-21
enough, 340ish

From: greg simon
07-Sep-21
Don't you think an elk would at least look at the vehicle driving by?

That photo is photoshopped, and poorly.

ki-ke is spot on. And by the way FOS stands for full of sh!t.

Just to play along; that bull is way over 350"

From: deerhunter72
07-Sep-21
My first thought of the pic was that it was photoshopped, but I'm giving him the benefit of the doubt. I've been accused of doing that myself on BS with a big WT that I got pictures of and then killed.

From: Quinn @work
07-Sep-21
362 7/8"

From: Zap
07-Sep-21
Haha No its just a frame of video as we putted by him. Its a 16 sec video. Went by him at 5yds he turned his head an eyeballed us hard. Still have got on him in his fav wallow.

07-Sep-21
Very cool bull. Good luck

From: deerhunter72
07-Sep-21
Thanks for clearing that up Zap! Send more pics when you get him down.

From: smarba
07-Sep-21
A 7x7 with every tine being relatively long...and we can't get a consensus that it's a big bull?! 340 easy, 350 likely, probably good bit higher. No way he's only barely above 300.

From: elkmtngear
07-Sep-21
So, where in the hell can you drive 5 yards from a bull like that?

Sounds like you should have no problem killing him, so we can get an exact measurement ;^)

From: Pop-r
07-Sep-21
Ray Charles can see that bull will go over 330 without any problem.

From: PECO
08-Sep-21
Somewhere between 300 and 370, according to what I've read here. I'd send and arrow, and be very happy with this bull.

From: Zap
08-Sep-21

Zap's embedded Photo
Zap's embedded Photo
Heres another frame from video. Have not seen him think he crossed into Adjacent GMU

From: Rut Nut
08-Sep-21
Much better job of "photoshopping!" ;-)

From: HDE
08-Sep-21
Doesn't matter. Shoot him...

08-Sep-21
"What's this bull go?"

Across the road :^)

From: Zap
08-Sep-21
Not legal to shoot in the right of way. Seen some results a few times of that stuff. No thanks.

From: LKH
08-Sep-21
Lot of talk about mass being the most important. There are 8 mass measurements on an elk and the difference between a good and great bull's mass measurements won't likely exceed 16".

From: BOHNTR
08-Sep-21
There’s 14 measurements (this bull) for length…..which is a more important feature than mass, IMO.

From: Rut Nut
08-Sep-21

Rut Nut's embedded Photo
Rut Nut's embedded Photo
What’s this bull go? Hopefully it “doesn’t go 20!” ;-)

From: TreeWalker
08-Sep-21
335 due to narrow spread and mass not being way above average. A great bull for 99% of us that we would not harvest in two lifetimes with a bow.

From: Huntcell
08-Sep-21
“What’s this bull go?”

If at all possible, This Bull goes home….

08-Sep-21
"Lot of talk about mass being the most important. There are 8 mass measurements on an elk and the difference between a good and great bull's mass measurements won't likely exceed 16".

That's true when you're looking at the highest end bulls. This bull is not that. Partly because of his mass. But no one's saying he's a 400 inch bull.

Take a look at his beams between his 2nds and 3rds on the second pictures. True, he's not massive, but there's no way with his tine length and number that he's spindly enough to be a 320-330.

This bull has a foot of G5 (total) and a foot of G6 (total) that most bulls of his mass don't have and that, IMO, is what bumps him from a first-glance 330 to 350+.

From: Huntcell
08-Sep-21
“What’s this bull go?”

If at all possible, This Bull goes home….

From: TrapperKayak
10-Sep-21
First thing that popped into my head was around 350". I've been close before. I wouldnt pass it up if that rack went 250. Size isnt everything

From: Mule Power
10-Sep-21
That bull is 350+

From: KSflatlander
11-Sep-21
I want to know how Zap (Shawn Magyar) is elk hunting last week and this week on this thread and how JV (also Shawn Magyar) was in the ER all last week on the “ Biden to Force Feed Covid Vaccinations” thread?

“ I been in ET today of 4th largest city in worst covid state in nation right now. People are dying having been vaxd to i saw die yesterday were vaxd. There were iver 70 had diabetes, smoked for 50yrs had heart issues.”

What a complete sociopath.

Regardless nice bull. I score him as “a once in a lifetime chance” or “stop shaking and don’t screw this up” big for someone from KS.

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