Moose in Newfoundland

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  1. Kimmie

    Kimmie Moderator Sponsor Moderator

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    Was it incredibly swampy where you hunted? There were bottomless holes going uphill where we were. If you dare stepped into the endless blueberry bushes and off the game trails we followed you might end up up to your hip in 1 step... Gary (my fiancé) has the Grand Slam of North American Wild Sheep and he said it was as bad of conditions as any sheep hunt he'd been on.

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    For the longest time I booked all my hunts thru a booking agent. They were all great. I only had one bad hunt. After that I just started booking direct. Then for a long time all I did was DIY drop off hunts. Those were some of my most satisfying.
     
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    We wanted to do DIY in AK but couldn't see how we'd be able to get the 2 moose out alone... It's all bone in there and you have to take every ounce out (which we'd want to do anyway) but just too challenging for the two of us. He's done countless fly in hunts but with other men and at least 10 years ago. There's no way I could pack out what they were doing in one trip.


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    Not as bad as my sheep hunts. No way no how. But it was tundra bog with the bottomless holes if you were not watching. I killed my dall at 5:15 pm on day 10 of a 10 day hunt in the Alaska range. It is the pinnacle of my outdoor adventures. Every other hunt is measured by it.
     
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    These are his sheep-
    30 days in the field and 30pounds lost
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    Biggest one taped in that season-
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    My wife and I did a DIY in ANWR in Alaska. We could have killed two but only took one for that very reason. After one moose she did not want anything to do with another. You have to know your limits. They are like a draft horse. I take great pride in proper meat care. One solo DIY in the Hoholitna I was the only camp to not get a ticket for wanton waste, removing antlers/cape before meat, or other violation. I was pretty proud.
     
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    He has 2 Dahl. This is one of them.
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    I don't think I have a photo of the desert on me...
    Yes, I can't imagine that the trip out with 2 would be anything other than grueling!
     
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    Love the sheep
    Here's my last day ram
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