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    Default 73 inch bull (full story w/ field photos)

    Got the privilege to interview Bob and get this story for you guys! Check this thing out!

    http://www.thealaskalife.com/feature...an-bull-moose/

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    Out frigging standing for sure.73 looks to be a maybe for me and folks like Bob keep us going,9 more years look out.
    Now left only to be a turd in the forrest and the circle will be complete.Use me as I have used you

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    Thanks for posting the story in more detail. What a beast!

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    WOW...what a bruiser! Great story and congrats to Bob and the Mikes.
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    What a magnificent bull for sure and thanks for the great write-up. He should enter it in the Wasilla Sportsman WH contest and get that free mount

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    Wow! How can you top that.

    Great write up, Kyle.

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    Excellent story and photos Kyle, thanks for sharing. That's wonderful that Bob was able to harvest such a magnificent animal. Way to go!

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    Great story - very well constructed sir! I figure if'n I make it to 73 the only thing I may be hunting is the restroom in a nursing home - Geez!
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    Holy smokes! Excellent moose and a great story. Thanks for sharing.

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    Nice write up! A classic story of perseverance, friendship, and the values that make hunting such a great endeavor. Bob sounds like a great guy.

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    A great read, Kyle. Thanks for getting all the details and photos that us hunters enjoy! I hope your full portrayl of the hunt will put to rest any questions of how the animal was butchered and packed out. Cudos to Bob for harvesting such a great animal!

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    What more is there to say ! What a trip, what a bull, such character displayed by all involved !

    Thanks for sharing !

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    A trophy of a lifetime for sure! Congratulations to Bob! Nice write up to go with those pics. And thanks to the other hunters for helping with the packing of that giant monster of a moose. Hope 'my' heart would hold up if I ever got a chance to see & shoot something like that!
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    Nice! What drainage were you hunting in?

    I had one of my clients bring in a 72 inch beast (unit 23) back in 2006. The best part was I was dropping off another group to the flight service just as the big bull came in. The rack filled the entire 185! Well, the second group hit the same drainage and came out with 2 bulls 1 at 56 and the second at 61. Always good to see that kind of animal taken and nice to see how it was taken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gulkana Rafting View Post
    What drainage were you hunting in?
    I'm not sure of the specific drainage, Walt...

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    Default 73 inch bull (full story w/ field photos)

    Good to see a fellow mainah getting it done. At 24 this makes the future look very bright.

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    Very inspirational! Hope to be doing what he's doing at his age. Thanks for a great story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DEMainah View Post
    Good to see a fellow mainah getting it done. At 24 this makes the future look very bright.
    Yeah...guess you should be practicing for those 400 yard long shots.
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    Wow what a write up! Congrats""!

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