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    Default The 2016 Meat Bull/Cow Thread....

    Ok, so it's great to see the massive racks of big Bulls but the hunt that results in a Meat Bull can be just as rewarding. Perhaps even more if it's a first for a new hunter, youngster, first bow kill, first hunt with the wifey, etc....or, as in my case this year.... an almost empty freezer! Personally I shoot the first one I can. For moose I hunt an any bull area. I want meat! A big rack is secondary but I won't pass one up.

    I know, I know, some guys call the 50+ incher a meat bull but for this thread you know what I mean.
    So let's see those Spike-Forks, Rag Horns, Paddle Bulls, Cows, etc. along with a quick write up.

    This one is a special on for me, I've been working on it for a few years. My first Handgun kill. Solo hunt. 500 Linebaugh. Spotted him about a mile away and stalked to 43 yards. This guy had a pretty big body for the size of his rack. I've shot moose with bigger racks and smaller bodies. The freezer is full of half the moose and some others I know now have meat as well! whoohoo!! We're all eatin good this winter!


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    My 2nd nephew got his first moose this fall, hunting on his mother's behalf on a cow tag. He's put in a few years of trying, and while he started to lose a bit of hope at times, he stuck with it and eventually everything came together for him. I was unfortunately not along this day, as my brother was guide for the day, so I don't know the full story. As I understand it, though, the shot was at less than 20 yards on quick notice. Perfect placement with a single shot from his 7mm-08 led to a freezer full of meat for his family.


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    Congrats Snyd that is great man!!! Well done with the pistol as well!

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    Any bull area. My 2nd moose since starting to hunt moose last year. Personal longest shot ever on a critter, not one I wanted to take but what can I say I was hungry. It was almost 500 yds. Tried to get closer earlier in the day but tall brush and short hunters are a bad mix. Very large in the front on this guy, much more than last years. He tastes fantastic too. Just made some mississippi roast out of him last night.
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    My sons first bull, his second moose

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoose35 View Post


    My sons first bull, his second moose
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    Great JOB!! looks like you got a hunter there now!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoose35 View Post

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    Good for him! He's on his way!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brian M View Post
    My 2nd nephew got his first moose this fall, hunting on his mother's behalf on a cow tag. He's put in a few years of trying, and while he started to lose a bit of hope at times, he stuck with it and eventually everything came together for him. I was unfortunately not along this day, as my brother was guide for the day, so I don't know the full story. As I understand it, though, the shot was at less than 20 yards on quick notice. Perfect placement with a single shot from his 7mm-08 led to a freezer full of meat for his family.

    Good deal! Brian, is this the same nephew you started hunting rabbits a few years back?

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    Found a nice little fork horn that begged me for a ride in the raft...

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    Its pretty awesome seeing younger hunters on some critters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mdhunter View Post
    Good deal! Brian, is this the same nephew you started hunting rabbits a few years back?
    No, that nephew is now 17 and a senior in high school. Time hurries on! This is his younger brother. He and I got on some grouse a couple years back, but haven't had a chance to chase hares yet.

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    [QUOTE=c6 batmobile;1561456]2016 moose 2.jpg

    Any bull area. My 2nd moose since starting to hunt moose last year. Personal longest shot ever on a critter, not one I wanted to take but what can I say I was hungry. It was almost 500 yds. Tried to get closer earlier in the day but tall brush and short hunters are a bad mix. Very large in the front on this guy, much more than last years. He tastes fantastic too. Just made some mississippi roast out of him last night.[/QUOTE

    Ok, I'll bite. What is Mississippi roast? Always looking for something different.

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    Mississippi rost
    Ingredients

    chuck roast

    1 pkg hidden valley ranch dressing mix
    1 pkg mccormick au jus mix
    1 stick butter
    5 pepperoncini peppers

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    Quote Originally Posted by jbswasilla View Post
    Mississippi rost
    Ingredients

    chuck roast

    1 pkg hidden valley ranch dressing mix
    1 pkg mccormick au jus mix
    1 stick butter
    5 pepperoncini peppers
    Bingo. This is the best dang roast I have ever eaten. Pair it with some mashed taters and a beer and life is good.

    I add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water to it as well so it doesnt get too dry.
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