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Forum: West
10-27-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By westernspeed

I'll give it a look. Thanks SILVERTIP-CO!

I'll give it a look. Thanks SILVERTIP-CO!
09-14-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By westernspeed

That would be quite the sight to come across. ...

That would be quite the sight to come across. I’m glad they got him out and hopefully he survived. I came across a dead elk calve last year that was stuck in a barbwire fence. About a week later...
Forum: West
09-13-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By westernspeed

The more I think about the re-issued tags the...

The more I think about the re-issued tags the more I like the idea. I was able to snag a turned in Pronghorn doe tag this morning online for the Canon City area. I think I'm done picking up tags...
Forum: West
09-10-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By westernspeed

Deer Hunting Colorado GMU's 77, 78, & 771

Has anyone had any luck picking up a re-issue big game tag in Colorado? I know this is the first year they have done something like that and I've heard pros and cons from various people. I tried...
06-06-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,422
Posted By westernspeed

Looks like it turned out good!

Looks like it turned out good!
05-30-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By westernspeed

Nice work! I'm sure he'll make a nice looking...

Nice work! I'm sure he'll make a nice looking rug!
04-18-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By westernspeed

That is awesome! Congratulations! It does suck...

That is awesome! Congratulations! It does suck your season is over but for a story like that I think its worth it! Nicely done!
Forum: West
04-18-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By westernspeed

I know the guys over at Action Adventures in...

I know the guys over at Action Adventures in Western Colorado. They are trustworthy and always seem to get their clients big elk and deer. Hope this helps, good luck!
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Forum: West
04-15-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By westernspeed

I was curious how this season would go with it...

I was curious how this season would go with it already being so warm. There is no snow at any of the places I usually hunt but I thought the birds were more talkative than they usually are, or...
Forum: West
04-15-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By westernspeed

Nice looking bird! Yeah, both my bird and my...

Nice looking bird! Yeah, both my bird and my Dad's are Merriams. I keep saying that I'm going to go to the other side of the state for a Rio.
Forum: West
04-14-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By westernspeed

Thank you Sir!

Thank you Sir!
Forum: Blades
04-13-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,172
Posted By westernspeed

Impressive work! I especially like the mosaic...

Impressive work! I especially like the mosaic pins. Its a real beauty for sure!
Forum: West
04-13-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 700
Posted By westernspeed

Colorado Gobbler

Hey everyone, just wanted to share this photo with you. I hope everyone is enjoying spring and finding reasons to get outside!

I filled my spring turkey tag this past Sunday around 8 am. I was...
02-21-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By westernspeed

Very cool, too bad you couldn't find the other...

Very cool, too bad you couldn't find the other side.
Forum: West
02-11-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By westernspeed

2015 Colorado Big Game Brochure

The 2015 Colorado Big Game Brochure is out as of yesterday. I picked one up at my local DOW office this morning. It is also online now. To my surprise, I made the cover a second year in a row with...
02-02-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,219
Posted By westernspeed

I went on my first bear hunt last year. I spent...

I went on my first bear hunt last year. I spent a week in the woods by myself the first week of September in beautiful Colorado. I hunted hard that week, hiking 30 miles and putting another 100...
Forum: Taxidermy
02-01-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By westernspeed

The taxidermist I used was Matt Tomlinson and his...

The taxidermist I used was Matt Tomlinson and his company is Horn of The Hunter Taxidermy. If anyone is looking for a taxidermist on the Western Slope of Colorado I highly recommend Matt. He does...
Forum: Taxidermy
02-01-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By westernspeed

My 2014 Bull Elk European Mount

I got my bull elk euro mount back this week from the taxidermist. He did a great job and luckily my wife signed off on me hanging it in the living room. I shot it in Colorado's GMU 66 during the...
01-26-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,677
Posted By westernspeed

Unfortunately it sounds like there was a clear...

Unfortunately it sounds like there was a clear violation on your part. Theres the letter of the law and then theres the spirit of the law, which could be one reason you weren't issued a citation...
01-25-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,065
Posted By westernspeed

+1. I absolutely agree with that statement. You...

+1. I absolutely agree with that statement. You can't beat the fact that you always have a razor sharp knife that requires little to no maintenance. Well worth the $30-$40 bucks!
01-20-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By westernspeed

Nice write up and video! Thanks for sharing!

Nice write up and video! Thanks for sharing!
01-18-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By westernspeed

Nice! I was looking for a gift for my father,...

Nice! I was looking for a gift for my father, maybe I'll check your calls out as a possible idea.
01-18-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By westernspeed

I enjoyed the video. Thanks for sharing. It...

I enjoyed the video. Thanks for sharing. It makes me even more impatient for turkey season to start!
01-18-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,785
Posted By westernspeed

I can't complain about the year I had. I bagged...

I can't complain about the year I had. I bagged a spring and fall turkey, killed my September bear, got a cow and bull elk both in October, but failed to fill my December whitetail tag. Most...
01-16-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By westernspeed

Good luck in your endeavor to find a hunting...

Good luck in your endeavor to find a hunting partner! Just a word of advice, I personally make it a point to NOT go into the woods with just anyone. I need to know the person's maturity level,...
01-16-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By westernspeed

That sounds like a great time! Are you doing both...

That sounds like a great time! Are you doing both in the same year? In Colorado or where?
01-16-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,699
Posted By westernspeed

Tipping before the hunt is over seems like a...

Tipping before the hunt is over seems like a strange notion? But that could just be me I guess?
01-16-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By westernspeed

I've heard some very impressive things about...

I've heard some very impressive things about Bosque del Oso SWA. That would be an awesome tag to have in hand!
01-16-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By westernspeed

Thanks! I was in GMU 66, near Alpine Plateau. My...

Thanks! I was in GMU 66, near Alpine Plateau. My family has a cabin in that area with 40 acres that boarders BLM and national forest. We normally only see very dark black bears in that area, so I...
01-15-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By westernspeed

Colorado Bear Hunt 2014

I went bear hunting for the first time in Colorado last September and was fortunate enough to bag this guy on the last day of my trip. He weighed 195 lbs and isn't a monster by any means but I...
Forum: Taxidermy
01-15-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,556
Posted By westernspeed

Beautiful works of art indeed! Very detailed and...

Beautiful works of art indeed! Very detailed and impressive!
01-12-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By westernspeed

What a cool story and interesting read! I...

What a cool story and interesting read! I enjoyed the pictures very much! Thanks for taking the time to share this with everyone.
Forum: Optics
01-10-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,741
Posted By westernspeed

I picked up a pair of Vortex Diamondback 10x50...

I picked up a pair of Vortex Diamondback 10x50 binoculars and they are outstanding! They are not bulky or heavy and I paid $211 from Opticsplanet.com when they were on sale. Plus, Vortex offers the...
01-09-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,244
Posted By westernspeed

I'll be in Colorado hunting merriam's this spring.

I'll be in Colorado hunting merriam's this spring.
01-08-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By westernspeed

Spot on information. Just FYI, it works that...

Spot on information. Just FYI, it works that same way in the fall also.
01-08-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By westernspeed

I was doing ok until Colorado DOW put out the...

I was doing ok until Colorado DOW put out the 2015 turkey brochure last week. Now I can hardly wait!
01-08-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By westernspeed

Very Impressive! I hope you find the broken...

Very Impressive! I hope you find the broken piece.
01-08-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By westernspeed

What a unique picture. That would suck to have...

What a unique picture. That would suck to have that thing on 24/7. Better her than me, lol.
01-05-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,644
Posted By westernspeed

Congratulations on a successful hunt! Looks like...

Congratulations on a successful hunt! Looks like one heck of an adventure!
01-05-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By westernspeed

I just sent you a PM.

I just sent you a PM.
01-05-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By westernspeed

Awesome! I'm looking forward to when my two...

Awesome! I'm looking forward to when my two girls are a little older and can become dad's hunting partners!
01-05-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By westernspeed

Good luck in Texas Flags!

Good luck in Texas Flags!
01-05-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By westernspeed

What a neat story! Its nice to hear such a...

What a neat story! Its nice to hear such a positive story in the media about law enforcement versus the usual one sided BS they spew about us. Way to represent the profession!
01-05-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By westernspeed

interesting...

interesting...
01-05-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By westernspeed

Good for you!

Good for you!
01-05-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By westernspeed

Very nice. Good for you guys!

Very nice. Good for you guys!
12-25-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By westernspeed

Look into the Table Mountain State Trust Land. ...

Look into the Table Mountain State Trust Land. Its in the area you're talking about and holds a fair number of elk I'm told.
12-24-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By westernspeed

Looks like it turned out great. I like the...

Looks like it turned out great. I like the backing its on also!
12-24-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,339
Posted By westernspeed

Hunting in Colorado this year (October) we had...

Hunting in Colorado this year (October) we had one buck's gut pile disappear overnight, one bull's gut pile that sat for about three days before being eaten, and one cow elk's gut pile that was also...
12-24-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By westernspeed

Its awesome when things work out, especially when...

Its awesome when things work out, especially when a previous opportunity was missed. Congrats!
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