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Got this in an email.  Figured I'd pass it along.  Guess he was seen at Fish Lake between Klamath Falls and Medford Oregon. 

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seen this many times in the lower hoback as the elk cross the snake river coming from yellowstone, never get tired of it.
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 What a beautiful bull!
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Outstanding!! Thank you!

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Thank you, Helo, nice bull.
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Very nice bull! 
 
Dale, do you own some property next to YNP?  If so, do you need any help in keeping the elk population in correct balance?
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wish I did, most of it is taken up by movie stars (harrison ford, etc) but there are several places the elk cross that are still public-- the last pictures look identical to a place called south park, and if the helo hadn't given the location would have guessed that.
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anyone who has tried to lift a wet skinned (shot in the snow) out elk hide, (usually take 2-3 men) can appreciated how much water that elk is lifting just getting up. on slick rock no less, gives some idea of just how strong they are.
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Originally posted by Dale Clifford Dale Clifford wrote:

anyone who has tried to lift a wet skinned (shot in the snow) out elk hide, (usually take 2-3 men) can appreciated how much water that elk is lifting just getting up. on slick rock no less, gives some idea of just how strong they are.
 
 Yeah, no kidding.  He sure is sleek and in prime condition.  Early or pre-rut, I'd guess... Great photography. He would be of the Roosevelt subspecies, by the location, not?


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thats a roosevelt correct??
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From the size and antlers, i would say he is a roosevelt.  They tend to be a little bigger. Also they don't grow antlers as wide as rocky mountain elk.  The only weird thing is the color looks more like a rocky mountain, but they both can vary enough in color that it can be hard to telll the difference on that alone.  I have seen the elk swim the missouri river up in montana, and it is amazing how good they are at it.  Always a beautiful sight.  Glad I could share the pics.
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Thanks for the pictures, great for a big elk.
 
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i kinda thought it was, they get bigger body wise than the rocky mtn version i was used to hunting, i think they look nicer than the rocky mtn elk too
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From the size and antlers, i would say he is a roosevelt.
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Amazing photos. What a great looking animal and the photography is incredible.   --Ed

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Originally posted by Dale Clifford Dale Clifford wrote:

wish I did, most of it is taken up by movie stars (harrison ford, etc) but there are several places the elk cross that are still public-- the last pictures look identical to a place called south park, and if the helo hadn't given the location would have guessed that.
 
Hey Dale!  Don't forget ROOTMANSLIM down in Pindale!!     Bucky
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uhhh.....i spelled PINEDALE wrong     Excellent!!!
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It's amazingly beautiful, I always have a place in my heart for what I consider North Americas greatest big game animal.
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These photo's were taken by me - on Powell Lake in Powell River, British Columbia - Me and my family were driving down the lake in the boat and we spotted this elk swimming - it was quite an amazing sight
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Originally posted by sydjac sydjac wrote:

These photo's were taken by me - on Powell Lake in Powell River, British Columbia - Me and my family were driving down the lake in the boat and we spotted this elk swimming - it was quite an amazing sight
 
Good job, sydjac, and welcome to OT!Excellent
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Originally posted by sydjac sydjac wrote:

These photo's were taken by me - on Powell Lake in Powell River, British Columbia - Me and my family were driving down the lake in the boat and we spotted this elk swimming - it was quite an amazing sight
 
Yes, welcome!!
That picture is so captivating. I never get tired of looking at it.
Well done, Sir!! Thunbs%20Up 
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