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Old 08-13-2018, 04:30 PM   #1
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Well itís about that time fellas Iíll be flying out this Thursday. This is truly a dream hunt l booked and have been planning the last two years. I believe Iím ready even down to practice packing my pack. Weather looks to be fairly nice so far so Iím hoping for the best.




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Old 08-13-2018, 04:34 PM   #2
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Good luck! If you get a chance could you provide a gear list? Looks like you have a good set up.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:39 PM   #3
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Good luck! If you get a chance could you provide a gear list? Looks like you have a good set up.
Pack: Stone Glacier sky 5900
Boots: La Sportiva Trango Cube
Bag: North Face Hyper Kazoo 15 degree
Pad: Thermorest z-lite
Poles: Leki
Headlamp: Black Diamond Storm
Dry Bags: Sea to Summit event compression bags
Foot Care: moleskin and glacier gel (little duct tape as well)
Bino Harness: Outdoor Vision
Knife: Outdoor Edge razor lite
Binos: Swarovski 10x42 EL
Rifle: WTO built 6.5saum w/Titanium action


Clothing is a mix and match group

Rain Gear: Sitka Stormfront
Jacket: Sitka 90% and Sitka Kelvin down
Tops: Sitka core hvy wt hoody
Pants: Marmot Scree or Sitka ascent
Socks: Darn Tough hiker full cushion
Underwear: Smartwool merino 150 boxer briefs
Baselayers: Kuiu Merino 145 long sleeve and 145 zip off pants.
Gloves: Mechanix fast fit and Sitka Stormfront
Camp Shoes: Crocs
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:42 PM   #4
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Good luck! This is one hunt that is on my list.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:43 PM   #5
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Good luck! In for the adventure.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:47 PM   #6
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Good luck to ya, looks like a typical Alaska weather forecast.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:48 PM   #7
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So jealous. Best of luck to you!
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:49 PM   #8
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Good luck Bobby! Canít wait to hear about the hunt around a campfire with some whiskey in December.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:50 PM   #9
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Bad ***. In.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:54 PM   #10
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This is a dream hunt. Best of luck. You seem well prepared.


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Old 08-13-2018, 04:56 PM   #11
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Hopefully the weather cooperates and you come back with a trophy, good luck!
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:56 PM   #12
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Good luck! I’ll be following along. Keep us posted and take a pile of pics.
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Old 08-13-2018, 04:58 PM   #13
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Good luck!
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:02 PM   #14
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Can’t wait to follow this! Best of luck!
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:05 PM   #15
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Good luck sir. Should be an adventure.
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:18 PM   #16
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Awesome sir. Good luck!
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:26 PM   #17
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I leave saturday for the yukon. Good luck to you!
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:28 PM   #18
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Should be an awesome hunt! Good luck!

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Old 08-13-2018, 05:51 PM   #19
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Good luck Bobby. Should be some incredible scenery. In for pics!
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:54 PM   #20
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Good luck, Bobby.
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Old 08-13-2018, 05:57 PM   #21
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Good luck!! Will be following


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Old 08-13-2018, 06:16 PM   #22
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Hail YES!!! Congrats on your adventure, we only live once. Keep a positive attitude and enjoy the little things. Good luck!
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:20 PM   #23
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Best of luck. Already waiting for your recap when you return.

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Old 08-13-2018, 06:24 PM   #24
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:29 PM   #25
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:35 PM   #26
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:40 PM   #27
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:43 PM   #28
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I was going to go but I couldn't find any of them fancy underpants!
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Old 08-13-2018, 06:44 PM   #29
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Old 08-13-2018, 07:41 PM   #30
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I was going to go but I couldn't find any of them fancy underpants!
I might still have a new pair from before I lost weight
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Old 08-13-2018, 07:45 PM   #31
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Thanks guys Iím pumped

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Good luck Bobby! Canít wait to hear about the hunt around a campfire with some whiskey in December.
This will happen one way or another

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Good luck! Iíll be following along. Keep us posted and take a pile of pics.
Will definitely take tons of pics thats the best part of my bear hunt is looking back at pics
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I leave saturday for the yukon. Good luck to you!
Awesome luck to you as well

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Hail YES!!! Congrats on your adventure, we only live once. Keep a positive attitude and enjoy the little things. Good luck!
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Old 08-13-2018, 07:48 PM   #32
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Best of luck to you! Here's to safe travels and a safe hunt.
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:09 PM   #33
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:10 PM   #34
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more go get 'em wishes up from here too
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:12 PM   #35
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I don’t see your bow???
Good luck and be safe!!
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:18 PM   #36
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I donít see your bow???
Good luck and be safe!!
Nope
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:31 PM   #37
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Good luck !!!! Travel safe and drop a big one!!
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:41 PM   #38
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tagged, c'mon, thursday
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Old 08-13-2018, 08:52 PM   #39
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Good luck


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Old 08-13-2018, 10:17 PM   #40
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Tagged.

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Old 08-14-2018, 06:32 AM   #41
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good luck!
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Old 08-14-2018, 06:44 AM   #42
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Awesome
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Old 08-14-2018, 06:49 AM   #43
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Good Luck. Have a great trip.
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Old 08-14-2018, 06:54 AM   #44
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Good luck Bobby. Will be tuned in for updates.
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Old 08-14-2018, 07:04 AM   #45
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Best of luck to you. Be safe and have a great hunt!
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Old 08-14-2018, 07:15 AM   #46
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Old 08-14-2018, 07:26 AM   #47
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Following. Good Luck
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Old 08-14-2018, 07:31 AM   #48
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Old 08-14-2018, 07:33 AM   #49
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Good luck, I hope it's an awesome hunt.
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Old 08-14-2018, 08:33 AM   #50
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Pack: Stone Glacier sky 5900
Boots: La Sportiva Trango Cube
Bag: North Face Hyper Kazoo 15 degree
Pad: Thermorest z-lite
Poles: Leki
Headlamp: Black Diamond Storm
Dry Bags: Sea to Summit event compression bags
Foot Care: moleskin and glacier gel (little duct tape as well)
Bino Harness: Outdoor Vision
Knife: Outdoor Edge razor lite
Binos: Swarovski 10x42 EL
Rifle: WTO built 6.5saum w/Titanium action


Clothing is a mix and match group

Rain Gear: Sitka Stormfront
Jacket: Sitka 90% and Sitka Kelvin down
Tops: Sitka core hvy wt hoody
Pants: Marmot Scree or Sitka ascent
Socks: Darn Tough hiker full cushion
Underwear: Smartwool merino 150 boxer briefs
Baselayers: Kuiu Merino 145 long sleeve and 145 zip off pants.
Gloves: Mechanix fast fit and Sitka Stormfront
Camp Shoes: Crocs
Iíve got the first 6.5 SAUM that WTO built. Itís a freaking hammer. I laid down a sub 4Ē group at 1301 with it, and had plenty of spotters to verify. Iíve taken it to 1818 so far, and it just keeps impressing me.

Good luck! Iím jealous right now!
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