On September 10, 2016, Steve Felix of Seeley Lake, Montana spotted a tremendous bull in some low brush raking a tree. Steve glassed the bull and instantly knew it was a shooter. After closing the distance, the shot became now or never—10 more yards and the bull would be out of his shooting window. He drew in a deep breath, steadied his peep around his pin, found a spot on the bull, and squeezed his release.
After the harvest, Steve had the giant bull scored. Steve’s bull ended up scoring 447″ gross and a net score of 430″! As a result, This public land monster ended up being the largest elk ever taken in Montana. Likewise, the bull is the largest elk taken with a bow.
Most hunters dream of taking a record book animal but very few would be willing to lend their trophy out. However, that is exactly what Steve did. Back in 2017, Steve lent his amazing bull to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in Missoula, Montana. You can check out some awesome pictures of Steve’s bull by clicking here. You can also click here to find out how it all went down with this amazing bull on the Pope and Young website.
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