Thanks to many wonderful volunteers and Matt Miles, the rack's generous owner, the Bull moved from the CB Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center back to Tony's Conoco in May of 2018. orionsbrother 25-Aug-16. However, unlike with whitetails and mule deer, there isn’t a huge score gap between the top typical and non-typical elk. Discover (and save!) THE PLUTE BULL--former World Record Typical Elk, McDonald Mfg. Moving on to the non-typical category, we find ourselves looking at some truly giant bull elk. THE PLUTE BULL--Former World Record Elk Mount & collectibles by United Country Colorado Brokers, Inc. Online Auction in Wednesday. Buy At Auction. ELKMAN 26-Aug-16. The glory days of elk hunting appeared to be long gone, after all, …or were they? They had the John Plute Bull, which stood as the world record for nearly a century. A Crested Butte resident, Plute used a .30-40 Krag—almost surely either a Krag-Jorgensen service rifle or an 1895 Winchester. O. Since 1999, Adams has arrowed five massive bull elk, including the Pope & Young Club world-record typical wapiti, a 409 2/8 inch Montana elk taken in 2000. Jun 1, 2017 - The Plute Bull, a former world record bull Elk taken in 1899, sold for $121,000 in October 2016. According to local newspaper accounts, his rack was missing. The area where the Plute bull was taken is north of the San Juans. Plute Bull Elk Welcome Back Party. Conus_Reaper 26-Aug-16. It's big to say the least. 480 x 360 jpeg 77kB. Bohunner 26 … Bou'bound 25-Aug-16. … Jaquomo 26-Aug-16. Campfire Regular . wyliecoyote 26-Aug-16. But its flat nose put it behind the Krag’s more efficient missile at a distance. We'll send you our best vacation deals, too. Montana Hunting and Fishing: Pending New World Record Elk … ohiohunter. WACA Member. In late September, antlers from Boone & Crockett's second largest bull elk, the Plute Bull, sold for $121,000 via online auction. It was Ed and Tony Rozman who first made the effort in 1955 to bring recognition to the rack. 30-40 Krag and John Plute Bull. Also worth noting — the top non-typical entries are all fairly modern, as opposed to the typical entries. I'll be able to get a good license. sfiremedic 25-Aug-16. Register Log In Home Forums Elk Hunting need help finding an affordable cow elk hunt: Forums User List Calendar Active Threads Forum Help: Previous Thread: Next Thread : Print Thread: Hop To : Page 1 of 2 : 1: 2: need help finding an affordable cow elk hunt #2719484 01/11/09: Joined: Dec 2005. Top. It really does connect you to a different era, when Colorado miners like John Plute never thought about keeping elk antlers to hang on a wall, much less have them officially scored. | Montana Hunting and Fishing. So do we! Find one-of-a-kind Art, rare Antiques, vintage Collectibles, hard-to-find Coins, Jewelry, Computers & Consumer Electronics, Estate & Personal Property, Cars & Trucks, Toys and more. Its 200-gr. huntdrop.com. bullet at 2,200 fps struck a mighty blow, upstaging the .30-30. Still, it was a top-tier elk round until 1936, when Winchester announced the Model 71 in .348. LINK 26-Aug-16. Dinkshooter@work 26-Aug-16. The Plute Bull Elk display seems like it wants to speak to the museum's guests. sportsmensaccess.blogspot.com . I thought the Record Elk was around 440 inch killed in Montana. While walking the sidewalk we just happened upon this neat little museum and were compelled to … Stay Connected! The Plute Bull, formerly the World Record Typical Bull Elk as scored by Boone & Crockett and one of the most famous big game trophies ever taken, is being offered in an on-line only auction. Pending World Record Bull Elk. Huck Riley. I've known about the bull and the story for a long time. 1. It’s a good thing he went back to get the rack in 1899, since it would end up being the No. Browse thousands of auctions right now on HiBid.com. The world record elk was shot in Dark Canyon, west of CB, in the early 1900s. February 3, 2017 7:42 am. Is that the one mentioned here? It really does connect you to a different era, when Colorado miners like John Plute never thought about keeping elk antlers to hang on a wall, much less have them officially scored. Former World Record Typical Plute Bull Elk Antlers Sold at Auction for $121,000—Below are excerpts about the Plute Bull taken from “Greatest Elk – The Complete World Record Elk Antlers Sold for $121,000 - Hunting and Fishing News & Blog Articles - HuntPost ® The Plute Bull, formerly the World Record Typical Bull Elk as scored by Boone & Crockett and one of the most famous big game trophies ever taken, is being offered in an on-line only auction. One of the most well known artifacts in Crested Butte, the one-time World Record Typical Bull Elk as scored by Boone & Crockett and one of the most famous big game trophies ever taken, is likely leaving the community this fall. Lucas 26-Aug-16. Offline. Elk hunters have used ’em since 1902, when the .33 Winchester appeared in the fine Browning-designed Model 1886. your own Pins on Pinterest I think the John Plute Bull was about 442 inches taken in 1899 in Colorado. The Plute bull was the World Record for over 30 years, and many thought that it would never be beaten. The Plute Bull, formerly the World Record Typical Bull Elk as scored by Boone & Crockett and one of the most famous big game trophies ever taken, is being offered in an on-line only auction. Residents and conservation officers knew of his existence, and most everyone let him be until his body was found washed up on a boat launch. 359 x 447 png 323kB. The rack/head hung in Tony’s Conoco for many years until it was moved to the Chamber in 1996. WapitiBob 25-Aug-16. I was over in Crested Butte today and stopped in the visitor's center. Check Out This Monster Bull Elk – World Record? There is a small museum in Crested Butte’s downtown and you could easily drive past it. In 1995, the elk hunting world shook once more when an antler buyer purchased a head that he had seen in the back of a pickup truck. The elk beat the Plute Bull by a mere quarter inch, scoring 442 5/8 on the Boone and Crockett Club scale. I haven't hunted elk for some time, 15 years to be exact. ryanrc 25-Aug-16. Subscribe to the official Gunnison Crested Butte newsletter for blog updates. 500 x 375 jpeg 100kB. 437 inch Bull? Love our blog? In 1899, coal miner John Plute rode into the mountains surrounding Crested Butte, Colorado, and went hunting. It really does connect you to a different era, when Colorado miners like John Plute never thought about keeping elk antlers to hang on a wall, much less have them officially scored. APauls 26-Aug-16. We have been working to get it back for years and it is finally happening. hamburgerfries.blogspot.com. Jaquomo 26-Aug-16. The Plute Bull was shot in 1899 by John Plute and adorned the wall of Tony's Conoco from the 1970s until 1996. 1 typical and non-typical entries. It's a good thing he went back to get the rack in 1899, since it would end up being the No. Elk. Campfire Regular. 1 typical bull elk in the world for a half-century. May 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm free « Spring Benefit Reggae Concert; Crested Butte Reunion Dinner » The world record elk was shot in Dark Canyon, west of CB, in the early 1900s. Looks like Compass West has some really great hunting area. The Plute Bull, formerly the World Record Typical Bull Elk as scored by Boone & Crockett and one of the most famous big game trophies ever taken, is being offered in an on-line only auction. Contributors to this thread: Huntcell 25-Aug-16. Only about 36 inches separate the No. Join in minutes and bid in seconds today on HiBid.com. He gave the antlers to John Rozich who later gave them to his stepson Ed Rozman. Plute Bull Elk Welcome Back Party 27 May, 2018. OP. Chasewild 26-Aug-16. I saw that bull a long time ago at a Sportmans expo in Denver. World Record Typical SCI Elk from Idaho, Idaho | HuntDrop. In late September, antlers from Boone & Crockett's second largest bull elk, the Plute Bull, sold for $121,000 via online auction. Jan 13, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Grayson Ickes. O. ohiohunter OP. The record setting elk was shot by John Plute in Dark I'm more of a deer and antelope guy but I do have 15 preference points for elk though so maybe sometime. The rack/head hung in Tony’s Conoco for many years until it READ MORE . In the early 1990s, near Revelstoke, British Columbia, a certain bull elk with a massive set of antlers called the area home. Quote . The former World Record Elk was killed here in 1899 by John Plute of Crested Butte. TC 26-Aug-16. 1 typical bull elk in the world for a half-century. John Plute, a hunter and bachelor who lived and worked in Crested Butte, shot this huge bull elk in 1899 in the Dark Canyon of Anthracite Creek, 12 miles west of Crested Butte with a 30-40 Krag rifle. Among the most storied elk is the bull shot by mountain man John Plute in the Dark Canyon of Colorado’s Anthracite Creek in 1899. It’s a good thing he went back to get the rack in 1899, since it would end up being the No. 1 typical bull elk in the world for a half-century. Posts: 671. ohio. That's a decent one. Today, the Plute Bull is the second largest typical elk behind a bull elk hunted in Arizona’s White Mountains by cattle rancher Alonzo Winters. And thanks to the massive bull … Member Since: January 19, 2017. Former World Record Typical Plute Bull Elk Antlers Sold at Auction for $121,000 —Below are excerpts about the Plute Bull taken from “Greatest Elk – The Complete Historical and Illustrated Record of North America’s Biggest Elk” composed by Roger Selner, our record-book expert. 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