By Tim Jones, Managing Editor
Remember Dennis Dunn's report in November 2011 on Roosevelt elk hunts in Oregon
with Ron Hofsess and Avery Mountain Ranches
(541-439-4605)? (See Article 2740
in our online database.) Well, subscriber Mark Almgren certainly does! Based on that story, Almgren hunted with Hofsess in November, 2012 and reports taking an estimated 265-class bull. "I haven't had it measured yet," he says. "It's a very good trophy." Indeed it is; the Boone & Crockett minimum is 290.
We called Almgren to get the full story. Turns out he is working toward his North American 29 with a muzzleloader and had been applying for preference points (but not the actual tag) for an Oregon Roosevelt bull for a number of years.....