HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: 1jackds2
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 12695

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 75
BOT: 3
Total: 78
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Your Account
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Home
07: Forums
08: Forums
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Photo Albums
17: Forums
18: Forums
19: Home
20: Forums
21: Home
22: Forums
23: Forums
24: Home
25: Forums
26: Home
27: Home
28: Forums
29: Home
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Home
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Home
42: Home
43: Forums
44: Your Account
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Home
53: Forums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: News
57: Forums
58: Your Account
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Forums
62: Forums
63: Home
64: Forums
65: News
66: Photo Albums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Your Account
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Your Account
74: Your Account
75: Forums
  BOT:
01: Your Account
02: Forums
03: Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 305
 Pictures: 2367
  · Views: 533052
  · Votes: 1312
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Fight to the end
Pictures of wildlife

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13954
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:12 am    Post subject: Fight to the end Reply with quote

Parental Advisory Parental Advisory Parental Advisory

This photo should serve as a constant reminder to us all about the inherent risks of hunting.

We may never know what happened to this hunter, did a bear claim his moose kill? Was the moose wounded and put up a fight? Part of the story is told by a rifle with a jammed cartridge and a knife who’s blade was broken off at the handle found amongst the bones... whatever the case, he fought, to the very end.

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7801
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:00 am    Post subject: Re: Fight to the end Reply with quote

spooky find whatever the story.

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7852
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:00 am    Post subject: Re: Fight to the end Reply with quote

Is that photoshopped? It looks like "sucker" is written below the antlers.

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 13954
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Fight to the end Reply with quote

slimjim wrote:
Is that photoshopped? It looks like "sucker" is written below the antlers.

It looks like “Salmer” or “Sabre”. It’s pretty hard to identify a well done photoshopped pic these days, so if it is, they did a damn fine job mate.

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)
Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
English Mike
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jan 08, 2007
Posts: 1365
Location: Whitehaven, Cumbria, UK

PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Fight to the end Reply with quote

Someone must have colourised the photo, as it's from 1923:

Quote::
The backcountry can be beautiful yet brutal, as this poor soul found out in 1923...

Full story below. This article originally ran in the July 16, 1923 edition of the Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana. Article sourced from archives at Newspaper.com

Mute evidence of a tragedy of the woods was discovered a few days ago by Joe McKelvey, park ranger, in the vicinity of Many Glaciers chalet, Glacier National Park.

In a thicket about three miles north, Mr. McKelvey ran across the skeleton of a moose, and upon closer investigation, found parts of a human skeleton, which clearly showed that some hunter years ago had shot and wounded a moose and then been killed by the animal. Close by was found a Springfield 45-70 rifle with the breech open, and a shell which had stuck told how the hunter had lost his life. He had evidently fought to a finish for a broken knife (that) was found on the ground.

Old-timers in the vicinity of the park are of the opinion the skeleton is that of a French-Canadian trapper who disappeared about 18 years ago, but none remember his name. There is no doubt that the man lost his life a long time ago, for the bones are bleached and the rubber shoes which the hunter was wearing are badly weather-worn.

Mr. McKelvey got an excellent photograph of this tragedy of the hills. It shows the two skeletons where the combatants fell after (they finished) their fight, together with the rifle and other equipment of the hunter.
Back to top
View user's profile
slimjim
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 16, 2009
Posts: 7852
Location: Fort Worth TX

PostPosted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Fight to the end Reply with quote

Thanks for the research, English Mike!

_________________
"To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." - Albert Einstein
Back to top
View user's profile
Elvis
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jul 27, 2008
Posts: 7801
Location: south island New Zealand

PostPosted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 1:00 am    Post subject: Re: Fight to the end Reply with quote

a very honourable way to go...now the next question..... which would you send to taxidermist???

_________________
You shot it You pluck it !
Them who eats the most duck eats the most feathers!
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Photography / TrailCameras
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.