Elk on the Brain

This Happened To Me by Rick Fischer, Enterprise, OR.

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It was Oregon’s opening day of elk season and I had just dropped a nice bull with a shot behind the left ear. Using an ATV, I began to drag it out. Outdoor Life Online Editor
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While climbing a hill, my ATV hit a log and flipped over… throwing me onto the bull. Outdoor Life Online Editor
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I couldn’t get up! My hunting buddy told me that I had landed on the eye guard and it had pierced my skull! Outdoor Life Online Editor
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Working together, we pulled my head from the tine. With blood pouring from the wound, I cut off the trophy antlers and made for the hospital. Outdoor Life Online Editor
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That bull avenged his death: I received 12 staples and 8 stitches for the 9-inch gash behind my left ear. Outdoor Life Online Editor

This Happened To Me by Rick Fischer, Enterprise, OR.