Well, our local deadline is not till June 2nd here. I will put in for the normal Deer, elk, and desert bighorn, and as for out of state, I will go to Vermont for whitetail, and maybe take Vince up on his Coues deer offer.
Well, that was the plan. However, my Dad said that he'd rather continue the tradition of the opener in Vermont, and truthfully, not knowing how many more hunts we'll get together, I will choose to hunt with Dad every time.
So, I can't do that AND a full week in Colorado. I will do Vermont, and I have a little time where I can sneak in a 2-3 day trip. Plus, Arizona is only a 7 hour drive, versus 14 or so to CO.
I think I will put in for a point in CO, so that I can consider it next year with 2 points for deer.
Of course, all that changes if I win the lottery and can quit y job, then I will be in CO for sure this fall....
I haven't put my app in yet but I'll do it soon. If I don't get drawn for my elk hunt I'll probable get one of those left over muzzleloader tags like this past season. Good luck to you. Hope you get drawn.
Which elk hunts did you end up putting in for??? Lemme know.
The quandary of all hunters is how do I give myself the best chance to take home a trophy animal after shelling out hundreds of dollars for that coveted tag in another state. I face this issue this year with an Antelope tag in Colorado. Now I know that Antelope should be the easiest tag to fill in NorthWest Colorado. They are everywhere, but how do we give ourselves the best chance to take home that one animal that eludes everyone else. My advice, first and foremost, is don't shoot your...