I was hoping for some advice on Wyoming elk hunts. I am from Louisiana so elk are new to me, I got a tag for area 85 just outside of Jackson Hole. If anyone has any info on this area or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
thanks, I would think I need a topo map of the area. Also i'm going in late sept. and i have no idea what to expect with weather. Are elk more likely to be in high country or in the valleys in that time of year? I understand that the rut should be in full swing at that time.
i have been through that area a few time when is yout hunt and is that north or south of jackson all i can say is you should have no problem getting a elk just dont be picky depending on how late in the year your hunt is i would start high and hit the timber pockets hard abd dont be afrade to move cuz the elk will be that area is one big migratory area and if its late you will find them by the hundreds good luck
That time of year can be tricky especially the closer you get to Yellowstone. In late September the elk should still be high but an early snow or two could start moving them lower. Start high and you should be fine.
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