I got my 1st choice, Colorado either sex Ranching For Wildlife tag, and I also got my 1st choice either sex deer archery tag. I am also thinking that I will get my 1st choice pronghorn rifle tag as well and should know within days on that one.
Gonna be a busy fall & early winter that is for sure, as I am also planing on getting an OTC antlerless elk archery tag, and likely picking up a leftover doe deer tag and maybe an OTC bear if I can match one up correctly with one of my other tags!
That's what I really love about Idaho. It's starts on August 30 and runs through November 23. I will have all of september off from work to chase moose, elk, deer, bear, lion, wolf, and turkey. Oh september can't came fast enough!
A perk of majoring in wildlife biology in college is the plethora of hunting knowledge that you collect throughout your course load. One of the most important factors in whether an area can hold large quantities of animals or produce large antlers is forage.
Most universities, state schools and even community colleges offer basic botany courses and plant ID courses. Although it might not be feasable for the average middle age hunter to pay tuition and go back to college to learn hunting...