We live in a subdivision in Colorado Springs. Not country at all but on the west side of I25 and about 2-3 miles to the base of the Front Range. Muleys are thick in the neighborhood. We also have bears, bobcats, coyotes and cougars roaming through our yards.
Legally I can shot on my property but do not as the wife does not want to shoot the pets. Also it would not be much of a hunt sitting on the back porch and shooting it at the water trough. As I have said before, I would like to find his sheds come this spring and make a mount of them.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...