i read an article in a hunting magazine about one of the house rock hunts. it said it was tough (i think he waited for more than 5 years for a tag). i do remember the guy hunted and scouted for weeks. i'm not sure if he was being choosy or haviung trouble locating them. but in the end, he saw a dust cloud stirred up by two bulls fighting in a brush filled wash-out.
he pulled to a relatively high spot and stood on his truck to get a good spot on the bulls.
he did get one, and said that extracting it was very difficult.
having shot a bison myself (a 900 pound cow) i can say that even the smaller ones will take half or most of a day to cut up. if you had two people, and both knew what you're doing, it might be a little faster.
good luck on that tag! shooting a bison is a great experience.
Don't assume that when fall comes, or hunting season, that the big bucks, and big bulls leave. Whitetail deer bucks especially, simply hide. And they hide very well. Mule deer bucks may leave a little. Bull elk may leave, but don't assume they do. Don't assume any of them do. I mean - where would they leave to? (Just another place where, for the most part, they would be hunted.) These big animals have the ability to hide in very small, very obscure places. So, embrace the fact (...