Well thought i heard one right up the mountain from where i live but if it was he had to be small, was just a good spike squeal. Been good around here lots of water temp is starting to get cooler expecting snow any time but so far just rain.
Been having a lot of problems out of bears here lately, got a bunch of bear proof containers so they figured out it was pretty easy to get in houses.
I heard some cows mewing and chirping around last weekend. I also heard a couple of grunts that I thought sounded like a bull, but no outright bugles yet. Don't usually hear much of that 'till mid September around here. I think the earliest I've heard a bugle is the very end of August and that was more like a half-hearted squeek.
I am an outfitter in Colorado and we have been up in the high country (9,000 to 11,000 feet) for the last month scouting everyday. We have heard alot of cow talk but no bugles yet! We have seen lots of nice bulls & bucks though!!
Just about every hunter who has hunted big game animals has used a rope to drag his game. Over the years I have seen many kinds and sizes used for this purpose. One of my friends brought a deer to my house to hang in my garage for butchering, and he had a 1” hemp rope that was at least 12 feet long on it. It was large enough to tow a truck! Another time I saw a guy stuffing an entire 50-foot coil of that stiff, plastic rope into his pocket to use as a dragging rope.I have found that the ideal...