BillyG, congrats! The tags out here are very coveted. I have never been drawn. That's a heck of a tag too.
I wish I could help you, but I mostly put in for the Tule elk hunts in the south central zones, near Owens Valley. Never put in for the Roosevelt elk draws.
I have not really seen many guys on here fromt he California area, other than one other guy from SoCal like me, and a hog and turkey expert from the central area. There is another site I frequent that is mainly California guys, and there are always 5-6 guys each year on that site that draw tags. They would definately have a better idea there.
I won't post the link here, due to site etiquitte, but will shoot you a message. Other than that, you should stick around this site. Lots of great info! Welcome!!!
Moose calling can get confusing to some, but cow calling is your main tool when moose hunting. If you go out and buy moose calls I would say you're wasting your money unless it is the birch bark cone. I find most store bought moose calls sounding worse than puffing a grunt your hands to make the call. You can roll up a piece of birch bark in a cone shape to use as a call and spend your money on a video that teaches you the basics of a cow call. A milk jug or a coffee can with a hole and a rope...