Where abouts are you heading and when? Are you drop camping it or floating? If I don't draw a elk tag for Afognak I may be interested. I drew a goat tag for the island here, but I should be able to fill that on a weekend hunt or two.
I know some guys that went out of Dillingham a few years back. The first year was a bust, but the second year they got into em and got some real nice heads. My dad was up in Wood Tikchik brown bear hunting last fall. Didn't see anything over 8' so went home empty handed. Not really sure how my vacation time is going to pan out this fall, but I'm interested. Shoot me an e-mail. firstname.lastname@example.org
Wind is one of the most crucial variables in any kind of big game hunting. It helps level the playing field between a hunter with a scoped rifle and the game animals being hunted. This is not novel information. Any hunter who has consistent success in the field knows this. I have tried a couple different techniques for keeping track of the wind. Here are a couple.
The most simple and obvious is to just stay cognizant of it. It is amazing how slight of a breeze you can sense if you just pay...