Is Camo absolutely nesessary to hunt elk in the fall in Wyoming. The reason I am asking is because I have Filson tin cloth packer coat and would like to use it when I am hunting. What do you think?
I've never worn camo when hunting elk. I hunt in the muzzleloader season, which means I have to get almost (though, not quite) as close as bow hunters, but it also means I am required to wear blaze orange (this is in Colorado, I'm not certain but would guess the rules are similar in WY).
When hunting elk, just like when hunting deer, wind direction and the noise you make are WAAAAY more important than the color of your clothes.
The quandary of all hunters is how do I give myself the best chance to take home a trophy animal after shelling out hundreds of dollars for that coveted tag in another state. I face this issue this year with an Antelope tag in Colorado. Now I know that Antelope should be the easiest tag to fill in NorthWest Colorado. They are everywhere, but how do we give ourselves the best chance to take home that one animal that eludes everyone else. My advice, first and foremost, is don't shoot your...