Finally I can see our results for elk. Not sure what the hold up was for us but the good news is my son drew 1st choice archery and the wife and I drew 1st choice ML tags along with our deer tags. Should be a great year out in the Autumn woods. Only 115 days to go but who is counting!
to the ones who drew their tags. Can't wait for those stories and pic's. I hope the time fly's. 201 should be fun. Scouting will be half the fun!!! Good luck everyone!!! I will be hunting for deer with a elk tag in hand. Last time I devoted my hunt for deer I shot a small bull the first 10 minutes of shooting light. Shot my deer on day 3. Maybe my luck will hold!
Let me add my congrats to all who drew their 1st choice (me too!) and to those with new PP's and a plan to go with OTC. I go scouting here in a couple weeks and can't wait! I'm trying something new this year with a 4th season tag.
I could see the small band of mule deer picking their way towards me through the sagebrush 800 plus yards away. With my 10 power binoculars I spotted a legal buck bringing up the tail. I dropped down and crouched behind a large chunk of sage just waiting for them to pass within range. Unfortunately, they stopped and began milling around before finally settling down, with a few of them laying down right out in the open. They were not going to come to me; if I wanted any closer, I'd...