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 am NOT an expert. But I'm too cheap to pay for anyone else to do the job (local shop wanted $200 to tan my coyote hide). I've used this recipe for rabbit hides, deer hides, a moose skin, and a coyote pelt. I've adapted this recipe from one I found online. Feel free to use it but use this tip at your own risk and comply with all local laws wherever you are. When butchering: Cool the hide as soon as you can get it off the animal. Remove the hide form the...