Yes it is and there's plenty of public land, but it's tough hunting even though there's a lot of elk.
Ditto. The road leading to the Rainbow Lakes area seems to be the main thoroghfare and it gets awfully congested. The elk are in there, but it is rougher than a cobb. Get back in there and hunt high if the weaher permits you to do so. Soap & Coal Basins are decent areas to start, but get alot of activity from outfitter camps.
Here is an inexpenive and effective deer feeder I made recently.
No batteries to go dead, no hoisting it up in the tree, plenty of capacity, very easy to fill - so far, I love it.
I have made two of these and they are easy to build.
An empty 55 gallon drum, some 2x4's, some PVC tubing and fittings, a little bit of hardware and some paint - and you are ready to go.
I designed it so you can stand on the lower rung and fill it - the top is about 6.5 feet above the ground.
It holds about 375...