me to.i drew area 34.never been to colorado.will be doing a backcountry camping hunt.from what ive read not the best area,but i will be hunting in the backcountry for a week so will have a great hunt even if unsucessful.the wife says she is going to tag along.she dont wont me going alone
Turk did you draw a deer or elk tag, I am guessing that it was a deer tag.
I have never hunted it either but I would start high and if you don't see something then head lower. If you drew for deer you will find that they are a strange animal. I know of areas that as soon as they feel a cold rain on their backs they will head to the low country and do it in a hurry. Elk on the other hand may just stay up on the top of a windy ridge at 9,000' all winter.
The first deer I shot, way back in 1958, was taken to the local meat shop and processed into steaks, roasts and some burger. Back then in that little Idaho town, when you took a deer into the butcher, you got the same deer back. Unfortunately, times have changed. The last time I took an animal to a butcher, in the mid 60's, I don't have a clue who's meat I got back, but I sure don't think it was mine. I ended up throwing the burger as it stunk the house up every time we...