Hunted 4th Season Cow Units 11/12/211/23/24. Party of 8 - no one got elk. Weather worked against us - elk haven't migrated into winter range. Hunted many areas in Routte and White River Natl forests.
From my observation, not very many hunters did well - the processing plant in Maybell was closed at 7:00 on Saturday night - they are usually open until 9 or 10. I saw only 1 elk hanging in the park. I spoke with a few hunters who got elk high in the flat tops.
We hear more and more about giant bucks these days.
Hunters are on a mission, scurrying to and fro – and even from state to state - trying to find the “perfect” hunting area where big bucks abound and they are found chasing does at all hours of the day.
These properties exist but they are expensive to maintain and generally, very expensive to hunt!
Let’s look at possibilities closer to home – your land, your lease or land that you have permission to hunt!
My brother and I are fortunate to...