Expect the best but be prepared for the worse weather wise. It's not uncommon to get a good dumpring of the white stuff and if you're prepared for that stuff, it can be a godsend. We've usually hunted south of Wilson Mesa down along Dallas Divide. By the time the third season roills around and the animals have been prestered, you're going to see alot of them on private where acess is zilch. Lew Creek pass area might be a tough one if it receives a good snow.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...