They will work on curious animals, and it will help keep the animals attention, so that you can get a good shot. 9 times out of 10 are the younger animals that are looking in pre rut, the big ones ussually wait til rut is full swing, I guess it depends on want your looking for, trophy, or meat.
the plan is to shoot a doe early and fill my frezer so then i can concentrate on getting a dandy buck to walk past my stand. by early i mean the first day i go out so sept. 24 ill start on that buck i hope.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...