Birds are here! Tons around the State Wildlife Areas that I have been wondering around on along the Platte. I also saw crazy numbers out at Bonny & South Republican SWA in June. I think we are going to have a great year for all types of birds!
Doves are here and are numerous anywhere along the front range during the season. Just look for a place where there is a good watering hole for them and you should have a great time. Dove really isn't my thing, but I have and still do hunt them at least one day out of the season, mainly just to warm up my trigger finger for duck season.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...