I am going to archery hunt for elk next year. Does anyone have any good tips for units to put in for? I was looking at 22, 32A, 17, etc. but would like some people who normal hunt those units to possible give me some tips. Thanks for the help!!!!
Have you looked at the harvest statistics for units in Idaho. These can be very helpful when you are deciding which area is right for you. You can easily compare harvest success and trophy potential for each unit, then look at the actual statistics.
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...