Anyone hunting this unit? We haven't seen a single elk or fresh track. We hiked high and low, nothing. All the other hunters there have said the same thing. Abundent wolves though. Any help or recommends? ,)
,) This is about right. The wolves are taking their toll all around the state. I've heard bugling once this whole fall. Was a pretty frustrating bow season for many. I have no advice for the Lemhi area. Sorry. I don't even know what to do in my own backyard .
I was hunting 18 miles from Wy border in Colorado unit 6 and was talking to the dow and they said there was a resident pack coming in and out of Wy. My thought is that the wolf are making the elk more wild then ever trying to stay away from these Wolfe's. I think people will be hunting Wolfe's in Colorado in the near future!
I must admit that I have missed a big game animal with a rifle. And not only was it a bull elk, it was the largest bull that I have had in my sights with a tag in my hand. But, as with most "missed shot" stories, I have an excuse. Moisture doesn't really ever bode well for hunting equipment. When moisture (either rain or snow) gets into a firearms barrel, nothing good takes place. A couple rain drops down there can change the point of impact drastically and a barrel jammed with snow after a...