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!
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...