That's a pretty nice looking bull. Looks like he is completely out of velvet too. I don't spend too much time scouting bulls with trophy potential, but isn't it kind of unusual for elk to be done growing antlers this early in the year?
Hello I am new to this forum. I've been doing as much research as I could. Elk hunting is something that I have been putting in for every year for 7 yrs in NM and have never been drawn. I put in for Co. and got drawn. I am super excited. However; I hear that there will be hunters for miles. I wished that I could scout my Unit. Lucky you! I plan on arriving days in advance to have a look see. I am not expecting a whole lot; however I would like to see an elk on the hoof. Thanks for sharing your pictures. That bull is pretty nice. Texas is a long way from Co.
Welcome to the site and congratulations on your first elk hunt. What unit and season did you draw for? As for the idea of hunters for miles, that can be true but you can also get away from the crowds if you get off the roads. Let us know the unit and maybe one of us can give you a few pointers.
great shots, nice looking bulls. i am heading down there at the end of the month to scout, I have a 3rd season cow tag to fill. happy to pass on any good bulls i see. we will be working the NW corner of the unit as per the suggestion of Elkkill06. open to any advice yall might have and happy to share what i find down there later this month.
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