ya i'd have to prob agree with you on that time frame. anywhere from january til the snow leaves is good time around here too. but like you said you need the fresh snow and lots of it. more snow ya can get the more harder it is for them to get food, so if your hunting over bait this is great for the hunter
I agree with the above would would like to add something. The coyote "rut" is upon us and love is in the air....as well as an intense need to defend territory. Now it's time to mix our critter in distress calling with some lone male howls and female invitation howls.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...