I am wondering if anyone is familiar with this "neck of the woods"? I have been through there before but have never hunted for Elk there. I am wondering if any readers have any knowledge of the area and would not mind passing it on.
Not a lot of elk in that country. Mostly just deer. In all the years I have hunted down there I have only seen a handful of elk. I've heard you have to get further west to get into any huntable populations. Good luck.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...