I have hunted it in september and been there throughout the winter months, Magote Ridge will hold alot of elk as well as fifteen springs area. They will still be rutting but probably call shy by then so just listen for them at night and find fresh sign during the day. Stay away from roads and easy access points as others will hunt before you do. Get a Carson NF map, and have good mud tires cause it will rain or snow for sure.
We all think about getting in shape for that up coming big game hunt but what about your truck or suv? Just how much thought goes through your mind on getting it ready for that out of the way hunt that you are heading out on?
The first thing that I usually do is check the tires. If they need replacement think what would happen if you get 50 miles from nowhere and not one but two of them go flat or blow out on you. What are you going to do? When my tires usually get...