Headed out for my rifle elk hunt in unit 7 and 8. Hope we see some elk!
Best of luck to you! We were up there for 2nd rifle season and did not see a darn thing, just some old sign. Of the hunters that were in the area, we only heard of one who took a cow opening morning. Talking with the lady at the hardware store in Red Feather, she said she had not heard of anyone having much luck this year.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...