Anyone find any elk sheds yet? I know here in North Idaho that deer have dropped already , but not sure about elk and moose. We still have 2-3 feet of snowon the ground up here but I will trudge through anything if they are on the ground.
thanks Tim. I am up in Careywood and the place that I hunted Elk last fall has not even 1 elk or deer track in it now. I looked low and even hiked up a good ways and nothing more than a nice set of bear tracks, some coyote and bobcat, but no elk or deer or moose for that matter. Not sure where they are, but I saw a guy walking through a field last weekend with a nice whitetail shed . So I wasnt sure what has started dropping yet. Thanks for the info. Getting ready for Turkey & Bear in a couple of weeks.
Saturday 29 Mar,On the way back from icefishing on Jackson lake I stopped and put the glasses and spotting scope on the herd on the feed ground and didn't see many one horn bulls at all, most everything I saw still had both sides.
On another note saw 5 wolves and 18 coyotes crusing around and the coyotes were keeping the elk between them and the wolves.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...