I'm really interested in your Ibex hunt. Have you gotten any scouting done yet or been able to see any?
The elk license I drew this year is basically once in a lifetime as well but it sure is tough getting as much time as I would like. I've always hunted the same areas so real scouting wasn't needed until now. It takes me over 2 hours to get there and then learn where to start.
Still 76 days to 3rd season in Colorado. Seems like a long way off still but those are our tags and no other choice. Small game is not an option this year at least not before elk/deer season. At least next spring I will be bear hunting in Idaho so it will not be as long between hunts next year. Only 268 days to spring bear!
So what does your rifle cleaning kit look like? Is it a mess of bore brushes, different solvents and oils? Here may be the answer for you. I’m not going to recommend on how to clean your rifle or shotgun since you should already know that but suggest a way for you to keep all your supplies organized and where you can find them without getting four or five different boxes out to get everything together. And if you are like me and have a half dozen different calibers and...