I may actually buy a MF tag, if there are any left, not so much for the elk - but for the country. I haven't decided quite yet, fully. But then I would have to surrender running around the woods here, in AUGUST, for one of these local elk.
yes we are. neat hunt but lots of people. i found you need to get about 2-3 hours from the airstrip to stop seeing people though. We are going to base camp at the strip and spike out from there. I passed up a buck a day and screwed up a doulbe on a buck and bull. I counted my chickens before they where hatched.
So i am not going to deny my total belief in myself screws me up at times. lol
Hmmmm ... am I just too `old school' ... or is the IFG becoming something quite different? Or both? Is the IFG becoming more `relevant', contemporary? And if so, to who? Maybe the fact that I am logged on to BGH betrays a double mind ... but,
... perhaps it's just as well. I'll log off - while the masses pull up to their computers and log on, I will be chasing critters.
If you want to properly preserve velvet antlers, you will have to inject & brush them with formaldehyde or some of the new less toxic chemicals (4 in 1 solution works great as does Knobloch's antler in velvet tan) as its easier to use however, both will work.
First, using rubber gloves take a razor blade and make small incisions at the tips of all points about 1/8". Next hang the antlers upside down, allowing the blood to drain. Starting at the bases inject the solution into the...