I am going to try to archery hunt unit 36 this year and would like to know if it will be worthy my time. Im not looking for a trophy but does anyone know if there are many bull elk in the area? Thanks.
Area 36 had pretty dismal success rates for rifle hunters last year - 7% for bulls. But that is a different season, they could be in there during the archery season. I have never been there, but from the sounds of it, they might not be hard to find and probably aren't very vocal if the wolf activity is high in the area.
If you are bowhunting and a resident, there are better areas.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...