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.
Wild boars are like many other (male) wild animals in that they will tangle over the affections of the fairer sex. Nature has however given them some additional padding over the fairer sex to prevent them from tearing each other to shreds. This bony cartiledge is most commonly referred to as the boar's shield. This armor helps prevent the tusks of mature males from penetrating into the vitals of their rivals (usually). I'd heard of such a thing before going on my first wild...