PM sent with some better areas.
I think those spots are a little high and Rocky for September. For others, not just you, don't forget that in the mid 11,000 to 12,000 foot range, the grass will start to dessicate sooner due to the earlier frosts compared to areas just 500 to 1,000 feet lower. A big herd bull will command a large elk herd, and it takes a lot of food and water for for all those mouths. And areas near running water will likely stay greener (and therefore more palatable and nutritious)longer into the fall. Just a general rule of thumb to think about.
Thanks for the reply and Info... I have hunted Goose Lake in Unit#76 did well .. I wanted to be in the same region but need it to be a over the counter tag ... that is why I had chosen #77... and was looking along the border of #77 and #76 for some suitable out of the way possibilities.... I will keep doing some searching again thanks for your input it is very much appreciated.
The first deer I shot, way back in 1958, was taken to the local meat shop and processed into steaks, roasts and some burger. Back then in that little Idaho town, when you took a deer into the butcher, you got the same deer back. Unfortunately, times have changed. The last time I took an animal to a butcher, in the mid 60's, I don't have a clue who's meat I got back, but I sure don't think it was mine. I ended up throwing the burger as it stunk the house up every time we...