If you want to continue hunting you'll need to find a list C tag. These are unlimited and it doesn't matter if you've had an A or B list tag. These types of tags are generally special population control tags or ag damage control hunts and are hard to find out about in time to get a tag. Sometimes the DOW will send out a press release informing the public of these tags.
Best plan now is to look at hunting other big game besides elk or perhaps elk in another state beside Colorado. I don't elk hunt much outside of Colorado so not too much help there.
You can always start planning your hunt for next year too. Only 350-ish days until the season starts!
I have a mulie tag for this week. Unfortunately I used all my vacation for the elk hunt. I will give it a shot this weekend since it closes Sunday. I may need snowshoes at this point with this snowing thats being dumped.
So it's early September and you just took your first elk with a bow! Chances are you are feeling pretty good at this point. You get all your trophy pictures taken and the adrenaline starts to wear off. Now you start to think about the massive chore at hand. You have your work cut out for you! This early in the fall, chances are it's going to be hot when you go to field dress your animal. One of the complications that hot weather brings forth is BUGS. They will land on you and your animal, lay...