It doesn't appear by quick look that the fires are on the MF ... but the one on the SF might make for some serious smoke in the area.
I was thinking of going into the Seven Devils ... but it looks like fire crews are launching from same place I would launch from. Last year about this time they closed the area I want to backpack in - I'll call first before I go. Or, maybe I'll just stay close to home - archery hunting starts tomorrow.
Kind of depends on what my daughter wants to do ... climb peaks in the Seven Devils ... or get ready for school and play with friends, etc.
The quandary of all hunters is how do I give myself the best chance to take home a trophy animal after shelling out hundreds of dollars for that coveted tag in another state. I face this issue this year with an Antelope tag in Colorado. Now I know that Antelope should be the easiest tag to fill in NorthWest Colorado. They are everywhere, but how do we give ourselves the best chance to take home that one animal that eludes everyone else. My advice, first and foremost, is don't shoot your...