Just went for a ride to check some spots for my deer hunt and saw a couple nice young bucks. which is good for just being burned. but when i got home there was 2 4x4 in my street. might just have hunt my backyard.
That's the thing with some of these tags that take so long to get. The expectations are high but also put a lot of stress on you when you think about how long you waited and what will happen when the season finally gets here. It took 18 years to get my bull tag for this year and now I haven't had a chance to get up there and look around yet.
And although I have seen a couple of bucks in the yard as well I have not yet spotted a good bull waiting for me.
Yeah i know all about stress. the last time i had this tag i was 16 and still learning. 3 fires later and all thoughs years scouting, i just hope i don't jump the gun and shot the 1st deer i see. I am going to set my stanards high. i have 22 days to hunt. Hoping to get out this evening to glass a few areas and check some other areas to see if they burned.
Elk have been killed close to roads where they could be loaded whole into the bed of a pickup. But it doesn't happen often and I'm not sure that is the experience that I long for. The type of elk hunting that I prefer requires rigorous physical exertion that can cripple someone who is not in shape. Being a college hockey player I have to be in at least fair physical condition most of the year but when one of my buddies got back from the Navy Seals he changed the way I think about physical...