Ne information on unit 13 in New Mexico Elk Archery 1-15 sep
This unit has some big bulls in there but it might be a tough hunt because of the limited public land. There is a forest road about 11 miles west of Datil that I have hunted deer for and have seen nothing but elk. On the other side of the unit on highway 117 there is a place called the narrows that borders the acoma indian reservation. There are some good bulls in there but if you knock one down in ther your going to have to pack him out about 4 or 5 miles. Hope this helps good luck. I drew for 16A during the same time frame. I hope one of us tags out.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...