found out today i drew a new mexico elk tag in unit 17 for archery sept.11th thru18th. as luck would have it i also drew a Nevada Big horn sheep tag too, so far. any suggestions for hunting info/guides for unit 17??
never been in that area except to drive through it. working on getting some maps together and have been talking to several guides trying to get a feel of what the area is like. i see there are two wilderness areas (the witthington and the kid apache). have been told that access is reasonably good for the majority of the area and that it is a mixture of topography. some rough, some relatively easy. it's going to be guided for me, i just would like to be able to keep my costs at a minimum and maybe just hire a guide for calling and locating the elk. i have a toyhauler and an ATV so i can be self sufficient. i also have a wall tent and plenty of gear.
We all spend our time at the range, making sure our rifle is shooting just right. We get it dialed in, and then we head to the woods, ready to shoot our animal. Well, what happens if the animal comes out where you do not expect it? Will you be able to make the shot?
This scenario has happened to me. My first deer I ever shot, I had to shoot left handed. I had never practiced that way, and paid for it by having my nose broken with the scope. If I had just...