Re: New Mexico GC Considers Hunting Rule Changes June 3rd
Thanks for the link!!! I totally agree on the early grouse hunting. I had an elk bow tag last year in Unit 45 and couldn't believe there were shotgun hunter's out there. I was in camp and they drove up asking about the area. Granted, I was getting ready to head on out anyways. I had already been there 4 nights. And just ran into a search/rescue team, driving the service road, in the recovery mode for a hunter that went missing the weekend before I got there. I knew he was missing before I left but what were the odds of him being in the same area I was headed. Due to the nightly cold and daily hail they had already called off the search and rescue by the time I got there. Wouldn't you know it I camped 1/4 mile from where he went missing, was camped. But having put in for Unit 45 again this year for bow and muzzleloader, this is good news.
There is something about the look and feel of a bolt action rifle with a walnut stock that pleases me. Call me old fashioned, but the character of the rifle I choose to own is equally as important to me as how that rifle performs.
I’ll be the first to admit that the lack of weight in a carbon fiber stock is awfully nice when chasing elk in high country and that any synthetic could help a bit when mother natured decides to rain on your parade. My own preference, however, is to...