I hunted that same hunt ten years ago my first archery hunt its what got me hooked. Take a look at the canyon creek mountains about ten miles to the east of snow lake along the northern boundry of the wilderness. Saw the biggest bull I've ever seen in my life there. Lots of animals and good quality bulls at least there was back then.
Did some scouting last weekend, Saw tons of elk, mostly cows, spikes and raghorns didnt see any of the big boys but they are in there. There is plenty of water everywhere in that area, and a lot of food. Elk look healthy, looks to be a good year. I did see some wolves, big, very big.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...