I too got drawn for my beloved unit 45. I've been hunting/fishing/camping that canyon since my father first took me there when i was 7 months old. November of 1958 it was. My first deer hunt. Don't remember it, but pop shot a 30" wide buck that dressed at 252lbs. The head still hangs on moms den wall. Stop the reminiscing.....There are not any Elk in unit 45! Go away! HA!!
No seriously, I've taken several bulls out of that unit over the years. Unless you're a road hunter you shouldn't have too much problem. I don't know some of the names of places, but if you go through East Pecos and up the canyon, that part that burned 6 or 7 or maybe 8 years ago is great. I hunt up around Elk mountain, Rosellia(SP? the old fire lookout) and I have seen several nice bulls across the canyon in the burned area. Or on the way to Elk Mountain, the forest service burmed off the roads going off the the right, towards that same burned area. Horse or walk down in and you'll be glad you did. I'll be camped in the davis-willow area during the muzzle hunt. Stop by and have some coffee.