Pretty new here. Last season was my first time elk hunting in CO. Posted a few times about my first rifle season hunt in 551. Since that was what I got drawn for it had most of my attention. Well got skunked on that one, had a blast despite the cold and snow that while not a surprise I was hoping to avoid in first season but what can ya do?? However..... Decided to do an OTC cow archery hunt in early sept and connected after owning a bow all of two months!! So after my first season in CO, and some beginners luck, I like I'm sure all of you, am having some real off season blues! Each and every day I find myself counting the days til fall, obsessing over when I can get back at it again....I am hooked big time.
My question to all those here that have been at this much longer than I have......WHAT do you do in these long, cold months that seem to drag on to keep the hunting mind occupied until the next fall???
Any suggestions/advice on cures for my case of Off Season Blues and my newly acquired hunting OCD would be greatly appreciated!
I think I've memorized the CPW stats and figures for every unit in the state! Practice the bow when I can....what else??