I went out on the first and the second of april, the only thing i accomplished was getting my gear sopping wet. When it wasnt raining hard it was misting,
then the fog got pretty thick. I didnt see a bear nor could i even get a glimpse of a cougar after whaling on my dieing rabbit call. gonna go back out soon when the weather is nicer!!!
One of the most important components of deciphering a new hunting area is distinguishing between the summer and winter ranges for the game that you plan to pursue. Without knowing this you cannot make reliable assumptions about where the game will be come opening day. Knowing these areas will allow you to take the current weather (as well as the past couple weeks) and apply that to the landscape and make an educated guess as to where you might find that big buck or bull.
There are a couple ways...