WyoHunter, I'm ffraid I'm not a big help I life south of Chadron closer to Colorado. but can tell you this there are some good hunt opportunites up there if your willing to get away from the road. I've turkey hunted up there a time or two and always seen deer. I've also antelope hunted west of Crawford in the grasslands another area with a good chance for deer.
What are you looking for, whitetail or mulie? trophy class or just a good hunt?
Just looking for a good bowhunt for whitetails mainly . Wouldn't pass up a big one if I saw it. Have you ever hunted Box Butte Reservoir north of Hemingford? Once again I'm just looking for a good deer hunt not a trophy hunt.
Never hunted box butte, I've fished it a few times and kow guys who waterfowl hunt it but never hunted it first hand.
I do all my bowhunting out at lake Mac.
By bowhunting you'll cut down on the amount of pressure i know the pine ridge gets hit pretty good during rifle season. But I I know a few guys who rifle hunt it and get back in way from the roads and do rather well.
I am NOT an expert. But I'm too cheap to pay for anyone else to do the job (local shop wanted $200 to tan my coyote hide). I've used this recipe for rabbit hides, deer hides, a moose skin, and a coyote pelt. I've adapted this recipe from one I found online. Feel free to use it but use this tip at your own risk and comply with all local laws wherever you are. When butchering: Cool the hide as soon as you can get it off the animal. Remove the hide form the...