Lazy rosies just want to eat and lay around lol. I would hope their really plump, they got all that food in such a wet surroundings, pretty dry over here compared to the coast. And then they Rockys gotta work in the harsch winters.
I grew up hunting "Cascade Roosevelt" on the northwest side of Mt Rainier, then West-side.
Headed over the hill for Rocky Mtn for 20 years,I now am hunting Coastal Washington for "True Roosevelt" probably never go back, as I like the coast, and the fact that I find the elk in the same place every year, they do not move as much as RM.
Although the dense brush makes actually getting a shot more difficult.
competition with other hunters is lower, you have to get out of your truck and hunt.
The record books, that are put out by Boone & Crocket and Pope & Young and where I live is Henry Kelsey they are a great way to research a state or a province for big game. This does take some time but the knowledge it gives you, can be very valuable. Not all hunters have their trophies recorded, as where I live after the Hanson Buck became the new world record typical Whitetail, we saw a flood of hunters and now that has happened, some hunters are shying away from the record books but...