Location: From Grand Junction CO, stationed in Arizona
Don't give up
It’s always nice to visually confirm what your trail camera tells you. I went off of word of mouth that one of my big trail cam bucks was killed before I got to see him in the wild. Because of what I heard I didn’t go hunting in that area for him. I was upset with myself for not confirming the kill visually because the next spring just before they shed their antlers I found him and got some awesome film footage. Good luck tracking your buck down during season.
So it's early September and you just took your first elk with a bow! Chances are you are feeling pretty good at this point. You get all your trophy pictures taken and the adrenaline starts to wear off. Now you start to think about the massive chore at hand. You have your work cut out for you! This early in the fall, chances are it's going to be hot when you go to field dress your animal. One of the complications that hot weather brings forth is BUGS. They will land on you and your animal, lay...