We will be in 16e for archery elk and will help as much as possible after the hunt. Information has been really slow with no replies. What is the date of the hunt and will you be able to scout ahead of time. Is the deer hunt for the entire unit 16.
I have hunted 16D for archery elk for the past 5 years, except this year I drew 3rd choice 16E. I have always seen a few great deer in 16D during early September. I picked up a left over Archery deer tag for 16 this January and hunted a week and never saw a single deer. Anyway I usually see deer in Moraga Canyon in unit 16D. For deer you have all the 16 units together. I am not sure when those deer move out of there, but they have been there the past several years during Sept. I have always heard 16E holds deer, I will let you know what I see.
One of the best ways to scout your hunting area is to look for signs that mature animals leave behind. Wallows, scrapes, rubs and areas littered with tracks are great evidence that game are using your area. But why not look for the single piece of evidence that you are hunting for when fall rolls around anyway... antlers. Game animals in the family cervidae shed their antlers annually. Why not use these unique souvenirs as a way of helping you fill your tag next fall?
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