I used to hunt there years ago. We saw the most activity closer to the top of the mountain on south slopes. There is also a section of State Trust Land to the north and we have seen really good sign over there for both deer and elk. We stopped hunting there just becuase the elk were scatter out pretty good. We also ran into alot of muzzleloader hunter when theie season started. I have wanted to start going back as it is close to home, just wish there was more elk there.
Ya being close to home is nice since I can't get the time off to go on a week long hunt. We hunt it simply because we're building points and its great practice for when I get my big hunt. We saw elk between clear cuts last year but we waited till the last weekend to try to hunt Bull Mountain.
Being a bowhunting I've always been fanatical about scent control. Whether it's sprays, carbon clothing etc. I've tried it. The best thing that I have found for eliminating human scent is Betadine. It's been used in hospitals and homes for decades as a defense against infections on minor scrapes and burns. It can typically be found near the pharmacy in any of the major "one stop shop" stores, and a bottle will last multiple hunting seasons.
Before every hunt possible I...