Years ago before it was a LE unit we used to hunt it but we always hunted low in the sagebrush. Now it can be a finicky unit. One year it will be good and the next is a toss up. The big thing is to get into it off of the roads and do a lot of glassing. For the lower sagebrugh you can get up on a hill and glass into it. Don't look for the deer itself but for the tips of the antlers sticking up above it.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...