I have been thinking about a Colorado elk bowhunt for the last few years. I finally have a trip planned for labor day weekend 2013. Im not going with an outfitter. This is going to be a complete DIY bowhunt on public land. Im sure we wont be abe to draw a good tag, so Im going to plan on a OTC tag.
I am a Texas deer hunter and I understand that I know basically NOTHING about what we are getting into on this hunt. I also understand that there is an excellent chance of not even seeing an elk during the trip.
I would be interested to hear any suggestions you seasoned CO elk hunters have for me. Im not going after a big bull. Im going to get experience. A cow woould make us just as happy as a 6x6.
It will be a 5 day hunt. There will be 3 of us (only 1 hunter) that are savvy on Colorado backcountry hiking/camping.
I know the odds are stacked against us, but we are doing it anyway. Does anyone know of a decent OTC unit that might yield a cow for a few rookies?