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Who's heading to NM unit 45 for the muzzle loader hunt?

RV is all but loaded, I'm heading out Wednesday. Will be up the Willow-davis road. Who'll be there, and where? Hello

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I am not, but I wouldn't mind

I am not, but I wouldn't mind it if I was. Wink

Best of luck to you.  Make sure to take lots of photos, kill a nice animal, and come back with a good story to share!!!  If not, at least have some fun.

 

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Ditto on what Ca vermonster

Ditto on what Ca vermonster said, we are heading to unit 13 next tues eve, for a 33 hr drive and hope the rut is still in swing. Good luck

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Notta!

Well back home empty handed! Good thing I didn't clean/thin out the freezer of older elk meat before I left. Didn't see a bull, let alone a big(bigger) one. And only saw small bucks! Didn't even see a grouse to help justify $90.00 of small game licenese. Unit 45 was pretty tough on me/for me this year. I don't like the season being in October. I've only taken 1 or maybe 2 bulls out of 45 since the season was moved into October. I was 6 for 8 the last  years the season was in September. Didn't even take time to catch a trout!! Found where the elk including large(larger) bulls were hiding on the last afternoon of the hunt, but couldn't connect. Well, on to dreaming about next year!! Huh?

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See, that's your problem, you

See, that's your problem, you still had the meat in the freezer.... lol I actually have a buddy, the one who pointed me towards Unit 62 in Colorado, that would bring entire hind quarters of elk back from his trip to see his parents in Montrose.  He said his dad was cleaning out the freezer for the upcoming season.  And, he would end up getting an elk and a deer, sometimes 2 elk, each year.  Maybe that was the issue, you are correct. Wink

Sorry you didn't get one, or even see one.  Tough to go through a season like that sometimes.  There's always next year, or the next season you go out, right?

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Good luck on your hunt. I

Good luck on your hunt. I will not be hunting in New Mexico this year. I hope you have a good time and make it back safe. Make sure to bring back a ton of pictures and report back and let us know how you did.

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