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wyoming archery hunt

I am planning a september archery hunt west of laramie .I have hunted between centennial and albany before but lots of people on atvs. Does any0ne have any suggestions for a backpack hunt in this area ,I have also heard areas around fox park can be productive. I hunt with traditional equipment I make my self. are there any other primitive archers out there I have'nt seen any discussion on the subject here yet. I also want to make a stronger bow my osage longbow draws 53 pounds and I would like to be around 60 to extend my range and for a little more punch. I can't wait til september I've got obsessive compulsive hunting disorder!!

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Can we assume you are talking

Can we assume you are talking an elk hunt and you already drew your tag?

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yes I drew a general tag for elk

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Very cool!  Congrats on the

Very cool!  Congrats on the draw!

I would absolutely love to do an elk hunt with archery equipment.  But, since I have yet to even get one with a gun, I will go that route first.

Maybe if I get one or two under my belt. Wink

Good luck with the planning and good luck when the hunt rolls around.

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the great thing about wyoming is all you have to do to archery hunt is buy an archery tag . then if you don't tag out you can still rifle hunt .this will be the 3rd year of doing that. not only do I get a chance for a 2nd hunt but it also makes a good shake down run for your gear . then when rifle season rolls around I get serious. I live in nebraska and can be in the mountains in about 5 hours so archery I just take a long weekend that makes the price of the tag not so bad. I also think the early hunt helps to aclimate to the altitude a month later when rifle seasons opens  I dont know if thats possible but it seems to make a difference. I hunted colorado last year and really missed the archery hunt not to mention no elk killed either

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