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05-13-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Alsatian

When is Wyoming drawing?

When is the 2021 Wyoming pronghorn drawing and when will the results be posted?

I know the deadline for submitting applications is May 31 (or June 1).
05-13-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Alsatian

When is Wyoming drawing?

When is the 2021 Wyoming pronghorn drawing and when will the results be posted?

I know the deadline for submitting applications is May 31 (or June 1).
01-15-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Alsatian

Question about Wyoming doe/fawn antelope

I am planning to hunt pronghorn with a couple of partners in Wyoming this October. We'll apply for non-resident permits in the draw. We are not trophy hunters. We are thinking that we may be...
11-27-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Alsatian

Wyoming Antelope Type 1 vs Type 2 hunt?

I have read through the excellent "sticky post" on Wyoming Antelope hunting. I don't think I saw my question answered there, so I post here.

There are different Wyoming antelope hunt types. I...
01-11-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,388
Posted By Alsatian

My hunting partner and I hunt in GMU 075 first...

My hunting partner and I hunt in GMU 075 first rifle season. We have noticed since about 2015 that the elk are much fewer and further between in our areas where we hunt than formerly. There was an...
10-05-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,935
Posted By Alsatian

I shot a doe whitetail at 20-30 feet with a...

I shot a doe whitetail at 20-30 feet with a .30-06 180 grain softpoint bullet. I was under a tree with dropping down branches without leaves that sort of hid me. It was dusk. I saw the deer at...
09-24-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By Alsatian

Good luck. Good work on losing your weight and...

Good luck. Good work on losing your weight and working out. It will help when you are in the mountains.

I am a non-resident hunting elk for my ninth year in GMU 75 in Colorado. Whether I kill...
09-13-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,791
Posted By Alsatian

The train may have left the station already on...

The train may have left the station already on this topic -- I have not read all the posts in this thread -- but another scenario in which the primer may be lightly dented but not ignite is if the...
09-07-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,924
Posted By Alsatian

I'm not sure what your point is. If an adult...

I'm not sure what your point is. If an adult grizzly bear's home range is 500 square miles -- the maximum value listed -- that corresponds to a 22 mile X 22 mile region. Alternatively, that...
07-27-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,890
Posted By Alsatian

Carry two good knives with you. If you get an...

Carry two good knives with you. If you get an elk, you will want to field dress it promptly. Two knives because sometimes knives break on elk. If it is warmish, you might want to skin and quarter...
06-19-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By Alsatian

Too bad. It is the obligation of the hunter to...

Too bad. It is the obligation of the hunter to know his animal.

I will tell a story that makes me look stupid. It does not involve me shooting the wrong species, so that at least is not bad news....
06-19-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,655
Posted By Alsatian

What a truly bizarre question! If it were me, I...

What a truly bizarre question! If it were me, I wouldn't have collected something that stinks or if it didn't stink until I got it home, I would then throw it out when I was at home and it started...
06-07-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Alsatian

I drew a cow elk permit season 1 unit 75. I go...

I drew a cow elk permit season 1 unit 75. I go to the same place every year. It is always a great hunting experience -- although I have been skunked the last three seasons. My daughter put in for...
06-04-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Alsatian

txhunter58: Maybe it won't be so bad as you...

txhunter58:

Maybe it won't be so bad as you think. Many markets exhibit price point sensitivity, and I bet hunting licenses are one of these. Looking at Colorado hunting licenses across the...
04-25-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,868
Posted By Alsatian

When I kill a game animal, it has generally been...

When I kill a game animal, it has generally been dead about 5 minutes by the time I unsheathe my hunting knife. This might be because I have to find the animal after it has gone out of sight,...
04-20-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,375
Posted By Alsatian

If you want to hunt big game such as deer you...

If you want to hunt big game such as deer you will need to find a place to hunt. If you want to hunt inexpensively, a first thing is to think about hunting in your home state so you aren't paying...
04-19-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,501
Posted By Alsatian

Pretty much what Flags said. We drive in with...

Pretty much what Flags said. We drive in with 4x4 trucks (my partner uses a F-150; I use a Chevy Suburban with a 4x4 package). We park at the end of the road and pitch our tent about 50 feet from...
Forum: Guns
04-18-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,493
Posted By Alsatian

1. Marlin 39A .22 long rifle lever action 2. ...

1. Marlin 39A .22 long rifle lever action
2. Winchester Model 12 12 gauge pump shotgun
3. .25-06 sporterized Springfield
4. .30-06 sporterized Springfield
5. .338 Winchester Magnum in...
04-18-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,066
Posted By Alsatian

I have a Leupold RX-650 laser range finder (or...

I have a Leupold RX-650 laser range finder (or the next model up, I don't remember), and it works pretty well. I would say I wouldn't want to be fussing with my range finder while the prey is in...
04-18-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,698
Posted By Alsatian

People have hunted for a long time, and they...

People have hunted for a long time, and they haven't always used camo. I say wear what you have and don't fret about it. more important will be (1) staying quiet and (2) minding the direction of...
04-18-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,501
Posted By Alsatian

Elk in mid-October at 11500 feet in Colorado. ...

Elk in mid-October at 11500 feet in Colorado. Sleeping in a canvas wall tent heated by a wood burning stove.
04-12-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,759
Posted By Alsatian

We camp at 11,500 feet elevation. We don't tend...

We camp at 11,500 feet elevation. We don't tend to cook but just reheat food (exception is grilling steaks). We do boil water to make hot cocoa. I suppose the boiling point of water is lower at...
04-09-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,759
Posted By Alsatian

Stew freezes well and tastes good at hunting...

Stew freezes well and tastes good at hunting camp.


Boiling spaghetti noodles, heating up frozen meat sauce to serve over the spaghetti is pretty easy. I'm not sure how well cooked spaghetti...
04-09-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,193
Posted By Alsatian

If you don't have a rifle suitable for hunting...

If you don't have a rifle suitable for hunting deer, then I recommend the .30-06. You can use that for deer hunting, pronghorn hunting, black bear hunting, and elk hunting. I have a .25-06 and a...
03-20-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,420
Posted By Alsatian

I'm not too upset about the increasing permit...

I'm not too upset about the increasing permit costs. What I regret -- not pissed off about -- is that in my unit in Colorado first rifle season is now bull elk OR cow elk, but not either. I used to...
03-20-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By Alsatian

I recommend that you spend a lot of time...

I recommend that you spend a lot of time researching this. In an initial stage of research you should be looking to expose subjects that you need to learn about. For example, what kind of liability...
03-19-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By Alsatian

(Reader's Digest Version of my answer) A canvas...

(Reader's Digest Version of my answer) A canvas wall tent heated with a wood burning stove is my preferred arrangement.


(Longer answer) My first elk hunt I hunted on my own and slept in a...
11-12-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,418
Posted By Alsatian

You could try to pressure federal authorities to...

You could try to pressure federal authorities to restrict bovine use to a different period. Maybe have cattle removed by end of August. Point to value provided to local economy from hunters. ...
11-12-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,587
Posted By Alsatian

Very interesting question. For me this is often...

Very interesting question. For me this is often determined by the game animal. I like to shoot at moderate range from a sitting position, with my elbows on my knees.

Sometimes, however, the game...
Forum: Blades
10-26-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,063
Posted By Alsatian

I did not kill an elk this year, hence I did not...

I did not kill an elk this year, hence I did not have the opportunity to test this knife out.
10-25-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,947
Posted By Alsatian

I prefer cow meat to bull meat and would take a...

I prefer cow meat to bull meat and would take a cow by preference. I would choose a cow over a calf so I could take home more meat. I don't get an elk every year -- I did not get one this year, for...
10-25-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By Alsatian

Butcher your meat yourself. It is part of it. ...

Butcher your meat yourself. It is part of it. More specifically.


"Hunting provides an opportunity to demonstrate endurance, courage, and skill, the characteristics everywhere of the powerful...
10-09-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,094
Posted By Alsatian

I have read the previous posts and do not...

I have read the previous posts and do not disagree with them, but I'm going to answer in somewhat of a different vein.


The difference is I would suggest you think not about trading in a first...
10-08-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,359
Posted By Alsatian

Deer are a prey species - food for predators....

Deer are a prey species - food for predators. They "know" this and have adapted to avoid being eaten. They are most active (visible and amenable to being hunted) at twilight - early in the day and...
10-05-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,504
Posted By Alsatian

The classic answer to that question is the...

The classic answer to that question is the .30-06. More widely available ammo. More range of bullets in commercial loads. The .30-06 has an advantage over the .308 ballistically. While some would...
10-02-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,613
Posted By Alsatian

I use a Chevy Suburban Z-71 vehicle for elk...

I use a Chevy Suburban Z-71 vehicle for elk hunting many seasons now. It is big enough to haul a lot of gear as well as my elk meat. It does well going up the nasty stretch of 4WD road we take to...
10-02-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,947
Posted By Alsatian

Very nice bull! Where were you hunting (state,...

Very nice bull! Where were you hunting (state, mountain range -- not your specific spot). Any cool details about your hunt?
10-02-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Alsatian

I'll add a couple more skills to the list. ...

I'll add a couple more skills to the list. Remember I included camping skills in with this list, because DIY elk hunters camp while they are hunting elk.


Using a chain saw and sharpening a...
09-29-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Alsatian

Those are good points and important. I give an...

Those are good points and important. I give an example above of being disabled, to some extent, by a poor mental attitude. I hunt anywhere from 1.5 miles away from the terminus of a difficult 4WD...
09-29-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Alsatian

Flags: Please elaborate on "confidence." What...

Flags: Please elaborate on "confidence." What do you meant there? Is that different from positive mental attitude?


I agree with the positive mental attitude. Last year I had one...
09-28-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By Alsatian

List of essential DIY elk hunting skills

I confess to being a bit restless waiting for Colorado's first rifle elk season to begin in . . . three weeks. I was thinking about what are important skills that contribute to successful...
Forum: Blades
09-28-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,063
Posted By Alsatian

Gerber Vital

Has anyone here used the Gerber Vital "scalpel type" knife? What is your experience with this blade? I just ordered one, based on watching an elk dressing video by Randy Newburg. I have cut up...
09-27-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,133
Posted By Alsatian

I don't know how much I can add to the...

I don't know how much I can add to the discussion. I think you just have to make up your mind what you like better. A mountain rifle probably has a SHORT sporter barrel. Your .300 Winchester...
09-20-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,903
Posted By Alsatian

Maybe you should try hunting a different animal? ...

Maybe you should try hunting a different animal? Do-it-yourself elk hunting just below timberline from an elk camp back in the woods?


My preferred hunting the last decade has been DIY elk...
09-13-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,194
Posted By Alsatian

I recommend a .30-06. This is such a classic...

I recommend a .30-06. This is such a classic cartridge and covers such a wide variety of game. Many people use this successfully for hunting elk, including me and my hunting partners. If you do...
09-13-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Alsatian

I believe in freedom and tolerance and letting...

I believe in freedom and tolerance and letting people live and do largely as they see fit. Don't take my comments negatively -- I simply want to suggest an alternative way of thinking. I have been...
Forum: Optics
09-12-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By Alsatian

Issues/complaints: Positive...

Issues/complaints:




Positive features/experiences:
I wear corrective eyeglasses. I like the rubber cups that I can place against my glasses and still see through the binoculars, for example...
09-11-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,942
Posted By Alsatian

mthusker: You are under the mistaken...

mthusker:


You are under the mistaken impression that I abused this property or damaged this property -- the hotel room. I don't think that was the case. I didn't leave a bunch of crap in the...
08-25-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,942
Posted By Alsatian

I didn't ask anyone to rinse my kill in a hotel...

I didn't ask anyone to rinse my kill in a hotel shower . . . I rinsed it in the shower of the hotel room I had rented. I agree it is not the best system. I would like to find some place where I can...
08-24-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,942
Posted By Alsatian

It depends on what animal you are hunting. I...

It depends on what animal you are hunting. I completely cut up and packaged two prong horn antelope in my hotel room in Gillette, Wyoming, in October 2004. Put a bunch of dry ice on it. Got home 4...
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