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12-22-2010, 04:24 AM
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Views: 943
Posted By gselkhunter

Is it worth going to North Dakota, yes. The...

Is it worth going to North Dakota, yes. The Dickinson area has sharptails, huns and pheasants. The PlOTs program opens up a lot of private ground to the public. There are also state wildlife areas....
10-13-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,550
Posted By gselkhunter

There is no date to start a dog hunting. Each dog...

There is no date to start a dog hunting. Each dog is different. I just put down my 13yr old GSP from a stroke back in April. She was steady to wing, shot and fall at 6 months old. Had her first point...
08-06-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By gselkhunter

Bows and muzzle loaders are supposed to be...

Bows and muzzle loaders are supposed to be primitive weapon. Lighted nocks aren't primitive in the CDOW book. Lighted sights aren't allowed either. In both cases it shows intent to shoot before or...
06-24-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By gselkhunter

I am not surprised by the growth. They have such...

I am not surprised by the growth. They have such a short time to grow. Have fun with them in that scrub oak, I hate that stuff.
04-05-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By gselkhunter

I won't say faster Rather Be, but by not calling...

I won't say faster Rather Be, but by not calling like everybody else in the woods I tend to get answers some don't. Also by having control of the reed[from years of hard practice] I can match elk...
04-04-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By gselkhunter

What are you using for calls would be the first...

What are you using for calls would be the first question? How are you storing them to use in the field. Just from the sound of things you are blowing them out. That would mean you need to go up in...
03-25-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By gselkhunter

I shoot a SKB 505 and the Weatherby is made by...

I shoot a SKB 505 and the Weatherby is made by SKB. It is a well built shotgun. If it fits you I would pick it over the Franchi.
03-12-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,395
Posted By gselkhunter

I will be hunting CO.

I will be hunting CO.
02-16-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,177
Posted By gselkhunter

That looks like the burn area in unit 49 I know....

That looks like the burn area in unit 49 I know. Congrats. I know you guys worked hard getting that bull back to camp. It made that elk steak taste pretty good.
01-22-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,129
Posted By gselkhunter

If your hunt is the last week in Sept. The elk...

If your hunt is the last week in Sept. The elk will be hot but also grouped up as the big bulls will be running herds. The full moon will have an impact. It gives the elk light to do what they need...
10-27-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,182
Posted By gselkhunter

Quilomene is the way I would go. I have owned...

Quilomene is the way I would go. I have owned mine for some years now and hunted hard and the vest shows very little wear. I can carry eveything I could want in this vest....
10-24-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By gselkhunter

Wonderful gun, been shooting mine for 12 years...

Wonderful gun, been shooting mine for 12 years now. I am shooting the 20ga and it is the 26" tube. Killed every thing from quail to goose and even a few turkeys. This gun will cover all your hunting...
10-08-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,960
Posted By gselkhunter

Rag horn by most is judged by number of points, 4...

Rag horn by most is judged by number of points, 4 or less. Another way of looking at it is a juvenile or teenager. A bull at 1 yr old could have a spike or forks, a two year old could have up to...
09-29-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,813
Posted By gselkhunter

All the more reason to leave the bones in the...

All the more reason to leave the bones in the field.
07-17-2009, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By gselkhunter

Sheep are funny critters because they don't...

Sheep are funny critters because they don't always do anything the same. Remember great eyes and noses and they use both well. When I try to spot them it could be from above or level or below. Once...
03-04-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,415
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Elk Hunting near Pagosa Springs, CO 2009

Have not hunted the area, but have been down there a lot hiking, camping and fishing. There are elk there. Work hard and enjoy the area.
02-26-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Wish list for 2009

One of the Trillions the government is going to spend so I don't have to have a wish list any more.
02-17-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,681
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Another tag fees rant...

Salukipv1,
IL, now I understand the problem you live in the wrong state! Best idea, "MOVE".
02-06-2009, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Colorado Regs Question

If you hunt deer you have to put in for a draw tag since all of them are draw and have been for a few years now[archery used to be OTC]. If you are going to do an OTC tag for elk you do not have to...
02-06-2009, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Good Spotting Scope

I have an older Cabelas 20X60X60 that I have been dragging around since the early 90s. Used mostly for spotting bighorns but served me well for deer and elk. The thing that I like is it is packable...
02-05-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,214
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: GMU 471

Headache can be nothing more than lack of water in your system. Staying hydrated at high altitude is of serious importance. The amount of fluids lost is huge. Take a purifing filter with you so you...
02-05-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,214
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: GMU 471

OTC tags are only good in OTC units, not the draw units. I want to make sure you understood this.
How old are you? I had a friend come from NE 2 years ago and he is in his early 50s like me, right...
02-04-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,214
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: GMU 471

55 is an OTC tag, has been for the 20+ years I been hunting CO. You do need to read the regs carefully. There are many parts to CO laws, point restrictions, legal equipment, tagging proceedures and...
02-03-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,214
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: GMU 471

You will have your hands full in 471. It has some serious up! The elk numbers listed for 43 & 471 are 5,010. The part in your favor if you are in shape for high altitude is the elk should be vocal....
01-16-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,677
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: 20ga?

A 1 1/4oz load in a 3" 20ga isn't comparable to a 12 ga load. The average 20ga 3" 1 1/4 is only doing 1187ft/sec and 12ga is doing 1300+ in the hunting loads. Not the same at all.
I do agree the...
01-01-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 46,085
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: what is a good over under shotgun for a decent price?

Been watching thisthread for a while and I will add two key points.
1 You get what you pay for. 2 A company that has been making O/U for a short time is buying a crap shoot.
I own 2 SKBs, both in...
12-30-2008, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Elk Survey- my thesis research

I did fill out your survey, but you have some things wrong.
Elk tag is $49 plus a $5 Habitat stamp. And if you hold more than one lisence you have to purchase two habitat stamps[total of $10]. That...
11-10-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: need help with shot

Killing pheasants isn't hard if you place the shot in the right place. With that being said the part that gets people is the distance that they try to kill pheasants at. I never shoot 8s at game. And...
10-24-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: butchering knives?

I have 3 different boning knives that have different length and flex. A 12" steak knife for cutting steaks and roast and a 10" chef knife for general work. The boning knivesand steak knife are...
10-13-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,025
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Good Pair Of Boots

I don't think you can beat a pair of meindls. I have been wearing them for 18 years and love them. Have not found anything they can't do, except run the hundred in 10 seconds.
10-02-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,574
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: pheasant

I run eastern CO and western KS with 3 GSPs and shoot a 28ga Ruger. I shoot 3/4oz loads of 6s then 5s.
09-26-2008, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Boots

A lot of elk country is rough country. I prefer a tall well built boot, Meindl Canada. Danner is the boot you will hear mentioned most often. I think they are a very good boot. They just don't fit my...
09-12-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By gselkhunter

08-25-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,416
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Elk & A Full Moon

The key to full moon hunting is when does it rise? If the full moon rise is during the day light hours it doesn't have the same impact. You might want to check your lunar chart.
Sept. 20 from...
08-16-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Looking for Help to Hunt Elk in Colorado GMU461 or GMU104

Out of curiosity, what made you pick these 2 units? They are both draw areas.
Gselkhunter
08-16-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: mouth calls

Get the call in your mouth and say show. Elongate the SH sound "SHHHHOW" and you will get sound. Once you get sound try to blow one long note and keep the pitch steady.
For lower notes not very...
08-16-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,336
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Broadheads for Elk?

Kind of old school because I like heavy broad heads. 130gr Muzzy to be exact. Why you ask? Because they hit hard, cut big and put elk on the ground. On quartering shots I have had them imbedded in...
07-09-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,815
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Boots for Colarado Elk Hunt

Dwight Schuh used to wear tenny burners also. My legs won't take it, I need much more support. Meindls Canada boot is the one I use. Good for upland bird all the way up to mountain goat or bighorn...
06-17-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,562
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Anyone have tips for CO unit 7? Archery Elk.

I have been up there a few times messing around, but have never hunted the area.
Cameron/Clark peaks is very much like what I hunt down in unit 49. Limited access and a lot of up. The ridge that...
06-17-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,562
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Anyone have tips for CO unit 7? Archery Elk.

Greg the thing in your favor is there is a good snow load keeping the elk down. I would be up every weekend watching how and where they disperse as the snow melts. Things will change as water thins...
05-26-2008, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,185
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: For all you Elk guys.

I will second Muzzy, I shoot the 4 blade 130gr. Killed a lot of elk, deer and sheep with this broadhead.
Gselkhunter
Forum: Technical
05-26-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 887
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Just shoot!

I have never had TP, but have seen the agony it has caused others. I will tell you the same thing I told others. At your first pin, 10 20 what ever, take your stance, draw the bow back, exhale and...
05-19-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,625
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: I'm excited!!

80 acers isn't much ground and you will push the birds off quickly. Walk the fence lines and try to drive the birds into the center of the land. This will give you a better chance at them.
The...
05-19-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: What's the best broadhead

Muzzy 130 for 20 years now.
Gselkhunter
05-07-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: E is for Elk?

Keaton who is now 12 was calling elk before he could say the word. Point to a picture and he would start calling. He has become a very useful tool. Keep working on that boy! Take him scouting and...
05-07-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,790
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Broadhead ?????

Elkcrazy8
Is this your first one? My third one was born on Sat. May 3, Lathan.
It s amazing how much camo stuff you can find if you look. What I couldn't find I made.
Gselkhunter
05-04-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,760
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Elk Hunting Boots

In 20years of hard hunting I am on my second pair of Canadas. Pulled the new onesout of the box and went on a 20mile scouting trip. No blisters or hot spots and a lot of the trip was up around...
05-04-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,790
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Broadhead ?????

In the old days I shot 80lbs at 30" draw, but that was done with an overdraw that I still use. That makes my 2314 arrows 26" for a total of489grs with the 130 Muzzy. I am still using 5" vanes with a...
Forum: Technical
05-03-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: Arrow weight / kinetic energy question???

The lighter arrow looses KE faster than a heavier arrow. That is important at longer ranges. Just my opinion now, 60 yds is a bad shotat an elk with a bow and I know people do it. The KE is an issue...
05-03-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,712
Posted By gselkhunter

RE: anyone using a 28 gauge?

Sound like you and your 28 are getting along, thats good Biscuit Jake. I am running off this morning to shoot a round of sporting clays with the guys. Needless to say the 28 is going.
Gselkhunter
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