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11-07-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By Colorado Bob

I would love to find one of those for my wife. ...

I would love to find one of those for my wife. She likes a bolt action rifle & the switch to a shotgun would be easy for her. Cut the stock to fit her & go kill turkeys. I'm looking for 12,...
Forum: Other Areas
12-23-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 558,526
Posted By Colorado Bob

That sucks

That sucks
09-07-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,437
Posted By Colorado Bob

I do the stair-climber & this year I added in a...

I do the stair-climber & this year I added in a rowing machine. I'll be ready come October. Forgot to add i chase grouse in September @ 11000'. That helps a bunch.

Try hiking up & down ...
08-24-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,378
Posted By Colorado Bob

180 grain Nolser Partition & 300 Win mag are like...

180 grain Nolser Partition & 300 Win mag are like peanut butter & jelly.
02-14-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By Colorado Bob

Conglads, I killed my cat years ago on Hay...

Conglads, I killed my cat years ago on Hay Camp Mesa outside Dolores.
03-06-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,088
Posted By Colorado Bob

Without a doubt it's---bighorn sheep. They...

Without a doubt it's---bighorn sheep. They are all hard to draw. I've drawn 3 sheep tags, I've been applying since 84 or 85. I've drawn 1 goat tag from 85----drew in 2000. I've...
02-03-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,301
Posted By Colorado Bob

Huntress----I agree but disagree. I think...

Huntress----I agree but disagree. I think Leica are the best. I've got Leica bino's but I don't think a spotting scope is where to put my money. Bino's yes but spotting scope I went a lot...
02-03-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By Colorado Bob

It can be done. I've drawn 3 Bighorn Ram tags,...

It can be done. I've drawn 3 Bighorn Ram tags, 1 mtn goat---all in Colorado as a res.

Non-res---I've drawn a WY moose & a NM Oryx.

This year I'm hoping for either a Desert sheep here in...
02-01-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,301
Posted By Colorado Bob

I've got an older Redfield. It's 20x45 with a...

I've got an older Redfield. It's 20x45 with a 60MM lenses. IMO anything that goes above 45 is not worth it. At 60X you get a lot of mirage. I've used my scope on 3 separate sheep...
10-31-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,822
Posted By Colorado Bob

Sounds like you had a good hunt. Looks like...

Sounds like you had a good hunt. Looks like you hunted hard & stuck to it. Conglads on a good Colorado bull. Bob
06-08-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By Colorado Bob

lineman------Knee pads & leather gloves are a...

lineman------Knee pads & leather gloves are a good suggestion. Take a good pair of binco's & spotting scope. Remember they have good eye sight but they are curious also. Sometimes a...
06-02-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,385
Posted By Colorado Bob

Don't shoot the 1st one you see. Lots of...

Don't shoot the 1st one you see. Lots of antelope in WY. If you blow a stalk don't worry-----more goats around the next bend.

Horns--------use the ear as a guide. Prongs should be above...
05-27-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By Colorado Bob

HillBilly----They give 3 ram tags for this unit. ...

HillBilly----They give 3 ram tags for this unit. 2 ewe tags. I've hunted this unit before in 1998. I killed a 7/8 curl ram that year. I know the unit. Hitting the gym real regular...
05-08-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,281
Posted By Colorado Bob

I think 9/10 would be for archery. Rifle...

I think 9/10 would be for archery. Rifle stated 10/1. At least it did back when I got my WY moose a couple years ago. You could hunt with either, no luck on bow then rifle after 10/1.

I...
05-03-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By Colorado Bob

Mukey---The elk draw is @ June 1. They draw...

Mukey---The elk draw is @ June 1. They draw sheep, goat, then bear & moose then elk, deer & antelope.


You got to put in for sheep, goat, moose ---every year. We never know when lady...
05-02-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By Colorado Bob

I drew -- i drew -- i drew

I went down to the local Colorado DOW this morning. I've heard they had drawn sheep tags last week. They punched in my CID # and looks like I drew a ram tag for Unit 16. It's next to Wold Creek...
04-26-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,635
Posted By Colorado Bob

I've hunt both sheep & goats here in Colorado. ...

I've hunt both sheep & goats here in Colorado. Bighorns were by Pagosa Springs---Wolf Creek Pass ------Goats were in G13----Missouri Peak, Mtn Huron, Iowa Peak.

I used my 30/06 topped with a...
04-26-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,732
Posted By Colorado Bob

I've used 150 grain Federal, Remington &...

I've used 150 grain Federal, Remington & Winchester out of my 30/06. Standard loads from Wal-mart. Don't see why a 308 woulld be any different. Get the one that your rifle likes the...
03-21-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By Colorado Bob

Do you still have openings?

Do you still have openings?
03-06-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By Colorado Bob

speaking of sheep/elk shape

What I have found the hardest part of a backpack hunt---ie sheep/elk is going downhill. This is murder on my knees, quads, and ankles. Anyone have an exercise to help build up the legs to take...
03-01-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,295
Posted By Colorado Bob

Just a little different angle. I've been on 4...

Just a little different angle. I've been on 4 sheep hunts and 1 mtn goat hunt. All were here in Colorado. 2 of the sheep hunts I played sherpa & the other 2-- I was the hunter. The goat hunt I...
02-14-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By Colorado Bob

I'll sit this year out & look at the draw data &...

I'll sit this year out & look at the draw data & decided about 2012. But it looks like I drop out of NM & AZ.
02-12-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 726
Posted By Colorado Bob

I got mine in the mail yesterday. The...

I got mine in the mail yesterday. The applications went out in today's mail. Elk, moose, deer & bighorn sheep. I'm still thinking about a bear tag. I hunt the same units year...
02-12-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,946
Posted By Colorado Bob

I'm a lefty also. My rifle is a Model 700 in...

I'm a lefty also. My rifle is a Model 700 in 30/06. I use 180 grain bullets for elk. It's been my rifle since 1977. A few years ago i decided i wanted a new rifle. I was looking at...
Forum: Other Areas
06-17-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 558,526
Posted By Colorado Bob

That's fine for Ontario but isn't the road in...

That's fine for Ontario but isn't the road in Quebec?
06-07-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,401
Posted By Colorado Bob

NM has no preference point system. So you could...

NM has no preference point system. So you could draw a tag every year or it could take you forever to draw. It's the luck of the draw.
03-12-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,611
Posted By Colorado Bob

1st rifle season here in Colorado. CB

1st rifle season here in Colorado. CB
03-04-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,533
Posted By Colorado Bob

AK Jeff-----I think you are spot on. CB

AK Jeff-----I think you are spot on. CB
03-01-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Colorado Bob

I hunted with Paul about springs ago. It's a...

I hunted with Paul about springs ago. It's a good fun hunt, he'll treat you right. Are you still pickin on that guitar? Bob
02-23-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,708
Posted By Colorado Bob

I would take which ever one is lighter. It's...

I would take which ever one is lighter. It's more like elk HIKING than elk Hunting. Also which one has more dings & nicks in the stock? You will probably get some more on the elk hike. ...
02-11-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By Colorado Bob

I sent it in last nite, crossing my fingers. ...

I sent it in last nite, crossing my fingers. That's a nice bull. Bob
02-10-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By Colorado Bob

Western------Can you post a photo of your bull? ...

Western------Can you post a photo of your bull? Will you go with the same outfitter? Maybe if I draw & you don't--------may ask for the name & recommendation. CB
02-10-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,458
Posted By Colorado Bob

Conglads, nice bull. CB

Conglads, nice bull. CB
02-09-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By Colorado Bob

I'm thinking about it. Do you apply for Maine...

I'm thinking about it. Do you apply for Maine also? Real long odds for Maine, I think. Do you apply for NH-----I did that last week.
02-09-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By Colorado Bob

Is this you Dawn? CB

Is this you Dawn? CB
02-07-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,447
Posted By Colorado Bob

Kennels-----Your 270 will be fine. Lots of...

Kennels-----Your 270 will be fine. Lots of locals use it here. I would get a 150 grain bullet---- like a Federal 150 grain Nolser Partition. CB
02-05-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,772
Posted By Colorado Bob

I got 8. I'm missing caribou & bison. The...

I got 8. I'm missing caribou & bison. The 7 here in Colorado were all DIY. The WY moose was an outfitted hunt-----if I had more time it could have been DIY also. But I don't have a...
02-01-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Colorado Bob

Federal nolser partitions are never a bad choice....

Federal nolser partitions are never a bad choice. CB
Forum: Guns
01-31-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,967
Posted By Colorado Bob

Could be your Savage doesn't like 150 grain...

Could be your Savage doesn't like 150 grain bullets. My Remington 700 doesn't like 150 grain-------5 shot group will cover a saucer plate. But with 180 factory's it will cover a Kennedy half...
08-28-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By Colorado Bob

Mid 20's at nite, 65 in the afternoon. could...

Mid 20's at nite, 65 in the afternoon. could be a snow storm, but it would be gone in a day. CB
08-03-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 31,063
Posted By Colorado Bob

Yep, I agree get a 30/06 for elk. It's what...

Yep, I agree get a 30/06 for elk. It's what I've been using for years, worls great with 180 grain factory loads. But I understand the "itch" to get a lever gun. I got myself a 444...
07-30-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,434
Posted By Colorado Bob

Not trying to be a smart aleck---But a big one...

Not trying to be a smart aleck---But a big one will look big. Trust your eyes---if he looks good to you----pull the trigger. I took a bull over by Big Piney a couple years ago. He's only...
07-27-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,634
Posted By Colorado Bob

I've done a couple backpack hunts. What I do...

I've done a couple backpack hunts. What I do now is have someone pack in my gear. I walk in & then set up a base camp. I hunt out of it in various dierctions thru out the week. That 8-10...
06-19-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,440
Posted By Colorado Bob

RE: I finally got drawn!!

Conglads on the tag. I've been trying in Colorado for right at 20 years----no luck yet. I drew a bull moose tag in WY a couple years ago----after 8 years of sending in.

Your in for a fun &...
Forum: West
11-19-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,432
Posted By Colorado Bob

RE: Colorado Fall Turkey Hunt

Go up just about NF access between Pagosa to Cortez off US 160. You should find family flocks. Easy to break up & call back. I go around Mancos----Jersey Jim Lookout, Haycamp Mesa come to mind right...
Forum: Reloading
10-31-2008, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,200
Posted By Colorado Bob

RE: Bullets for 30-06

I use 180 grain bullets out of my 30/06 for everything----elk, deer, black bear, antelope. With handloads I like the 180 grain Hornady interlock "spire point". This year on my elk hunt I used...
10-29-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,090
Posted By Colorado Bob

RE: My first elk!

Conglads, look like you are hooked. CB
09-29-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,244
Posted By Colorado Bob

RE: Wyoming Elk Preference Points

Seems fair, I mean you drew a tag this year. I didn't. I got a point, seems fair that next year i draw & you get the point. CB
09-29-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,483
Posted By Colorado Bob

RE: First Bull Elk (Very Long Story)

Conglads onthe bull, any legal bull is a good one IMO. CB
Forum: Other Areas
09-24-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 558,526
Posted By Colorado Bob

RE: Quebec Winter Caribou Hunting

are they headed south yet?
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