What Old Hunter said.
As far as meat preservation, if you hunt the last week of archery (seems the bulls get fired up later and later to me) weather and meat spoilage shouldnt be a problem. You can hang in the timber and take your time getting it out.
all of our elk have migrated over into colorado
Well technically fish and game decided they were safer in Colorado because they don't have wolves. Butch read that on the Internet by the way.....so it must be true.
I hunt because......