Recent content by eastmont

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    Did you ever make it to the bob this season?

    Did you ever make it to the bob this season?
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    Just did a podcast with Brain Barney about packing with burros. Link below- https://www.nmpackburros.com/
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    Unit 45 Elk- first rifle

    Since they are donkeys I get a ton of questions on the trail from other users. Everyone asks what they are carrying. If the crowd is right, I usually say hookers and blow. Gets a few laughs.
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    Unit 45 Elk- first rifle

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    Unit 45 Elk- first rifle

    Sorry I didn't see the first two replies! Day 1: We packed in from the Jacks Creek area up into the large burn . About 6 miles from the trailhead. We saw one backpacker coming out from Pecos Baldy Lakes. He said it was about 6 degrees that night up there. Setup camp in a epic little meadow with...
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    Eastman's Click Bait- National Elk Refuge To Starve Elk

    Dang, and I thought I hadn't drank my coffee yet. I was more so talking about the title, just seemed out of place for Eastmans. I wasn't looking for a debate on feedgrounds.
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    Eastman's Click Bait- National Elk Refuge To Starve Elk

    If you haven't read it: https://blog.eastmans.com/national-elk-refuge-to-starve-elk/?fbclid=IwAR1eKbaftYzrCjcH9d9qozyH7_pl-f-GxO8rtoQyL5f5uDWaGVgpxIK_ZG4 Disregarding the topic of winter elk feeding and just talking about the title of the blog post: I know this is how anti-groups get the...
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    I've now done three backcountry hunts with them in griz country around yellowstone park. I do tie a bailing string breakaway onto their highline and leave a AM/FM radio on pretty loud. I stick them near my tent and away from the cooking/eating/bear hang area. I also keep my camp real visible...
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    I mean you you can’t tell he isn’t smiling?
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    Personally, My donks are just standard size (not mammoths) so they are comfortable at a trekking weight of 60-80 pounds and heavy out at 100+. water at least once a day. Sometimes they won’t drink all day if the weather is bad or if grass is wet. Im sure your well aware but There is no...
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    And some from a summer pack trip
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    Packing with burros/donkeys

    some pictures from this hunting season
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    Fall Planting

    What is the lime for?
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    Coot hunting in nm

    I shoot probabaly 20-30 a year. I actually use them for dog training treats, and I eat a couple each year to. Usually make them as tacos and I haven't noticed any terrible taste. There is a suprisingly liittle amount of meat on them. Their rib cage is actually pretty huge and the breasts are...