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    How many stalks with a bow to success?

    Just out of curiosity, you guys that spot and stalk bow hunt antelope, how many stalks does it normally take you to get a goat on the ground? My fewest is 3 and the most I have ever counted in a season was 17 in some open country. It is always a good time though and one of my favorite hunts of...
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    DIY elk euro hanger

    Hey guys, I am trying to organize my garage and get the pile of elk European mounts out of the corner and on the wall. Does anyone have any DIY hanger ideas for getting them up securely? I have a few skull hookers that I hang mounts on In the house but don’t really want to send $60 each to hang...
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    Favorite Hunts

    I am curious what every ones favorite hunts are that they do on a regular basis. After my Sheep hunt in 2018 I would love to do that every year but that ain’t gone happen. As I look forward to next years draws I find myself basing everything off of archery elk hunting. I have a few buddies that...
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    Wyoming Sheep Hunt

    Last spring a drew I drew a sheep tag in the random draw and a few guys on here really helped me out. Here is the story of the whole hunt. If it get a little long winded I appologize. I hadn’t planed on drawing the tag and really started from scratch learning how to hunt sheep. All in all it...
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    Don?t forget the feet!!

    I had a good reminder this weekend during a backpacking scouting trip. We hiked 26 miles in about 24 hours with a 40 lb load and my body felt great! All of my training and work outs were great but.... my feet took a beating. It must have been a combination of sweaty feet, a load, and rough...
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    Wyo unit 3 Sheep

    Well I got incredibly lucky and drew a Wyoming unit 3 sheep tag in the random draw. I know how blessed I am to get this opportunity while I am still in my late 20s and I want to make the most of it. I live in Cody and and familiar with the terrain and how steep everything is. I also plan on...
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    WY Elk

    I hunted the 53tag this fall and it seemed like after late August the elk were gone and the few that we did come across were on private. I didn't have any problems finding the elk this summer. Is that just due to the Sept. first cow tag opening and guys chasing them all into different units or...
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    Archery hunting units with general and draw tags?

    I was reading through the regs. and was a little confused on the archery season for tags in areas that have a general season as well as a special draw tag. It says in the regs. "Archers with a general elk license may only hunt in those hunt areas open to general license hunting as specified in...
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    Grizzlies and backpack camping

    I grew up backpack hunting sitka blacktail on Kodiak island and camping out all the time and i never had any problems with bears. I recently moved to NW Wyo. and am looking to start some back pack hunting for mulies and elk next fall when I will be a resident. The view on bears down here is way...
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    My final year of college hunting season

    This is a long read but it was a heck of a season for a few college kids. I am finally writing down my hunting season from the fall and thought I would share it with you guys. I am originally from Alaska and grew up watching shows like Eastman’s where people were hunting the “normal” North...
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    Hello from AK and MT

    Hello All, I have been reading posts on here for a few months but decided I would start being active. I grew up on Kodiak island chasing Sitka blacktail, goats and bears around and trapping every winter. I am currently living in Montana finishing up my engineering degree at Montana State U...
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    Preference point roll over from Nonres to res

    Hello all, I am currently an Alaska resident but I am moving to Cody WY in May. I was planning on putting in for a few nonresident tags for this fall in WY as I will not be a resident of any state as far as hunting is concerned by the time the fall comes around. I have been reading through the...