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    Sheep Hunting With Bow or Rifle?

    In 1993 I spent 30 days on the mountain hunting sheep with a rifle with no success so I would definitely recommend a bow.
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    Northern Alberta Moose Hunting

    Be careful if your'e hunting on the Peace, that river scares me.
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    Wyoming Moose

    Here's my Dad's moose and my 1st moose from a couple different areas bordering 24. Good luck with your hunt, moose hunting is fun! Been lucky enough to have been on 8 Shiras hunts with my family and friends.
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    Wyoming Moose

    Never hunted 24 but lived in the middle of 20 for a couple decades and would kind of agree with those locals. The moose will show up in late Sep-Oct. I never saw many moose until then, the reason being that they don't come out of the dark timber until it starts cooling down. When it was good (20...
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    Wyoming question...

    Congrats on your buck, it sounds like you found a good one. Generally speaking the deer in WY are small bodied and not too big in the rack but there's always exceptions. Many of he deer out here get a chance grow to their full potential as most western hunters will pass on the little ones...
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    Anyone recognize this scat?

    It's not moose. I'd say it's a cat toilet.
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    What's Wrong With A Muzzle Break?

    Like JimP I also have a brake on my 340 WBY and usually (not always) use it when sighting in, practice etc., but never while hunting. My wife has shot a bunch of animals with my 340 and has never, never, never felt the recoil, nor have I. So I think recoil when hunting is a non-issue. Unless...
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    Snowy Range Moose Scouting

    As I'm sure you know, it'll only get better as the weather cools down. I've been fortunate to go on 8 WY moose hunts (me twice, wife, dad, brother, etc.) and it seems like the 1st week of Oct. is the sweet spot. Good luck to your wife.
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    220 Year Old Elk Antlers

    A good friend of mine's friend or cousin (I don't remember anymore) from Wisconsin found a big rack like that back in the 90's sticking out of the mud in a swampy lake that had dried up during a drought. Who knows how many years that thing had been laying there. I would guess it had been there...
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    6.5 To kill an elk?

    If you like to watch animals die slowly I think the 6.5 would be a great choice for elk. Aim for the shoulder. Personally I'm like Jim P and shoot a 340 WBY.
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    If you could change your profession, what would it be?

    In my past life I was a fur buyer and I loved it, but the stock market crash of '87 (etal) put an end to the fur market, probably forever. My job for the last 20 years has allowed me to see the entire US, CA and much of the world for which I'm thankful for...but it's just a job. I wish I was...
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    WY Area 114

    How's it for getting around? Are there lots of 2-tracks?
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    WY Area 114

    I was wondering if anyone has any experience hunting antelope in area 114? I normally hunt antelope in Carbon county but with the bad winter south of I-80 last winter I decided to go north this year. Guy says it's a good area so I applied for and drew it. I'm sure it'll be fun whether I shoot...
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    Wyoming Bull Bison Hunt Fall 2020

    Good luck on your hunt! My wife drew a bull tag back in 1999 and it still rates as perhaps my favorite hunt of all time. There were only 4 tags given out at that time and only 2 bull hunters allowed to hunt during that week. We hunted off horseback and packed it out with mules. It was a great...
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    Let the gov't goat slaughter begin!

    Apparently the Feds and GTNP don't give a crap about hunting ethics, game management or the WGFD. For years they've fought the WGFD and resident hunters on the "elk reduction program" as well. They conveniently use the term "invasive species" to describe mountain goats, an animal that lives in...
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    Let the gov't goat slaughter begin!

    I hear what your saying but they managed to net sheep from helicopters in the same area in the last couple of years.
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    Let the gov't goat slaughter begin!

    Or relocate them.
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    Let the gov't goat slaughter begin!

    Tomorrow, Grand Teton Nat'l Park will start the gunning of mountain goats from helicopters in an effort to completely eradicate all of the goats within the park. They consider the goats to be an invasive species and a threat to the struggling bighorn sheep population. I sure wish they had that...
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    Wyoming considering a move?

    You only live once....I think. I'm here for the hunting (definitely not the money) but I'd never leave. As my dad always said, "I wasn't born here but I got here as fast as I could." I guess the wind can be pretty bad in some parts of Wyoming but not everywhere. Winters can be really long and...
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    Fawn Killer Prosecuted

    There's not enough information in that article for me to make a judgement.