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splattermatic
June 30, 2005, 09:56
fellow member "huntr" and i are starting our preseason elk scouting today !!
going to hunt colorado this year since we didn't get drawn in new mexico..
heading out about noonish, and driving just a bit north to a place or 2 he knows..
packing in for the night and gonna spend it out under the stars, in a sleeping bag, eating dehydrated foods.....

lots of pics friday !!

and we aren't going unarmed..!!

Plain George
July 04, 2005, 09:02
What area of Colorado?
Scouting in summer will not be the same as scouting two weeks before hunting season. Weather plays a BIG factor in where the elk are on opening day.
We DO have A LOT of elk....enjoy

splattermatic
July 04, 2005, 16:47
not really looking for elk, just an idea, of where to go and what the area looks like..

like parks on the side of mountains,water sources,food, and where and how to get there..
don't want to show up to a spot on openig sa, and look at each other and wonder where to start..

we got a plan !

southwestern co...near durango..

Plain George
July 04, 2005, 17:31
Lots of good elk country around Durango.
Weather will be a factor.
Also alot of hunters

splattermatic
July 04, 2005, 20:00
yeah,
huntr, hunts in this area, i'm the newbie..and he has taken elk in the past in this area...

since the big fires, we are looking around to expand on his knowledge,and areas..
see the pics down in the image section..