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Re: Where To Start On Your Elk Hunt?

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Re: Where To Start On Your Elk Hunt?

Postby ElkNut1 » 06 05, 2012 •  [Post 1]

1 Where to start? Picking a state to hunt

2 Understanding the regs for the State chosen!

3 How to apply in that State.

4 Tag and license fees for the State chosen.

5 Research - Who to call? Game Biologist in the area chosen!

6 Research - Web scouting your chosen area.

7 Research - Topo Maps and how to read them

8 Animal behavior pre rut phase, Sept 1-11 - whichever of 8-9-10 applies to your time frame?

9 Animal behavior peak rut phase - Sept 12-25

10 Animal behavior post rut phase - After Sept 25 through Oct 30

11 Fitness - Depending on terrain you will hunt?

12 Weapon selection

13 Camping vs Motels

14 Gear - What do you really need & not need!

15 Basic survival Gear, keep to a minimum on your person & bulky things in camp!

16Navigation-Topos USGS 1-24000 7.5min-Compass-GPS

17Animal care - meat preservation, 2 knives, game bags!

18 Photos - sharing your hunt, memories are huge!
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