Success rates in general elk units hover in the teens. Such a dismal success rate may be disheartening, but committing any number of cardinal sins can feel even worse. Here’s what not to do to tag a bull this fall.
While searching for a big buck’s discarded headgear this spring, you can accomplish other missions in your deer-hunting woods. Shed hunts can also be used for trail-cam updates, treestand maintenance, herd and habitat inventory and even a “bedroom check” of the deer population’s most tight-knit haunts.
Keeping a handwritten journal and reading through old field notes is a great way to preserve hunting memories and helps in planning exciting future adventures. Here are a few ideas and inspiration for creating your own.