Archive for the ‘Colorado’ Category
On the second day of my recent Colorado archery elk hunt I ran in to some old boys from Oklahoma. Its funny, because I consider myself to be a fairly hard core hunter. These ole boys make me look like a girl scout.
Jeff and I were working our way along a ridge towards a valley […]
On day 6 of my recent Colorado archery elk hunt, I fell into a hole - literally. I was hunting by myself working my way down into a really knarly canyon. I had dropped down from the top about 1,000 feet and was working my way across the side of this mountain. As I was hiking […]
Day 7 - The three of us made our way back up the mountain that our guide had taken us to on day 3. Billy and I called in a giant bull. I never saw it because of where I was sitting and where he came in from. But, apparently, he got to within 30 […]
Welcome to Hell!
Day 4 - In the morning, I accompanied Jeff and Billy back to the area we had hunted on day 2. We jumped a large herd of mule deer, including 3 monster bucks. All would have been EASY bow shots. (Of course I wasn’t even carrying a bow as mine was back at […]
This year we hunted elk, for the first time, during the Colorado archery season. We left home on the evening of October 13th and arrived at the Circle K ranch in Colorado unit 71 on the 14th. This was a year of firsts. My first archery elk hunt. My first visit to the San Juan mountains. My first […]
I’m returning to Colorado this fall to hunt my old nemesis – Bull Elk. This year the game plan has changed some, though. First, we are going during the rut – the third week of September. Second, we will be toting compound bows instead of rifles, and third, we will be staying at a lodge […]