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crumy
08-25-2012, 11:35 AM
New to elk hunting and while out in the woods I found this. Not sure what it is.

ivorytip
08-25-2012, 11:49 AM
deff is and will be used as a wallow. looks like greqt elk country too. is there alot of cattle in that area? looks like a huge cattle path leading to a water source. u shouls set up a game cam, if its isolated u may have found your self your own little honey hole.

ivorytip
08-25-2012, 11:51 AM
or just a spring thats dried up idk. just past it looks like you may have another spring. nice work

Bitterroot Bulls
08-25-2012, 12:03 PM
It looks like it could be a wallow or even mineral lick.

I have seen some wallowed areas quite a bit bigger than that. Did it smell like elk?

crumy
08-25-2012, 12:20 PM
I didn't see any cattle in the area and no signs of cattle. there is a stream running near the far mountain. There is no stream or signs of a stream running from this area. It did smell a lot like elk. It is very isolated. The entire area to the right of it is very soft with a lot of water.

Bitterroot Bulls
08-25-2012, 12:34 PM
Sounds like a VERY good spot to be.

Old Hunter
08-25-2012, 03:14 PM
Find all the trails leading to that area, and keep an eye on them.

ivorytip
08-25-2012, 08:46 PM
bette ryet crumy, send me the cordinates so i can go check it out.. just to get a better feel for it ya know;)

dying to kill
08-25-2012, 10:16 PM
hold on a minute im a farmer/rancher u better let me come take a peak to make sure its not from cattle!!!

crumy
08-25-2012, 10:23 PM
I can tell you that it is east of Idaho. If I get something I will be glad to call you for the pack out. :-)

dying to kill
08-25-2012, 10:34 PM
how far is that from western oklahoma? the look see would be on me but the pack out id have no choice but charge double

crumy
08-26-2012, 01:47 AM
I guess if I sent you the cord for the elk refuge in Jackson you wouldnt believe me would ya? If so, I got this bridge.


But seriously thanks guys. I wasn't quite sure what I stumbled across. I just thought it had to be something pretty good.

trkytrack2
08-26-2012, 11:33 AM
Like was mentioned.....mineral lick and wallow.

BigT
08-26-2012, 05:04 PM
Looks like Sasquatches mud room... Only 6 more wake up calls and the trip north starts good luck all ....