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COLORADO
05-21-2013, 05:36 PM
This year will be my first year hunting antelope with a bow and want to know what has worked with you guys.

packer58
05-21-2013, 07:08 PM
Water hole............. pit blind or ground blind, probably the most commonly used method. Patience will be your friend.

hardstalk
05-21-2013, 07:22 PM
Horses, horses, horses. Probably the only way I will hunt antelope again. Rifle or bow.

CoHiCntry
05-21-2013, 08:10 PM
This year will be my first year hunting antelope with a bow and want to know what has worked with you guys.

5563

Spot and stalk is alot of fun if the conditions allow... I took this one last year with my bow. Lots of fun! Good luck!

COLORADO
05-21-2013, 09:16 PM
OK thank you for the tips.

COLORADO
05-21-2013, 09:17 PM
Nice buck what state did you get him in.

CoHiCntry
05-21-2013, 09:27 PM
Nice buck what state did you get him in.

Colorado...

HiMtnHnter
05-22-2013, 06:47 AM
Find a well used waterhole and wait. Hope for drier weather in August.

dito
05-22-2013, 11:47 AM
Water hole or Be the decoy hat.

hardstalk
05-22-2013, 12:01 PM
Water hole or Be the decoy hat.

Tried the be the decoy. Unless its rut time (which is during rifle season in NV) they could care less. Just my experience.

COLORADO
05-22-2013, 12:13 PM
Thank you for all the tips.

808phreak
05-23-2013, 10:44 PM
This year will be my first year hunting antelope with a bow and want to know what has worked with you guys.

Congrats!!! What unit? OTC or draw unit? I applied for unit 18, but got a point. Which was expected considering there's only 9 tags.

808phreak
05-23-2013, 10:46 PM
5563

Spot and stalk is alot of fun if the conditions allow... I took this one last year with my bow. Lots of fun! Good luck!

Wow!!! That's a great buck!!! Was this on a draw unit or OTC? Hope to arrow one in the near future.

Umpqua Hunter
05-23-2013, 10:50 PM
Hope you get a big one.

704

CoHiCntry
05-24-2013, 06:37 AM
Wow!!! That's a great buck!!! Was this on a draw unit or OTC? Hope to arrow one in the near future.

It was a draw unit but drawn as a second choice.

Ikeepitcold
05-24-2013, 09:14 AM
I've used blinds on water and spot n stalk. I've had success with both. I prefer rifle spot n stalk

COLORADO
05-24-2013, 10:43 AM
unit 13. It was on a draw it was my third choice.

HiMtnHnter
05-24-2013, 12:26 PM
unit 13. It was on a draw it was my third choice.

If conditions are good and dry and you've scouted a waterhole antelope are using, it's as near a done deal as you can get. I hunt antelope with a rifle and bow all the way through Aug-Oct, and each time period has it's own special qualities. In my opinion there's nothing like watching a buck come in to get a drink, unaware, and sticking him at close range.

Spot and stalk is possible but more difficult (which can be great), and another tactic is sitting a fence crossing. If you can find agricultural river bottom then I would hang around the hay meadows!

COLORADO
05-24-2013, 02:14 PM
OK thank you.

dito
05-24-2013, 02:26 PM
Tried the be the decoy. Unless its rut time (which is during rifle season in NV) they could care less. Just my experience.

My Mom used it last year and it made them really curious and got them to come in. She had a few chances to take a shot but didn't.

MSUcat61
05-24-2013, 06:03 PM
5563

Spot and stalk is alot of fun if the conditions allow... I took this one last year with my bow. Lots of fun! Good luck!

That's a really great archery antelope!!! Great job!

808phreak
05-24-2013, 06:16 PM
It was a draw unit but drawn as a second choice.

Awesome!!! This is my first year applying( just moved here). Planning on building points and trying to draw my second choices next year. Gotta do more homework!!!

m.mcolorado
06-02-2013, 01:37 PM
Colorado, May I ask what unit you drew?

COLORADO
06-03-2013, 11:30 AM
Colorado, May I ask what unit you drew?

I drew unit 13 south of Hayden.

Doe Nob
06-03-2013, 05:00 PM
Spot and stalk is the way to go, I'm too ADD to sit in a blind all day. Definitely dificult and its more about the terrain you are hunting as to your success than anything else. Find a good goat in a good spot and its really fun. Good terrain is rolling/broken terrain usually found 1-2 miles from a river as the terrain breaks up into rolling plains.

m.mcolorado
06-03-2013, 06:29 PM
nice, i know 13 well, good luck.

COLORADO
06-03-2013, 09:39 PM
nice, i know 13 well, good luck.

Thank you.

COLORADO
06-03-2013, 09:41 PM
Spot and stalk is the way to go, I'm too ADD to sit in a blind all day. Definitely dificult and its more about the terrain you are hunting as to your success than anything else. Find a good goat in a good spot and its really fun. Good terrain is rolling/broken terrain usually found 1-2 miles from a river as the terrain breaks up into rolling plains.

Theres not a hole lot of broken terrain in this unit so its going to be a tough spot and stalk.

m.mcolorado
06-03-2013, 10:20 PM
well, let me know how it works out for you, i may be able to help you out with some private land with good antelope. ;)

Huntography
06-03-2013, 11:26 PM
I'm hunting Northern CO for Antelope and possibly WYO.

Need to get out there and put some boots to the ground.

Rudy

m.mcolorado
06-03-2013, 11:38 PM
I'm hunting Northern CO for Antelope and possibly WYO.

Need to get out there and put some boots to the ground.

Rudy

Nice, where abouts?

COLORADO
06-04-2013, 01:21 PM
well, let me know how it works out for you, i may be able to help you out with some private land with good antelope. ;)

Ok that would be great.