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    tdcour, That $4,500 was in addition to the guide...

    tdcour, That $4,500 was in addition to the guide fee in N.M. That is why I am looking for a back up plan that can be implemented after the April draw if unsuccessful. I don't mind paying for...
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    The outfitter I spoke to in N.M. said $4,500 for...

    The outfitter I spoke to in N.M. said $4,500 for a land owner tag. She did not specify where the money went...
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    Funny you say that. The hunt we are going to...

    Funny you say that. The hunt we are going to apply for is a NM elk hunt. Land owner tags are available but are $4,500 additional. It is an option if you can handle the price. You only live once I...
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    Back up plan, over the counter tags

    I'm sure there are plenty of hunters that go through this every year. You didn't draw the tag or tags you applied for but you would like to go hunting right? I live in NY so I would like a back up...
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    I applied for a type 1 tag. The outfitter I was...

    I applied for a type 1 tag. The outfitter I was in touch with recommended coming out during archery then again during rifle if the first hunt was unsuccessful. So I would say yes you can.
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    Apparently thats the norm this year Musket Man. I...

    Apparently thats the norm this year Musket Man. I emailed Dustin at Bighorn Outfitters with my bad news and that was his reply. Seems as though most areas required an additional point compared to...
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    Congrats on the tag tommyp! How many points did...

    Congrats on the tag tommyp! How many points did you have?
    Good luck!
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    Wyoming nonresident elk draw results

    FYI. The draw results for wy nonresident elk are posted on the wy game and fish site.
    Unfortunately I was unsuccessful once again. Maybe next year....:(
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    Yup Wyoming... Unfortunately none of the archery...

    Yup Wyoming... Unfortunately none of the archery shops here carry them since we can't use them. There is a Gander Mountain not too far from me, maybe I will take a ride and see what they have.
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    Nope, I have never held nor shot one before. I...

    Nope, I have never held nor shot one before. I see some do weight more than my Weatherby mark V though. I have no problem with a conventional bow. I got rid of my last Hoyt because I was just never...
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    Crossbow for Elk hunting

    I am considering purchasing a crossbow for an up coming Elk hunt. I live in NY where we cannot hunt during archery season with a crossbow so I have really never researched them. I have archery hunted...
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    I would love a DIY elk hunt some day but this is...

    I would love a DIY elk hunt some day but this is my first go at it and as Topgun pointed out, it is tough to scout from NY. I hope to go unguided in the future though.
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    Wyoming area 45 Elk guide recomendations

    Hello again,
    I posted a while back looking for WY area 45 guides. I have spoken to Paintrock and Bighorn outfitters and both seem like viable options. My original plan was a rifle hunt but I have...
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    I agree with 30HART 100%. I have done a dozen...

    I agree with 30HART 100%. I have done a dozen guided hunts in my life from black bear and whitetails to Dall sheep and Mountain goat. None were cheap for a blue collar worker like myself but I have...
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    I was able to go online and alter my application....

    I was able to go online and alter my application. I now have unit 45 as my first choice with a special tag. All I can do is hope for the best and reapply next year and the year after and so on......
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    Thanks for the info Musket Man. I was not aware...

    Thanks for the info Musket Man. I was not aware that your second choice was only good for leftover tags. Sounds like I should be looking into a plan B for this year... It is difficult trying to keep...
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    I applied for area 7 as my first choice, area 45...

    I applied for area 7 as my first choice, area 45 for my second... I am no expert, but area 7 seems as though it will require more points than I have, but one of the outfitters I researched said you...
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    Wyoming Elk areas 7 and 45 guides

    Hello Everyone,
    I am looking for outfitter recommendations for a guided, rifle Elk hunt in areas 7 or 45 of Wyoming. I have 5 points and have applied for a special Elk license with a preference...
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