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  1. Those are fine public land bulls, but I'm going...

    Those are fine public land bulls, but I'm going to come "out of the closet" here and say that I am not at all impressed with them being shot from 7-8 football fields away. Just my opinion, but I...
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    I hunted one of the CO central mountain units (I...

    I hunted one of the CO central mountain units (I won't be any more specific than that) in the second rifle season. There were so many hunters/camps (both residents & non residents) that I would not...
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    Rain a good part of the day here in Grand...

    Rain a good part of the day here in Grand Junction. Snow down to about 8,000' on west slope of Grand Mesa.
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    I was out scouting in the northern LaGaritas this...

    I was out scouting in the northern LaGaritas this weekend; got steady rain starting early Sat afternoon and rained almost 'til dark. When the clouds lifted there was snow above about 12,500'. I was...
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    Check out the Olympus "Tough". I got one off...

    Check out the Olympus "Tough". I got one off e-bay on a friends recommendation and am pleased with it. I have bought several cameras on e-bay and always go for the factory refurbished, they are...
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    I always carry a pistol while archery hunting...

    I always carry a pistol while archery hunting here in CO; I've been carrying so long I can't really remember but I'm pretty sure I asked DOW regarding legality before I started carrying. I make sure...
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    I was up at timberline south of Gunnison on...

    I was up at timberline south of Gunnison on Saturday--it's mighty dry up there already.
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    I hunted sheep in this unit back in '03. I spent...

    I hunted sheep in this unit back in '03. I spent a boatload of time over the summer at and above timberline in the northern LaGaritas and never saw a deer. Not that they weren't there, and lots...
  9. Here in Colorado, if you start out at a trailhead...

    Here in Colorado, if you start out at a trailhead that accesses either a 14er or a high country lake you will most likely run into at least a fair number of hikers, if you're doing it on a weekend. ...
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    I work in health care...I work for a small...

    I work in health care...I work for a small cardiology practice where I do cardiac ultrasound. I like what I do and I make a good salary. I do not EVER want to work in a hospital again, as the...
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    I felt the pressure when I had a sheep...

    I felt the pressure when I had a sheep tag...after a summer full of scouting and feeling confident I think it's important to have a plan B in place, and then a plan C and even D if necessary.
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    Hey Bryce, I'm in GJ too...sent you a PM. Bill

    Hey Bryce, I'm in GJ too...sent you a PM.
    Bill
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    I've spent some time in this unit over the last...

    I've spent some time in this unit over the last several years. I like it because there is a lot of varied terrain and lots of public land. That being said, the unit gets pounded. It's within a...
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    I get cold through the night no matter what. I...

    I get cold through the night no matter what. I think what happens is sometime in the wee hours of the morning my body just runs out of fuel and can't produce enough heat, and I start getting cold...
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    I have this pack & frame. It's OK. Depending on...

    I have this pack & frame. It's OK. Depending on the situation and how much gear I need sometimes I wish the bag was bigger. I used the frame to pack out a bull elk last year and it worked well. ...
  16. Montana, Our favorites are St. John in the USVI...

    Montana,
    Our favorites are St. John in the USVI and Cat Island in the Bahamas...I'll also say that we tend to stay at more remote places 'cause we just really want to unplug. When planning your...
  17. I've been in the Virgin Islands 14 times and...

    I've been in the Virgin Islands 14 times and various Bahama out islands 6-7 times; I will never go back to the Bahamas the time of year you're talking about-too much chance of cold fronts going...
  18. I see the same argument every year on multple...

    I see the same argument every year on multple forums, and the argument will never end; everybody is a nonresident in 49 states.
  19. Thread: Unit 76?

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    I spent time in unit 76 while sheep hunting but...

    I spent time in unit 76 while sheep hunting but that was back in '03. Saw tons of elk but was not paying attention to trophy quality. Since then I've thought about applying in that unit and am just...
  20. I use the Katadyn Hiker and have been happy with...

    I use the Katadyn Hiker and have been happy with it. I'm always alone so just need to filter enough for myself, but if there were more than maybe 2 in your group I would want somebody else to have a...
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    3971 Looked good up where I was at scouting last...

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    Looked good up where I was at scouting last weekend3971
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    Scent free insect repellant?

    With all the steps we take to stay scent free while hunting, is there such a thing as scent free insect repellant? Archery season is just around the corner and bugs can still be pretty bad this time...
  23. Thread: Co goat!!!

    by sheephunter
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    Get on the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society...

    Get on the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society forum-tons of help available there. Also make it a point to attend the sheep & goat hunter orientation.
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    ttt My taxidermist told me a couple years ago...

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    My taxidermist told me a couple years ago that denatured alcohol works fine...I haven't been lucky enough to try it yet but if I'm backpack hunting I put a bottle of it in my pack as well as...
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    I went with Jack Hume Adventures back in 2000 and...

    I went with Jack Hume Adventures back in 2000 and would go with them again. Ownership of the outfit changed from Jack to his son Richard right about the time I went; I think he has increased the...
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