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    Going with an outfitter for your first hunt is a...

    Going with an outfitter for your first hunt is a good plan, but than again I'm biased:) I can't speak of grizzlies, but frankly the wolf situation prolly isn't as bad as it's made out to be. ...
  2. I would tip the cook but again, only if you feel...

    I would tip the cook but again, only if you feel they have done a good job.
  3. Dustin, what I posted is just a general...

    Dustin, what I posted is just a general guideline. Our guides never expect a tip, that's how we operate. So when they get a tip, no matter the amount, it is a nice surprise. The hunter can tip any...
  4. Dan, a standard tip in general is about 15% of...

    Dan, a standard tip in general is about 15% of your hunt cost. 10% to guide, 5% to packer/cook. Of course, all of your expectations should have been met and the outfit did what they said they were...
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    I don't think the state should pay landowners, I...

    I don't think the state should pay landowners, I was pointing out the absurd claim that landowners should be taxed based on outfitting their lands. It seems to me there has been the development of a...
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    The average guy is not being priced out of...

    The average guy is not being priced out of hunting. That is simply a slogan used by those who buy into such nonsense. Good grief there are millions of acres of public land for the average hunter to...
  7. Thread: Rmef

    by TwoBear
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    It can be a half day depending on your level of...

    It can be a half day depending on your level of interest. We always watch the movies in the movie room etc. Read the log books, go through the displays and info booths etc.
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    Matt, you would also be intersted in "Colters...

    Matt, you would also be intersted in "Colters Run", another great book about John Colter. Available at Stoney Dale press.
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    My advice is to have fun and enjoy yourself. ...

    My advice is to have fun and enjoy yourself. Take it all in and appreciate the beauty of the places were elk roam. Be aggressive and give it your best shot, but remember to enjoy the ride. Try not...
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    HK, I was referring to the first paragraph of...

    HK, I was referring to the first paragraph of elknuts statement. It certainly appears to me that he is discussing preliminary bull movement as the breeding season approaches, and I concur with his...
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    I'm a little confused about the Roe/Elknut...

    I'm a little confused about the Roe/Elknut argument here? I thought Roe was talking about bull/cow movements during the rut phase of the breeding cycle, and Elknut was talking about the early season...
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    In a nut shell Tropyhill, I am what I would...

    In a nut shell Tropyhill, I am what I would described as a pressure caller when waranted. I believe successful calling is primarily a function of distance. I want to press the bull to force him to...
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    Well HK, sorry you feel that way. For what it is...

    Well HK, sorry you feel that way. For what it is worth I'm Alan Carter in Hamilton, MT. I own Two Bear Outfitters been guiding and hunting elk for 19 years now. I have a BSC in Resource...
  14. Thread: Rmef

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    Nope, wifster caught wind of my plan. I got the...

    Nope, wifster caught wind of my plan. I got the "if he too sick to go to school, he's too sick to go to Missoula." LOl. He isn't really sick, I just didn't want him getting other kids at school...
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    Rmef

    I have business in Missoula today. Thought I would swing by the elk foundation and renew my membership. Looking at all those huge bulls gets the motor running. The elk foundation helps those of us...
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    I don't have an issue with it per se. I don't...

    I don't have an issue with it per se. I don't think it is the most effective method, however, some folks can't hike. Montana has a strong tradition of hunting, and I see nothing wrong with an 80...
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    Trophyhill, lets back up just a bit. In general,...

    Trophyhill, lets back up just a bit. In general, cows are attracted to a specific bull via his precieved fitness to supply quality genetics. Large antlers indicate a bull is able to procure enough...
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    I just picked some up a month or so ago and I...

    I just picked some up a month or so ago and I like them. Have not used them in the woods yet so no report on success. I have heard from Paul that they have a new one out that is supposed to be...
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    The outfitter sponsored license was a license,...

    The outfitter sponsored license was a license, not a permit. For LE districts clients still had to draw in the second drawing just like everybody else. An example, my clients could purchase the...
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    I have the Swarovski doubler for my 10x42's. ...

    I have the Swarovski doubler for my 10x42's. Seemed like a good idea since I use my 42's off the tripod a lot, however, it is useless. FOV is terrible and image quality is compromised and low light...
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    For the purposes of disclosure I am an outfitter....

    For the purposes of disclosure I am an outfitter.

    I-161 has effectively made Montana a glorified OTC draw state. Everybody who puts in for a license will get one. Leasing will not slow down, in...
  22. Thread: Ready

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    I'm prepping for spring bear, summer pack in...

    I'm prepping for spring bear, summer pack in fishing trips on the remote high country lakes. I really struggle over winter, I'm ready to roll.
  23. Thread: Elk anyone?

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    +2 on the Elknut Chuckler. However, the bugler...

    +2 on the Elknut Chuckler. However, the bugler dictates the bugles song. Just about any tube will suffice so long as the caller is competant, comfortable, and confident:)
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