Issue 119: The Water Hole

We had located a bull about 300 yards away walking to the west. I hustled to a ridge that divided the drainage the bull was in from another drainage. My idea was to try and intercept the bull on the trail he was traveling. I came over the top of the ridge and discovered a group of elk laying down under a ledge in some shade. My plan ended quickly. I dropped down into some cover, trying not to spook the herd. We lost sight of my target bull, but there was a nice 6x6 in the herd. As animals almost always do, they had positioned themselves perfectly. We had no approach from the front, and the wind was bad to try and circle around behind them....

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