Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
TBirdFF4, Deezie3385, EAW, CPAMAN, Unpredictable
62232 Registered Users
Top Posters
dogcatcher 82335
stxranchman 52092
RWH24 44568
rifleman 44217
BOBO the Clown 42371
BMD 40617
bill oxner 39357
Big Orn 37484
txshntr 34455
sig226fan (Rguns.com) 31325
facebook
Forum Stats
62232 Members
46 Forums
433033 Topics
5965529 Posts

Max Online: 16728 @ 03/25/12 08:51 AM
Topic Options
#6369374 - 07/14/16 04:50 PM They need to open Yellowstone to hunting
Texas buckeye Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 3462
Loc: Keller
Spent two full days being driven around Yellowstone national park this week, and there are way too many great animals there....it needs to be hunted. I kid, but dang, we saw hundreds of bison, probably a hundred elk some with amazing antlers already, tons of mule and whitetail deer, a couple bighorn sheep, and 5 bear (4 Grizzlies and 1 black). Amazing place, amazing beauty, amazing animals.






Top
#6369552 - 07/14/16 07:24 PM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
Erny Online   content
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 02/26/11
Posts: 2031
Loc: Smith County
Yellowstone is an amazing park.

Top
#6369791 - 07/14/16 10:44 PM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
elephantman Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 03/20/13
Posts: 155
Loc: Cedar Park, Texas
Never seen it, but look forward to it!

Top
#6369873 - 07/15/16 12:08 AM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
chital_shikari Offline
Minor in training

Registered: 08/03/11
Posts: 12119
up
coolpics

Top
#6369890 - 07/15/16 05:34 AM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
Simple Searcher Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 5116
Loc: Helotes, Hext
Great pictures.
I finally made it to Yellowstone last year.
_________________________

"Man is still a hunter, still a simple searcher after meat..." Robert C. Ruark

Top
#6370057 - 07/15/16 09:02 AM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
EddieWalker Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 1382
Loc: Tyler, TX
One of those places that once you leave, you can't wait to go back!!!

Before the let the wolves loose in the park, it wasn't uncommon to see a thousand elk there. I try to go in the fall when the rut is on and the valleys would just be thick with them. Sometimes I'd see more elk then bison. What's always been a mystery is why it's so rare to see deer there. I've never seen more then a few of them, and never anything huge. Moose are also tough to find, but are always a highlight when you do find one!!!

Here are a few pics that I took in Sep 2014











Top
#6370910 - 07/16/16 06:39 AM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
Curtis Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 7893
Loc: Gonzales, Texas
Give 'em another year.
_________________________
Double Arrow Bow Hunting
www.doublearrowbowhunting.com
Bow hunters welcome!
Whitetail-Axis-Blackbuck-Fallow-Barasingha-Scimitar Oryx
Located in Gonzales County.
Visit our Facebook page for current updates!


Top
#6371184 - 07/16/16 11:37 AM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
tdecker22 Offline
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 12/22/09
Posts: 5148
Loc: Emory,TX
I would love to go soon myself.
_________________________

Top
#6371247 - 07/16/16 01:01 PM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: EddieWalker]
Reloder28 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 04/17/07
Posts: 315
Loc: Deer Park, Tx
Originally Posted By: EddieWalker
What's always been a mystery is why it's so rare to see deer there.


If I were a Whitetail I would be on the other side of the globe from Wolves.
_________________________
"We are Texas Rangers...our jurisdiction is wherever we happen to be. Understood?"
Augustus McRae

Top
#6371504 - 07/16/16 05:36 PM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Reloder28]
BOBO the Clown Offline
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 42371
Loc: Metroplex
Originally Posted By: Reloder28
Originally Posted By: EddieWalker
What's always been a mystery is why it's so rare to see deer there.


If I were a Whitetail I would be on the other side of the globe from Wolves.


Yelp the first think to go was the deer, then roughly 15k elk.... Then the wolves moved out to do find more deer and elk

Top
#6372870 - 07/18/16 08:34 AM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
PMK Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 09/10/12
Posts: 6036
Loc: Central TX (Gtown/Austin)
had a guy that works for me go to Yellowstone back in June. He was extremely disappointed! He said there were so many tourists, mostly foreign, non-english speaking (at least while he was around), oriental that would walk up and stand right in front of you, etc. He said there were a number of times he wanted to pull over to look at something or take pictures but there were no turn-outs and there were 40-50 car lines waiting to get into parking areas, the place was totally packed. He does not like crowds, so that might have also been a big turn off for him on his trip.

one of the few places I haven't been yet but it's on my bucket list.
_________________________
"everyone that lives dies but not everyone who dies lived..."

~PMK~

Top
#6373178 - 07/18/16 12:44 PM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
Texas buckeye Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 11/22/11
Posts: 3462
Loc: Keller
Yes, if you go, be ready for lots of cars, lots of foreigners, and lots of traffic. It was crowded, but we hired a tour company to take us around, that way we didn't do the driving and got to concentrate on the looking.

Top
#6374233 - 07/19/16 07:16 AM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
EddieWalker Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 1382
Loc: Tyler, TX
I've passed through the park during the summer months, but it's too crowded for me then and you just don't see as many animals as you do in the Fall. In the last 20 years, I've been four times in mid to late September. I feel that is the very best time to be there since the aspens are changing color and the elk are bugling. The campgrounds are parking lots are half empty. On our last trip there, half the seats to watch Old Faithful where empty too!!!

Top
#6374713 - 07/19/16 12:42 PM Re: They need to open Yellowstone to hunting [Re: Texas buckeye]
Tophers Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 09/03/14
Posts: 123
Great pics!

Top



© 2004-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide