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Snowy Range elk camp. #7604008 09/11/19 01:47 PM
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Set are archery elk camp last week up in the Snowies. Luckily we are only about 1 1/2 hrs from home.
Elk were bugling last weekend buy no rut activity yet.
The Snowies are a general area and lots of elk, turns out many black bear too judging by the sign we found.
Camp will stay up til Sept 22 or so.
Spouse found this nice creek crossing for a sit this weekend.
I know lots of folks like to talk down the new camo patterns but this one from a few years back literally helps me disappear in the blow down and spruce trees.

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Re: Snowy Range elk camp. [Re: Wytex] #7604024 09/11/19 01:56 PM
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Some other pics from the area. The game day flag goes up when we're close to home.
We found the draw full of bulls last weekend but they only wanted to talk and nor come in to calls.

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Re: Snowy Range elk camp. [Re: Wytex] #7604033 09/11/19 02:03 PM
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I’m craving the cooler temperatures, leave Friday for high country. Good luck and thanks for sharing

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First snows this week, pack accordingly BOBO. Elk are getting going ,have a good hunt.

Re: Snowy Range elk camp. [Re: Wytex] #7604085 09/11/19 02:37 PM
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I’ll be lucky to get to 40 in NM, I might get lucky and see some white in CO by end of next week though.

Good luck!!

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First snows this week, pack accordingly BOBO. Elk are getting going ,have a good hunt.

Re: Snowy Range elk camp. [Re: Wytex] #7604188 09/11/19 04:10 PM
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Closest thing to snow for me was some hold out from last year. Sent that to my daughters. Both have m names . One of which cried every day I was gone. The younger of the two said "nope I don't miss dad" every time she was asked.

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Re: Snowy Range elk camp. [Re: Wytex] #7604591 09/11/19 11:11 PM
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Wish I was in that camp. Good Luck

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Cool pics. Good luck.


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nice camp! Good luck

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Elk have been bugling but we got some company from a group of Indiana guys down the road. They seem to have pushed the elk over a couple of draws. Hoping the cows start coming in so the satellite bulls are easier to call in.
Ran across these 2 bull moose the spouse saw an earlier evening.
Black bear sign is all over, they are really hitting the old logs and ant mounds right now. Scat is all over as well.
The drive over the top of the Snowy Range is always pretty.

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