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Look High For Big Bulls

The first time that I realized that high-altitude pockets and basins were good places to search for trophy elk was as an 18-year old guide. I was guiding in 1967 for a second generation outfitter, Keith Stilson. Keith’s hunting area was up in the Gros Ventre River country. Ravaged by …

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Hunting Elk in Grizzly Country

Some of the best trophy elk hunting is in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming where a large population of grizzlies roam. In some units you will find only a small population of grizzlies, and the chance of running into one is slim. However, in other units the bear count is high, …

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Wyoming Preference Points on Sale Now

If you didn’t apply for the Wyoming draw this year or you forgot to click the box to receive a preference point, all is not lost.You have until September 30th to buy a preference point for the 2014 big game draw. Wyoming residents can only purchase moose and sheep points …

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Alpha Buck Territory

Does all western big game bachelor up during the spring and summer? Last week, the end of June, I was driving through the high plains heading for my favorite fly fishing spot. The early morning sun was peaking over the high desert buttes and shining on the desert floor. In …

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Winters Meat

Above the house 1966 at the age of 17 slinging a cow elk on saddle horses, which my younger brother harvested. Teenager hunting adventures while growing up in Jackson Hole Wyoming the house is within horseback ride of the head of Cache, and Nowlin creeks. While in high school my …

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