If you plan your hunting goals on a three- to year plan, you can set yourself up to be regularly hunting top quality units in the future. If you are a bowhunter, like me, the draw odds are generally better for us than our rifle-toting brothers, and good hunts can come your way in as little as two years for deer and within five years for elk.
By growing your bonus-point bank account in multiple states, and biding your time, you can be facing some exciting years to come. The upside to this is that everyone is on an even playing field each year going into the draw. The down side is that your odds will not improve as the years tick by.
Research Where To Apply There are many ways to research the top areas worthy of your tag applications.
Study the record books, for example. Both Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young both require entries to name the location of kill. By thumbing through the pages you can note states, counties, mountain ranges, or other telltale names that will form a pattern.
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One can also use the Internet. There are several discussion forum boards dedicated to big critters and valuable info can be gathered from them as well. Make contacts on these discussion forums and start trading hunting info with hunters in other states. My Colorado experience I mentioned earlier was due to me trading info about my home state of Arizona, and in turn, I learned of a unit in Colorado that receives very little press and hence had better draw odds as well as huge deer.
There also are a couple of hunter service organizations that offer consulting.
By choosing a reputable one, and becoming a member, you can let them do most of the work when it comes to locating the latest trophy-producing areas. Some services will even do the applications for you if you want to pay them the money. I myself enjoy the application process and look forward to it every year.
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One thing is for sure, it will only cost as much as you spend. You can then do as my family and I do and start a fund for your future hunting trips. If hunting is a priority, as it is in my house, you might have to sacrifice other luxuries. Our TV set is 15 years old, for example. We only buy quality used vehicles. The author has researched where big animals are taken, and applied for tags in those areas.
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While it may seem discouraging to repeatedly see "unsuccessful" after your name when you check the various draw results, do so knowing that your days are coming and after a time you will be reaping the benefits of your patience. I currently have enough points to draw the Nevada high country, a day mule deer hunt with just me and my bow. It should only take the three points I have built up.
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Earlier this year, DWR sent a survey to those who bought a Utah tag last year, querying them on whether they believe baiting for big game hunting should be banned or allowed. Of the 9, hunters to receive the survey, 2, responded. Legal Notices Obituaries Jobs. Monday, November 25, Sign In. Sign Out. Baiting big game is legal in Utah — for now. But is it right? Utah hunters' increasing use of apples to bait big game has come under scrutiny by wildlife officials and has drawn fire from some hunters who feel baiting deer and elk is unethical.
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