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Forum: Around the Campfire Yesterday, 07:44 AM
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Posted By wytex
Great buck, I believe that area has had bucks...

Great buck, I believe that area has had bucks with extra points before. Almost all antelope bucks had those points way back in time, but lost them as they evolved.
That is a great trophy, congrats,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-17-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,091
Posted By wytex
Awesome! How bout a cold beer down at The...

Awesome!
How bout a cold beer down at The Library in Laramie. Farmers market downtown too. Happy hour 4-6 and decent food.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,091
Posted By wytex
antelope

You should head up into the mountains at Arlington, I would like to hear how area 11 looks if you go in there. FS rd 111 is a nice drive and right through our elk area.
Great fishing around...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,091
Posted By wytex
Not necessarily. They can really vary across the...

Not necessarily. They can really vary across the age classes.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-16-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,091
Posted By wytex
Chilly this morning? Looking forward to your...

Chilly this morning?
Looking forward to your harvest.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 897
Posted By wytex
Morning, mid morning , mid day, afternoon. Try...

Morning, mid morning , mid day, afternoon.
Try not to take an elk late evening or last light.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,091
Posted By wytex
Look for horns more than twice the ear length....

Look for horns more than twice the ear length. You're in good antelope country, be picky. We call the 12 inch bucks non resident specials, don't shoot one.
Some duck decoys on the far side of the...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-15-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 426,786
Posted By wytex
Watch that weather Friday, monsoons are coming...

Watch that weather Friday, monsoons are coming back and lightning could be an issue for you.
Great looking meals, carbs are your friend at altitude. You'll be burning mucho calories.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,047
Posted By wytex
https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-...

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-study-finds-no-chronic-wasting-disease-transmissibility-macaques
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/tbed.12612

Strange this study...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,047
Posted By wytex
cwd mule deer

These bucks ranged in age at harvest from 4 1/2 to 8 1/2 years old. The property is right across the high fence that deer regularly move in and out of now, A new double fence is going up to prevent...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,047
Posted By wytex
CWD cervids

I would just like to share some pics from the pens at the Wyoming research facility. Here are some cervids that will definitely die from CWD, all the elk in the pens eventually do.
Also some mule...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-13-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 426,786
Posted By wytex
Please don't. Get yourself a Sceery Ace-1 elk...

Please don't. Get yourself a Sceery Ace-1 elk call or a primos , etc.. The bite and blow calls work great. Carry at least 2 or 3.
Forum: Traditional 08-12-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,557
Posted By wytex
Scoutman we have a grizz season this fall. The...

Scoutman we have a grizz season this fall. The grizz are only over in NW part of the state.
Plenty of great elk hunting all over Wyoming, no scary bear issues either.
This fall we have a great elk...
Forum: Traditional 08-11-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,557
Posted By wytex
After drawing a nice Wyoming tag you'll see the...

After drawing a nice Wyoming tag you'll see the difference in it and OTC in Colorado, people and pressure.
We even have some nice general areas that if drawn get you hunting in any general area in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,256
Posted By wytex
We've got a local taking some big cats around...

We've got a local taking some big cats around here, I believe he takes some clients for Cabelas, Shaymus Wyman.
No clue on price but contact him via facebook Shaymus Wyman, Laramie.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-11-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By wytex
You should check these...

You should check these out:https://ultimatepredatorgear.com/stalker-decoys/
https://headsupdecoy.com/collections/all

Good luck on the hunt, where are you going?
Forum: Traditional 08-09-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,557
Posted By wytex
If you don't carry a tarp just skin it and use...

If you don't carry a tarp just skin it and use the hide for the quarters. If gutless, leave the hide on then just lay them hide down. A little dirt or hair on the exposed meat will be cut off anyway...
Forum: Traditional 08-08-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 639
Posted By wytex
Very nice. You'll enjoy carrying that bow in the...

Very nice. You'll enjoy carrying that bow in the mountains. Get yourself a belt hook for hanging it while glassing.
We're thinking early fall up here, bugling will start before we know it.
Forum: Traditional 08-08-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,557
Posted By wytex
TWP has a good plan. We have way less hunting...

TWP has a good plan. We have way less hunting pressure and plenty of elk. Wyoming is a farther drive than Colorado but we great hunting too.
Forum: Traditional 08-08-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,557
Posted By wytex
Um , elk eat grass so the beetle killed trees...

Um , elk eat grass so the beetle killed trees only help to open up the understory for the grasses to grow. Not one thing to do about the beetles once they get started. Very cold winters is all that...
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-08-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,774
Posted By wytex
Core4element pants, KOM wool shirt and vest,...

Core4element pants, KOM wool shirt and vest, Danner pronghorn boots, badlands daypack and my Predator Longbow at my side. Elk hunting Sept 15th.
We'll be staying in the wall tent at about 9,000 ft...
Forum: Traditional 08-05-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,557
Posted By wytex
We've got some nice elk hunting in the general...

We've got some nice elk hunting in the general areas of Southern Wyoming, additional cow tags too.
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By wytex
Just hang that skull on the wall. Lots of...

Just hang that skull on the wall. Lots of interesting skull hangers out there now.

Great bull, congrats!
Forum: Around the Campfire 08-04-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By wytex
I get mine mounted the way it looked when I...

I get mine mounted the way it looked when I harvested it. I have one mount with the hair standing up, kind of like the hackles were up.
Rutting bucks can have some pretty interesting looks to them....
Forum: The Other Side of the Ranch (Firearms) 07-30-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By wytex
I have a Sako A7 Tecomate, 300 wsm, love it. I...

I have a Sako A7 Tecomate, 300 wsm, love it. I would vote for a short action mag.
The A7 tecomate has a fluted barrel. Lighter than spouse's model 70 featherweight in 300 wsm. My do all hunting...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By wytex
Avoid the ultra thin lines, it catches in the...

Avoid the ultra thin lines, it catches in the willows like spider web and is a pain.
I use a ball bearing swivel on my trout rig and no problems spooking fish. Walleye are another issue, no swivel...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-30-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By wytex
Dig a hole and brush it in, works for antelope....

Dig a hole and brush it in, works for antelope. Just look before you step down into it.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 624
Posted By wytex
They don't work at altitude unfortunately.

They don't work at altitude unfortunately.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-29-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By wytex
Yes you can do just that. National Forest land is...

Yes you can do just that. National Forest land is great for small stream fishing. Many rivers also have public access spots for fishing and floating.
Look for access on BLM lands also. State lands...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 426,786
Posted By wytex
TWP we've got cooler weather and rain. Lows down...

TWP we've got cooler weather and rain. Lows down into upper 40's in Laramie this week.
Sept 15th is opening day for us. Antelope get an earlier start , Aug. 19 this year , day after the Steinley Cup...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-23-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,372
Posted By wytex
Last week. Elk season starts in 2 months for us,...

Last week. Elk season starts in 2 months for us, antelope next month.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-20-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By wytex
I'm not a video watcher, but I would say some...

I'm not a video watcher, but I would say some very lightweight merino base layers, a heavier merino layer, a fleece pullover, a jacket( waterproof if possible), light pants, medium pants, rain pants,...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-18-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By wytex
A well staked out wall tent will be fine. You...

A well staked out wall tent will be fine.
You can rent a truck topper in Ft Collins Colorado if needed.

Where are you hunting? Just fins some kind of terrain for a wind break. Our wall tent...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-16-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,744
Posted By wytex
SRV at The Crossroads in Nac. Wow is all I can...

SRV at The Crossroads in Nac. Wow is all I can say.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-12-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,026
Posted By wytex
Hydration and lots of carbs for them. The air...

Hydration and lots of carbs for them.
The air is everywhere now, even in our hardware stores.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-10-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By wytex
You can buy one up here already made for you...

You can buy one up here already made for you pretty cheap.
I've seen them in truck stops etc...
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,317
Posted By wytex
Oh yeah, chicken fried, or in soup or stew.

Oh yeah, chicken fried, or in soup or stew.
Forum: Around the Campfire 07-09-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5,149
Views: 426,786
Posted By wytex
LQ Wyoming tag for the both of us in a great...

LQ Wyoming tag for the both of us in a great archery and wintering area within an hour of home. The season goes until Nov. 14 this year and if no big bulls last half of Sept or Oct 1 opening day...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 07-05-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By wytex
You can buy PP right now through end of Oct.

You can buy PP right now through end of Oct.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-26-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,641
Posted By wytex
Great news. I was really hoping this didn't...

Great news.
I was really hoping this didn't turn out like the young guy who came up from Florida a few years back, he rented a car drove up to the forest here and took his own life with a shotgun....
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-22-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By wytex
You might look at the county GIS map for...

You might look at the county GIS map for landowner names and call a few.
https://greenwoodmap.com/converse/map#zcr=1/572500/872500/0&lyrs=a17,townlim,water,ownership,roads

Most counties in...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-21-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By wytex
What did you draw? We got a nice limited quota...

What did you draw?
We got a nice limited quota elk tag to go with antelope, general deer and cow elk.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-21-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 961
Posted By wytex
Ah yes the Rainbow family gathering. They come...

Ah yes the Rainbow family gathering. They come out to the mountains every year also. Always nice to hear they'll be in your hunting area before fall.
Lock up your stuff, or better yet stay clear.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-21-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By wytex
Results are online now. If you knew your PP...

Results are online now.
If you knew your PP total you could figure out by the iodds if you drew, it lists total number of applicants by PP.
Got our antelope, a great LQ elk tag and doe antelope,...
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-21-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By wytex
Go to the drawing odds page and click on the 2017...

Go to the drawing odds page and click on the 2017 category you're looking for. On the address bar at the top change the 7 in 2017 to an 8 and click, it will give you this years drawing odds.
Forum: Public Hunting Opportunities 06-21-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,304
Posted By wytex
Today's the day for elk, antelope and deer for...

Today's the day for elk, antelope and deer for residents, you NR get your antelope and dee results today.
The backdoor says we got our antelope and my whitetail tag, elk we wait and see.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-19-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,767
Posted By wytex
Yes , Wyoming has good fishing and it's cool up...

Yes , Wyoming has good fishing and it's cool up here
40's this week in the mornings.
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,315
Posted By wytex
Lots of great spots here in Wyoming. ...

Lots of great spots here in Wyoming.
Yellowstone is always cool just for the wildlife, any place in a cabin in the mountains is also great.
You can rent forest service cabins for pretty cheap...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-13-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By wytex
Did you make it up? Smoke has been bad in...

Did you make it up? Smoke has been bad in Cheyenne and hit and miss in Laramie.

I should have told you , you could have brought the kids out to the airport and seen the firefighting aircraft in...
Forum: Around the Campfire 06-11-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By wytex
We've got a forest fire burning west of Laramie...

We've got a forest fire burning west of Laramie that's sending a lot of smoke that way. Town will be hazing and possibly very smoky. Check out the weather in the morning. If the winds change slightly...
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