Aug 14, 2020
Scenario: You've got a desert bighorn tag that's taken you 20
years to draw, but your knee replacement just went south. It's
three months until opening day. What do you do?
Episode topic: Learning to hunt brand-new country and
- Prioritize species
- Study that species
- Where can you get a tag each year?
- Species taxonomy
- Habits & habitat
- Preferred forage
- Bedding & cover
- Migration routes, if applicable
- Rut periods
- Are they callable?
- Call biologists and isolate areas where populations exist
- Study maps
- Topographical maps
- Final prep:
- Boots on the ground
- Glassing skill
- Hunting for success
- The critical necessity of patience