Category Archives: Hunt Planning

Wyoming DIY Antelope Hunting- Part 6 – a DIY Alternative

A lot of folks email me and ask about DIY antelope hunting in Wyoming. (or any other state for that matter). They want to know if its possible to be successful without experience hunting antelope. They want to know where … Continue reading

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DIY Wyoming Antelope – Part 5 – 2015 Update & Draw Odds by Unit

  A lot has changed in Wyoming since I wrote my series on DIY Antelope hunting in that state. Montana and Wyoming experienced a terrible winter in 2010-2011 that resulted in losses of antelope and mule deer that ranged from 60-80% in … Continue reading

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Drawn for Montana Mountain Goat !

Last week when I checked the Montana FWP site for draw results for Bighorn Sheep, Moose and Mountain Goat, I expected to see the usual “not successful”. It has been 12 years after all and the odds are pretty slim for any … Continue reading

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Wyoming DIY Antelope Hunting: Part 4 Let’s Go Hunting!

  So you’ve been drawn for a Wyoming antelope tag ! If you’ve hunted antelope before, this final part of the series may not be for you. For first time hunters, here are the topics we will cover to help … Continue reading

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Applying for the Kentucky Elk Lottery

Kentucky now has the 10th largest elk herd in America ! In 1996 the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation pledged over $1.4 million to the state of Kentucky’s elk restoration project. On December 18, 1997, seven elk that had been captured … Continue reading

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Wyoming DIY Antelope Hunt – Part 3 – Hunt Areas and Public Access

In Part 2 of this series we discussed three key differences in Wyoming antelope hunt areas: Trophy Potential Hunt Seasons Public Access Part 2 focused on Trophy potential. If you’ve read that post, you now understand the reality of what … Continue reading

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Wyoming DIY Antelope Hunting: Part 2 – Planning Your Hunt for Trophy Potential

In Part 1 we reviewed Wyoming’s Preference Point and Application Process. Here are  some key points to remember as you plan your hunt:

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Wyoming DIY Antelope Hunting: Part 1 – Drawing a License

While I love elk hunting in the mountainous backcountry of the west, I can see the light at the end of that tunnel. Fortunately, its still a small light, but DIY elk hunting on public land is tough physically and there … Continue reading

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Wyoming elk application due January 31st !

Wyoming’s application periond for elk tags expires on January 31st.

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