Originally Posted by Zytek_Fan
You won't find nothin for elk round these parts now. Too many damn wolves. During archery season you might see some, but if you don't see elk on opening day of rifle season anymore, you won't be taking one home. But I'm talking for the Dworshak region. Selway area might be a bit better, but the wolves are spreading like rabbits
And I've heard the Red River Hot Springs is back open, it's just without the restaurant since it burned down about 8 years ago and nobody's rebuilt it. But the Hot Springs are back open for people who have cabins in the area. I haven't been there in 8 years, so I'm not too sure.
Yeah, I was sitting on a clearcut waitin for some elk to show up one evening several years ago up above Harpster, and the only thing that I saw was a huge bull moose. He kept lookin up the ridge into the tree's, so I eventually decided he was looking at some elk in the tree's, that weren't gonna come down into the clearcut as long as he was there tearing up tree's to eat roots. I waited for an hour or more, the whole time he's tearin up tree's and eating, and lookin up the ridge.
Time ran out and it was almost dark so I snuck on off up the hill and couldn't find anything in the tree's. I was goin in a circle back down to the clearcut to see if they'd moved in while I was headin uphill, and found two sets of really big dog tracks crossing my tracks in the snow, that weren't there on my way up. Like, 5-6 inches across the pads.
And this was during muzzleloader. And it was minutes from being dark. I figured if they were hungry enough to sit there for so long lookin at that huge bull moose, I should probably find a better place to be when it went full dark.