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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2018, 09:40:53 PM »
Arrow? I heard the 380s donít get down next to the roads until rifle season opens up...but thatís a draw tag. Probably best to go with the sure 350 and a OTC archery tag.
Have you called your district biologist to voice your concerns?
Have you attended a public meeting on season setting?
You are getting exactly what you deserve from WDFW

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #16 on: February 13, 2018, 06:43:59 PM »
The reason Idaho has  OTC units for elk is the terrain weeds 90% of the hunters out in non roaded areas and the road areas are crowded like anywhere else. For hunters willing to put in the work and vertical miles its a good option, Id say that's 5% of hunters maybe less.
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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2018, 08:45:38 AM »
There's no Elk in Idaho. Just sayin'
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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2018, 03:29:42 PM »

all the same it still floors me how guys feel the need to come online and announce there hunting plans and specific units. what exactly do you get from it?

Hopefully they get some info that aids in their hunt!

I've hunted 36A. Its been 18 years, so the only information I have that is still relevant relates to topography.  It was not as rugged as some might say.  Not as rugged as most WA wilderness areas.  Prob better to backpack in, which works there because there are large roadless sections.

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2018, 03:37:39 PM »
Pics from a late April scouting trip.

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2018, 04:52:42 PM »
Satellite photo of 4 elk in a 36A meadow.

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2018, 05:00:12 PM »
Most definitely some elk there. Get off the roads and back in a way and youíll do ok.
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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2018, 08:11:09 PM »
You know what they say...if you can see 4 elk on google earth, thereís 400 in the nearby trees. Iím changing my whole plan this year...PIONEER ZONE!!!
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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2018, 09:07:31 PM »
36A is so loaded with elk, they can't hide from Google!

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2018, 05:46:33 AM »
What the heck I am on my way! See you all in the pioneer zone this fall!

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2018, 09:11:50 AM »
Nobody move. Iíll contact IDFG to see if we can get a groupon for 25 or so NR tags!!
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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #26 on: February 17, 2018, 12:24:54 PM »
No hurry. Those elk are in those same meadows every time that I've looked! I think IDFG plants them there for non-residents. Sorry Idaho Guy...

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #27 on: February 17, 2018, 12:35:33 PM »
Relax. Those are potatoes.
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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2018, 09:07:53 PM »
Quit peeing on my parade this fall Iím headed south! Sounds like a few hundred thousand non residents hunt there how could that many non resident elk hunters be wrong?

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Re: Idaho Archery Elk in Pioneer Zone
« Reply #29 on: February 18, 2018, 07:02:05 PM »
Pics from a late April scouting trip.
pretty sure i was standing in these same spots. !!!!😊😊😊

 

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