How was everyone's X-Zones hunts this year? Hot, dry, full moon, locked public access, and a mid-season Covid scare made for an interesting one for me. Thanks again to everyone I reached out to for information on my hunt.
Does anyone have any experience (good or bad) hunting burns the same year as the fire? There is currently a good size fire in a zone that I will be hunting this fall and was wondering if it would be worth giving that area a look. Thanks
For work I keep upwards of a 100 cameras out year round in the Mojave desert which have captured both snow and 120 degrees days. we have tried browning, Bushnell, among a few other cheaper brands and I keep coming back to cuddeback. For the $90-$100 price point they have given me the best...
Were there any areas that you found particularly interesting while you were driving around last weekend? It might be easier to narrow down some areas to scout if you mention what looked productive to you and then have members chime in on if you are on the right track or not.
I am far from an expert as well, that being said I agree with middlefork. Your best bet maybe be to find the best archery shop that is reasonably close to you and have them help with the adjustments. Those formulas for draw lengths are guidelines and not always exact for your body/anchor point...
This is a very small snapshot of what the zone has to offer so take it for what it's worth. I scouted the Devils Garden portion of X2 a couple years back over Labor Day and was very surprised at the lack of deer that we saw.
My dad and I took advantage of the opportunity in Colorado the year they had the program. I like the concept but it did fall out of flavor fast. I would certainly consider it again given the right circumstances.
I agree that high point hunts can come with added pressure. It seems silly but it is true. As someone who has cashed in max/high points on a couple hunts and who still has a handful of them left, I don't regret accumulating them but won't do it again.