The hunting in Alberta is becoming more difficult with every year that passes with the large influx of people.
In case readers dont know, Alberta is all about oil and thats created an economy like I'd never imagined.
I think Edmonton has doubled in size in the last 10 years
My acreage ten years ago was worth $ 175,000 and now its somewhere around $ 850,000
Farmland is being subdivided and lots of the quarters are being sold individually for huge dollars to people who are working in the oil patch.
They're talking about making Alberta a pay to hunt province where the landowner will be charging money to whom ever hunts on his land.
The crown and government lands look like ant hills with a network of winding trails to access oil lease sites.
I've hunted every part of Alberta and its amazing how the wild game still flourishes here.
We've got coyotes packs living in downtown Edmonton and Calgary parks.
The outfitters secure alot of land for their customers who pay $6,000 to hunt deer that are being run down by heavy traffic anyways...
Resident Big game hunting is on a draw system for some elk, all moose, and all antelope
I've been trying to get an antelope license for 6 years.
I like hunting coyotes because it affords me alot of action everytime I go out and nobody cares that I shoot them.