Originally Posted by Oliveralan
thanks SBruce. predicted temps are around 70F. Unfortunately i'm still not certain if i will be able to go or not due to school/ college obligations....
Never thought i'd contemplate bringing my 12ga to WY!
Yea, as soon as you get that 12 in your hands, one will stop and look back from 400 yds away.
Closest muley buck I ever got (when I was young and agile) was 5 paces after a very slow careful stalk, shot him in the neck with a 270. Gotten a few under 50 yds, because they jumped out right under my feet. The one in my sig was hit at around 350 and he wasn't stopping for nothing, so I had to make a running shot on him............hit slighty low, so we tracked him, and my final shot was about 50 yds. He was hid out under a 3' tall cutbank and let me get right on top of him literaly
before he jumped out. When I saw him, he was close enough to spit on!
Once they jump, they can put alot of brush and ditch between them and us in just a couple seconds, so if they haven't spotted you directly or smelled you, sometimes they'll stop a ways out and look back before going over the horizen.
Hopefully you can make it out.