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Book Cliffs Archery Elk after 19 years!
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Contributors to this thread:
SteveB 25-May-23
Bowboy 25-May-23
smurph 25-May-23
Cheesehead Mike 25-May-23
Charlie Rehor 25-May-23
midwest 25-May-23
Shrewski 25-May-23
WV Mountaineer 25-May-23
elkmtngear 25-May-23
jdbbowhunter 25-May-23
Willieboat 25-May-23
pav 25-May-23
Old School 25-May-23
Zim 25-May-23
TREESTANDWOLF 25-May-23
[email protected] 25-May-23
t-roy 25-May-23
BULELK1 26-May-23
sticksender 26-May-23
SteveB 26-May-23
ElkNut1 26-May-23
Goelk 26-May-23
backstraps 26-May-23
SteveB 27-May-23
IdyllwildArcher 28-May-23
LUNG$HOT 28-May-23
Zbone 28-May-23
Lonebilly52 05-Jun-23
From: SteveB
25-May-23

SteveB's embedded Photo
SteveB's embedded Photo
Finally after 19 years. At 68 I'm not the same guy physically that I was 19 years ago, but I'm going to give it heck anyways. I also realize the Book Cliffs is not the same elk destination that it was 19 years ago either.....but we will both be glad to meet each other!

From: Bowboy
25-May-23
Have fun and post pictures or it didn’t happen:)

From: smurph
25-May-23
Congrats. I drew the mule deer tag on a fluke 10 years ago. I think you will really enjoy your elk hunt!

25-May-23

Cheesehead Mike's embedded Photo
Cheesehead Mike's embedded Photo
Congratulations!

I have a print called Book Cliffs Elk and I always thought it would be fun to go there.

25-May-23
Atta Boy Steve. Enjoy.

From: midwest
25-May-23
Congrats on the tag! Soak up every minute of your hunt.

From: Shrewski
25-May-23
Congratulations! I put I. For the Roadless for 24 years and bailed out this year.

25-May-23
Awesome!

From: elkmtngear
25-May-23
Excellent...should be a great adventure for you, hope to read all about it, post September!

From: jdbbowhunter
25-May-23
Congrats and GOOD LUCK!

From: Willieboat
25-May-23
Books are a really cool place, even cooler with a elk tag !

From: pav
25-May-23
Congratulations! Drew that tag back in 2010. By far, the best elk hunt I've ever experienced. It was a solo elk hunt...but I was fortunate that BB drew a deer tag the same year. Got to hang out with a legend when not chasing bugling bulls!

From: Old School
25-May-23
Congrats! Hope the hunt exceeds your expectations.

From: Zim
25-May-23
Was lucky to draw that hunt first time applying in 1997 NR. Took a 320” as was average back then. It’s quite dry and crispy to stalk in bow range. Congrats. Switched to deer after that got a pile of points now 27.

25-May-23
Get em!!! Good Luck

25-May-23
I can tell you are not too excited. Good Luck. Paul

From: t-roy
25-May-23
Congrats on the tag, Steve! Hope you have the hunt of a lifetime!

From: BULELK1
26-May-23
Congrats Steve, it's been grueling the last few years trying to figure the best chance/unit for ya to draw------->

Anything I can do? let me know in your preparations.

Good luck, Robb

From: sticksender
26-May-23
Congrats and best of luck to you. Hope you'll come back and give us the full blow-by-blow report in Sept.

From: SteveB
26-May-23
Thanks everyone. Can't wait and I will definitely report back, dead bull or not!

From: ElkNut1
26-May-23
Steve, congrats! Have fun but don't put too much pressure on yourself. I've been guilty of it & regretted it later!

ElkNut

From: Goelk
26-May-23
Good luck have fun

From: backstraps
26-May-23
Congrats! Love that place. Hunts can be tough and hot. Quite often Roads are on top and Elk are rutting in the bottoms. We went from 6 inchs of dust on the roads in places to 8 inchs of snow overnight with a crazy temperature swing. Take plenty of extra fuel and water and you will have a great hunt Elk should be rutting on the second half of the hunt. Good Luck!

From: SteveB
27-May-23
Likely hiring an outfitter being from Ohio with limited time to hunt. Local guy with ranch right in the unit.

28-May-23
Grats Steve

From: LUNG$HOT
28-May-23
Congrats Steve! Keep us posted brother!

From: Zbone
28-May-23
Congrats Steve!

I thought Book Cliffs was a premier mule deer archery zone, but not realized it was also premier elk zone too...

From: Lonebilly52
05-Jun-23
I had an archery deer and elk tag there last year. Had a blast.

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