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Haven't seen one of these this year yet. Mods feel free to scrap this one if i missed it....
Anyway, beautiful morning in Montana today but dead quiet. Lots of fresh poo tho. So the elk are here.
Bugles all over colorado, from nearly every ridge top. Most sound like Doug Flutue and their chuckles sound ridiculous but man are they fired up.
"Looks like a late rut this year, nothing talking yet"
"Looks like an early rut this year, I heard last week was good"
"They are fired up, we hit it perfect"
This is the standard report from about any trailhead from 3 different groups on the same day.
Hearing noise in AZ. Usually right after it gets dark and again in the AM.
I bet they're screaming right now...
The rut is determined by amount of daylight. Warm weather may suppress it some during the daytime.
Drove Charlie Rehor around yesterday evening near my place…..heard a few bugles and saw two bulls with cows…..one was a B&C caliber bull.