Be care full they will move back up if the weather lets up
We were at 6400 and a storm moved in and the 4 bucks I was watching disappeared for 2 days while we hunkered down on the mountain. After it cleared the came right back up ... this was the last week of b-zone several years ago packed in...
There are a metric ton of bears in the trinitys my group saw over 10 during deer season in a 5 day trip . Your best elevation is going to depend on date and weather I’d say before October stay higher than 6k and if after nov1 4K and below
I took my kids to a Jr pheasant hunting in Atascadero. And met a fellow that used blade the roads for the army .. he recommended the youth hunt there . There are walk in only spots ... focus there and still hunt around between 11am-1 pm
All blacktails in the mountains move from their summer grounds to winter grounds. does snd fawns move first and bucks a few weeks or a storm behind . I have never seen or heard of a true heard migration west of I-5 . In d zones and c zones ive seen herd migrations with groups of 100 plus deer...
Linguisa for the win on bear recipes
I brine and smoke the shanks and hams ( shanks bone in and hams boneless . ) trick is to use a bit of gelitan when you truss the ham before smoking
Back straps get used for pot roasts and stews
(hank shaws chilindron is next level )
Shoulders get ground...
Oh man I've got a few good ones
One fellow begged to hunt with my Group one season because he heard we saw bears all the time.
I invited him to join me on a second week of the season hunt. I pick him up at his house and we head up on a Friday . We hunt till Sunday and head home.
He was a 5150...