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2019 Hunting Trad in Alberta

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outdoorsforlife:
Any scouting stories, animal stories started? Well I have had a pretty cool year so far. 

I just got back from the Alberta Traditional Bowhunters Association Heritage Jamboree.  What a cool time shooting targets, camping and telling stories.  Great bunch of people and fun event. 

I was able to get out to Grande Prairie for a hunt last spring (2019) for five days.  Lots of Bears seen, but nothing in the pot. 

I have been practicing in my garage a bit (shot sequence, anchor point (four points on my face and finger to shoulder as fifth, back tension loading).  It has helped.

I went on four scouting trips so far before the season and had a great time each outing.  Making sure there are a few judo's in the quiver has definitely added some practice and fitness to the learning process.

Who is ready?  Any plans shapping up?   Any pics?
Pretty soon I will be buying a wall tent.  Any experience to add?

Good luck to everyone this season.

Gordon

Deertaker:
Up in the Edmonton area, hoping to get out around here and try for some Mulie bucks and white tail. Hope to get out latter this fall and hunt/ scout for elk and maybe hit em harder next year. Hope to get out in spring for bear, but will try for bear this fall too!
Good Luck!!

outdoorsforlife:
Hello Alberta archers,

I dropped the kid off camp in 410 just before the season and then scouted out there (the Canmore bow zone).  I had two doe walk right up to me there. Pictures coming (I'm a little rusty).

I was invited up north to hunt for the first four days of the season  (Aug 25-29 th).  I saw three wt bucks, a mule buck, on bear, two cow elk, one 3x3 bull elk and one bull moose.  ( more story to come ).

Just this week I took a friend and my father in law for an afternoon evening hunt.

More info to come.

Gordon

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