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Just found out I drew my Wasatch Multi Hunt Limited Entry Elk Tag. Planning on starting scouting next month, any info on the unit would be appreciated.
 

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Welcome to the forum!Dont be discourged if you dont get a lot of help,some on here are a little leary of first time posters looking for help.Maybe if you have some info of another area your familiar with that you could share you might get better results.Im not familiar with your area so I cant help,try our search button in the right top area and type in what your looking for that might help.Again welcome:yo::welcome:
 

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Make sure you get a cow tag to go with it.

More than anything else, have realistic expectations for the hunt. On the unit, any bull that cracks the 330-40" is a great bull and shouldn't be passed unless you have secrets that others don't.

On the premium, be patient, the elk will change literally from week to week, that can be frustrating or rewarding. Understand that because elk are in one place one week doesn't mean they will be there the next.
 

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Wasatch LE Elk

Congratulations on a great tag. The Wasatch is a very large unit. I'd recommend putting some miles on the road and get acquainted with the unit. When I drew the tag I spent the summer driving all over the unit. As the hunt got closer I began to narrow my choice of areas down. By August I new exactly where I planned to be opening morning. I had found an area that I was consistently see good bulls in good numbers.
People can give you insight on areas but really it comes down to you getting out there.
There are elk all throughout the unit, however, I'd say don't get too discouraged if your not seen a whole lot prior to the archery hunt time frame.
I talked with a guy and his father last year 2 weeks before the archery hunt opened. This guy had a rifle tag and had been logging quite a few hours on the road and on horse back and was very discouraged even to the point he was considering turning in his tag. The elk are there be patient.
 

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Helped my two brothers each of the last two years on the muzzy hunt. That is a unit that I'd actually love to hunt with a rifle in hand.

I'd be willing to pass on some information to you. There is a lot of doom and gloom about the Wasatch, and the future is a little bleak if changes don't come. But the future is not now for big bull hunting. There are going to be some great bulls killed on that unit this year. Hopefully one of them is killed by you!
 

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I have not seen the results of this years drawing. Still waiting .Have 10 bonus points and did put in for Wasatch Unit, Was above Currant Creek last week calling coyotes and seen about 150 head of elk from just below reservoir to top of Lake Basin . Also
more deer than I have seen in years.... There is a lot of growth and feed there this year elk will be all over this area...;)
 

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Hi guys,

Just found out I drew my Wasatch Multi Hunt Limited Entry Elk Tag. Planning on starting scouting next month, any info on the unit would be appreciated.
I have seen elk in this area starting below Currant Creek Res. all the way along the road to the top of Lake Basin Summit. That is as high as you can get right now....Drifts pretty deep. Some just starting antler growth.
I have not seen results for this years drawing as I have put in for this unit also.... Good Luck Hunting
 

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Helped my two brothers each of the last two years on the muzzy hunt. That is a unit that I'd actually love to hunt with a rifle in hand.

I'd be willing to pass on some information to you. There is a lot of doom and gloom about the Wasatch, and the future is a little bleak if changes don't come. But the future is not now for big bull hunting. There are going to be some great bulls killed on that unit this year. Hopefully one of them is killed by you!
This is true! I'll be guiding an archer and a rifle guy hopefully with some luck two of those great Bulls will have my hunters behind them!
 

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Best of luck to you, BB. I'm sure with your know-how they'll have all the chances in the world to kill great bulls. Can't wait to see the scouting vids get up on Facebook!
 

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Thanks guys for the posts. First time ever posting on a board! I'll start scouting the weekend after memorial and keep this thread going, and share some info on what I'm seeing on the mountain. Off to catch some kokes at the gorge this weekend.
 

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Feel free to post about your Gorge trip. We'd love to hear about it. Some of us have never been there and are considering a trip there this summer and need a little advise on how to get it done.
 

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Hi guys, I've spent three days driving the unit and am starting to get a good feel for the area. Spotted 30 plus elk this morning, six bulls with a couple looking like they'll hit 340 plus. Cant believe how many deer I saw, counted over 30 four point bucks! Still trying to decide where to start hiking. Ordered a camera adapter for my scope, hopefully I'll have some pics to post next time. By the way the Gorge trip was awesome, filled four limits of 4+ pound kokanee and netted a nice 6 pound bow.
 

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A lot of hunters hunt the cascade area up af canyon or up hobble creek. There are many dirt roads by cascade, id recommend riding those and glassing up all the canyons. Left hand up hobble is a good area, but the road is pretty rough. There are 380+ bulls on the unit, but the 330-350 is a more realistic goal.
 
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