2018 Wyoming antelope trip

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by littlebear, Aug 23, 2018.

  1. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

    Aug 21, 2007
    the woods
    Just got back from another great diy archery antelope hunt in Wyoming. The 4th year in a row i have went and had success. I had a great time hunting and camping on the prairie with friends. Drier than I’ve seen it out there. Temps were cooler than normal. 43 degrees for the low a few nights. While there it did rain one day. Got it with my Mathews and slicktrick broadheads. Here are some pics of this years trip.
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    Old reliable windmill waterhole. Just about dried up

    Friend from North Dakota busting some prairie dogs. We had a blast.

    Natural waterhole. Getting bigger ever year.
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    View from ridge above camp.

    Camp off in the distance one evening.
  2. JR in KY

    JR in KY 12 pointer

    Jan 25, 2006
    The Occupied South
    Thanks for the nice photos. I Got back from Montana prairie dog trip a month ago....saw many, many antelope there.
    It sure is a change from Kentucky.
  3. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    Very nice. I'm jealous of the scenery.
  4. bird whisperer

    bird whisperer 10 pointer

    Aug 16, 2012
    Hog Town USA
    Looks like a great trip congrats!
  5. JDMiller

    JDMiller 12 pointer

    Jun 12, 2005
    " Between the Rivers "
    Congrats on another successful trip and beautiful speedgoat.

    I’ve been out West a few times... Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and the western half of South Dakota. Saw pronghorns in all of them on various trips and lots of them.

    Always wanted to go back and hunt them... and never have. Maybe someday before I get too freakin old.. lol.

    Again ... congrats.
  6. Duster

    Duster 12 pointer

    Nice cutters on the lope. It is a different world out there. We hunted in the Douglas area for Lope and Muledeer. In fact I had permission to hunt the Douglas Airport/Drag Strip from the chief of police there....:D. Got the lope but not the Muledeer.
  7. bondhu

    bondhu 12 pointer

    Jul 3, 2015
    Battle Run
    Congrats on the antelope. Beautiful country
  8. Dan99

    Dan99 6 pointer

    Oct 11, 2015
  9. xbokilla

    xbokilla 12 pointer

    Jun 28, 2012
    Nice! Good eating!
  10. BubEastKY

    BubEastKY 6 pointer

    Sep 16, 2016
    Looks like a great time!! Congrats!
  11. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

    Aug 21, 2007
    the woods
    No. It is a draw for tags there.
  12. EC

    EC 12 pointer

    Jul 13, 2003
    Louisville, KY.
    Those antelope are every where in WY. Once flying in, we had to circle a runway for several minutes so airport staff could shoo them off the runway. LOL
  13. Festus1005

    Festus1005 Fawn

    Oct 10, 2017
    Great pictures - thanks for sharing. I've been buying points for the last couple of years to try to get a good draw when we go as some point.

    Going four years in a row, are you just entering the draw for areas with high chances or what's your methodology? I'd guess bow competition for the draw is much less that rifle.
  14. Duster

    Duster 12 pointer

    OTC tags like said no it is draw. However unless things have changed you could buy extra tags in hunt zones that were not spoken for at F&W headquarters in Casper. Cool thing about them they were half price after opening day. We bought 2 doe antelope tags each that way for the zone our buck tags were for. May have been archery only tags I am not positive. It was only about a hour drive to Casper F&W headquarters from where we were hunting. To the OP...do they still charge for a archery license on top of the other required license ? Seems like we paid $10 for the archery license once we got out there.
  15. littlebear

    littlebear 12 pointer

    Aug 21, 2007
    the woods
    $326 for tag, $72 for archery license then I think $10 for conservation stamp.

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