Originally Posted by guns_and_labs
Impressive and fortunate. I've put in for CA elk every year for decades and never got one. I have the maximum number of preference points, and fortune still eludes me.
Oh well, they have plenty of elk in Montana and elsewhere, while I wait for my CA tag.
Both elk were drawn before the point system came into play. With max points there are lots of tags you can draw, but you can't be too picky. I hunt Colorado and have been fortune to harvest a good number of elk.