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Aug 26, 2018

ASAT Classic Series

ASAT Classic Series

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Aug 13, 2018

ASAT Elite Performance Series

ASAT Elite Performance Series is a high quality camouflage line that is made to help your hunting performance under demanding conditions.

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Aug 08, 2018

HECS Hunting Suit Blocks Your Energy Field

Ever been busted by game animals when you thought you were concealed? Maybe they sensed your energy field! A HECS Stealthscreen hunting suit keeps them from confirming what they see.

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Aug 01, 2018

Best Elk Rifle

The best one is the one that you are the best shot with in a descent caliber capable of downing an elk even when you still miss your 10 ring by 4 or 5 inches or hit a shoulder bone.

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Aug 01, 2018

Hecssuit?

I would like to hear from hunters who have or are using the Hecs Hunting suit. I have one, but am not sure if it really Works?

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Jul 31, 2018

Shop Sitka Gear Elevated II Pattern

Sitka Gear Elevated II is designed for whitetail hunters and is optimized for changing foliage with the seasons. It is most effective at ranges under 80 yards from a tree stand.

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Jul 24, 2018

New Mexico Elk Hunting

Find New Mexico elk hunting questions and answers on this page. Ask questions, receive and give answers about hunting in New Mexico. Connect with other New Mexico elk hunters, or those who want to.

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Jul 23, 2018

Elk Nut (Paul Medel) Elk Communication Products Now Available

“Elk Nut”, Paul Medel, has studied elk sounds for over 30 years. His products will help you have more “close encounters of the herd kind”. Available with free shipping on this site.

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Jul 03, 2018

ASAT Reaper Ground Blind

The ASAT Reaper Ground Blind utilizes a leading edge hub system that allows the unit to be set up or taken down in about 30 seconds.

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Jun 30, 2018

Elk Pictures: Submit Your Elk Photos or Elk Hunting Pictures Here

Share elk pictures or elk hunting pictures here. Elk hunting photos are welcome, with or without elk in them. Feel free to submit cow elk or bull elk pictures.

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Jun 29, 2018

Elk Hunting Nevada

Elk hunting Nevada questions and answers are located on this discussion page. Leave comments, ask questions, receive and give answers about Nevada elk hunting. Connect with other Nevada elk hunters.

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May 17, 2018

Montana 3D Archery Shoots

Find local Montana 3D archery shoots on this page. We'll discuss our own 3D shoot in Deer Lodge and will list others for your convenience and to help promote those events.

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May 01, 2018

Hunting the Elk Rut: Can We Predict It?

The elk rut is very predictable. Weather, pressure and other variables affect what hunters see and hear of rutting elk. During the peak of the rut your chances of close encounters are great!

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Apr 30, 2018

What is Oxidative Stress? Does it affect me? No One is Immune From It

What is oxidative stress? It occurs in all our cells, reducing our ability to do what we want to do in life. It causes aging and hundreds of diseases. We can reduce it dramatically. Protandim will reduce oxidative stress by an average of 40% in 100% of people who take it.

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Apr 20, 2018

ASAT Camo packs: Made for Hunters

ASAT Camo packs are made by hunters for hunters from Rocky Mountain Pack Systems. Made in the USA.

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How often should I use my cow call?, I am new to the sport of bow hunting elk and my question is how often should I use my cow calls?

295 yard kill with a Kimber Montana 325 WSM, by Don from Dallas: My ELk did not even twitch once. He was dead when he hit the ground.

325 WSM is worth considering, Palmer Lake,CO: I believe that the .325 WSM is the ultimate elk caliber...

30-30 for Elk? : I have a 30 30 with 170 grain round nose bullet. Will this work to shoot an elk ?

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2013 elk bow hunt around Pagosa Springs: by Bobby (Little Rock , Arkansas), looking for someone to join my DIY hunt!...

Unique Elk Talk by Idaho Steve (Hailey, Id ), In the middle of the night, a herd of elk came traveling through the drainage and right past my tent...

Smelly Elk Areas? by Jimmy (New Mexico), I've come across many areas that just stink of elk, literally. I have heard two somewhat contradictory stories...

DIY Gear List Must Have's! by Craig (Florida) "Here are some of the items I use on my DIY hunts in the CO backcountry..."

Elk and Deer Hunting and Mountain Bikes, by Skip Shepherd (Tucson, AZ)~ At 67 I am thinking a lot about investing in a mountain bike to get back into remote areas...


Solo archery hunting -- tips for calling/set up?, by Idaho Steve (Hailey, ID )~ I hunt by myself a lot...I'd love to hear your thoughts on strategic set-ups when solo hunting and calling.

Non- Lead Bullets for Elk?, by Dave, Elk Hunting Tips.Net (Garrison, MT)~ What do you ballistics guys think about the use of non-lead bullets for elk? According to this story...

Rage Broadheads by Chris, ...my buddy gave me a rage practice tip and when I shot it you could not pick out the broadhead from the field points. I was sold...

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Finally filled the freezer..., Colorado Rockies~ "I was bummed when I got to the property and no elk, nor any hoof prints in the snow. ...I pulled each of the elk into shade then started gutting..."


Wounded Veteran Elk hunts, by Joshua FL), I am a disabled veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and have always dreamed of hunting elk. I am posting this to see if anyone would know of any elk hunts free to disabled vets....

First Elk with a Bow, by Ryan H. (Colorado), ...Finally after many years of hunting with a bow "I got er did"!

First Elk!, by Tater (Sheridan, Arkansas) I took the advice I received from this website and was successful…I wanted to Thank You and Your Forum and the folks that share on here for the knowledge and information that helped me find an elk I was quite happy with.


Questions

Any success in Unit 14?, by: Dave (MI), "I'm planning on doing a DIY in Unit 14 for 2012..."


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Bugle in Herd bulls, by Swiltbank (Az) The key to calling in a herd bull is to get into his bedding grounds and threaten his herd. Start off sounding like…


Best Big Game Rifle?

Best Rifle Caliber?, by Buglemup (Superior, MT), "I've been reading what people have been writing about rifle calibers and here is what 16 years of guiding elk has taught me."

7mm Remington Magnum, by Dean (Helena, MT. USA) I use my Liberty Ruger M77, 7mm Rem. Mag. for antelope, deer, elk... Comment: "What do you guys think about the idea of hunting elk with a 270? I also know a guy who kills elk with a 243."


338 Marlin Express, "Light, fast shooting, hard hitting, manageable recoil, and for a lever gun - very accurate."


Guns I like for Elk, by Mountain Walker (Kootenays east B.C. Canada),"I think the gun you shoot Elk with should be one you shoot a lot with... "


.35 Remington, by Bill Smith "...my .35 Rem appears to have dropped a medium deer flawlessly, but I now have serious doubts as to its capability to take an elk."


Arizona Elk Hunting

Where to hunt in Az unit 3B?, by Cliffjumper (Tucson, Az) ~ I got a late bull muzzle loader hunt in Arizona unit 3b. Does anyone know how to hunt bulls in the late season?...

First time elk hunter hunting Arizona unit 6A , by Rob Marchio (Omaha, Ne)~ I'm a first time elk hunter hunting Arizona's unit 6A. I'm planning on staying in the Pine Grove campground...


Elk Hunting Colorado

Help needed for 1st DIY Hunt w/Son, by Patrick (Parker, CO), "I was looking for some advice on my 1st DIY hunt for 2014 in CO with my 13 yr old son. I have countless hrs going over stats, topo maps & Google Earth"

Elk Hunting Colorado in 2013, By William (Midland, TX) "I am planning an elk hunt next year in Colorado and I wanted to know if hunting Gunnison National Forest..."

Unit 60 Elk 4th Rifle Season Nov 13-17 Either Sex 2013, By Chester "...Any general advice about the unit would be appreciated!"


Idaho Elk Hunting


Elk Hunting Idaho Unit 8 8A 11, This is my first year seriously trying to track down some elk. Is there anyone that has hunted in any of these units and can give me some friendly advice? Mitchell, Moscow Idaho

Elk Hunting Pocatello by Cameron (Pocatello) Where is the best place to elk hunt around Pocatello, Idaho? I'm a student at ISU and I'm looking for somewhere around here to hunt next season.

How is the elk hunting in unit 30A in Idaho?, by Terry (Richland Center, WI) Has anyone archery elk hunted in unit 30A in Idaho? What can you tell me about the area?


Elk Hunting In Montana

Hunting in Western Montana, by Mike A. (Alabama)

I did not draw a tag for Missouri breaks where I have hunted in the past. Having to start over and try western Montana.


New Mexico Elk Hunting

New Mexico Unit 49, by Silas (Los Alamos, NM)

If anyone has tips on areas to start scouting, I'd really appreciate it.

First Elk Hunt First Elk Hunt, by Big "R" (NM)

I finally got drawn for a late elk hunt in Unit 28, north of Road 506 and south of the boundary line of the Lincoln National Forest...


Elk Hunting Nevada

Cow elk in Nevada's unit 222:

"Any good places known in unit 222?"

Northeast Nevada Early Elk hunt, by John (Carson City,NV)

"Any suggestions on what areas I may see some signs of elk?"


Questions from Novice Hunters

Retired USMC MSgt Needs Advice, by Ken Wing USMCRET (Bealeton, Va)


Big Game Recipes

Popcorn VenisonPopcorn Venison with Maple Syrup?

Elk or Venison Steaks Grilled to Perfection Here's how to turn them into steakhouse steaks!

Spice-Crusted Grilled Venison Roast Recipe This Spice-Crusted, Grilled Venison Roast recipe works great for any red meat roasts, including elk, deer or beef roast...

Corned Elk Recipe You can easily make corned venison and elk, moose or corned beef from these instructions...


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