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November 15, 2019 -- Alaska DIY Lodge

May 06, 2019 -- Bow Accuracy Tips and Shoulder Health

February 18, 2019 -- Hunter Fitness Preparation 2019

February 18, 2019 -- Hunter Fitness Preparation 2019

July 02, 2018 -- Big Game Hunting Photo Contest

June 15, 2018 -- Understanding Elk and Callling Intelligently

May 03, 2018 -- Elk Rut Sounds

May 01, 2018 -- Hunting Fitness Preparation

December 20, 2017 -- ERROR: Venson Steak and Gravy

December 19, 2017 -- Venson Steak and Gravy

December 14, 2017 -- Clearance Hunting Bows

December 12, 2017 -- Learn Elk Vocalizatioin

December 07, 2017 -- Wild Game Cusine Link

December 07, 2017 -- Hunting Gifts

December 01, 2017 -- Elk Hunting Stories

November 24, 2017 -- Elk Calling Preparation

September 16, 2017 -- Elk Calling Success and Failure

September 11, 2017 -- Elk Calling Set Up

August 25, 2017 -- Elk Warning Bark or Command?

August 12, 2017 -- 5 Basic Elk Sounds

August 04, 2017 -- Elk Talk Video

July 26, 2017 -- Correction Regarding Elk Sounds Video

July 25, 2017 -- Elk Vocalizaton

July 18, 2017 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 7-17-2017

May 22, 2017 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 5-21-2017

May 12, 2017 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 0-11-2017

February 25, 2017 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 02-25-2017

February 18, 2017 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 02-16-2017

December 26, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 12-25-16

December 19, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 12-19-16

December 16, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 12-15-16

October 10, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 10-09-16

September 08, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 09-05-16

May 28, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 05-27-16

May 09, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 04-16-16

April 18, 2016 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 04-16-16

December 25, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 10-19-2015

October 23, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 10-19-2015

October 05, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 10-04-2015

August 21, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 08-20-2015

August 13, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 08-13-2015

July 30, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 07-30-2015

February 21, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 02-21-2015

February 02, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 02-02-2015

January 30, 2015 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 01-28-2015

December 25, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 12-24-14

November 27, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 11-27-14

October 14, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 10-14-14

October 10, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 10-10-14

October 10, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 10-04-14

August 15, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 08-14-14

July 15, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 03-25-14

April 21, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 03-25-14

March 26, 2014 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips 03-25-14

December 16, 2013 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tip 12-15-13

November 12, 2013 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tip 11-11-13

October 04, 2013 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tip 10-03-13

September 09, 2013 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tip 9-9-13

August 30, 2013 -- Quick Elk Hunting Tips

August 19, 2013 -- BackCountry Adventure Hunt

July 15, 2013 -- Updates and Preparations

June 11, 2013 -- Using Elk Decoys

December 13, 2012 -- DIY European Skull Mount

November 19, 2012 -- Spice Blends and Rubs

August 31, 2012 -- Elk Nut Calling CDs and Products

August 06, 2012 -- Backpack Hunting Gear List and Organization

June 18, 2012 -- BackCountry Hunting: Leaving Base Camp Behind

April 20, 2012 -- StringSling: the Best Bow Sling Available

March 05, 2012 -- Personal Hunting Stories Using ASAT Camo

December 22, 2011 -- Personal Hunting Stories Using ASAT Camo

November 17, 2011 -- Corned Elk Recipe

November 01, 2011 -- Bear Safety

October 13, 2011 -- Out-of-the-ordinary Elk Meatloaf Recipe

September 16, 2011 -- Be safe in bear country!

August 21, 2011 -- Here are the Best Free Hunting Maps

July 21, 2011 -- New page about spotting and Stalking Elk.

July 04, 2011 -- Here are the Best Free Hunting Maps

May 27, 2011 -- Why Do You Elk Hunt?

May 19, 2011 -- Updated and Improved Rifle Practice Page

May 09, 2011 -- Updated and Improved Rifle Practice Page

April 18, 2011 -- Wild Game Recipes Prize Drawing

March 18, 2011 -- Predicting and Hunting the Elk Rut

February 12, 2011 -- Kentucky Elk Hunting

February 11, 2011 -- Wild Game Recipe Submission and Prize Drawing

December 24, 2010 -- Merry Christmas Big Game Hunters!

December 09, 2010 -- Calling Elk Video and Discussion

October 01, 2010 -- Calling Elk Video and Discussion

September 17, 2010 -- 2010 Elk Hunting Success?

July 22, 2010 -- Make Elk Retrieval Easier

May 13, 2010 -- Tuning a Bow

April 08, 2010 -- Videos of Lo-Boy Game Cart

February 05, 2010 -- Grinding Venison Yourself

December 17, 2009 -- Corrected Link

December 17, 2009 -- December 17, 2009 Update

October 11, 2009 -- October 11, 2009 Update

September 27, 2009 -- September 27, 2009 Update

September 05, 2009 -- September 05, 2009 Update

August 24, 2009 -- August 17, 2009 Update

August 17, 2009 -- August 17, 2009 Update

July 07, 2009 -- July 3, 2009 Update

June 08, 2009 -- May 29, 2009 Update

May 29, 2009 -- May 29, 2009 Update

May 10, 2009 -- April 13, 2009 Update

May 07, 2009 -- April 13, 2009 Update

April 13, 2009 -- April 13, 2009 Update

March 09, 2009 -- March 9, 2009 Update

February 09, 2009 -- February 9, 2009 Update

December 07, 2008 -- November 23, 2008 Update




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Forum Topic Discussions:


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 ?

(More comments about Best Elk Rifle below)

Submissions

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...

Recent Submissions:

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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