Elk hunting partner

by Tim
(Minnesota )

Im looking to go elk hunting bucket list I’ve hunted deer all my life in Minnesota . Just turned 60 and still in pretty good shape. Just trying to find someone to hunt with or how to figure out where to go,I bow hunt. Possibly 2020 or 2021

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Sep 29, 2021
I'm looking to plan a diy elk hunt
by: Anonymous

Hey if your still looking to plan a diy elk hunt slept me sometime. I'm from Northern nh my names dan and I've been trying to plan a Colorado trip for quite some time but nooone can hold true to there word. My number is 603 915 0625

Aug 17, 2020
New in North Idaho
by: Ef

Looking for hunting partners new to area in Idaho (spirt lake) retired and ready to go opener in 2 weeks

Mar 11, 2020
Hunting Partner 2020
by: Anonymous

Are you still looking for an elk hunting partner?

Mar 07, 2020
Response to hunting partners
by: Russ

I have lived in Oregon and archery hunted for deer and elk for over 40 yrs .. The older I get (70 yr) I realize the value of hunting with a group for safety reasons ( such as the possibility of getting hurt, lost , or getting a downed animal out in time before the bears, or coyotes get to them). For the sake of expanding the hunting experiences to others in the same age group, I am open to conversing and possibly helping out with someone whose bucket list includes elk hunting in Oregon. I believe we all owe it to the sport and beneficially one another to introduce and pass on the incredible experience of elk hunting especially to the next generation .

Feb 20, 2020
Hunter Relationships
by: David, Elk Hunting Tips

Good suggestions, Larry. You two are excellent partners. As you know, I hunt by myself, but it's good to know you two are not far away from where I hunt. We have connected more than once to help each other. It's important to build relationships with other hunters in your area that are trustworthy, even if you don't hunt with them. Hunting by yourself then becomes safer, even at an older age. I'm 63. Stay in shape to keep from having to call for help because of poor fitness.

Feb 17, 2020
by: Larry

Tim I just saw your note about a partner. Although I am not looking for a partner I admire your vigor. I also turned 60 last year and love bow hunting elk. It's my passion. I have been very lucky in having the same elk hunting partner for the last 36 years. We do pretty well bow hunting elk in MT. Im at 60% for the last ten years. Good luck finding someone to hunt. I would suggest joining an archery league where you live and talk up a hunt and see who bites. You will have better luck finding someone where you live and traveling out together.

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Looking for an Elk Hunting Partner?

by Dave, ElkHuntingTips.Net

A good hunting partner is invaluable. Hunters that learn to hunt "as one" make a great team. Every year there are people that come here looking for elk hunting partners. So, I decided to put together this dedicated section of the site for that specific purpose. Use the "Comment" section, if you want to post about looking for hunting partner(s), even if it is a species besides elk. Or, check out the comments below.

If you are looking for someone to hunt with, make sure you give as much information as you can about how and where you want to hunt, as well as your own skill level. Include the state(s) where you want to hunt in your subject title. The kind of hunting you want to do and the equipment you use might also be helpful. Be careful to "vet" a potential partner carefully and politely say no to someone that doesn't seem to be a good fit for your needs.

I would not recommend putting your intact email address on the submission or comments. It can get auto-spammed that way. Consider doing it like this (my email address): daveAtElkHuntingTipsDotNet. (Spell out At and Dot, instead of "@" and "." in your email address.) Once you make direct contact, you can then exchange phone numbers via private email communication. Or, feel free to Contact Us, if you need help exchanging contact information.

Here's to finding a good elk hunting partner!

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Hunting Partner Search

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Oct 29, 2019
Looking for hunting partners
by: Anonymoused

New to north Idaho and recovering from shoulder surgery ,looking for hunting partners to get to know and check out areas for next year

Sep 23, 2019
by: Nate

There's a website called Huntingpartner.com that can help you find a hunting partner. It has a place to list what/who you're looking for. Members have a profile so you at least know something about the person.

Nov 13, 2018
How could it be?
by: Michael H

How could it be that the last entry here dates back to 2 years ago?? People can't find people in the land of 300++ million.
So many like me would look everywhere for a hunting partner. The newbies wouldn't know where to start. The experienced ones don't care to share or teach, worrying to give up favorite spots or even teach what they know. And the ones with a year or two in experience are too busy learning not to have time or willingness to take on a hunting buddy. Negative pessimist? No, not really. Just the reality of what I and so many I know go through.
The whole irreplaceable experience of having hunting partners have faded into something that I don't even have words for it. If I can't find a hunting partner in 2 years in this whole country, something is really wrong with this picture. Hoping for brighter days and stronger will to be a friend, as it was in the old days

Feb 21, 2015
Sharing Email Addresses
by: David, ElkHuntingTips.Net

I have sent both of you the other's email address. Let me know if you need any other help. This is not a typical "Forum". I decided against that option to this point. I'll be glad to help any way I can, though.

Feb 21, 2015
by: Anonymous

I'm new on here also. I sent my email, hope it works

Feb 21, 2015
partner for colorado 2015
by: Anonymous

hi mke, i'd like to talk to you about colorado elk 2015 muzzleloader but don't know how to work this forum.

Feb 20, 2015
Colorado Elk Partner
by: Mike

Looking for hunting partner or group to hunt CO elk with muzzleloader. I will not have tag for 2015 but am willing to help/learn & work. I am 54, good shape, have hunted since I was 14 in NJ & elsewhere. Would like to DIY backpack but I'm flexible and hunt/help every year even if I don't have a tag.

Feb 13, 2015
Use "Contact Us" to share email addresses privately
by: David, ElkHuntingTips.Net

Please feel free to send me a Contact Us message with your email address and name, so I can send it to the other and you guys can communicate privately. I'll be glad to help.

Feb 13, 2015
Feb 15 Partner request
by: Grasshopper

Need to figure out how to make contact with this request.??

Feb 12, 2015
looking for hunting partner for 2015 and beyond
by: fit archer

i'm looking for an archery elk hunting partner for 2015. any state. i have experience in colorado new mexico and oregon. age 58. fit, jovial and experienced.

Jan 27, 2015
2015 Archery elk in Eastern OR.
by: Grasshopper

Thinking of hunting eastern Oregon for elk, after several years away from OR.
Will be looking at pack packing into wilderness a few miles.
Or...several other options are available that are less intense.
I'm 67 years of age and good physical shape. I also have most all equipment needed.

Oct 07, 2014
looking for bow hunting partner for 3rd rifle season OTC 2014 in CO
by: Nathan

This is totally last minute, but I'm looking for an archery partner for 3rd rifle season 2014 in Colorado. I'm flexible on the actual dates (the season is Nov. 1-9).

I'm new to CO and new to elk hunting, I know, two of the best qualities a hunting partner can have. I'd prefer to backpack hunt, but I'm flexible on that too. I live in Longmont CO, but I'm willing to travel as needed.

Contact me if you are interested. My email lineintegral at hotmail dot com.

Feb 20, 2014
Hunting Partner
by: Elee Owen

Dear partner (if you allow).
I thank you very much for your offer and I am tempted to take it.But before that I will make a little brief of me so you know whom you might partner with.I am a US citizen of Lebanese origin.I am a civil engineer working abroad.I am mostly a bird hunter but did some deer hunting in NJ with a cross bow and 6 deer in N.Carolina couple years back with a rifle.I got fascinated by the elk when I saw the calling and hunting on the Utube.I am a fairly good shooter.I am naive about how to hook to the trip in Colorado and dont have a permit. I suppose the term OTC means over the counter.But does that mean you can always buy a permit over the counter? Can I buy it now? What do I have to have besides my rifle and hunting gear? When approximately in October you plan to go hunting?
I thank you again and await your response.

Feb 19, 2014
Hunting Partner for Colorado
by: Randy

Response to Elee Owen
For Hunting partner in Colorado email: randeye100@zoominternet.net if you send me an email, put hunting partner in the subject line. Driving out in September if I get a draw for muzzleloader season GMU 41 in September. My son and grandson is going out with me in October for OTC bull. You can join us then as well if you like. They're unable to join me in September. So I'll go it alone if necessary. 68 yrs old, but up for anything within reason and plenty of preparations. Have hunted Colorado before and know what to expect and will be prepared for it.

Feb 19, 2014
Elk Hunting partner
by: Randeye100

To Elee Owen,
I am looking for an Elk hunting partner. I am In Ohio and am putting in for the muzzleloader season draw1 in GMU 41 - 2014. I am 68 and have most of the equipment needed. Plan on driving out (4X4 Silverado with chains if needed) I am also going out in October for OTC Bull hunting. Hope to get a little scouting time in, in September. Possibly Dave can get us hooked up for he says its not a good idea to put our email address on here for spamming reasons.

Feb 14, 2014
responding to partner search
by: dan

I'm responding to the feb 14 2014 posting looking for elk hunting partner. i posted the jan 1 2014 post. I'm not sure how you exchange contact info to discuss. my email is folksATmusicians-workshopDOTcom if you want to see about getting a partner for 2014 elk. dan

(Dan, I made your email address above unrecognizable by "spamming machines". If y'all need help getting in contact, use the Contact Us form on this page and I will try to help. Dave~ElkHuntingTips.Net)

Feb 14, 2014
Looking for a partner or partners
by: Elee Owen

I wish to find a partner for the elk hunting on public land. Ready to share all expenses. I am a good hiker although 65 years old and love hunting.

Jan 01, 2014
partner for archery elk 2014
by: Anonymous

I need a partner for 2014 archery elk, Colorado or other states including Alaska moose or caribou. i am 52, fit and have hunted archery elk all of my adult life. i would be traveling from out of state and can meet you if we don't live near each other. I'm awkward with web site functionality. i respond immediately when i can succeed with the software. very easy going and accommodating.

Dec 31, 2013
Bowhunter 4
by: rwmorgan48

Have a trip planned for late august thru maybe as long as mid September archery Colorado.

Two of us going now 30 year old flying to Denver from Virginia and me, a 65 year old who is driving out from NW PA. with all gear necessary as I have done DIY Elk for about 15 years.

If you are interested let discuss....

Dec 31, 2013
Unit 81
by: Tucker

I'm planning a hunt to 81, in the area of Platoro Reservoir, an OTC unit. My father in law is going with me, he doesn't hunt, but likes to hike and is in great shape. In about 4-6 miles for about 5-6 days if you're interested. I live in Louisville, but from Lancaster County originally but my parents retired to State College. If you want you can drive to Louisville and go out with us.

Nov 22, 2013
looking for hunting partner for 2014 and beyond
by: bowhunter4

i'm looking for an archery elk hunting partner for 2014. any state. colorado preferred. i'm 56, in good physical condition and have been elk hunting all my life. i've always done "do it yourself" style hunts.

Sep 18, 2013
Robert and George
by: Dave, ElkHuntingTips.net

Robert, please feel free to send me an email or use the Contact Us form (lower left column). My email address is dave at elk dash hunting dash tips dot net. I will pass on George's email address to you.

Sep 18, 2013
responding to Robert Morgan
by: George

Robert Morgan, I'm interested in making possible connections for a hunting trip to Colorado 2014 archery season. You can contact me through David at the "Contact Us" link here at Elk Hunting Tips Thank You Geo.

Aug 29, 2013
colorado 2014
by: Anonymous

also looking for co archery partner in 2014 , 1 preference point at this time. hunted in area 23,24 the last few years email. eodbowhunter@gmail.com

Jul 23, 2013
Hunting Partner
by: Craig

Too late for me for this year PA, but keep me in mind for the future. Will start putting in for Elk draws starting 2014. Haven't had a partner so quit putting in but will start again. For now, I'm in Oklahoma and hunt Elk/deer on Ft. Sill.

Jun 14, 2013
big eddy
by: Trad Hunter 70

thanks for advice will try to do that.

Jun 05, 2013
Unit 74
by: Pakmule

I drew first rifle hunt for elk in unit 74. Going up around wild oat Mesa, bald knob. Can anybody help?

May 23, 2013
Unit 74
by: Eddy

I have hunted unit 74 many times.
Most elk are in Big Ben,Sheep creek and Lone Spruce of the Hermosa drainage. No good trails into Lonespruce and reason they stay in there. Try to get 1/2 way between top and Hermosa creek.
My contact info is eddy@enconsulting.us.

Apr 12, 2013
Anyone hunt unit 74
by: Trad Hunter 70

Going to hunt unit 74 around Durango in Bow season. Anyone hunted this area before,and if so do any good. Using an Outfitter and drop camp. Been out 4 other time with no luck on DIY hunts just want some imput. Trad Hunter

Apr 07, 2013
Elk Hunting in Unit 81
by: Anonymous

I happened to see your post here on hunting in unit 81. I wondered how you happened to select this area in which to hunt in? I live in the mountains of Unit 80, and spend about 3 or more days a week on horseback in these units. I also have hunted this area since 1989. Back in the 90's, there were over 12,000 elk estimated to be in units 80 & 81. These days, the population is more like 7-8000. The hunting success rate is about 14%. Not so swell. With all the scouting I did last year, I saw very few Elk, and I hunted hard in areas the average guy can't get into. So, it's frustrating. Unit 81 is a better unit, however if you're on foot, expect a long hike to get into some good areas. You have more stamina than I, if you're willing to pack an elk out in that country! I have horses to do that for me. If you want any more info or my opinion, Feel free to get in touch @ windymtnmann@gmail.com

Mar 13, 2013
Looking for Colorado hunters
by: randeye100

I'm not quite ready for the bow hunt(2014 maybe), but I live in Ohio and have hunted GMU 52 area. I am looking for hunters for first season 2014 maybe 2nd or possibly 2013 for DIY hunt. Shared expenses (est. $1500.00 cost including over the counter licenses and transportation,etc.). Possibly Cow and Bull. Email randeye100@zoominternet.net GMU 52-521-411 (the Grand Mesa)is an excellant area. But you must be a HUNTER.

Mar 09, 2013
by: Anonymous

Hi, just forgot to give you my e-mail. I'm in Trinidad, CO. E-mail to houghtaxidermy@yahoo.com.


Feb 20, 2013
NW PA bow hunter
by: Skip shephard

Well, I too am retired. I am 68! Years old. In June of 2012 I suffered a life threatening intestinal infection. I am now in the recovery process. I work out 4-5 days a week at YMCA. I love to bow hunt. I have yet to harvest an animal with my bow.
So, I would like to be considered. I live in Tucson, AZ.

You can email me at: sirskip3@aol.com thanks

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