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Elk Hunt with Traditions Vortek Muzzleloader

Mountain Hunting Success With A Muzzleloader The good thing about catching an early-morning flight to Denver is that the plane was landing as the sun was breaking on the eastern horizon. Another…
News & Tips: Elk Calling: What You Need to Know Before You're in Elk Country (infographic)...
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Elk Calling: What You Need to Know Before You're in Elk Country (infographic)

When the rut is on, you know Bull elk are tearing it up across the Rockies. You know it’s time to get out there and get after them. Our elk hunting experts have compiled a few need to know calling…
News & Tips: For the Best Elk Bow Hunting: Find Food, Cover & Water (video)...
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For the Best Elk Bow Hunting: Find Food, Cover & Water (video)

Bow hunting elk with the GrowingDeer.tv team! Setting their sights on bow hunting elk the team has some close encounters and tag a nice bull! One of the best ways to bow hunt elk in Southern Colorado…
Elk: Copyright Denver Bryan/ Images On The Wildside 2016...
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Do You Speak Elk? (Audio Quiz)

Can you tell a bark from a bugle? A cow mew from a cow moose? Put your elk hunting ear to the test with this quick quiz. Click each photo to listen to the associated sound or vocalization. Be sure…
News & Tips: High-Tech Hunting Gear Every Backcountry Hunter Secretly Wants...
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High-Tech Hunting Gear Every Backcountry Hunter Secretly Wants

From the time humans started hunting for food, they have been improving technology to increase their chance of success.  We each develop our own creed as to what works for us. A Garmin handheld GPS…
News & Tips: Forget What You Know About Elk Hunting and Use These Tips Instead...
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Forget What You Know About Elk Hunting and Use These Tips Instead

Silence is sometimes golden, and when the woods are full of loud bugling and constantly mewing elk hunters, pressured elk simply go silent—and hunker deep into thick cover. Maybe you should also go…
News & Tips: Backpacking for Elk
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Backpacking for Elk

Heading to the mountains to hunt elk on foot is a lofty goal for any outdoorsman. Elk live in some of the most remote, rugged country in the continental United States. Making the decision to hunt…
News & Tips: Preparing Horses for an Elk Hunt
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Preparing Horses for an Elk Hunt

Planning and executing an elk hunt out West is a major undertaking. Planning and initial preparations must begin a year or more in advance. Hunters with poor preparations wind up with the same…
News & Tips: The Elk That Almost Broke Us
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The Elk That Almost Broke Us

Drawing an elk tag for the White Mountains of eastern Arizona is no easy task, and hunting the White Mountains is dang near impossible. Our destination was an area that locals call "The Blue", near…
News & Tips: Elk By the Numbers, 10 Steps to Hunting Success...
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Elk By the Numbers, 10 Steps to Hunting Success

According to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, approximately 1 million elk freely roam in parts of North America. Right behind those elk herds are hunters — hoards of orange-clad hunters who seek to…
News & Tips: The New Elk Herds of the American East...
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The New Elk Herds of the American East

by John Paul Morris A gunshot on September 1st, 1877 silenced the bugling of the last Eastern elk in the world, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service declared the sub-species extinct in…
News & Tips: Rocky Mountain Elk Hunt #4
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Rocky Mountain Elk Hunt #4

9,500 feet above sea level, short on oxygen, praying to the Lord God Almighty! “PLEASE, let that bull expire; don’t let him get up!” This was the fourth Rocky Mountain elk hunt of my career, and I…