Archive for elk hunting

What Makes a "Good" Bull?

That can be a tough question, but Editorial Director John Zent knows one thing that matters is if you’re looking up or down the mountain.

August 15, 2013

Wounded and Lost

We don’t like to talk about our misses, or worse, our bad hits—but they happen. If it hasn’t happened to you, you probably haven’t hunted much. What does it feel like? Keith Wood explains.

August 06, 2013

It's Time to Plan for the Western Tag Draw

If you're a big-game hunter that dreams of taking a bull elk, mule deer or pronghorn out West, the time to start planning is now.

December 21, 2012

Real World Gear Review

The “No Bullshoot” Gear Report

November 06, 2012

How to Hunt Everyman's Elk

Trophy-bull tactics could lead to missed opportunities when the quarry is any legal bull.

October 05, 2012

Elk Hunting in Utah

Utah Elk

May 14, 2012

Rule 4

Fellow scribe J.R. Absher has a link to a story on his Outdoor Pressroom website that says at the halfway point of the Colorado elk season 11 moose have been mistakenly shot for elk. Wildlife officials are warning hunters, “if in doubt, don’t pull that trigger.” The story further states that last year 14 moose were killed by elk hunters. My initial reaction was WTsomething or other?

November 07, 2011

When to Hunt: Bull Elk Before and After the Rut

Bowhunters who concentrate only on the peak of the rut pass up some of the best elk hunting of the season.

July 20, 2011

Final Tenn. Elk Permit to be Auctioned Off

The final hunting permit for Tennessee's third annual elk hunt will be listed in an eBay auction July 14-23.

July 14, 2011

Park Lion Kills Drugged Elk

After being hit with a sedation dart by a research crew, a bull elk fell to the ground and was immediately attacked and killed by a Custer State Park lion.

March 01, 2011

CO Officials Look to Attract Elk Hunters

Colorado wildlife officials have launched a nationwide ad campaign to attract U.S. hunters to visit and hunt the state.

February 16, 2011

Utah Bull Elk Permits Still Available

Permits are still available to hunt bull elk this season, but according to state officials, they won't last long.

September 22, 2010

Elkstravaganza Roundup

AmericanHunter.org begins our second annual celebration of elk season with a photo contest and more.

September 03, 2010

RMEF's 2010 Elk Hunting Forecast

Ever wonder how your state stacked up in the overall elk hunting picture? Our interactive elk map has the answers.

August 30, 2010

How to Speak Elk

The bottom line for elk calling is to be flexible—if what you’re doing isn’t working, try something else.

August 30, 2010