Archive for elk hunting

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

“Enough Gun” Elk Cartridges

Bryce Towsely explores elk cartridges that are going to give you an edge in elk hunting. This—you can be sure—is not an article about “adequate” elk cartridges.

August 30, 2010

Public Land Hunting: Pressure-Cooker Elk

These days, it's getting tough to find a "secret spot" to hunt elk. Don't despair. You can still harvest an elk when the pressure's on.

August 27, 2010

Ten Reasons Why You Didn’t Arrow an Elk

Here are the 10 most common mistakes archery elk hunters make, and how you can avoid them.

August 27, 2010

Kentucky Elk Hunt Deadline Nears

Friday, April 30, is the official deadline to apply for Kentucky’s 2010 elk hunt.

April 26, 2010

Thoroughly Wilderness Elk

Travel back in time to a wilderness undisturbed by human encroachment and rediscover what hunting is all about.

April 06, 2010

New Kentucky Record Non-Typical Bull

Kentucky has a new state record for a bull elk with non-typical antlers.

February 16, 2010