Archive for big game hunting

Out Of the Hole

Battling bad luck, a broken truck and the flu, the author relies on sheer grit when chasing elk up and down a foreboding Utah landscape.

October 01, 2014

The Right Elk Stuff

Finding habitat that actually holds elk is only one part of the equation. Learning to bounce around it strategically is the key factor to success.

September 17, 2014

A Pair to Draw 2

At the end of every rainbow there is said to be a pot of gold. Sometimes, that pot holds a pair of bang-bang bull elk.

September 12, 2014

Member's Hunt: Frozen Stiff

Ordinarily it would be safe to assume an Alaska resident would have a pretty firm grasp of how to keep a firearm functioning in the cold, wouldn’t it?

August 19, 2014

Little Bear … Big Bear?

In Alberta good things come to those who wait­—and sometimes to those who don’t.

August 19, 2014

The Facts About Public-Land Elk

Sure, whitetails hide like rabbits when hunting pressure gets heavy, but they say when you bump elk they’ll walk right over the mountaintop. The thing is new studies show that to be true, but not necessarily.

August 12, 2014

5 Public-Land Elk Hunting Tips

Looking to tag out on public land? Here are five tips from one of the savviest Western hunters that Frank Miniter has worked with.

July 14, 2014

How to Win the License Lottery

Gaining access to some of the West's very best hunting units doesn't necessarily have to be a once-in-a-lifetime possibility. With proper planning and a little help—like that offered by Cabela's T.A.G.S. program—you can increase your odds of winning the license lottery.

April 02, 2014

Winter Reading

When it's 9 degrees and the wind won't quit, Dave Campbell's just fine with relaxing in his recliner, good book in hand. Here are a few of the gems he's found over the years.

February 26, 2014

The Best of the WSMs

Which cartridge is the best of the WSMs? Dave Campbell has his answer.

December 19, 2013

Cats, Crashes and More on a Colorado Elk Hunt

Elk are among North America’s greatest game animals, leaving Shawn Skipper a bit excited when he joined Weatherby on his first-ever elk hunt. As luck would have it, five days of chasing what proved to be ever-elusive bulls over the mountainous terrain of central Colorado yielded no harvest. Though unsuccessful, he came back with plenty of stories to tell.

December 04, 2013

Broadheads for Big Game

Use these broadhead tips from Bill Winke to increase your chances of landing a big bruiser in any hunting situation.

August 06, 2013

How Do You Prepare for a Hunt?

By Keith Wood

The QuestionI have a big hunt coming up, what should I be doing?

September 27, 2012

Game Profiles: Caribou

Known by many as reindeer, Caribou inhabit part of North America, northern Europe, Greenland, Siberia and the Svalbard Archipelago.

August 17, 2012

Video: Duck Hunter Poses as Big Game Hunter

Check out this video of a duck hunter who you may recognize posing as a big-game hunter.

April 02, 2012