There are few experiences more challenging—and rewarding—than an elk hunt. In North America, at the least. That's why, in all likelihood, the western outfits were so slammed at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa. Our Editor in Chief, J. Scott Olmsted, stopped to discuss a few pointed big game topics with guides from throughout the west.
It .223 enough to take down a deer? What's the best stage of the rut to hunt? Grunt call or rattle? There's no shortage of hot topics that get bandied about in the deer woods. Our own Shawn Skipper decided to pose a few of them to the many whitetail guides crowding the Outfitter Hall at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, Pa.