How to Prepare for an Autumn Antelope Hunt

An Elk Ridge Outfitters guest poses with the Antelope he took down during a 2022 hunt

Autumn is knocking at the door, and it brings with it the thrilling season of antelope hunting. As the season approaches, it’s time to sharpen your skills and get ready to venture into the wild. An autumn antelope hunt promises not just the rush of the chase, but the beautiful scenery of Montana as a… Read more »

Packing Essentials: What Every Hunter Should Bring on a Montana Hunt

An Elk Ridge Outfitters guests holds up the antlers of the Elk he's successfully hunted

There are few things more exciting than gearing up for your next hunting trip. And one of the best, most remote places to hunt in this country is Montana. But before you set off on your journey to Big Sky Country, make sure your backpack is filled with all the essentials. Being prepared with the… Read more »

Essential Archery Techniques for a Successful Hunt

An Elk Ridge Outfitters hunter poses with his kill during an archery hunting

If you’re looking to step up your hunting game, then mastering the art of archery should be on your bucket list. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a budding enthusiast, honing your skills with the bow and arrow can open a new world of hunting possibilities. Here are some techniques that will help make your… Read more »

Tips for Successfully Hunting Mountain Goats

Two hunters pose with a mountain goat after a successful hunt

If you’re a hunting enthusiast, you may want to try your hand at mountain goat hunting at some point in your life. It’s the perfect challenge if you’re looking to push yourself and experience the breathtaking beauty of American mountains. Here are some tips and background information to ensure a successful hunt: Understanding Mountain Goats… Read more »

What to Know About Antelope Before You Hunt Them

Antelope running through a field

Hunting a new species for the first time can be an exciting experience. No matter where you reside, there are some animals that just aren’t native to that area. Generally, you have to travel to find certain animals, which makes it a special experience. For example, you are far more likely to find antelope (or… Read more »

The Benefits of Hunting with a Guide

A man poses with a bear he successfully hunted at Elk Ridge Outfitters

One of the most rewarding experiences you can have as a hunter is going on a trip to explore a new area your friends or family. Hunting in a new location can present a few challenges: new species, unfamiliar terrain, a different climate than you’re used to. While most hunters would welcome a new challenge,… Read more »

What to Look for in A Hunting Outfitter

Two people stand behind an elk they successfully hunted

Hunting trips are a great way to get away from the stress of life and unwind doing something you love, while also creating lifelong memories. It’s quite an investment, and not something you get to do too often, so you should make sure everything about the trip is perfect. If you want to have the… Read more »

What to Do During a Slow Hunt

hunter walking through forest with dog

Hunting can be an exhilarating experience. However, there will also be slow moments as you’re waiting for your prey or simply taking a rest. So, how can you pass the time? Here are a few ways: Bring your smartphone It’s always a good idea to bring your smartphone on a hunt just in case someone… Read more »