What to Know About Mountain Goats Before a Hunt

Three Elk Ridge Outfitters hunters pose with a Mountain Goat

If you’re planning your first-ever mountain goat hunt, you’re in for a rewarding adventure. These animals, with their snow-white coats and rugged, high-altitude habitats, offer a unique challenge for even the most experienced hunters. Before you embark on this journey, here are some essential insights about mountain goats that will help you prepare: Understanding Mountain… Read more »

Why Montana is the Best Place for Antelope Hunting

A man poses with an antelope he caught

One of the greatest joys of a hunter is tracking a new animal that you might not be able to easily find in your home state. For example, it’s not easy to find antelope in the Eastern United States. So, if you want to hunt them, you’re going to have to travel. And if you’re… Read more »

How to Prepare for a Spring Black Bear Hunt

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

As the snow melts and the days grow longer, a unique opportunity arises in certain parts of the country – the spring black bear hunt. It’s a time when nature awakens, and with it, the elusive black bear. If you’re gearing up for this incredible adventure, there’s a bit of prep work to be done…. Read more »

Debunking Common Myths About Archery Hunting

A hunter poses with his catch and bow

Archery hunting can be both thrilling and challenging if you’ve never experienced it before. Whether you’re a rifle hunter looking for a new challenge or someone new to the sport altogether, you likely want to learn as much as possible about archery hunting before you go out there. But it’s important to be wary of… Read more »

Reasons to Give Mountain Goat Hunting a Try

Two Elk Ridge guests pose behind a large mountain goat they've taken down

Mountain goats are found in just a few, mostly remote areas of the country, so the majority of hunters in the United States have likely never come across one. Perhaps, as a hunter, you’ve never even considered the idea of trying to track one down. But you should. Whether you’re a seasoned hunter looking for… Read more »

The Hidden Benefits of Hunting in Cold Weather

An Elk Ridge Outfitters guest poses with an elk he's taken down in snowy conditions.

As we move further into fall, the weather in most of the country grows colder by the day. The hot and sticky summer days of summer hunting are clearly in the rear-view mirror and we’re nearing the late fall period of frigid temperatures here in Montana. Spending a great deal of time outdoors in this… Read more »

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 »