Brush Up on Your ID Skills for Black Bear Season

Welcome to black bear season! If you’re joining us this spring for the managed black bear hunt, it is essential that you know how to differentiate between black and grizzly bears. While hunting black bears is permitted during this season, hunting grizzlies is always illegal, so knowing the difference can ensure you have a successful… Read more »

Tips to Help Prepare for Your First Elk Hunt

Many hunters say their first elk hunt is one of the most challenging yet most rewarding hunts. Elk are elusive. They roam long distances over wild and rugged terrain. Elk also respond to hunting pressure by moving deeper into vast, remote wilderness. The challenges of an elk hunt are technical, mental and physical, but you… Read more »

Great Game Recipes for the Holidays

Antelope Roast

This holiday season, shake things up a bit. Instead of serving a traditional meal, serve a delicious wild game meal that shows off your hunting prowess. Roasted Pheasant If you’re craving the traditional bird, try a roasted pheasant recipe. Our favorite is from Emeril Lagasse and the Food Network. You’ll need a hot oven and… Read more »

Preparing for an Antelope Hunt

Antelope offer the opportunity for a challenging hunt. The combination of their natural speed and their innate senses requires a different hunting approach than may be used for other game. If you’re looking to join us for an antelope hunt, here are a few tips to get you prepared for a successful trip. Location A… Read more »

New App Could Revolutionize Game Licenses

If you’re an avid hunter, whether you travel from state to state frequently or live along a state border and frequently travel in pursuit of game in multiple places, you know that it can be a pain to keep all of your permits or licenses in order. Fortunately, a new app is offering a new… Read more »

Switch Up Your Targets to Improve Accuracy

As a hunter, it can be very frustrating having a target in your sights and miss entirely once you pull the trigger or release your arrow. What went wrong? You’ve been practicing regularly, and when you are, you’re hitting the target almost dead on every time. The answer to your dilemma might be in switching… Read more »

Take Aim at an Archery Hunt

Once one hunt is over, many hunters can’t help but be excited for the next one. At Elk Ridge Outfitters in Montana, we’re right there with you, and we have a ton of upcoming archery hunts for big game that are sure to please any hunter. Starting in September and heading until about mid-October, we… Read more »

Antelope Season Already Off to a Great Start in Montana

Antelope Season Already Off to a Great Start in Montana

This is a special time of year here in southern Montana. We’re just a week in to antelope season and already it’s shaping up to be a great one. Unusually high temperatures and strong winds posed some unique challenges to hunters initially, but that hasn’t stopped them from landing some beautiful shots. According to the… Read more »