Archery vs. Rifle Hunting: Which Is Best for You?

Archery vs. Rifle Hunting: Which Is Best for You?

Archery and rifle hunting are two of the most popular methods for hunting elk. But which one is right for you? Here we list out the pros and cons of each method to help you decide: Archery Hunting For hunters who want to truly become one with nature, archery hunting is the way to go…. 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 »

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 »

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 »

Taking Down a Mule Deer in Montana

Taking Down a Mule Deer in Montana

During the course of an elk hunt, there’s a pretty good chance you might spot a big mule deer on the plains of Montana as well. Assuming you have your deer license in addition to your big game license, this is a great opportunity to take one of these highly sought-after trophies. Last year, a… Read more »

Tips to Ensure Success on Your Antelope Hunt

Tips to Ensure Success on Your Antelope Hunt

Antelope season is right around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited. As the fastest land animals in North America, Pronghorn Antelopes always present a unique challenge for hunters in Montana. For hunters who haven’t gone on an Antelope hunt before, there are some special considerations to keep in mind to maximize your chances… Read more »