Black Bears vs. Grizzly Bears

Black Bear

During black bear season, 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 experience. When identifying the type of bear, you should not rely solely on… Read more »

How to Track Like a Pro

Learning to Track Like a Pro

Tracking can be one of the most rewarding parts of a hunt. There’s nothing quite as thrilling as putting your primal predatory instincts to work in pursuit of a kill. Some seasoned hunters, rather than hunkering down in a deer blind or a tree stand, rely almost exclusively on their tracking skills to reach their… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Hunting Rifle

How to Choose the Right Hunting Rifle

If you’ve decided that rifle hunting is the right sport for you, then you’re in for a treat. Rifle hunting can be fun and exhilarating, but only if you have the right tools at your disposal. Choosing the right hunting rifle is crucial if you want a successful hunt. Here are some tips to get… Read more »

How to Prepare for an Antelope Hunt

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 Elk Ridge Outfitters for an antelope hunt, or planning on heading out on your own, here are a few tips… Read more »

The Ultimate Bowhunting Checklist

The Ultimate Bowhunting Checklist

Bowhunting is an exhilarating experience, but just like anything, it requires proper preparation. Not only do you need to hone your skills, but you should also have the right equipment on-hand before you head out for the hunt. Below is our list of items you should bring with you on your next bowhunting expedition.  … Read more »

Switch Up Your Targets to Improve Accuracy in Bowhunting

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 you’re looking for might be in switching… Read more »

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 »