Category: Elk Hunts

Deer Hunting vs. Elk Hunting

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Deer and elk may appear similar, but they should not be treated similarly. During a hunt, you will have to deploy different techniques and tactics to hunt a deer than you would to hunt an elk. Below, we discuss the main differences between deer hunting and elk hunting so you don’t fall into this trap…. Read more »

What to Do During a Slow Hunt

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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 »

How to Prevent Altitude Sickness While Hunting

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Whether you’re a beginner hunter or a seasoned veteran, many people who come to Montana to hunt underestimate the effects of higher altitudes. In fact, one of the biggest mistakes you can make is to not prepare for higher elevations before your hunt. When your body isn’t used to higher elevations, you can experience fatigue,… 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 »

5 Little-Known Facts About Elk

5 Little-Known Facts About Elk

The North American elk is an iconic feature of the Montana plains and a favorite game animal of the hunters who frequent this land. Thanks to a concerted conservation effort over the course of the past few decades, dwindling elk populations have rallied in recent years and today North America is once again home to… Read more »