Category: Hunting Tips

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 »

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 »

Essential Scent Management Tips for Elk Hunters

Want to bag an elk? If so, our number-one tip is to avoid letting them smell you. This is easier said than done, of course. Elk have a strong sense of smell, and if they catch a whiff of your scent they’ll hightail it away in no time. Here are a few helpful scent management… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Learning 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 »

5 Bow Hunting Tips to Try at the Range

Practice at the Range

Bow hunting is a discipline that can take a lifetime to master. We’ve spent countless seasons in the field with a compound bow, and every year we still find new ways to hone our technique by breaking bad habits and forming better ones. Bow season might be a long ways off, but it’s never too… Read more »