Category: The Weather

Debunking Common Myths About Archery Hunting

A hunter poses with his catch and bow

Archery hunting can be both thrilling and challenging if you’ve never experienced it before. Whether you’re a rifle hunter looking for a new challenge or someone new to the sport altogether, you likely want to learn as much as possible about archery hunting before you go out there. But it’s important to be wary of… Read more »

The Hidden Benefits of Hunting in Cold Weather

An Elk Ridge Outfitters guest poses with an elk he's taken down in snowy conditions.

As we move further into fall, the weather in most of the country grows colder by the day. The hot and sticky summer days of summer hunting are clearly in the rear-view mirror and we’re nearing the late fall period of frigid temperatures here in Montana. Spending a great deal of time outdoors in this… Read more »

How to Stay Warm While Hunting in the Winter

winter forest with deer in middle of snowy field

The winter weather doesn’t have to stop you from going out on to a hunt. However, there are a few extra steps you need to take. Namely, you need to dress for the cold. But dressing for the cold is more than just adding on layers and hoping for the best. Read on to learn… 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 »

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 »