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Ron Spomer

ELK STOPPING CARTRIDGES


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You’ll get arguments aplenty on this topic, but I feel confident declaring NO cartridge or bullet has the knockdown power to anchor any bull elk — unless you strike his central nervous system or get lucky with “hydrostatic shock.” But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use enough gun. The confusing thing about elk is that […]

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Live the Legend

The Often Overlooked Elk Season


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When elk hunting is mentioned, most hunters envision golden aspen leaves gently blowing in the September wind, cool mountain mornings and the haunting sound of bull elk bugling as they round up harems of cows during the breeding season. That is certainly a great time to hunt elk, but in most states, those early seasons […]

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Elk – North America’s Most Majestic Game


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Though I have been fortunate to hunt a lot of different animals around the globe, without a doubt the North American elk ranks at the top of my favorites to hunt. I think they are the most majestic of the deer species, their meat is my favorite from North American animals, the country they live […]

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Melissa Bachman

4 Tips When Early Season Elk Are Silent


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There’s not much more fun than hunting bulls during the rut. But let’s face it, they’re not always screaming, and when bulls are quiet it can make hunting much more difficult and even seem impossible at times. Elk season opens the first of Sept in Colorado and more times than not, bulls are silent during […]

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