Elk

  • Will Social Media Be the Death of Hunting?

    Approximately 6 percent of the U.S. population hunts. To a lifelong hunter who’s worked hard to pass the tradition on to my children, that statistic is frightening. It should be frightening to you as well. We like to think of hunting as a God-given right but, in reality, it isn’t...

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    How to Do Your Own European Mount

    European or skull mounts have a classic look that is durable, rugged and will last a lifetime. They take up less space and can be finished in a matter of days. A shoulder mount from a taxidermist can take months to reach your wall. A taxidermist may charge as much...

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Name That Realtree Pro Staffer: A Woman's First Archery Bull Elk

Can you guess who this Realtree pro staffer is before time runs out? Submit your answer in the comments below. Are you a big game hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on deer hunting . Follow us on Facebook .


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Black and White Photos from Hunts of the Past

We invited Realtree.com readers to send us their hunting photos from the past. We selected some of the best to share with you, several of which date all the way back to the 1920s. We hope you enjoy stepping back in time with these images of hunters from days gone...


Rosemary Elk Steak Seared in Duck Fat Recipe

There may not be a better cooking medium anywhere than duck fat. It adds a ton of flavor to potatoes, meat, fresh vegetables, anything you cook in it. This elk steak seared in duck fat with fresh rosemary only takes a few minutes and will rival anything you can get...


7 Tips for Warm Weather Care of Big Game Meat

The main causes of meat spoilage are heat and insects, and both of those are in high supply during early fall hunts. In the best of all possible worlds, every hunter would have a walk-in cooler available at all times when hunting during warm weather. But we all know the...


The Bone Collector Office Tour

You could probably say that Michael Waddell has just about done it all in the hunting world. Here we have David Blanton give us a tour of the Bone Collector office where Waddell and company do their thang. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories,...


Realtree Rewind: A Monster Arizona Bull

Dates: September 30 to October 1, 2005 Location: Arizona Species: Elk Weapon: Thompson/Center Encore muzzleloader Hunters: David Blanton Weather: Temperatures would rise into the mid 80s in the afternoons and drop to the mid 40s at night. When September 29 arrived, John Tate and I flew out to Phoenix, Arizona...


Inside Look: Realtree MAX-5 Camo

Sure, MAX-5 is our waterfowl hunting pattern. But did you know it's great for deer hunting in certain areas, too? See how well it blends in cornfields, with grasses, and in other areas in the video above. Are you a deer hunter thirsty for knowledge? Check out our stories, videos...


Elk Shot for Attacking Two Women

Two women were rushed to the hospital after a bull elk attacked and gored each one of them in separate instances. A representative for Colorado Parks and Wildlife told CBS4 the elk was shot after it attacked the women on Thursday morning. The attacks took place near Performance Park in...


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Urban Hunting: Backyard Booners

Honey, that big non-typical is eating my flower bed and frightening the children again! What do you think he’ll score? All jokes aside, big game animals are adapting and moving into urban areas. Some places, it's legal to bowhunt them within city limits. Do you take advantage of urban bowhunting?


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4 Big Game Bowhunts on a Budget

Catching a flight or hitting the road to bowhunt big game is something many hunters dream of. Unfortunately for most, those dreams remain just that due to fear of the unknown and most of all — cost. As a diehard bowhunter and someone who loves to travel, I’ve learned how...


7 Monster Bulls from the Past

From the hot hills of Arizona to the thick bush of British Columbia, raging bull elk scream far and wide. And hunters capitalize on it. Here are a few tales of giant bulls from the past. Hunter: Greg Busch Weapon: Bow, Rifle Area: Arizona and New Mexico When it comes...


10 Elk Hunting Tips from the RMEF

By: RMEF All tips were condensed from past features in RMEF's bi-monthly member magazine, Bugle . A subscription comes with an annual RMEF membership for $35 . To join, call 800-CALL ELK or visit www.rmef.org . 1. Scout from Space If you've looked into the night sky, you've noticed the...


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