Elk

  • 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...

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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...


3 Weird Elk Hunting Tactics That Work

Next to whitetails, it is safe to say that elk are the most sought-after big-game animal in the United States. There is something about the vast wilderness and the bugle of a bull at daylight that makes elk hunting so remarkable. The downside is as the popularity of elk hunting...


The New Barnett Droptine XT Crossbow in Realtree Original

Users of all skill levels will benefit from the Barnett Droptine XT Realtree Crossbow's safety and performance features. The pass-through grip with finger reminders keeps your hands safely positioned, and you can rely on the Anti-Dry Fire trigger system and Soft-Lok arrow retainer for additional peace of mind. It also...


The Death of Deer Hunting?

Words and phrases like "only option," "decimate," "picket lines," "eradicate," and yes, even "aerial shooting" are being bantered about in deer hunting and deer management circles with increasing fervor. While certainly strong language, could we be too late? Too late for what you ask? Chronic Wasting Disease, that's what. Up...


How to Call in a Bull Elk Like a Calling Champion

By: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation You might expect a top elk caller to focus his hunting advice on proper call selection, volume, tone, timing or teamwork. But one Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation World Elk Calling Championship winner says perhaps the most critical step to calling in elk is how you...


6 Steps to Easy Field Dressing for Elk

By: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Eviscerating an elk can be an unpleasant part of a hunt; the prelude to hard, heavy work packing out quarters. But the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is offering insights to a lesser-known, long-proven alternative. Gutless field dressing can save you time, weight and handling of...


Hunter Impaled by Antlers of Elk He'd Just Killed

Welcome to Realblog Week! The Realblog features crazy, interesting and unique outdoor-related stories and events that often make you question everything you know about wildlife and the outdoors. I typically post the Realblog twice a week, but this week, I'm bringing you the best from the Realblog every day! We'll...


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Elk Hunting in the Mountains of Montana

These stunning photos document a 2010 elk hunt in the rugged mountains of Montana.


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