Twenty-Four Winter Skills for Four-Season Backpack Elk Hunting

Twenty-Four Winter Skills for Four-Season Backpack Elk Hunting
From Tent and Gear Selection to Tips for Surviving the Elements When the snow flies and the temperatures drop, many hunters shy away from the backcountry, but this is precisely the best time to head in. Winter weather camping and backpacking can be a daunting task and a major undertaking, but with the right gear and know-how, you can take... Read More

The Pacification of Elk Calling

The Pacification of Elk Calling
Enough With All of This Politically Correct Elk Talk; It’s Time to Bugle Aggressively In today’s world, we’re so bound by political correctness that we’ve changed the way we talk and act. We’re taught to not be aggressive or say inflammatory things that may hurt feelings or incite anger. This is a generally a good thing when we’re talking to... Read More

Alaska: The Last Elk Frontier

Alaska: The Last Elk Frontier
Chasing Roosevelts in Big Bear Country My brother laughed with jubilation and relief as he popped the top off an Alaskan Amber. This was no ordinary beer; it was his celebration beer. “Want one?” he asked. I didn’t. My whole body ached, but when would we ever have this chance again? I looked past the fire we built and past... Read More

Planning for a North Country Adventure | Don’t grow old wishing you’d have taken the leap; do it now

Planning for a North Country Adventure | Don’t grow old wishing you’d have taken the leap; do it now
Don’t grow old wishing you’d have taken the leap; do it now Alaska is a dream hunting destination. It’s wild, vast, and home to animals not found in the Lower 48, providing a lot of unique opportunity for the DIY hunter. The only downside is that planning the hunt can seem like a logistical nightmare. Alaska might as well be... Read More

Guided by Fire

Guided by Fire
Picking an elk hunting area based on wildfires By Remi Warren Note: Click here to download the complete, original article Across the West, fires are a significant annual occurrence. Over the last ten years, there has been an upward trend. Millions and millions of acres – much of it public land – is barbequed every year. While the immediate effects can... Read More

Taking the Bull By the Horns – Successfully hunting general area elk across the West

Taking the Bull By the Horns – Successfully hunting general area elk across the West
By Remi Warren A few years ago I attended a seminar at the RMEF Convention. At the beginning of the seminar, the speaker said, “Everyone in the audience who hunted elk last season, please stand up.” Everyone stood. The speaker then asked, “Everyone who didn’t take an elk last year please sit down.” Over two-thirds of the people sat down.... Read More